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Community health fair, blood drive and fund-raisers coming up

April 25th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

Community health fair, blood drive and fund-raisers coming up

Community events

Preston Hills Presbyterian Church, 4701 Orebank Road, near Exchange Place, will hold a free community health fair featuring disaster planning, emergency preparedness and response information along with a yard sale, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26. Marsh Regional Blood Center will be on hand for blood donations. The American Red Cross will have information on emergency preparedness and response. The Sullivan County Regional Health Department will do blood pressure screening, and Wellmont Diabetes Foundation will have information about the "sticker program."

First Broad Street United Methodist Church will hold a blood drive in its parking lot from 3 to 7 p.m., Wednesday April 30, in honor of Tony Valk, who is currently undergoing a bone marrow transplant. The bone marrow registry drive is for those ages 18 to 44 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. the same day in the church's foyer outside the fellowship hall. For more information, call Joy Eastridge, parish nurse, at (423) 224-1512 or jeastridge@fbsumc.org.

Fund-raisers

Durham's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will hold a soup bean and spaghetti supper, sponsored by the ladies auxiliary, from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 25. The cost is $7 for those 13 and older, and $5 for children 4 to 12.

Central Baptist Singers Alumni will hold a food sale from noon to 7 p.m., every Friday and Saturday this spring at 331 Walker St., Lynn Garden Community. The specials are big fish sandwich with beans and slaw for $5; wings with beans and slaw for $5; pulled chicken and pork sandwich with fries for $5; rib sandwich dinner with two sides for $7; and a dozen shrimp with two sides for $10. Homemade desserts also are available. Deliveries are available from 1 to 2 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. Call one hour before the delivery time to place your order. Proceeds benefit the CBS Alumni, the Pinkie Horton Scholarship Fund and Youth Gospel Explosion. Call (423) 276-7332.

Kingsley United Methodist Church, 2828 Bloomingdale Road, will hold its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26. Available plants include some unique and rare tomatoes, such as a True Black Brandywine, a climbing tomato, Indigo Blue and Rose; heirlooms and popular hybrids; eggplants, sweet and hot peppers, tomatillos, cucumbers, zucchini and other squash varieties; basil, dill, parsley and cilantro; and summer poinsettias. Proceeds from the sale will help fund Bible camp for the youth and children.

Rock Springs United Methodist Church, Kingsport will hold a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, April 26 at the community shelter, 1751 Rock Springs Road. The menu consists of whitefish or tilapia, shrimp and homemade side items and desserts. Carry-out is welcome. Proceeds fund gifts to the community, missions and needed church projects.

Meeting

The Kingsport District United Methodist Church Fellowship will meet Monday, April 28 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 2505 Nathan St. The covered-dish supper begins at 6 p.m., with a business meeting and program following.

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