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Originally published: 2013-01-02 16:50:22
Last modified: 2013-01-02 16:50:22

Beech Mountain Community News 1.3.13

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The Beech Mountain community would like to express its deepest sympathy and condolences to Jamie Shell and his family on the loss of their mother, Geneva, and their brother, Ralph. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
Cranberry Lodge No. 598 appointed its new officers for the 2013 year on Dec. 11, 2012. Officers at the lodge are as follows: Robert Braswell, Master of the Lodge; Tony Suriano, Senior Warden; Wayne Lowe, Junior Warden; Melvin Jones, Treasurer; Jason Jones, Secretary; Richard Puckett, Senior Deacon; Junior Church, Junior Deacon; Ken Brewer, Chaplin; and Dale Glover, Tyler. Congratulations to all of Cranberry Lodge’s new officers.
Beech Mountain Community Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday. During this time, the community center offers crafting classes, such as quilting, sewing, making handbags, canning and jelly and jam making classes. Everyone who is participating is encouraged to bring a covered dish for lunch. Our lending library and community closet will also be open, and our gym will be available for walking during this time as well.
The community center also offers jewelry making, crocheting and rug hooking classes at 6 p.m. on Tuesday nights. The community center gym will be open at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for basketball this winter. It is important to note that this is weather permitting, and that the community center may be closed due to inclement weather. Come on out, and enjoy everything that Beech Mountain Community Center has to offer.
Beech Mountain Community Club needs volunteers for its lending library, children’s library, craft center and community closet. If you are interested in helping us, please contact the Beech Mountain Community Club at (828) 898-5051. Any donations you can make to our libraries or community closet would be greatly appreciated as well.
If you are interested in reserving the community center for an event, or if you have any events, announcements, birthdays or anniversaries that you would like to see in this article, please contact me at (828) 898-4299.
Please remember to keep those who are sick, as well as those who are going through a difficult time, in your thoughts and prayers.
I hope that everyone has a great week, and may God bless you.