Upcoming events in the weeks ahead.
Martin Luther King Youth Program SSS - Dream Catchers 2019
Granny's Angels will sponsor a table at the 2019 Dream Catchers Youth MLK Event at SSS (Smithfield). Stop by and check us out...we would love to share information about our community efforts including this year's scholarship opportunity. (SETUP begins at 9:20a)
Grant Training, Raleigh (2 day workshop)
Wake County Sheriff's Office and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop for grant seekers who wish to learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals.
Breakfast Before Business - Johnston Community College
Granny's Angels will attend the 2019 Breakfast Before Business Event at JCC on Thursday, February 7. Each year JCC host its annual Breakfast Before Business event with local keynote speakers. This year will be Corey and Kegan Rush of Blue Pack Marketing. Admission is $15 if you're interested to attend or would like to be a sponsor.
Granny's Angels Team Meeting 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Theme "Caring Hearts"
Granny's Angels Scholarship
Scholarship application are available February 1 - March 30. Granny's Angels will alternate between high schools to provide other high school students the opportunity to participate.
JCC Foundation Board Awards Linda Lassiter Inaugural Scholarship
Johnston Community College Foundation celebrated the life and philanthropy of the late Linda Vann Lassiter Thursday, March 7th at the inaugural luncheon and women’s event named in her memory. After her passing, the Lassiter family directed a generous gift to the JCC Foundation to start the Linda Vann Lassiter Women’s Society Endowment. The annual distribution of this fund, once fully endowed, will support scholarships for young women in Johnston County. The long-term goal of the society is to build the endowment to ensure all rising eighth grade female students in Johnston County will be able to receive the Linda Vann Lassiter Women’s Society Scholarship to attend JCC after graduation from high school.
Sarah Godwin, an eighth grader from Selma Middle School, is the inaugural recipient of the scholarship. To learn more about the Linda Vann Lassiter Women’s Society, contact the JCC Foundation at (919) 209-2222 or at email@example.com.
Reality of Money with High School Seniors at SJHS
The SJHS students had some real eye opening experience with what it will be like to be on their own in the "real world". Based on their comments and feedback from all involved it was a great event. Thanks for volunteering your time and support to our students! A special thanks to NCSECU staff for organizing this activity.
Announce winner of fundraiser raffle at 4:00 PM live via facebook.
1st prize - 50" TV 1080p
2nd prize - Mini Ipad 16GB
3rd prize - $75 worth of Cheesecake Factory Gift Cards
Granny's Angels Team Meeting
Team will meet at 1:00 - 3:00 to revew scholarship applications, score applicants. Select and notify winner. Print certificate, confirm ceremony to present award. This year's award will be presented by Monique and Markisha at SSS ceremony TBD.
Youth Expo Entrepreneurship Workshop
Granny's Angels requested to participate in youth expo
Fayetteville, NC at 10:00 AM. Setup at 9:00.
JOCO Special Olympics
Spring games will be held on two days this year at SSS. On Thursday, April 11th will be elementary school kids and April 12th will be middle and high schools. Granny's Angels will attend and participate during the morning session on April 12 starting at 8:30 AM.
Benson Middle School Children's Book Reading
Granny's Angels will attend Benson Middle School to read Granny's Angels Childrens Book Series to seven kindergarten classes on April 12th at 1:00 - 2:00 PM.
Clayton 150th Sesquicentennial Anniversary
Granny's Angels has proudly work with Clayton Town Administration with other local citizens to host the 150 year celebration. This event will not only acknowledge 150 years but it will also:
Commemorate historical moments since 1869 that has led to Clayton's success
Celebrate the milestone of achievements as we spotlight Clayton 150th year anniversary in 2019
Collaborate new partnerships to create future memories, growth and development opportunities as Clayton continues to evolve over the next 150 years
JOIN US- WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
Student Professional Development
South Johnston is excited to offer a Student PD Day on April 18th. This day will allow students the opportunity to learn about items that may not historically be offered within their regular school course load. When asked what students wish they could learn in school that they haven't learned, they mentioned topics such as writing checks, paying taxes, writing in cursive, understanding credit and credit scores, and much more.
Duke Rainbow of Heroes Walk Event
Granny's Angels will volunteer to assist with setup of the event. The walk will take place on Saturday, April 27th at the Duke Center for Living Track. We don't mind volunteering to make this magical event a success!
Johnston County Relay for Life
Senior Citizens Prom
Granny's Angels will sponsor a Senior Citizens prom dance at Gabriel Manor Assisted Living Nursing Home in Clayton on June 15th at 6:00 PM. The theme is "Hollywood Gala - A Royal Event. A king and queen will be crowned at the end of program.