Send news about your upcoming fundraisers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send all announcements at least two weeks in advance.Compiled by Lauren Bailey Singing for good: History’s Kids recently performed several Christmas carols for the residents of Blessed Assurance Adult Care Services. More than 25 residents and staff enjoyed the performance. History’s Kids is a Mint Hill-based group that focuses on educating children about colonial heritage. To learn more, visit www.historyskids.com. Assistance League of Charlotte Donations needed: The Assistance League of Charlotte’s Thrift Shop, 3600 S. Tryon, will accept year-end donations from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 31. Profits from the Thrift Shop are used to clothe, feed, mentor and educate at-risk children in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. Details: 704-525-5000, email email@example.com, or visit www.charlotte.assistanceleague.org. CBCC New Years Challenge: The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is recruiting blood donors to take part in the New Years Challenge. Donors are encouraged to give blood two times from Jan. 1-June 30 and help save six lives in the new year. CBCC relies on volunteer blood donors to help fulfill the need for blood for local patients. Sign up at www.cbcc.us.giveblood2x. Details: www.cbcc.us. Beds for Kids Annual donation: Beds for Kids is asking the community to support Beds for Kids in a year-end donation. Beds for Kids provides bedding and furniture for children and their families throughout the Charlotte area. A donation of $400 fully furnishes an entire house to change the lives of a whole family. Learn more or donate today by calling 980-422-1192 or visiting www.bedsforkids.org.Teen Health Connection Love and Logic classes: Teen Health Connection is offering Love and Logic classes every Tuesday from Jan. 8-29 at Community House Middle School. The class will give parents practical skills that can be used immediately with adolescents ages 11-18. The classes are free and each family will receive a copy of the book “Parenting teens with Love and Logic.” To register, visit www.teenhealthconnection.org and click on “Love and Logic Parenting Class” under the “Services” tab. Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte Booster club: The Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte will introduce a Savvy Seniors Booster Club in January. A donation of $25 or more places you in the Booster Club and entitles members to discounts on all programs and a quarterly prize drawing. Details: 704-365-1995 or visit www.shepherdscharlotte.org. Adventures in Learning: The Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte will begin weekly Adventures in Learning classes Jan. 28 through March 4. Details: www.shepherdscharlotte.org or call 704-365-1995; registration required.Shepherd’s Center SouthEast Adventures in Learning: Shepherd’s Center SouthEast Charlotte will hold six Adventures in Learning classes at St. Stephen United Methodist Church beginning Jan. 16, and six classes at Central United Methodist Church beginning Feb. 7. Cost for either six-week session is $25. Proceeds will benefit the programs and services of Shepherd’s Center SouthEast. Details: 704-321-0325 or www.sceast.org. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue Help needed: Carolina Waterfowl Rescue will need help every day from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 31-Jan. 10 to build its new barn. Please email the dates you can help to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-668-9486. Food is also needed for the volunteers. Details: email@example.com or call 704-668-9486.Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte is recruiting teams for its annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake on Feb. 23 at 10 Park Lanes. Each team of five bowlers is asked to raise $625 to support the agency. Contributions help to match at-risk youths with caring adult mentors. Contact Joseph Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-910-1301, ext. 1017.
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012
History’s Kids perform carols for Blessed Assurance Adult Care Services. HISTORY'S KIDS
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