Boone Service League to meet Feb. 5

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Article Published: Jan. 30, 2013 | Modified: Feb. 6, 2013

The Boone Service League’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Deerfield United Methodist Church in Boone.

Light refreshments and fellowship begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m. Child care is available. Bring new packages of diapers and baby wipes for donation to the clients of OASIS (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information and Service). The league typically meets the first Tuesday of every month.

Established in 1957 as an auxiliary women’s organization to the Boone Jaycees, the Boone Service League is open to women 21 and older living in the High Country area, including Watauga, Ashe and Avery counties.

In 2011-12, the Boone Service League awarded $7,000 in grants to eight High Country organizations and presented two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors. Boone Service League members also hold food and supplies drives, volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program and provide financial assistance for families in crisis.

Save the date for the league’s annual spring fundraiser, Motown in the Mountains, at Meadowbrook Inn in Blowing Rock on Friday, April 12. The evening includes musical entertainment by Soul Benefactor, hors d’oeuvres and a live auction.

Businesses interested in sponsoring the event should contact a member of the Boone Service League or call (828) 264-9955.

The Boone Service League openly seeks new members who are interested in providing much-needed service while meeting new friends. For more information about the Boone Service League, visit http://www.booneserviceleague.org or find the organization on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/booneserviceleague.


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