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Wednesday, January 7, 2004

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Register to Win
Register to win a Dinner and a Movie! Have dinner on us and catch a flick! Give-a-way includes a $50 gift certificate to Sagebrush and 2 tickets to the movie of your choice! Click here for register!

Outdoorsman Bonanza
Outdoorsman Bonanza
The Outdoorsman Bonanza will be held Saturday, April 3, 2004 at the The Stanly County Agri-Civic Center. The ADDC will be giving away $100,000 in prizes. Prizes will be given away every 5 minutes.

For more details and a list of prizes to be given away, click here.

Valentine Gift Sale
The Arc of Stanly County, Inc. is once again conducting its annual Valentine Gift Sale (Project Cupid). Last year over 700 recipients - secretaries, bosses, teachers, mail carriers, wives, husbands, ‘secret pals’, shut- ins, etc. – were remembered in a special way. This annual fundraiser began eight years ago and has been successful since that time. There are several ways that folks in Stanly County can be a part of Project Cupid 2003:
  1. A contribution can be made to provide a gift for someone in the community.
  2. Provide the name of someone in the community who needs their life touched, but is unlikely to be remembered.
  3. Purchase a Valentine gift for someone special. Each decorative Valentine Gift box, which sells for $10.00, contains Welch’s juice, muffin, Chocolate Turtles, gift and card.
For more information on this annual event, contact Meredith Clements, Development Manager, at Arc Services, Inc. at (704) 983- 3911.

Stanly County Arm Wrestling Tournament
The Stanly County Arm Wrestling team will host its sixth annual tournament at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.7 at Albemarle's senior center. There will be classes for both the experienced arm wrestler and the beginning arm wrestler. Weight classes are as follows: Men's right and left handed 0-154, 155-171, 172-189, 190-209and up. Ladies classes will be 0-147 and 148 and up for both right and left handed. Cash and prizes to the top-three winners in the "open" classes and awards for the "novice" or inexperienced pullers. For more information, please call Rick Laton at (704)791-3085.

Most Wanted List
Stanly County Sheriff Tony Frick's most wanted list is composed of 10 offenders who have eluded arrest. The list is currently posted in the sheriff's office lobby, magistrate's office and jail as well as local convenient store and on the Internet at Frick encourages other interested in displaying it inside their businesses to contact his office

Learn your Family History
The Yadkin River Patriots DAR, Stanly county Genealogical Society, Stanly County Historic Preservation Commission and Stanly County Public Library is sponsoring a free workshop to learn your family heritage. Sign up for the workshop before January 21. The workshop is free but your registration is needed to insure enough handouts are available. The workshop will be offered at 10 am.m Saturday, January 24 at the Stanly County Library. The workshop is open to men and women interested in family history. Anyone interested should stop by the Stanly County Public Library-Heritage room prior to the program to pick up a pedigree chart and questions to ask family members before the workshop. Please register by calling 704-986-3766.


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