Lake Norman & Mooresville

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Winners at the Statesville Duplicate Bridge Club for July 22 were: (North-South) 1st, Frances Bruce and Billie Laminack; 2nd, Bruce Bedient and Arnold Hoffman; 3rd, Nancy Wilson and Barbara Helton; 4th, Linda Schroeder and Katherine Bondurant. (East-West) 1st, Jean Kiger and Brent Warren; 2nd, Frank Burgess and Richard Kasek; 3rd, Ann McClain and Pat Inman; 4th, Kathy Boliek and Dennis Bell.

The Statesville Duplicate Bridge Club plays at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Iredell Senior Center, Front Street, Statesville. For information and partnerships, call Carl Wilson at 704-799-6611.

Reunion planning for the Gill/Young reunion, including the Allisons, Lawrences and Tomlins, has begun. The reunion will be Sept. 7 at Lakewood Park, 911 Lakewood Drive.

Details: Bill Gill, 704-876-3067 or

The Pajama Program recently delivered over 80 pajamas to the children at Barium Springs Home for Children.

The pajamas were collected during a Motor Racing Outreach event held at Lowe's Motor Speedway. The Pajama Program, based in New York, was founded in 2001 and focuses on donating pajamas and books to children in need throughout the world.

The Fort Dobbs State Historic Site in Statesville recently received a $150,000 grant for a multi-year project designed to expand and enhance the site's historical and interpretive potential. The grant was awarded by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

This grant amount is the maximum the IMLS awards through its Museums for America program, the institute's largest grant program for museums.