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Upcoming Events - 2014
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Oct 1-3...Hammond's Creek Associational Revival will be hosted by Elizabethtown First Missionary Baptist Church, 501 Martin Street, Elizabethtown from Wednesday, Oct. 1 thru Friday, October 3.  Dr. O.T. McMillan of A.M.E. Zion Church of Spring Lake will be the guest speaker.


Oct 3.....!!!!!!! FISH FRY !!!!!!! White Oak Family Worship Center will be having their annual fish fry on Friday October 3, 2014 beginning at 10:30 am. The event will take place in the parking lot at Andersons Drug Store beside the auto parts store. The fresh and hot plates will include FISH, SLAW, SWEET POTATO FRIES and HUSHPUPPIES all for only $7.00. We look forward to seeing you again this year. For more information or deliveries please call 991-6711 0r 866-5343. Thank you for your continued support.


Oct 4.....Elizabethtown First Missionary Baptist Church is sponsoring a Scholarship Banquet in their fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 4.  Tyrell Godwin will be the guest speaker.  Tickets are $20 each.  You are encouraged to attend and support deserving students of Bladen County.


Oct. 4...The Town of East Arcadia is sponsoring a yard sale and fish plate/sandwich fundraiser, Saturday, October 4 at the Town Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Plates are $6 and sandwiches just $3.  All proceeds go to the Town of East Arcadia's Park.  For more info call...655-4388 or 874-3256 or 612-2060, all 910 area code. Everyone is invited.


Oct 4th- Faith Fest, "Focus on Jesus".  Come enjoy an evening filled with fun and fellowship!  Bounce House, Christian Music, Concessions, and More!  Popcorn & Movie starts at 8pm.  Invite your friends!  Please bring a blanket and chairs.  The event will be Oct 4th at Leinwand Park in Elizabethtown,  4pm-10:30 pm.  For more information contact Jackie Smith (910)879-6195 or Bull Shaw (910)874-4233.


Oct. 5...Richardson Baptist Church, in Bladenboro, will celebrate its 100 Year Anniversary at Homecoming on October 5.  A program on the history of Richardson will begin at 10 a.m.  Dinner will be served in the Fellowship hall and on the grounds.  Feel free to dress in old-fashion clothing, if you like, but come and join in the celebration.

Oct 5...Shady Grove Baptist Church is having their Annual Homecoming Sunday, October 5.  The Church is located on Twisted Hickory Road about 3 1/2 miles north of Abbottsburg.  Rev. Carroll Fonville, former pastor, will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. worship service followed by a dinner on the ground.  All former members, relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend.


Oct 5 - 10......FALL REVIVAL at Friendship Baptist Church will begin on Sunday night, October 5 at 630 pm with Rev. Rob Wingo from Sharon Baptist Church delivering the message nightly.  Monday thru Friday services will begin at 7 pm nightly.  We will have special singing nightly.  Feel free to come and worship with us.  Church is located at 1989 Bull Street in Garland, NC.  For more info, contact Rev. Gary McMillan at 910-876-1148.


Oct 6-9...Shady Grove Baptist Church will be holding a Fall Revival beginning Monday, October 6 and continuing through the following Wednesday night, October 8, beginning each evening at 7:00 p.m.  Rev. Carroll Fonville will be preaching.  All friends, family and neighbors are invited to attend.


Oct 8....Bladen County Shriners Fish Fry will be held Wednesday, October 8th 2014. The event will be held at Food Lion in Elizabethtown and at Bo's in Bladenboro. The Shriners will be serving hot fish, slaw , hush puppies, and sweet potato chips. Plates are $7.00 each. Volunteers are encouraged and should call Sling Shaw at 910-874-2243. All proceeds from this event are donated to the Shriners Hospital for children.


Oct. 10....The Clarkton Lions Club is sponsoring another BBQ chicken plate sale on Friday, October 10 from 11 a.m. until.  Proceeds will benefit the Harold Ingram Scholarship Fund at Bladen Community College.  Plates on sale for just $7 each.  Advance tickets are on sale..may be purchased from any Lions Club member or stop by McDougalds General Store in Clarkton.


Oct 11...Bring a covered dish and join your friends on the grounds of historic Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church for fellowship, Saturday, October 11 from 11 a.m until 2 p.m....Stroll through the cemetery that dates back to the 18th century and explore the Historic church building, the third on the site, dating back to the early 1800's which will be open for the event.  Covered dish lunch followed by service inside the church led by May Craven, a retired Presbyterian Certified Ruling Elder.  Music provided by bagpiper Peter McArthur.  The church is located at 8561 Brown Marsh Mercer Mill Road, Clarkton, NC



Oct 11....The 2nd Annual St. James Festival Pageant is scheduled for Oct. 11, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the St. James Volunteer Fire Department, 3203 Old Northeast Road, Lake Waccamaw, NC.  Admission is $4 and children age 4 and under get in free.  Applications are being accepted for contestants until September 12, 2014.  For more info, contact Alicia Mitchell at 910-770-5222.


Oct. 12...Homecoming is planned for Center Roads Baptist Church on Sunday, October 12.  Rev. Brad Whitaker will be the speaker at the 11 a.m. worship service with a meal to follow.  Revival services will begin Sunday evening and continue nightly at 7 p.m. though Wednesday with Rev. Whitaker doing the preaching.


Oct 14...Bladen County Farm Bureau will be hosting a Political Form, Tuesday, October 14th. at the Elizabethtown Farmers Market starting at 6:30PM. Everyone is invited to attend.  For additional information, contact Tammy Guyton at 910-645-2042. 


Oct 15-17...A Fall Revival will be held at Elizabethtown Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday through Friday, October 15-17.  Services nightly at 7 p.m.  Rev. Nick Curry of Shady Dale, Georgia will be the guest speaker and everyone is welcomed.


Oct 23.....Bladen County Public Library will host a " Halloween Party" on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. Come dressed for TRICKS & TREATS! Please register by calling 910-862-6990 in advance.  A parent or guardian must accompany children during this event.


Oct 24-26...White's Creek Baptist Church, located at 6062 Mercer Mill Road, Clarkton will be celebrating their 100th year Homecoming Anniversary!  Everyone is invited to attend services nightly.
Friday, October 24th....at Elizabethtown Middle School, Special music provided by Ivan Parker beginning at 7 p.m.


Oct 24...Bladen County Health Department will be having a “SHOO FLU DRIVE THRU” Friday, October 24th, 12:30 pm-3:30 pm, Bladen County Health Department, 300 Mercer Mill Road, Elizabethtown. “Shoo the Flu” away this season by bringing your Family and Friends to come out and get a Flu Shot!!!
Flu vaccines will be available for ages 6 months and up. The flu vaccines that are being offered at the health department and at our drive thru clinic are:
·         the Flu vaccine
·         the Flu Intradermal vaccine (90% shorter needle)
·         the High Dose Flu vaccine (is recommended for ages 65 and older)
The Health Dept. will bill your insurance for this service so have your insurance information available. If the vaccine is not covered by your insurance, the cost of the vaccine will range from $35.00-$55.00 which will be due at the time of registration.
The insurances that we currently accept are as listed:
·         Blue Cross Blue Shield
·         United Health Care
·         Cigna
·         Medcost
·         Medicare
·         Medicaid
Call us at: 910-862-6900 for any questions or if you would like to comment.

Oct 25....Saturday, at White's Creek special music by the Lumber River Qt and C.J.Bordeaux will be guest speaker.
Oct 26....Sunday, Services begin at 10:30 a.m...Special music by Brian Free & Assurance.  Steven Harrelson will be the guest speaker and dinner will follow the service....YOU ARE INVITED TO ALL SERVICES.


Oct. 25....The 8th Annual Beast of Bladenboro festival will be held Saturday, October 25. Vendors, rides, games, bounce houses, horse and wagon rides, camel and pony rides.  Southeastern cruisers car show returns and Lizard Lick towing will be visiting.  Food galore...hotdogs, funnel cakes, collard sandwiches, BBQ and more.  Music throughout the day featuring local talent and the special guest will be the Fantastic Shakers from 7 to 9:30 p.m  The Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m and everyone is invited to downtown Bladenboro.  For more info call 910-840-1603. 


Oct 25....Bladen Community College Foundation Annual Fall Fundraising Event - Thursday, October 25, 2014, 6:00 PM @Camp Clearwater.  Contact: Linda Burney, 910-879-5519 for more information





Nov. 1....The Dublin volunteer fire department will be hosting a BBQ plate sale on November 1st at the Dublin fire department.  The plate sale begins at 11 a.m.  You have a choice....BBQ pork or chicken.  Combination plates will be available..Side items include baked beans and slaw...Eat in or take out...Come and enjoy.  Everyone invited...


Nov. 1....Bladen Christian Outdoorsmen presents Men of Steel, November 1st, 7 p.m. at Dublin First Baptist Church.  The speaker will be Devon Varnam, Associate Pastor at DFBC.  The public is invited...


Nov 2.......HOMECOMING service will be held at Friendship Baptist Church on Sunday, November 2 beginning at 1045 am.  Rev. Rick Rigney will be the guest speaker.  Special music and lunch will be provided.  Church is located at 1989 Bull Street in Garland, NC.  For additional information, contact Rev. Gary McMillan at 910-876-1148.  







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Ongoing Meetings
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Bladen County Shrine Club meets at the Woodman of the World building on Highway 242 just north of Elizabethtown on the first Thursday of the month. All members are encouraged to attend, including anyone interested in joining.


Bladen Lodge 646 (AF & AM) meets at 106 South Cypress Street in Elizabethtown on the 2nd Monday and 4th Monday night of the month. The meeting on the 2nd Monday starts at 6:30pm with dinner served. The meeting on the 4th Monday starts at 7:30pm.


Bladenboro Rotary Club meets at the Bladenboro Community Building every Monday at 6:30pm.


Col. Earl E. Frink Bladen County Military Museum meets at the Bladenboro Historical Society Building at 7pm the last Tuesday of the month. For more information, contact Robert C. Hester at 910-862-8620.


Garland Lodge 1511 of Woodmen of the World Insurance Society meets the first Friday of every month at the Ammon Community Club in Ammon at 7:00 PM. For more information you can call Gloria Smith, Secretary at 910-974-2935. 


The Elizabethtown Rotary Club meets each Wednesday at San Jose in Elizabethtown at 1 p.m.


VFW post 8062 meets on the third saturday at 3:00pm of each month at 108 hill street in Elizabethtown.
Would like all veterans of foreign wars to come join the VFW and help support our veterans and military.
For more information contact post commander Elvin Meares at 910-648-4715 or 910-633-3568.


White Oak Ruritan Club meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM. Dinner is served. Come join us.

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The Bladenboro Housing Authority meets at 6pm in the Housing Authority Administration Office in Bladenboro on the fourth Tuesday of each month.


Bladenboro Town Board meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30 PM at Town Hall located at 411 Ivey Street.


Woodmen of the World Lodge 208 of Bladenboro meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 for dinner and a business meeting.  The lodge is located on Hwy 131 South of Bladenboro.


Town Board meets at 7pm at the Town Hall on the 1st Tuesday of the month.


The Clarkton Housing Authority meets at 6pm in the Oakdale Homes Community Building in Clarkton on the third Tuesday of each month.


ABC Board meets at 5:30pm at the ABC Store on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Airport Economic Development Commission meets at 7:30pm at the Airport Terminal Building on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings are held three times weekly. Tuesday and Friday meetings are held at Open Door Ministries (2704 East Broad Street/NC 87 E. Elizabethtown) 7:30 p.m. The meetings are Open Meetings.  Meetings are also held on Thursday evenings at Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church (800 West Broad Street, Elizabethtown) beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The meetings are Open Meeting and Step Study.  For more information call Houston at 910-876-1087.


Bladen County School Board meets monthly at the Board of Education building on Highway 701 south. Click HERE for board meeting dates and times.


Planning Board meets at 5:30pm at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 1st Monday of the month.

Recreation Commission meets at 1pm at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.


Town Council meets at 7pm at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 1st Monday of the month.

Town of White Lake

Town Board meets at 7pm in the Municipal Building the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Fire Department First Responders meet at 7pm in the Fire Department each Monday.


Planning Board meets at 7:00pm in the Municipal Building the 3rd Thursday of the month.

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