Hello Friends of the Brasstown Community Center,
Our Community Pot Luck Dinner is held every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 pm. This month it will be held on Tuesday, March 20th. Bring children, friends and a dish to share. The food is wonderful and it is a great way to spend time with friends, neighbors, and new people in our community.
The brochures for the Summer Concert Series will be out later this month and will be available at the Brasstown Community Center, the Hayesville and Murphy Chamber of Commerce. More on this later.
An Emergency Preparedness Day will be held at the LDS (Latter Day Saints) Church in Peachtree on March 24, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. The event is FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the Blairsville GA and Murphy NC Branches of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The event will be held at the LDS Church in Peachtree, 656 NC-141, Murphy, NC 28906. Presentations and demonstrations will be available throughout the day. Topics will include:
- Food Storage and Preparation
- 72 Hour kits
- First Aid Kits and Emergency Care
- Emergency Energy and Lighting
- Water Storage and Usage
- Emergency Shelter and Clothing
- Ham Radios and Communication
- Basics of Family Finance
- Entertaining Kids in a Crisis
- Emergency Evacuation Plans
- and Much More!
Pack a lunch and spend the day learning how to protect yourself, family and community in the event of an emergency.
The Kula Wellness Center is now offering yoga classes for all levels, pilates, massage, Ayurveda consultations with Hannah Levin, group meditation and special workshops. Saturday, March 3, 2018 Jamie Laval, Celtic fiddle player and storyteller, will be performing from 7:30 – 9:30 pm. On Friday, March 16th, the monthly old time jam will be hosted at Kula and led by Bob Dalsemer from 8 – 10 pm. Check out their website at Kula.Love. The Kula Center is located on the hill above Clay’s Corner and it is accessed from Settawig Road by Emily Lane (immediately past the Post Office on the left as you are leaving Brasstown).
The John C. Campbell Folk School is an incredible resource in our community that has more classes on how to make things than we can list here. They also host a free contra dance in the Keith House at 7 pm on Tuesdays, plus contra dancing or English Country Dancing every other Saturday evening ($7.00 for adults, ages 10-18 $5.00 and under 10 free). There is a free concert most Friday nights (donations appreciated). If you would like to spend a week learning to paint, make a basket, learn blacksmithing, wood working or how to play a musical instrument (to name just a few), check out the Folk School website at https://www.folkschool.org.
The Poor Man’s Lunch at the Brasstown Community Center in February raised approximately $1,700 from lunches and donations which is being applied towards finishing the Education Building. Clay Logan reports that the building is now wired and the power should be turned on next week! A huge thanks to Kathy Teems and all of the volunteers who prepared food for the fundraiser, and to all of the attendees who helped make it a big success. Also a big thanks to the Liden Family, the Pressley Sisters, and Ken and Virginia Miller for providing live music during the event. Clay Logan says another Poor Man’s Lunch will be planned for later in the year. The Brasstown Community Center is a 501C3 charitable organization. Any and all donations will be greatly appreciated! Checks can be sent to Brasstown Community Civic Center, PO Box 111, Brasstown, NC 28902.
Brasstown Fire Department: Fund raising for the Brasstown Fire Department is ongoing. Contributions go towards a new building to house the Fire Department. The Brasstown Fire Department has applied for 501C3 charitable organization status. The 501C3 application is pending. Donations can be sent to the Brasstown Fire Department, P.O. Box 55, Brasstown, NC 28902. Any amount will be appreciated. Let’s all support our Brasstown Community Fire Department!
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Your Brasstown Bell Crier,