Send news about your fundraising events to email@example.com. Please send announcements at least two weeks in advance.Compiled by Lauren BaileyYork County Library Book sale: The Friends of the York County Library will hold its summer book sale July 25-27 at the First ARP Church gymnasium, 201 East White St., Rock Hill. Thousands of books will be on sale for $2 per inch. Opening night for members will be 5-8 p.m. July 25 with annual memberships sold at the door. The sale will be open to the public 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 26 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 27. All items will be half-price July 27. Proceeds benefit the York County Library. Details: www.yclibrary.org. Charlotte Aeromodelers Wounded Warrior benefit: The Charlotte Aeromodelers will host a fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project on National Model Aviation Day. The event will be 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 17 at the McCracken Aerodrome, near the intersection of N.C. 218 and N.C. 200 in Monroe. The public is invited. Modeling clubs from throughout the Carolinas will compete for awards. There will be food, raffles, large-scale models of warplanes and flight demonstrations. Details: www.charlotteaeromodelers.org and www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Headlines Barbershop Food Drive: Headlines Barbershop, 5309 E. Independence Blvd., is hosting a food drive through Aug. 15 benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank on Spratt Street, which provides food to about 600 agencies in the greater Charlotte area. Details: Derrick Bennett, 704-537-1510. Mouzon United Methodist Dog Days of Summer: Mouzon United Methodist will have a day of fundraising, fellowship and fun 9 a.m.-noon July 27 at the church, 3100 Selwyn Ave. There will be a dog walk 9:30-10:30 a.m., with a $5 donation; $1 off when you donate an item to Project Halo, a no-kill animal shelter in Charlotte. Register for the event at www.fundsforyourlife.com and search “Mouzon.” Find the wish list for Project Halo at www.projecthalo.net. There also will be a tea PAWty, dog wash, pet/owner relay races and local vendors of dog services. Cell Phones for Soldiers Collection: Drop off all your used or unwanted cellphones this month at Ameriprise Financial, 8832 Blakeney Professional Drive, Suite 302, to benefit Cell Phones for Soldiers, which enables troops to call home. Donations accepted during normal office hours. Details: www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com. Teen Health Connection Chiquita Classic: Help Support the Team at Teen Health Connection by purchasing a ticket to the Chiquita Classic Golf Tournament on Sept. 5-8. Teen Health Connection receives 100 percent of the ticket sales designated for them. To support THC, visit www.chiquitaclassic.com and click on Buy Tickets. Select Teen Health Connection as the designated charity when purchasing tickets online. The Teen Health Connection charity number is 30. W8 2 TXT: Teen Health Connection is joining Subway’s efforts on the W8 2 TXT campaign, encouraging all drivers, especially teens, to not text while driving. Help prevent accidents by signing the pledge at www.teenhealthconnection.org. Shepherds Center of Charlotte Summer classes: Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte is holding its summer Adventures in Learning sessions 10-11 a.m. Mondays through July 29. The topic is “Our Town,” with speakers from around Charlotte. There also will be classes 11:20 a.m.-12:20 p.m. on bridge, cooking, art, design, the Bible and yoga. Details: www.shepherdscharlotte.org or 704-365-1995.CBCC Shortage: The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas recently announced a regional blood shortage. Make an appointment to donate by calling 704-972-4729 or visiting www.cbcc.us and clicking “Donate Blood.”Multiple Sclerosis Society Great Gatsby Gala: The Greater Carolinas Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold its 25th annual Great Gatsby Gala 8 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Wells Fargo Atrium. Proceeds benefit the MS Society. Purchase tickets in advance for $75 at www.gatsbygala.org or for $100 at the door.Shepherd’s Center SouthEast Charlotte Golf benefit: The SCSE fourth annual Golf Benefit will be 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 28 at Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation in Mint Hill. Registration starts at $100 for one player and is open at http://scsegolf2013.eventbrite.com. Sponsors also are needed, ranging from a $150 hole sponsor to $2,500 corporate premier sponsor. Proceeds benefit the programs of Shepherd’s Center SouthEast Charlotte. Drivers needed: Volunteers are needed for the medical transportation program at Shepherd’s Center SouthEast Charlotte; hours are flexible. Details: 704-321-0325. Lupus Foundation Golf tournament: The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter, will be the beneficiary of the 13th annual Links for Lupus Golf Tournament 11 a.m. Aug. 26 at Cedarwood Country Club, 4100 Pineville-Matthews Road. Registration begins 11 a.m. with the shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. and dinner reception at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $200 for an individual and $700 for a foursome. Sponsorships are also available. Details: http://lupuslinks.dojiggy.com.
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2013
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