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The Claremont Courier JUNE EDITION 2016 NOW AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT CATAWBA COUNTY....• It’s time to eat, drink and be local in Catawba County – The third annual Eat, Drink and Be Local celebration will be held throughout the area on June 20-25. • Riverbend Park receives $100,000 grant – Duke Energy awards Catawba County Parks a Water Resources Fund Grant for repairs and improvements. • Live music will fill the air this June and beyond – Conover Alive and the Sails Original Music Series in downtown Hickory will both kick-off in June. • Catawba receives complaints about its water supply – Area citizens complain to the town council that the water supply is dirty and needs to be fixed. • Claremont makes several appointments – City council approves appointments to the Claremont Planning Board and Catawba County Library Board. • Conover approves new street right of way – Project contains 700 linear feet of roadway on an undeveloped street right of way and related infrastructure. • CVHA to host annual threshing show on June 11 • Murray’s Mill to host annual ice cream social on July 10 • Conover City Park splash pad is now open • Catawba Veterans Garden of Honor Committee to host annual poker run on June 18 • Publix to open Sherrills Ford supermarket in 2017 • CVCC hosts technology fair for area students • Town and Country Tire now offering auto detailing services • Speakers wanted for TEDx Hickory event on Aug. 20 • Well Business winners announced by area task force • Darkness to Light training sessions scheduled for June • Meals on Wheels receives donation from area Subaru dealership • Rabies vaccination clinics to be held through the summer at various locations • CVCC inducts area students into honor society • Bunker Hill High School band to host annual yard sale on June 4 • ACT prep class offered through the summer in Newton • South Newton Elementary School receives $1,200 grant • CVCC honors student leadership academy graduates • Claremont to host 4th of July event at Claremont City Park on July 2 • Claremont to host free Movie in the Park event on June 17 • Singing on the Farm event planned for Claremont on June 4 • Western Piedmont Symphony to present Symphony Under the Sails on June 26 • Maiden to host annual 4th of July parade on July 4 • Troutman to host Independence Day events on July 2 • Newton to open city pool on June 13 • Newton to host Movies in the Park this summer • Bandys High School to host basketball camp on July 11-15 • In The Mix Fitness offering Zumba dance classes in Claremont • Bunker Hill High School to offer numerous summer sports camps • Conover School to host 5K run and roll on June 18 • Annual Murray’s Mill bike ride scheduled for June 4 • Bunker Hill student athlete, Kevin Robinson signs baseball scholarship • Sherrills Ford Presbyterian Church to host patriotic musical event on June 25 • Redeemer Lutheran Church confirms four young adults • Bethel Lutheran Church confirms 15 young adults • New Life Fellowship Church to host Praise in the Parking Lot event on June 4. MONTHLY COLUMNS • FROM THE PUBLISHER BY SCOTT W. RAMSEY – RANDOM THOUGHTS BY SCOTT W. RAMSEY – All aboard for summer fun • COUNTY CONNECTION BY DAVE HARDIN – Catawba County parks provide inexpensive entertainment • FINANCIAL FOCUS BY SAM MORRISON – What can golf teach you about retirement planning? • NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH BY ELIZABETH FRANKLIN – Let’s visit L’echo Park in Conover • A SECOND OPINION BY DR. AMANDA H. BAILEY, DO – The importance of Vaccines: Part 2 • FROM THE PULPIT BY REV. DENNIS J. RICHARDS, SR., D.MIN., D.D. – The greatest thing Jesus ever said: John 3:16

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