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Commnity Events

Community Blood Drive
August 4, 2014

A community blood drive will be held on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Central Untied Methodist Church sponsored by the Denton Ladies Civitans.

Any questions or to make an appointment, call Becky at 859-4810. Hydrate with extra water and juices plus iron rich foods one week prior to donation.

Central UMC hut is located at 276 West First Street in Denton.

Free Community Cookout
Denton Wesleyan church and The Champ Center invite you to a Free Community Cookout at Harrison Park on Thursday, July 31 from 5-7:30pm. We will have hot dogs, side dishes, desserts, canned drinks and water.

Groceries will be available to those who need them while supplies last. We invite everyone to join us for some great food and fellowship.

*Please note: this will take the place of our Champ Center meal for the month of July.

The Persimmon Branch Orchards
Car and Truck Show
The Persimmon Branch Orchards and Carolina Classic Corvettes will host a car and truck show Saturday, August 2, 2014. Gates open at 8:30 am with registration between 8:30-11:30am. Judging will take place from 11:30-1:30 and awards will be presented at 2:00pm. Judging courtesy of Carolina Corvette Club and vehicles judged to ICSA Standards.

The show will have 16 classes with winners and runners up in each class including Veterans Choice Award, Persimmon Branch Farm Award, and Best Cup Participation. All proceeds to benefit the Patriot Rovers

This family event includes food vendors, live band and face painting. The Patriot Rovers will also be on site with K-9’s. Other sponsors include Done Right Auto Repairs, Anderson R/C Hobbies, Advanced Auto Parts, Cardinal Chemicals, Lexco Heating and Cooling, Pendergrass Holder Plumbing, Vette Pros of Charlotte, and Auto Appraisal Group, Inc.

The Persimmon Branch Farm is located at 485 Yates Road, Denton NC. For more information call 336-859-9476 or visit Pre-register by visiting
Davidson County Relay for Life Events
The second annual Tricia’s Ride For Life Cycling Event will be begin on 8am on August 2 at Hedrick’s Grove United Church of Christ, 5687 East Old Hwy 64, Lexington. Registration will begin at 7am. Four routes: 10, 24 46, and 66 miles. Early-registration $25, Day of the event $35, to preregister go to:  Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life.

The third annual Zumba®For Life, Get Fit & Fight For a Cure event at 10am, August 9 at First Alliance Church at 1370 Arnold Road, Lexington. Registration begins at 9:30 am. Admission $7 donation. Triad Pink Heals will join us to sign the Pink Heals Fire Truck in Memory OR Honor of a loved one! Join us for an Exhilarating Fun Calorie Burning Workout. Fun for all. Everyone is welcome. New participants to Zumba® fanatics. Zumba® is Fun. Easy & effective. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and Carolina Cancer Services.

The Pink Ladyz will be holding a Dining Out for your Neighbor Day on July 17 at Christo’s. Both locations 1500 S. Main Street and 1718 Cotton Grove Road will be participating in the all-day event. A percentage of the day’s proceeds will be donated to Carolina Cancer Services.