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Rick Rhyne Memorial Fishing Tournament

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Don’t miss the Rick Rhyne Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday, September 18th from 9-1 pm at Cardinal Park in Pinebluff.  This event is free for kids aged 3-16 and the whole family is invited to join in on the fun.  Bait will be provided, along with lunch for contestants.  Prizes will be awarded.  For more information, contact the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Sandhills at 910-692-0777.

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Date:
September 18
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Needs and Ongoing Programs
  • The Lee County Veterans Council encourages all veterans to carry a copy of their military discharge papers (DD214) to the Register of Deeds at the Lee County Court House. They have a secure vault to store the forms.
  • The Moore County Farmer’s Market is open Thursdays year-round at the Armory Sports Complex on West Morganton Road in Southern Pines. For more info call 910-947-3752 or 910-690-9520.
  • Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption is seeking volunteers for various duties including general repair and groundskeeper, and a Midday Volunteer. Midday Volunteers commit one afternoon a week for three months, and are responsible for checking on cats, walking dogs, letting dogs into the yard for play and socialization, working on basic commands, and keeping water bowls filled. Training provided. Midday Volunteers are needed Mondays and/or Wednesdays. For more info email Mary Ann Gaster at cara@cara-nc.org.
  • The Christian United Outreach Center of Lee County’s purpose is to provide basic needs of food, clothing, or spiritual guidance as may be appropriate during crisis situations. Services include a food pantry, thrift shop, financial assistance for utilities and more, loaning of medical equipment, and pastoral care. You can help them by contributing financially or in kind. For more info or to donate visit cuoclc.org.
  • The Moore Free and Charitable Clinic seeks to create a healthy community through a collaborative effort with the purpose of providing health equity for the uninsured. They are always in need of volunteers, both administrative and providers. They also have a wish list of needed medical supplies. To see the list of needed items or to apply to become a volunteer visit moorefreecare.org/volunteer.
  • The Moore Humane Society is a private, nonprofit rescue organization and the only privately funded, state licensed “no-kill” animal shelter in Moore County. They are always in need of volunteers and donations. Learn more at moorehumane.org.
  • The BreadBasket of Sanford’s mission is to provide a free hot meal to those individuals who cannot afford one and who otherwise would go hungry if these meals were not provided. The BreadBasket is in need of volunteers and financial donations. Learn more at breadbasketofsanford.org.
  • The North Carolina Symphony continues to post new Music Education videos each week, to support North Carolina’s students who are learning at home. Teachers and parents–take your kids on a virtual “field trip” to the North Carolina Symphony! To help students to keep music education in their lives at home, the Symphony has released a virtual broadcast of their Education Concert and companion Student Book. Go on a virtual journey to learn “What Makes Music, Music,” as the Symphony performs music by William Grant Still, Beethoven, Brahms, and more! Access the video and Student Book with password 1932 at NC Symphony.org/virtual
  • United Way of Lee County has established the “Community COVID-19 Response Fund” to provide assistance to families in Lee and Harnett Counties with immediate and long-term needs. Visit LeeCountyUnitedWay.org to learn more or to donate.
  • The Southern Pines Public Library’s 24/7 Library Kiosk contains books and DVDs available for checkout with a library card and PIN. These materials are not being recirculated and are safe to check out at this time.
  • There are several local food pantries in the area that you can help support: Badin Lake Food Pantry in New London, Bennett School in Bennett, Beulah Baptist Church Food Pantry in Bennett, Christians United Incorporated of Southern Randolph County in Seagrove, CUOC of Lee County in Sanford, High Falls Area Food Pantry in Robbins, Liberty Association of Churches in Liberty, Robbins Area Christian Ministries Food pantry in Robbins

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