Up & Coming Weekly

November 24, 2020

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM 14 UCW NOVEMBER 25-DECEMBER 1, 2020 Tour of Churches benets the Empty Stocking Fund a STAFF REPORT EVENT e Elizabethtown-W hite Lake Area Chamber of Commerce has a Tour of Churches throughout Bladen Count y planned for Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. e ticketed event will allow local churches to showcase their church buildings and the histor y behind them. e tour is self-guided with participants navigating to and from each location using the map provided with the event ticket. However, guides will be available to talk about church histor y and show visitors around. e tour will give people the opportunit y to learn about and visit local churches, as well as take part in a fundraiser for the Empt y Stocking Fund. is fund is a communit y partnership of the Bladen Journal, Leinwands and the Bladen Count y Department of Social Services. By donating for a ticket for the Tour of Churches, participants are making a con- tribution to less fortunate children in the communit y, according to Terri Dennison, the director of communications and marketing for Elizabethtown. e Chamber of Commerce hopes that the tour will be successful and become an annual event encouraging locals and visitors to see the count y and patronize local shops and restaurants. e 2020 Bladen Count y Tour of Churches includes six churches: Bladenboro First Baptist Church, Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church, the Chapel at Harmony Hall, Old Trinit y Methodist Church, St. Christopher's Episcopal Church and Trinit y United Methodist Church. Tickets can be obtained at the Elizabethtown–W hite Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, any of the participating church locations, or online at https://w w w.eventbrite. com/e/tour-of-churches-bladen-count y-nc- tickets-126312310521. e Chamber is reques - ting a $5 donation per ticket to benet the Empt y Stocking Fund. e tour is part of the kick-o for Warm Southern Christmas, the Chamber's annual holiday celebration which begins anksgiving weekend. For more information of the Tour, call 910- 862-4368 or visit http://elizabethtownwhitela- ke.com/tour-of-churches/. Bladenboro First Baptist Church 500 South Main Street, Bladenboro Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church 8561 Mercer Mill Brown Marsh Road, Clarkton e Chapel at Harmony Hall 1615 River Road, White Oak Old Trinity Methodist Church 311 East Broad Street, Elizabethtown Saint Christopher's Episcopal Church 2607 Walnut Street, Elizabethtown Trinity United Methodist Church 901 West Broad Street, Elizabethtown Contributing Writers Wanted Join the Up & Coming team Use your creative talents to promote community events (people, concerts, theater, festivals, sports, etc.) Basic writing and interviewing skills needed Intern opportunities available for college students Contact editor@upandcomingweekly.com (910) 483-6200 VOLUME 14 | ISSUE 10 OCTOBER | 2020 Inspiring, educating, empowering and celebrating women in our community M A G A Z I N E West Fayetteville Farm Girls Fall Flavors for Your Table Help for Women's Health Carve and Craft Pumpkin Art More inside: VOLUME 14 | ISSUE 11 NOVEMBER | 2020 Inspiring, educating, empowering and celebrating women in our community M A G A Z I N E Easy Entertaining with Friends and Family Amplifying Thanks with a Grateful Attitude Destressing the Holidays Soup's On: Simple Suppers More inside: Simple Pleasures Simple Pleasures BY, FOR & ABOUT Inspiring, educating, empowering and celebrating women in our community

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