The Person County Board of Health, will meet in special session Monday, July 22 at 6 p.m. in the FEMA room at the Health Department, 3255 S. Madison Blvd., Roxboro. The Board of Health will meet behind closed doors with county commissioners to discuss personnel issues. The American Red Cross, will sponsor the following blood drives during the month of July.
• 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., July 25, Piedmont Electric, 1125 Oxford Road, Roxboro. Call 919-644-3402 to make an appointment.
• 1:30 - 6:30 p.m., July 25, Westwood Baptist Church, 940 Leasburg Road, will host a blood drive. Call 336-597-2927 to make an appointment. Roxboro Little Theater, will present a summer youth theater presentation of Lion King Jr. July 20-21. Showtimes are 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Person County Success Initiative Class, teaches strategies for overcoming poverty and becoming eligible for Habitat Home ownership. The next class is scheduled for 6 - 8 p.m., July 25 at The Christian Help Center, 122 Depot St., Roxboro. Dinner and childcare provided. Call 336-599-6071 for registration. The City of Roxboro Public Utilities Department, will install a fire hydrant on Depot Street beginning at 8 a.m., July 26, at 8:00 AM. Water service will be interrupted on Depot Street from Foushee Street east to Mountain Road. Front Street from Depot to Woodlawn and the areas around Lake Drive will also be affected. Surrounding areas may also be affected. If you have any questions call the clearinghouse at 336-599-5658. The Person County Health Department, has embarked on its annual community survey with questions about such topics as hours of operation, programs and services. The anonymous survey is available online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PCHDCS2019. Hard copies are available at the Health Department’s main building, the Environmental Health office in the Morgan Street Government Center, the Person County Library and the Person County Cooperative Extension office. The Rimmer Family Reunion, will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., July 27 at Berry’s Grove Baptist Church in Timberlake for descendants of James and Phoebe Rimmer. A catered lunch will be served at 12 p.m. The meal costs $12.50. For more information, to RSVP with lunch payment and to be sent full details for the weekend, contact Kim Rimmer at email@example.com or call 919-710-4755. A Relay for Life gospel singing, will take place from 2-5 p.m., July 28 at the Kirby Theater, featuring Devin Paylor & Instruments of Praise and Victory Side Quarter. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. For tickets, call Michelle Nance at 336-592-9181 or Dolores Riley at 336-504-0064. The Caswell Council for the Arts, will host First Friday Reception: Different Approaches to Artistic Expression, a Traditional and Digital Art Exhibit featuring the works of mother and son Gail Craddock and James White from 6 - 8 p.m., Aug. 2 at the Lee Fowlkes Gallery, 43 W. Main St., Yanceyville. Meet the artists and view their work. The Healthy Personians, Substance Use Disorder Subcommittee will host the fourth annual Substance Misuse Summit Sept. 18. Events will begin with the Good Morning Coffee Hour from 8-9 a.m at Golden Corral. Cost is $2. No pre-registration is required. From 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. training for substance abuse training will be provided at the Person County Office Building auditorium. To register, visit https://eventbrite.com/e/training-by-community-impact-tick ets- 64235685665. From 12-1 p.m., lunch will be served at the auditorium followed by a presentation from Mary Gillett, tobacco manager for the Department of Health and Human Services’ Division 5, who will discuss the rise in popularity of vaping. Contact Martha Pickett at 336-599-8366 ext. 3039 for more information about any of the summit events.
AA Champions Group, meets at New Brook United Methodist Church, 267 Old Durham Road, at noon Tuesdays and Fridays; at 8 p.m. Wednesday; and at 1 p.m. Saturdays. Person County Al-Anon, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Long Memorial United Methodist Church in Roxboro. The NA Homegroup of Roxboro, meets several times each week in the Parrish House of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 422 N. Main St., Roxboro. Meetings are held from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Mondays; 12 – 1:15 p.m. on Wednesdays; 1 – 2 p.m. on Saturdays; and 7 – 8 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, call 336-583-7848. Dual Recovery Anonymous, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Concord United Methodist Church. The church is at 70 Concord Church Road, Roxboro. Celebrate Recovery, (physical and psychological addiction) meets from 7 - 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Westwood Baptist Church in Roxboro. For additional information, call Jim Fulp at 336-504-3762. AA New Beginnings Group, has closed literature study meetings at 7 p.m. on Fridays at New Brook United Methodist Church, 265 Old Durham Road, Roxboro. AA Back Room Group, meets at 6 p.m. on Sundays at the Hurdle Mills Fire Department. Safe Haven of Person County Support Group, meets 6:30 - 8 p.m. on Thursdays at 119 S. Main St. For more information, call 336-597-8699.
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