03/18/2019
  • 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 4:06 pm Farmers and ag supporters to attend Ag Awareness Day on Wednesday, March 20, in Bicentennial Plaza
  • 3:19 pm Bladen County Relay for Life Cancer Survivor’s Gala set for Sunday
  • 2:57 pm Celebrating 100 years with Key to the City
  • 11:31 am St. Patrick’s Day Fun Day offers plenty of fun
  • 9:39 am Bladen County Commissioners to meet
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The Kiwanis Club of Elizabethtown in Bladen County has a lot on their plate after they met at Cindy’s Restaurant this month. The group is helping with scholarships, Hurricane Florence recovery efforts and the fight against cancer.

Jeff Futrell, President of the Club welcomed the group of Kiwanians and Key Club members. Under his leadership the club is reaching out in several ways to help the local community and the nation.

Dr. Lisa Bryan, Secretary of the Club announce the progress being made with raffle ticket sales to help the club’s Relay for Life team raise funds for the non-profit to help fight cancer. Bryan said the club needed sponsors and distributed forms for sponsors and rose sales.

“If you would like to sponsor our team or know someone who does, please let me know,” Bryan said. Interested parties may also follow the link: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?team_id=2408432&pg=team&fr_id=91432&s_locale=en_US&et=u_qcaYn5QaLHMUFfib0DEQ&s_tafId=2176505

She added, “We would also like to encourage volunteers to drive cancer patients to much needed doctor and treatment appointments.” You may volunteer by calling 1-800-227-2345.

Khalil McKoy, Key Club President and the club’s advisor, Daine Smith announced service projects the club has planed. There are two area residents who suffered damages to their home during Hurricane Florence. The Key Club will assist the residents in the upcoming weeks by providing repair work.

Dr. Bryan reminded the group about the Kiwanis Club scholarships available to all students who live in Bladen County.  If you would like a scholarship application please see a club member.

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