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Mooresville

Citizens Fire Academy: Mooresville Fire & Rescue is conducting the Citizens Fire Academy to teach adults about the many jobs the department does on a daily basis and promote citizen interaction with the firefighters. The 10-week program begins April 9 and will be held 6-9 p.m. Mondays. Free and open to anyone 18 or older who lives or works in Mooresville or Iredell County. For information or to register, contact Assistant Fire Chief Shane LaCount at 704-664-1338 or slacount@ci.mooresville.nc.us

Beautification project: Motorists traveling north on N.C. 115 into town should notice an improved appearance along the railroad tracks. The 28 zelcova trees along both sides of N.C. 115, the gateway corridor into Mooresville's historic downtown, were recently installed by the town's Public Works Department.

Troutman

Parade: The town is seeking volunteers and participants, including Tuskegee Airmen and other veterans, for the eighth annual Troutman Independence Day Parade on June 30. Information: www.troutmanparade.com, info@troutmanparade.com or 704-528-7600.

Summer camps

Camps list: The 2012 summer camps list will be published March 4 in Community News and Neighbors sections. If you would like your camp included in the print publication, go online to www.charlotteobserver.com/living and type your information in the summer camps form. The print deadline for camp listings is Feb. 17. Details: 704-358-6048 or charrington@charlotteobserver.com.

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