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RED CROSS MONTH                                                   4/15

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS ENCOURAGES ELIGIBLE DONORS TO JOIN IN ITS LIFESAVING MISSION BY GIVING BLOOD. UPCOMING BLOOD DONATION OPPORTUNITIES:  


  • FLOYD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 417 EAST MAIN STREET, FLOYD ON FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST FROM 11 AM UNTIL 5 PM. 
  • BLACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH, 3241 STONES DAIRY ROAD, BASSETT ON FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST FROM 1 PM UNTIL 6 PM.
  • SANDY RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH, 1444 BONBROOK MILL ROAD ON SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST FROM 9 AM UNTIL 1 PM.
  • FLOYD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL, 721 BAKER STREET ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5TH FROM 8:30 AM UNTIL 1:30 PM.
  • BURNT CHIMNEY VOL FIRE DEPARTMENT, 7200 BOOKER T WASHINGTON HIGHWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 15TH FROM 9 AM UNTIL 2 PM.


PANCAKE BREAKFAST                                                    4/1


THE MARCH OF DIMES WILL HOST AN ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST ON SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST FROM 8 AM UNTIL 10 AM AT APPLEBEES IN ROCKY MOUNT.  $5 PER PERSON.


PROM DRESS GIVEAWAY                                              4/1 

THE HENRY FORK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN AND LIVING WATERS ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH ARE JOINING TOGETHER FOR THEIR SECOND ANNUAL PROM DRESS GIVEAWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST FROM 9 AM UNTIL 3 PM AT HENRY FORK CHURCH, 130 DOE RUN ROAD, RIGHT OFF 220.  OFFERING PROM, HOMECOMING AND PAGEANT DRESSES THAT ARE STYLISH AND CLEAN. DRESSING ROOMS AVAILABLE.


GOLF CHALLENGE                                                     4/1


THE 2017 FRANKLIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION GOLF CHALLENGE WILL BE SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST AT 1 PM AT MARINERS LANDING.  SIGN-IN AT 11 AM FOLLOWED BY LUNCH AT NOON.  STILL HAVE OPENINGS FOR GOLF TEAMS  AND HOLE SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE.  FOR MORE INFO CALL 540-483-0221 OR 540-420-8172.  


BENEFIT POKER RUN/CAR & BIKE SHOW                  4/1


​AUBREY HICKS JR BENEFIT POKER RUN, CAR AND BIKE SHOW WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST FROM 11 AM UNTIL 5 PM AT SUNKEN CITY BREWING COMPANY, 40 BREWERY DRIVE, HARDY.  $20 SHOW ENTRY FEE, $20 POKER RUN FEE, $30 DISCOUNTED COMBO DUAL ENTRY FEE.  FREE TO SPECTATORS.  RAFFLE PRIZES, BAKE SALE AND MUSIC.  FOR MORE INFO EMAIL rcquinn40@gmail.com.


THIRTY-ONE BINGO                                                       4/1


THIRTY-ONE BINGO FOR RELAY FOR LIFE SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST AT PLEASANT GROVE CHRISTIAN CHURCH FELLOWSHIP CENTER, 5280 PRESTON ROAD, MARTINSVILLE.  DOORS OPEN AT 4 PM.  GAMES BEGIN AT 5 PM.  50/50 DRAWING AND DOOR PRIZES.  HOT DOGS, CHIPS, DESSERT AND DRINK $5. SPONSORED BY BELIEVE IN A CURE RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM. PROCEEDS BENEFIT RELAY FOR LIFE.   


FRIENDS OF THE GROVE                                          4/1


FRIENDS OF THE GROVE IS HOSTING MOONSHINE MADNESS, A CELEBRATION OF FRANKLIN COUNTY MOONSHINE HERITAGE AND MUSIC, ON APRIL 1ST ON THE GROUNDS OF EARLY INN AT THE GROVE, 50 FLOYD AVENUE, ROCKY MOUNT.  FOR MORE INFO VISIT http://madness.earlyinn.com.

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE FRIENDS OF THE GROVE.


BENEFIT CONCERT                                                      4/5


FERRUM COLLEGE PRESENTS MICHAEL RAY AT THE HARVESTER PERFORMANCE CENTER ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5TH AT 8 PM.  TICKETS ARE $12 FOR A STAND UP SHOW.  ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE PANTHER FERRUM BACKPACK PROGRAM WHICH FEEDS APPROXIMATELY 80 STUDENTS FOR 36 WEEKS OUT OF THE YEAR FOR FERRUM ELEMENTARY STUDENTS.


FISH FRY                                                                    4/8


FERRUM VOL FIRE DEPARTMENT AUXILIARY WILL HAVE A FISH FRY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 8TH FROM 5 PM UNTIL 8 PM.  DONATIONS OF $12 PER PERSON.  FISH OR 2 HOT DOGS WITH COLE SLAW, BAKED BEANS, HUSHPUPPIES, DESSERT AND DRINK.  CARRY OUT PLATES AVAILABLE.   


MOONSHINE EXPRESS                                               4/9


THE MOONSHINE EXPRESS WILL ROLL THROUGH ROCKY MOUNT FOR THE 13TH TIME ON SUNDAY, APRIL 9TH.  SELLING 3:15 PM DEPARTURE NOW.  TICKETS $15. MEET A PREACHER, PILOTS, BLOCKADERS, MOONSHINERS AND THEIR WOMEN AND CHILDREN WHO TELL TRUE STORIES OF LOCAL LIKKER MAKIN'. FOR MORE INFO, CONTACT THE FRANKLIN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT 540-483-1890.


TOWN HALL MEETING                                             4/11


THE OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF, FRANKLIN COUNTY WILL HOLD A TOWN HALL STYLE MEETING ON TUESDAY, APRIL 11TH FROM 6:30 PM UNTIL 8:30 PM AT PIGG RIVER COMMUNITY BUILDING, 2410 SOUTH MAIN STREET, ROCKY MOUNT.  SHERIFF BILL OVERTON INVITES THE PUBLIC TO COME OUT FOR INFORMATION SHARING, DISCUSSION AND A TIME FOR QUESTIONS.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED.


FREE TAX PREPARATION                                            4/13


FREE TAX PREPARATION IS BEING OFFERED EVERY MONDAY AND TUESDAY FROM 4 PM UNTIL 6 PM THROUGH APRIL 13TH WITH STEP'S VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AT ITS ROCKY MOUNT SITE ON DENT STREET.  AVAILABLE TO TAXPAYERS EARNING $54,000 OR LESS.  BRING A PICTURE ID, SOCIAL SECURITY CARDS FOR ALL TAXPAYERS AND DEPENDENTS, ALL TAX RELATED DOCUMENTS AND A COPY OF YOUR LAST YEAR'S TAX RETURN.  FOR MORE INFO OR TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT, CALL 276-638-8311.


EASTER EVENTS                                                          4/15


AN EASTER EGG HUNT FOR CHILDREN IS SATURDAY, APRIL 15TH 10 AM UNTIL 12 NOON AT OAK LEVEL BAPTIST CHURCH. THE SUNRISE SERVICE AND BREAKFAST WILL BE AT 7 AM ON SUNDAY, APRIL 16TH AND MORNING WORSHIP AT 11 AM.   


 EASTER EGG HUNT                                                   4/15


AN EASTER EGG HUNT SPONSORED BY THE REDWOOD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION AND FRANKLIN COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, APRIL 15TH AT 2 PM AT WAID PARK.  FREE TO AGES 12 AND UNDER.  COME EARLY AND BRING YOUR EASTER BASKET.


ADULT DAY CARE INTEREST SEMINAR                  4/21


​WOULD YOU LIKE  TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT OF BRINGING AN ADULT DAY CARE TO FRANKLIN COUNTY?  FRANKLIN COUNTY AGING SERVICES AND THE ADULT CARE CENTER OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY WILL HOLD AN INFORMATIONAL SEMINAR TO PROVIDE INFO ABOUT THE SERVICE AND TO GAUGE INTEREST OF THE COMMUNITY TO SEE IF THIS IS AN AVENUE THAT THE COUNTY SHOULD PURSUE.  SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT THE ESSIG RECREATION CENTER, 295 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE, ROCKY MOUNT FROM 10 AM UNTIL 12 PM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RESERVE A SEAT TO SUPPORT THIS INTEREST, CALL AGING SERVICES AT 540-483-9238 NO LATER THAN APRIL 21ST.  

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DONATION CAR WASH                                           4/22

THE MARCH OF DIMES WILL HOST THEIR ANNUAL DONATION CAR WASH ON SATURDAY, APRIL 22ND STARTING AT 8 AM AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS IN ROCKY MOUNT.  


DONATION CAR WASH                                           5/6


THE MARCH OF DIMES WILL HOST THEIR ANNUAL DONATION CAR WASH ON SATURDAY, MAY 6TH STARTING AT 8 AM AT AUTO ZONE IN ROCKY MOUNT.