Up & Coming Weekly

March 05, 2019

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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MARCH 6-12, 2019 UCW 31 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM CUMBERLAND Saturday, March 23 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bordeaux Center at Ramada Plaza 1707 Owen Drive, Fayetteville Keynote Speaker Tony Avent - e Indiana Jones of horticulture, curator, breeder, columnist, and creator of Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Gardens located in Raleigh Carol Reese - Nationally known speaker, columnist, and an Extension Horticulture specialist at the University of Tennessee who blends gardening with her own quirky humor A three course lunch is included in the ticket price only to those who register by March 19. A Live Plant Auction will conclude the symposium with Avent as the auctioneer. Garden related vendors and special garden interest groups will be available for participants to browse, gather information and make purchases between sessions and at lunch. e purpose of the symposium is to carry out the Cumberland County Extension Master Gardeners Volunteer Association's mission: to educate the residents of Cumberland County in North Carolina State approved horticulture practices based on unbiased, research-based information for their own gardens, lawns and landscapes. Registration and symposium information can be found by going to https://www.eventbrite.com. J ob seekers will have the opportunity to meet employers, hand out their resumes and apply for jobs. ey are advised to dress professionally; bring plenty of resumes; and be prepared for short, on-the-spot interviews with potential employers. A variety of industries will be represented at the job fair including education, business/professional, child care, customer service, government, distribution, food service, health care, retail and more. All job seekers are invited to attend this free event! e Internet Job Café hosted by the Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center will be available for job seekers to submit online job applications during the event. e Cumberland County NC Works Career Center will also provide staff and services to help job seekers with resume review, NC Works registration, veterans services and career training services and information. e City of Fayetteville Transit Department and B & W Transportation will provide free van transportation to and from the job fair about every 15 minutes between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. City vans will pick up from the FAST Transit Center and B & W Transportation vans will pick up from DSS, 1225 Ramsey St., and the NC Works Career Center, 414 Ray Avenue. e last trip from the Crown Expo for all vans will depart at 2:30 p.m. More information at ccdssnc.com, or contact Toni Wright-Harris at 910-677-2151 or AnntonietteWrightHarris@ccdssnc.com or Robert Relyea at 910-677-2222 or robertrelyea@ccdssnc.com. e job fair is presented in partnership with the Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center, NC Works Career Center, City of Fayetteville, Fayetteville Technical Community College, Public Works Commission, Beasley Media Group, Copiers Plus, Hardee's and McDonald's. March to Work Job Fair 20th Annual Cumberland County Department of Social Services Wednesday, March 20 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crown Expo Center, 1960 Coliseum Drive TRUE CRIME @ YOUR LIBRARY Spend the day examining true crime with professional investigators and educators. Author Amanda Lamb delivers the keynote address. Registration is required. Saturday, March 16 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Headquarters Library 300 Maiden Lane Check out the crime scene: In a staged setting, Fayetteville Technical Community College's forensic science instructors and students will explain techniques used by law enforcement when processing a crime scene. Note: Portions of some presentations may be too graphic for younger or more sensitive participants. News for Cumberland County Residents co.cumberland.nc.us Cumberland Matters 116 Green Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301 | 910-829-9171 www.fascinate-u.com March Events SAT., Mar. 9: 11:00- 1:00 Make It Take It - Fruit Loop Rainbow Collages THUR., Mar. 14: 10:00-10:30 Fascinating Story Time with the Library (free admission for story time) SAT., Mar. 16: 11:00 - 1:00 Super Science Saturday - Earth & Space (NISE Network toolkit activities) WED., Mar. 20: 10:00-10:45 STEM Science @ Headquarters Library - Legos (free but register by calling 483-7727 ext. 1351) FRI., Mar. 22: 7:00-9:00pm 4th Friday - -Minion Magnets free admission and craft! Fayetteville's Neighborhood Pet Store Full-Service Grooming • Self-Wash Room Healthy Pet Foods • Gourmet Treats • Toys Collars & Leashes • and Much More! 1216 Fort Bragg Rd (910) 860-1200 @WoofGangFay

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