Measles outbreak in Stokes county…GTCC aviation open house…BBB Shred Day…Jr League Rummage Sale this weekend (Headlines for Thursday)

Measles outbreak in Stokes county…GTCC aviation open house…BBB Shred Day…Jr League Rummage Sale this weekend (Headlines for Thursday)

Guilford Technical Community College is hosting an open house later today for anyone interested in their two-year aviation program. The open house is  happening from 5 to 8 p.m. at GTCC’s  Davis Aviation Center on North Regional Road in Greensboro.  GTCC’s Aviation Program has doubled in size in recent years. Many GTCC students graduating in July, already have jobs waiting…For more information: www.gtcc.edu    http://myfox8.com/2013/04/18/open-house-tonight-for-gtcc-aviation-program/

State health officials have issued a public health advisory concerning a measles outbreak in Stokes and Orange counties.  Experts say that Measles
(can) spread quickly, particularly in children and adults who are not vaccinated.  Measles is a highly contagious disease that is spread through the air by coughing and sneezing. Initial symptoms may include fever, runny nose, watery red eyes and cough. After a few days, a rash appears on the head and spreads over the entire body. FYI: Measles is usually preventable when kids get their MMR vaccination.   publichealth.nc.gov       http://myfox8.com/2013/04/18/state-officials-warn-of-measles-outbreak-in-stokes-orange-counties/

Two weeks away: National Day of Prayer coming up Thursday, May 2. This year’s NDP scripture verse is from Matthew 12:21“In His name (the name of Jesus), the nations will put their hope.2013 Honorary Chairman for the National Day of Prayer – Pastor Greg Laurie Find a Local NDP Event in your area:  http://nationaldayofprayer.org/events/

Prayer concern: A massive explosion last night at a fertilizer plant near Waco,  Texas leveling dozens of homes and businesses.  The blast literally shook houses 50 miles away, and registered  2.1 on the Richter scale. The American Red Cross assisting victims with food and shelter…www.foxnews.com/us/2013/04/18/numerous-injuries-reported-in-large-explosion-at-texas-fertilizer-plant/

Have a stack of personal documents that you need to get rid of??  BBB hosting another “Shred Day” this Saturday from 9 til noon  at the Joel Coliseum in
Winston-Salem.  
Find out just how long you SHOULD keep those important personal documents such as bank statements, tax returns, deposit slips or even cancelled checks. There is a list from the BBB:  http://cms-admin.bbb.org/storage/180/documents/BBB-Records-Retention-Schedule.pdf

Junior League Rummage Sale happening this Friday and Saturday at the Joel Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem. Details: www.jlws.org

Traffic Alert for downtown High Point – Spring Furniture Market begins this Saturday and runs thru next Thursday.    NOTE: Expect heavier traffic and lots more pedestrians walking around. *Expect tightened security and more parking restrictions around downtown -No large truck deliveries in the downtown area during Market hours (7am to 7pm)…No vehicles should be left unattended:  Food caterers and small delivery vehicles MUST have someone who can stay with the vehicle at all times.   http://myfox8.com/2013/04/16/police-to-increase-security-ahead-of-high-point-market/

A big Thank You from Don Adamick and his Volunteer Team to everyone who donated during last week’s Military Blood drive in Winston-Salem.   A RECORD 110 donors that took the time to show their love and support for our  servicemen and women stationed in Afghanistan.  The next Military Blood Drive will happen later in the Fall at the National Guard Armory.   

Greensboro Specialty Surgical Center is hosting a “Medical Job Fair” this Saturday (April 20) from 9 to 1pm at their location on N. Elm Street in Greensboro.    **Seeking Experienced: operating room registered nurses, certified surgical technicians, radiology technicians, certified nursing assistants, pre-op registered nurses and PAC-U registered nurses. Details: http://triadcareers.news-record.com/events

Book sale going on at the Mt Airy Public Library on Rockford Street -  Today through Saturday.  BTW: Saturday is half price day. (336) 789-5108

 

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