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Community Calendar: Dollar General plans grand opening

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Dollar General plans grand opening

NASHVILLE — Dollar General’s newest store at 3650 Sandy Cross Road south of Nashville is now open for business, and a grand opening ceremony is planned at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.

The first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag with complimentary product samples, among other giveaways.

Tickets on sale for Marine Corps Ball

ROCKY MOUNT — The Marine Corps League’s Cpl. Suzi Sannes Detachment 1262 will celebrate the 2019 Marine Corps Ball at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Rocky Mount Moose Lodge, 521 Country Club Road. A buffet-style dinner will begin at 6:45 followed by the Marine Corps birthday ceremony and a dance hosted by DJ Uncle Don at 8:30.

Admission to the dinner and dance is $25 and a cash bar will be available. Dress code for non-Marine Corps League members is business casual without tie. Members will wear red blazers with black slacks.

To purchase tickets, make checks out to MCL 1262 and mail payment to Mike Pressley, 2310 Jacobs Branch Drive, Elm City, NC 27822 by Nov. 1. For more information, call Pressley at 252-813-1381.

Church holding collard sale

SPRING HOPE — Peachtree Baptist Church, 3523 N.C. 581 N., will hold its annual collard sale from 3-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11.

Collards are seasoned and cooked to order. The cost is $8 per quart. Pickup dates are Nov. 11, 13, 15, 18, 20 and 22. Patrons can call the church at 252-478-4418 by Friday, Nov. 8 to place an order.

Federal workers’ group to meet

ROCKY MOUNT — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 0781 will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Gardner’s Restaurant, 1331 Wesleyan Blvd. A consultant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employees Program will share information about the 2020 service benefit health plan. All members are encouraged to attend, and visitors and prospective members are welcome. For more information, call Mattie Mooring at 252-641-6884.

Sheriff to host ‘Coffee and Conversation’

ROCKY MOUNT — Nash County residents are invited to attend Coffee and Conversation with Sheriff Keith Stone from 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Reservoir Country Store, 5696 Bend of the River Road.

Deadline for grant applications set

ROCKY MOUNT — The Edgecombe and Nash Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils have intervention and prevention funds available to serve at-risk youth in Edgecombe and Nash counties. The deadline for submitting applications will be Nov. 18. Public agencies, nonprofits and local housing authorities interested in applying can call 252-641-7834 in Edgecombe County, 252-451-8347 in Nash County or 252-827-5058 from any location.

Church schedules Christmas bazaar

NASHVILLE — Rock Creek Baptist Church, 1238 Rock Creek Drive, will hold a Christmas bazaar with area vendors from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR listings are published free of charge as a public service of The Enterprise. The submission deadline is noon Monday for each Wednesday’s edition. Email listings to jmills.enterprise@wilsontimes.com with “Community Calendar” in the subject line.