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Conservative Ladies’ Lunch planned Wednesday

Posted on November 29, 2021

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Community Briefs announcing Wilson-area events are published as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to editor@wilsontimes.com. Include the event's time, date and location, admission cost if applicable and organizers' contact information.

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Community Briefs announcing Wilson-area events are published as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to editor@wilsontimes.com. Include the event's time, date and location, admission cost if applicable and organizers' contact information.

The Wilson County Republican Party will hold a Conservative Ladies’ Lunch at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the Eagle Farm Community Clubhouse, 3647 Eagle Farm Circle.

All conservative women are invited to bring their lunch and bring a friend. For more information, call Wilson County GOP Chairwoman Christy Fyle at 252-640-2684.

Essay contest deadline is Sunday

The legislative office of Rep. Linda Cooper-Suggs is holding an essay contest for all high school students in Wilson County. Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5.

Students are invited to submit an essay responding to one of three prompts listed on the online submission page, tinyurl.com/lcscontest.

Essays must be no more than 750 words and should be submitted online. The winner will receive a certificate and a General Assembly tour.

GOP plans Christmas social

The Wilson County Republican Party will hold a Christmas social at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the Wilson Elks Lodge, 2814 Fieldstream Drive.

Admission is free and donations are accepted. Appetizers and tea will be provided, and a cash bar will be available. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Wilson County GOP Chairwoman Christy Fyle at 252-640-2684.

Wreath-making workshop offered

The Wilson Volunteer Master Gardeners will provide a botanical wreath-making workshop Thursday, Dec. 9. Two sessions are offered. The first is 2-4 p.m., and the second is 6-8 p.m., both at the Wilson Agricultural Center, 1806 Goldsboro St. SW.

Wreath frames, floral wire for attaching items to the frame and botanical greenery will be provided. Participants must register and pay online. The cost is $35 per individual; Wilson Botanical Gardens members pay $30.

For more information, call 252-237-0113 or follow the Wilson Botanical Gardens page on Facebook.

Free coffee available for veterans

The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter and Hospice of Wilson will hold a free veterans’ coffee hour from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at Something Different Café and Catering, 3342 Airport Blvd.

All veterans and active-duty service members are invited for free coffee and conversation.

Santa for Seniors returns

The Wilson County Senior Citizens Activity Center, 1808 Goldsboro St. SW, is collecting Santa for Seniors gifts through Friday, Dec. 17.

Anyone who’d like to fulfill a senior’s wishes can pick up an ornament at the center. Ornaments are labeled with recipients’ gender and Christmas wishes.

Participants are asked to purchase items from the list and return them unwrapped to the senior center by Dec. 17 or call for pickup. Gifts will be delivered to seniors on Wednesday, Dec. 22.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS are published as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to editor@wilsontimes.com.

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