‘Meet Your Neighbors Brown Bag Lunch’ April 13

Published 9:42 pm Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The Thermal Belt Friendship Council invites local residents to participate in the “Meet Your Neighbors Brown Bag Lunch” on Saturday, April 13, 11:45 a.m., at Bryant Park. The park is located adjacent to St. Luke CME Church (462 Markham Road, Tryon).  Parking is available in the church lower parking lot nearest the park.

The purpose of the event is for neighbors to bring their own brown bag lunch, fellowship with individuals they know from their community, and to meet new people outside their neighborhood.

Attendees will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and tell their life story in 3 – 5 minutes.

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The Thermal Belt Friendship Council is a non-profit organization with the purpose of promoting unity and diversity throughout Polk County, Landrum and western North Carolina.

Membership is free, and the organization meets monthly, the second Tuesday, at 6 p.m., at Roseland Community Center.  Council events include monthly lunches that serve the purpose of supporting local businesses while enhancing the visibility of individuals of different races, ethnicities and national origins fellowshipping together in public; special speakers and showing of movies related to race relations;

Christmas Caroling at the White Oak Nursing Center, followed by a Christmas Potluck; Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship; and a community picnic the first Saturday in June each year at Harmon Field.

For more information pertaining to the Thermal Belt Friendship Council, contact Lynnea Stadelmann, Secretary at 864-706-0562.

– article submitted by Joseph Fox, Ed.D., PHR