King Outreach Ministries needs Detergent, Baby needs, Personal Care Products, Good used furniture for Thrift Shop, Good used blankets and quilts, linens, curtains, Good used fans and small air conditioners, household items, dishes, flatware, pots and pans, lamps, lamp shades. For information, please call 336-983-4357 or email@example.com
First Baptist Church, King is hosting the Hoppers in concert on Sunday, April 17 @ 10:30 a.m. There is no admission fee. A love offering will be received. Call 336-983-5252 for more information.
Priddy Manor Assisted Living, 336-983-3068., Family Caregiver Support Group Meeting, April 12. Call Amy Wilhelm for more information.
On Sunday, April 17 the Stokes County Historical Society will proudly host a program about an early Stokes County family’s historic journey. “Spaenhauers: From Switzerland to North Carolina” will be presented by Verna Spainhour Brewer, President of the Muttenz (Spainhour) Descendants, at 2:00 p.m. in the King Public Library located at 101 W. Pilot View Drive, King,. The program will include a side trip to the historic Spainhour Cabin which was built in 1774 by Johann and Anna Volck Spaenhauer. This event is free and open to the public with light refreshments served. http://www.sc-hs.org
Stokes County Special Olympics will be held at West Stokes High School football field April 22, 2016 (rain date April 29). Opening Ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m. with Games starting at 10:00. Public is encouraged to come out and support these awesome athletes.
The King Lions Club is holding a firearm raffle for the Spring 2016. Tickets are being sold by Lions Club members for $20 each or 6 for $100. The firearms presented by Betty’s Country Grocery include: Mossberg 500 12 ga pump shotgun, Henry H001 Lever action 22 rifle, Ruger LC9s 9mm Pistol, Savage Axis Muddy Girl Rifle, and Glock 43 9mm Pistol. The raffle will be held at the regular meeting of the Lions Club on May 24, 2016.Emailcandicefixod@gmail.com for tickets.
The American Legion Post 290 has wheel chairs, walkers, crutches, canes, potty chairs and shower chairs available for residents needs. Please call Jim Rosamond, 391-3618 for these items.
Trinity United Methodist Church – Community Fellowship Meal at 6 p.m. every second Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 725 W. Dalton Road in King. The meal is Free. Call 336-983-5405 for more information.
King Public Library – We are now taking donations of gently used books and household items for our upcoming Spring Book & Rummage Sale to be held April 7th, 8th, & 9th.
American Red Cross will be at Trinity United Methodist Church, Dalton Road, King on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. To schedule your appointment call Peggy R at 671-0151 or Peggy L. at 416-2786. Walk-ins welcome.
Saturday, May 7, the Wildcats Gridiron Club will host their 2nd Annual Wildcat Gridiron Golf Tournament at Pilot Knob Park Country Club, 450 Club House Drive, Pilot Mountain. Registration begins at noon. $200 per team (4 players per team). Several contests held on day of event. Sponsors and players needed! Please contact Dewey Maynard at firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-book your team or with sponsorship questions. All proceeds to be donated to the West Stokes High School football program.
PINEAPPLE CHICKEN SALAD
By Sue Francis
3 chicken breasts
1 cup mayonnaise
1 medium can crushed pineapple, drained
Salt and pepper to taste
1 ¼ cup celery, chopped
1 Tbsp. prepared mustard
½ jar bacon bits
Cook chicken, chop chicken. Combine all ingredients and toss together.
By Frances Rutledge
1 head broccoli cut in small pieces
1 head cauliflower cut in small pieces
1 small onion cut in rings
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
Mix this all together and coat with the following sauce:
1 cup mayonnaise
½ Tbsp vinegar
½ tsp. sugar
½ tsp. salt
Dash of pepper
By Blake Smith
1 (10 ½ oz.) can pineapple tidbits
1-lb. can slice peaches
1-lb. cans pears
2 bananas, sliced and soaked in lemon juice, then drained
2 apples, chopped and soaked in salt water, then drained
1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
2 (3-oz.) boxes instant vanilla pudding mix
2 cups drained off fruit juice
Drain juice from pineapple, peaches and pears. Add enough fruit juice to make 2 cups (can use small cans of pineapple juice, apple or orange juice if not enough liquid from canned fruits). Mix fruit juice with pudding mix until well blended. Cut peaches and pears into chunks. Mix together all fruit. Pour pudding over top of fruit. Mix well. Can use any variety of fresh or canned fruits. Can add chopped pecans, if desired. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 10-12 servings.
Peggy Hall Wall has been covering the King Community for many years and can be reached at email@example.com or 336-813-6231.