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3030 11th Avenue Drive SE
Hickory, NC 28602

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PO Box 669
Newton, NC 28658

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teen Family NET will offer a free, one-day training in Youth Mental Health First Aid for parents and teachers on Saturday, May 17. This training will help parents recognize common mental health concerns affecting youths. Although the training is free, advance registration is required by May 15....................Read more

elderly woman Catawba County residents are encouraged to make a donation to the Grace McLeod Fund, which will make life easier for low-income elderly or disabled persons served by Adult Services Programs of Social Services. The Fund is used for items not covered by Medicaid or any other source....................Read more

tablet More than 100 local seniors are able to use tablet computers and access helpful websites, thanks to a technology grant from the State Library on North Carolina and efforts by the Catawba County Library System and the Department of Social Services Seniors Morning Out Program. ...................Read more

Distracted Driving A team of HCAM Photography students won the First Place Award, chosen by a panel of judges. A team of Cosmetology students won two top honors: the Community Share Award, as the video with the most YouTube and Facebook likes and shares; and the Viewer's Choice Award...................Read more

tapestry Catawba County Seniors Morning Out will offer a variety of activities in April, including Easter crafts, musical performances, and information about better nutrition and health. Performances by Tapestry, a harp and flute duo, are supported by a grant from the United Arts Council......................Read more

Former Miss America Marilyn Van DerBur, a former Miss America, will talk about her recovery from childhood incest at an event sponsored by the Children's Advocacy & Protection Center of Catawba County. Reservations for the April 28th event need to be completed by April 10.......................Read more

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