News in briefWritten by Admin
Recreation Department plans Christmas day camp
The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will offer a day camp for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade at the Waynesville Recreation Center from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30 and 31.
The camp will include field trips, games, movies, swim time in the pool, and other fun park activities. Campers will need to bring a swimsuit, lunch, tennis shoes, water shoes, a towel and snacks. The campers will receive an exact itinerary when they are registered.
Each day camp will be limited to 30 campers.
Macon plans ACA information sessions
Cynthia Solesbee, a certified Health Care Navigator for Macon County, will host three community educational sessions on the Affordable Care Act in the meeting room at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin in December.
The sessions will be held at three different times in order for people with different work schedules to attend the needs of the community.
• From 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2.
• From 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4.
• From 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.
No registration is necessary and people can just show up.
The presentation will include a basic overview of the Affordable Care
Act and discuss the new programs available to consumers. Solesbee will also be able to make individual appointments with the public to help lead them through the sign-up process.
For more information call the Macon County Public Library at 828.524.3600.
CareNet, Santa Claus hold Franklin food drive
Macon County CareNet has joined with the organizers of the Santa’s Gift Shop to conduct a food drive to help replenish the shelves of the CareNet Food Pantry from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 29 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Macon County Community Facilities Building in Franklin.
CareNet was founded in 1988 by a group of local people who attended different churches but wanted to come together to form an alliance between their churches and other groups who provided assistance to the community. Their goal is to better serve the community in times of crisis and to do so by working from one central location.
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