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Thank you for helping us promote the following upcoming blood drives in Stokes County. We currently have an URGENT need for blood!

Lawsonville Community Blood Drive

@ Lawsonville Ruritan Club Building

4589 NC 8 Hwy N, Lawsonville

Saturday, August 6, 2016

9:00am-1:30pm

For an appointment, call 336-593-8698.

Willow Oak Baptist Church Blood Drive

4837 NC 89 Hwy E, Walnut Cove

Monday, August 8, 2016

3:00pm-7:30pm

For an appointment, call 336-403-5333.

Stokes County Government Blood Drive

1014 Main Street, Danbury

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

10:00am-2:30pm

For an appointment, call 336-593-2448.

Trinity United Methodist Church Blood Drive

725 West Dalton Street, King

Monday, August 22, 2016

2:00pm-7:00pm

For an appointment, call 336-671-0151.

Pine Hall Ruritan Club Blood Drive

@ Pine Hall Elementary School

1400 Pine Hall Road, Pine Hall

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

3:00pm-7:30pm

For an appointment, call 336-409-8501.

Lynn Wilkes

Account Manager I

American Red Cross

Carolinas Blood Services Region

650 Coliseum Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27106

(Phone) 336-816-6280

King Public Library – FRIDAY-July 22nd at 10 am & 2 pm. Visitwww.nwrl.org for more!

Mitchell’s Nursery and Greenhouse -Has pretty flowering 10” hanging baskets on sale for $12.50. They are perfect to hang or to put in a planter for instant color. They can also be planted in the ground. We planted one on each side of our sign for instant color also. Begonias and lantana along with other plants are still available in individual pots for summer color, along with

begonias and vinca in 6 packs. We also have a late crop of tomatoes, cucumbers, and squash in 4 pack.

Three grandchildren of Danny Ray and Barbara Tucker are spending the week with them and attending Vacation Bible School at Mount Olive Baptist Church. They are Jaxson Farrar, Jordan Bracken and Chase Bracken. Little Johnny Farrar spent several days up here. Gabriell Southern and Briony Scott are spending the week and attending. Bryant Southern has been spending several weeks up here and is back home in Statesville attending driver’s training classes.

Peter’s Keys – Peter’s Keys would like to invite you to the Fifth Sunday Singing/Ice cream Social at Olive Grove Baptist Church, 2131 Volunteer Road, Pinnacle. Mark your calendar for July 31st, 6 p.m. The Mountain Valley Hospice Choir will be blessing us. Home made Ice Cream will be served in the Fellowship Hall following the program.

STOKES FAMILY YMCA – SAVE THE DATE! 17th Annual King of the Hill 5k/10k Saturday, September 17. Also includes a Kids Fun Run and Obstacle Course. Proceeds will benefit the LIVESTRONG® Cancer Survivor Program at the Stokes Family YMCA. Register online atwww.itsyourrace.com or stop by the Y for a registration form. Never ran a race? Set a new goal and join our 5k/10k training program beginning July 25th.

The United Fund of Stokes County – Is currently accepting applications for a “Special Project Grant”. Anyone who is in need of funding for a special project, should contact the United Fund of Stokes County to request an application. To be considered for the grant, the project must aim to improve the quality of life directly affecting Stokes County residents. The organization/project must also be non-profit. Applications will be accepted through August 1, 2016. Call 336-593-8904 or emailunitedfundstokes@gmail.com to request an application.

King Outreach Ministry – Detergent, Baby needs, Personal Care Products, Good used furniture for Thrift Shop, Good used blankets & quilts, linens, curtains, Good used fans & small air conditioners, household items, dishes, flatware, pots & pans, lamps, and lamp shades. For more information, please call 336-983-4357 or kingoutreach@triad.twcbc.com

Powerhouse Training Facility, 416 West King Street, King 336-985-6804 – Has two summer camps that they are offering (ages K-8th), 8 am – 6 pm or half days 8 – 12 noon or 1 pm – 5 pm – full week is $120 with a $20 discount for the second child and $75 for half days! Bag lunch will be required but we will provide snacks. These dates are August 8 – August 12 and August 22 – August 26. You must pre register ASAP but no registration fee is required.

Stokes Arts Council, 336-593-8159, 500 N. Main Street, Danbury -Will host local artist, Aaron Gibbons in the Apple Gallery, July 27 – August 23. An opening reception is planned for Friday, July 29, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Stokes County Arts Council.

Stokes Arts Council and Stokes County Economic Development, 1st Annual Hanging Rock Cruise In – July 30, 4 – 8 P.M.. Music by Rain Jacket, Food available for purchase at Hanging Rock Visitor Center, 1790 Hanging Rock Park Road in Danbury. Contact Stokes County Economic Dev. For Information at 336-593-2496. Rain date to be decided.

The United Fund of Stokes County, 336-593-8904 or email unitedfundstokes@gmail.com

Is currently accepting applications for a “Special Project Grant”. Anyone who is in need of funding for a special project, should contact the United Fund of Stokes County to request an application. To be considered for the grant, the project must aim to improve the quality of life directly affecting Stokes County residents. The organization/project must also be non-profit. Applications will be accepted through August 1, 2016.

Every Friday Night, BINGO at American Legion Post 290, King. Early bird at 6:30 p.m. Come and have fun.

RIMAK Construction Group beginning August 1 will be located in their new office at 149 Pineview Drive (behind the Post Office in King) The owner is Scott J. Tedder and may be reached at 336-462-6503 or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rimakhomes.

Chill the serving plates to keep the salad crisp.

Instant potatoes help thicken soups and stews.

To prevent cheese from sticking to a grater, spray the grater with cooking spray before beginning.

One pound of boneless chicken equals approximately 3 cups of cubed chicken.

Thaw all meats in the refrigerator for maximum safety.

A cheesecake needs several hours to chill and set.

It’s easier to thinly slice meat if it’s partially frozen.

LUCILLE’S CHOCOLATE PIE

1 cup granulated sugar

3 Tbsp. cocoa

3 Tbsp. flour

Dash of salt

1 ¾ cups milk

2 egg yolks

1 tsp. vanilla

Sift together sugar, cocoa, flour, and salt. Pour milk into a medium saucepan, add egg yolks and stir until blended. Slowly add dry ingredients, stirring to form smooth mixture. Cook over medium high heat

until thick, remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour into a baked 9-inch pie shell. Top with the following meringue.

MERINGUE

2 egg whites

¼ cup granulated sugar

Beat egg whites until soft peaks are formed; slowly add sugar and beat until stiff. Spread on top of pie and bake at 350 degrees until golden brown.

BLUEBERRY BARS

2 cups sugar

2 cups flour

1 cup oil

3 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup pecans, toasted

2 cups blueberries

Mix the sugar, eggs and oil. Before adding the blueberries and pecans, take some of the flour and coat them. Then add the rest of the flour, pecans and blueberries to the sugar mixture. Put into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

3 Sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite size cubes 2 tsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter… 1 tbsp of brown sugar (organic) 1 tsp of ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp of ground nutmeg Pinch of ground ginger Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat a small baking dish with cooking spray. Peel and dice the sweet potatoes into bite size cubes and place in the baking dish. Melt butter in the microwave and pour over the potatoes along with the olive oil, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt. Add more sugar or cinnamon if desired. Toss to coat evenly. Bake in the oven for 60 minutes. Stir the sweet potatoes once or twice during roasting.

SWEET HAWAIIAN CROCK-POT CHICKEN—EASY AND YUMMMY!!

2 lb. Chicken tenderloin chunks 1 cup pineapple juice 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup soy sauce

Combine all together, cook on low in Crock-pot 6-8 hours…that’s it! Done! Serve with brown rice and you have a complete, easy meal!!

BUTTER PECAN CAKE

Betty Crocker Butter Pecan Mix

Betty Cocker Cocoanut Pecan Icing

½ cup oil

1 cut water

4 eggs

¼ cup chopped pecans

Mix everything well except pecans. Grease cake pan and coat with powder sugar. Put chopped pecans in bottom of pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Peggy Hall Wall has been covering the King Community for many years and can be reached at peggyhwall@yahoo.com or 336-813-6231.

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Peggy Wall

King News

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