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Newcomers and Friends
in McDowell County
Q. What is Newcomers and Friends?
A. An organization for newcomers and other residents of McDowell County which extends a friendly community welcome and promotes lasting friendships.
Q. When and where are meetings held?
A. 2nd Tuesday of month, September - May. Location varies: Call 652-4240.
Q. What programs are presented?
A. Noon luncheon followed by presentations on a wide range of topics, e.g.: health, fashion, education, community issues, crafts, entertainment, and others.
Also, an annual auction is held.
Q. Other activities?
A. Yes - several interest groups which meet at members' homes. Samples are:
· Arts/crafts · Trips · Exercise · Supper clubs · Bridge
Q. Activities which include husbands/guests?
A. During the year, various events include husbands or other guests, such as parties, pot-luck suppers and family picnics.
Q. Who may become a member?
A. Any resident of McDowell County. Visitors are always welcome!
McDowell Chamber of Commerce
828-652-4240 / Fax 828-659-9620