Club notes: Sept. 1

August 30, 2013 

The Cary Woman's Club Board honored new members at a reception on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Here, from left, are Mitzi Underwood, Silvia Barba, Geraldine Ritter, Susan Schmidt, Vicki Jeter and Betty Frederick.

COURTESY OF VICKI JETER

AARP Cary chapter meeting

The Cary chapter of the AARP will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place, Cary. For details, call 919-467-1424.

General Federation Women’s Club

The General Federation Women’s Club of Holly Springs meets from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. For more information, call 919-567-3417 or 919-557-2284. Betsy Smith will speak at the Tuesday, Sept. 3, meeting.

Outlanders

Outlanders, a group of kids of all ages with special needs, meets every other month for activities including fishing, racing pinewood derby cars, horseback riding and camping. To join the group’s email list, email joel.c.eberly.mil@mail.mil.

Cary Brain Injury Support Group

The Cary Brain Injury Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at WakeMed Cary Hospital. For details, contact Dave Baack at 919-460-9094 or Amanda Benson at 919-469-9880.

Peak City Exchange Club

The Peak City Exchange Club of Apex meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at The Loft at Anna’s Pizzeria, 100 N. Salem St., Apex. The club supports child abuse prevention projects, community service, youth and Americanism projects. For information, email nancy.wakeley@yahoo.com or visit www.nationalexchangeclub.org.

Apex American Legion

The Apex American Legion meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Cambridge Village, 10000 Hughes St., Apex. Socializing and dinner begin at 5:30 p.m. Visit apexlegion124.com.

Glory Babies

Glory Babies offers support for mothers who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. The group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Good Hope Baptist Church, 6628 Good Hope Church Road, Cary. Call 919-210-0827.

Cary Lions Club

The Cary Lions Club meets the first and third Monday of each month at D&S Cafeteria, 1177 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Contact Jim Irvin at jirvin@bellsouth.net or 919-467-2719.

Loose Threads Teen ASG Sewing Group

The Loose Threads sewing group for teens meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month in room 312 at St. Francis United Methodist Church, 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For information, call 919-362-8722.

Cary Toastmasters

The Cary Toastmasters meet from 7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. every Monday in room 200C at the Western Wake Campus of Wake Technical Community College, 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For information, visit carytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org.

Mothers of Preschoolers

MOPS meets at 9:15 a.m. Mondays at Salem Baptist Church, 1821 N. Salem St., Apex. Register at salem-bc.org/mops. For information, call 919-362-7327.

Carylina Toastmasters

Carylina Toastmasters meet to practice speaking and leadership skills from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at Carylina House, 111 McArthur Drive, Cary. For details, go to www.carylinatoastmasters.org.

Recovery International

Recovery International support group offers self-help for stress, anxiety, depression, anger and fear. The group meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at Crosspointe Church, 6911 Carpenter Fire Station Road, Cary. For more information, call 919-886-7768 or visit www.lowselfhelpsystems.org.

TOPS of Apex

The Take Off Pounds Sensibly group of Apex meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at New Horizons Fellowship, 820 E. Williams St., Apex. Call 919-345-7733 or email iwunder01@hotmail.com.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program for people who suffer from compulsive overeating, anorexia, bulimia and other food/eating issues, meets from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Monday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St., Cary. For details, visit www.triangleoa.org.

Alzheimer’s caregivers support group

An Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers support group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Windsor Point, 1221 Broad St., Fuquay-Varina; and at 2 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at Carillon Assisted Living, 6516 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay-Varina. Call Frances at 919-363-2484, or visit www.alznc.org.

DAR

The Yates Mill chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meets at 6:45 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 221 Union St., Cary.

West Raleigh Exchange Club

The West Raleigh Exchange Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Williams Center at 830 Barringer Drive, Raleigh. For details, call Jim Bowdish at 919-271-6834.

Apex Sunrise Rotary

The Apex Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays at Perkins Family Restaurant, 908 U.S. 64 West. Visit www.apexsunriserotaryclub.org for more information.

Cary Greatest Generation Club

The Cary Greatest Generation Club meets from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Cary Senior Center. For details, call Page Ott at 919-467-3534.

Morrisville Rotary Club

The Morrisville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Prestonwood Country Club. New members are welcome. For details, visit www.morrisville.rotary-clubs.org.

Apex Toastmasters

Apex Toastmasters meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Spring Arbor Assisted Living Center, 901 Spring Arbor Court, Apex. Visit www.apextoastmasters.org or call 919-303-5852 for details.

Apex Kiwanis Club

Apex Kiwanis meets most Wednesdays at Anna’s Pizzeria, 100 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, call Betty Obremski at 919-859-5810 or email bgentle627@aol.com.

Cary Newcomers Club

The Cary Newcomers Club meets 9:15 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, 200 High Meadow Drive. The club is for those new to the area, newly retired or looking to meet new friends. For details, email membership@carynewcomers.com or visit www.carynewcomers.com.

Cary Blanketeers

The Cary Blanketeers meet from 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Wednesday of every month at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Blankets are donated to Project Linus and Loved Twice. Details: cyberpam@mindspring.com.

Apex Golden Age Club

The Apex Golden Age Club meets 2 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the C.C. Jones Community Center, 309 Holleman St., Apex. Call 919-906-9216 or 919-362-6988.

Alzheimer’s support group

An Alzheimer’s family support group will meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 901 Spring Arbor Court, Apex.

Carolina Veterans Support Group

The Carolina Veterans Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month at Cary American Legion and Auxiliary Post 67, 8523 Chapel Hill Road, Cary. The organization raises awareness and solutions for homeless veterans.

Perimeter Park Toastmasters

The Perimeter Park Toastmasters club meets every other Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the United Way office at 2400 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 150, Morrisville. Details: www.perimeterpark.toastmastersclubs.org.

Heart of Cary Toastmasters

The Heart of Cary Toastmasters, which focuses on public speaking, meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

Holly Springs Community Band

The Holly Springs Community Band is looking for adult woodwind, brass, percussion, keyboard, bass and guitar musicians to practice with the band 7-8:45 p.m. every Wednesday at the Holly Springs Cultural Center. Musicians must be able to read music. Some positions are available for aspiring, talented and mature junior- and senior-level high school musicians. Details: www.hollyspringsband.net.

Holly Springs Newcomers Club

The Holly Springs Newcomers and Friends Club meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month from September to May at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St., Holly Springs. For details, go to www.hollyspringsnewcomers.com.

Cary Photographic Artists

The club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

N.C. Writers Network

The first Thursday of every month features an open-mic event at Royal Bean Coffee House and Gathering Space, 3801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. If you plan to read a poem, short story or essay, email msherbondy@nc.rr.com.

Heart of Cary Association

The Heart of Cary Association meets at 8 a.m. the first Thursday of each month in downtown Cary. For details, visit www.heartofcary.org. No meetings in November-December.

Cary Garden Club

The Cary Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury O’Dell Place. For details, call 919-380-9138.

Republican Women of Cary and Southwestern Wake

The club meets at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary on the first Thursday of each month. The social begins at 11:30 a.m., and lunch is at noon. Lunch costs $20. Register by calling Lisa at 919-303-8870. For information, go to www.rwcsw.org. The meeting will feature local candidates from municipal races.

Senior gaming

Senior gaming meets from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St., Holly Springs. Games include sequence, rummy cube, pokeno, pinochle and bridge. Call 919-557-9602 for information.

Swift Creek Township Exchange

The Swift Creek Township Exchange club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Barry’s Café, 2851 Jones Franklin Road, Cary.

Apex Lions

The Apex Lions meet at 6:45 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the C.C. Jones Community Center, 309 Holleman St., Apex. Call Nick Somma at 919-481-1888.

Holly Springs Civitan Club

The Holly Springs Civitan Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Holly Springs United Methodist Church, 108 Avent Ferry Road. Call 919-621-9906.

Needmore Ruritan Club

The Needmore Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at 1812 Bass Lake Road, Fuquay-Varina. The club offers fellowship, goodwill and community service to the residents of Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs. A meal is prepared by club members every meeting. For details, contact club president Mike Jones at 919-552-2003.

TOPS in Cary

Take Off Pounds Sensibly holds morning meetings at 9 a.m. Thursdays at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church, 110 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Details: jettaminenow@gmail.com.

Apex Rotary Club

The Apex Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 1201 Haddon Hall Drive, Apex. For information, call Karen Byrd at 919-387-1040.

VFW Post 7383

•  The VFW hosts bingo Thursdays with $2,500 paid out each week. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; pack sales begin 6:15 p.m. The early-bird game starts 7 p.m., and the main game starts 8 p.m.

•  The VFW accepts unserviceable U.S. flags any afternoon after 1 p.m. at 522 Reedy Creek Road, Cary. Details: www.vfwpost7383.org.

Techtalk Toastmasters Club

The Techtalk Toastmasters Club meets from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at NetApp Building Two, 7301 Kit Creek Road in Research Triangle Park. The club helps members sharpen communication and leadership skills. Details: techtalk.toastmastersclubs.org.

Kiwanis Club of Cary

The Kiwanis Club of Cary meets 6 p.m. Thursdays at Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 908 U.S. 64, Apex. For details, call 919-363-8209 or visit www.kiwanisofcary.org.

Keep Fit Club

Keep Fit uses the Power 90 Extreme home-fitness program to support members through their weight-loss journeys. The club meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Connections Event Center, 1280 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Details: 919-324-6828.

Cary Cross Trailers Square Dance Club

The Cary Cross Trailers Square Dance Club meets 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays in the fellowship hall at Cary United Methodist Church, 117 S. Academy St. Visitors are welcome. Details: www.carycrosstrailers.org.

Cary Page Rotary Club

The Cary Page Rotary Club meets for breakfast at 7 a.m. every Friday at Woodland Terrace, 300 Kildaire Woods Drive. For information, call Brian Blum at 919-233-0075 or go to www.carypagerotary.org.

Open Mic-Apex

Quarter Note Music hosts an open-mic event 6-9 p.m. Fridays at 1583 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex. Details: 919-387-3939.

Morrisville Community Garden

The Morrisville Community Garden is planning, planting and seeking members to join the garden. Anyone interested can visit the garden from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 219 Church St. For information, email membership@morrisvillegarden.org or visit www.morrisvillegarden.org.

Cary Multiple Sclerosis

The Cary Multiple Sclerosis self-help group meets monthly. Groups are led by people with MS. For details, call Mary Ann at 919-779-2101.

MOMS Club

The Moms Offering Moms Support of Fuquay-Varina/Holly Springs invites all stay-at-home moms of Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Willow Spring to join the chapter. The club takes part in community service projects. For information, call 919-931-3333 or email momsclubfvhs@hotmail.com.

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