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Sylvia Burton - Special for The Stokes News

Asbury Evangelical Presbyterian Church is having a HUGE yard sale Friday, October 9, and Saturday, October 10. This is an inside event and will be held rain or shine. The sale starts at 8:00 am and doesn’t end till 3:00 pm. This gives everyone plenty of time to look for those “special goodies” that you just can’t live without! The church is located on Flippin Road in the Asbury community.

Don’t forget the “Fall Food Bingo” scheduled for Saturday, October 17, at the Francisco Community Building. Hot dogs will be served at 6:00 pm and the games start at 7:00 pm. This bingo event is sponsored by the Francisco Ladies Auxiliary.

There will be a concert featuring internationally-acclaimed, award-winning Celtic/American string virtuoso, Robin Bullock, at the Danbury Community Church, Saturday, October 17, at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 each and can be obtained by contacting Skip Staples, All profits will be donated to our local food banks. Sounds like a wonderful event!

“Our Communities” initiative group will be having a meeting, Monday, October 19, at the Francisco Community Building. The meeting starts at 7:00 pm and refreshments will be served. On the agenda – From Interests to Action. Now that the process is underway for the creation of the non-profit organization, we can move forward to address local needs and build partnerships, we hope, with local government, service organizations, businesses, community groups and neighbors. We hope you can join us!

Sylvia Burton is a resident of the Francisco community and can be reached at or 336-351-3216.

Sylvia Burton

Special for The Stokes News

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