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Captain D’s fundraiser to benefit Richmond County senior programs

Thursday's "Spirit Night" at Captain D's will benefit senior programs provided by Richmond County Aging Services.
Pam Simmons - Richmond Observer

ROCKINGHAM — Captain D’s Seafood will be the site of a fundraiser sponsored by Richmond County Aging Services from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. 

Executive Director Jacqueline Welch invites the community to come out for a seafood meal, with 10 percent of the net proceeds going to the county’s senior programs and activities. 

For a dollar, diners will also be able to spin a wheel for a chance of prizes, with a guaranteed win each time.

During the same time, starting at 6 p.m., the department will host its monthly senior supper club, “Alive After 55.” 

The program is open to any senior who is looking for social support, friendship and “great food.”

 Reservations for dinners are required at least 24 hours prior to the event so the venue can plan accordingly. Call 910-997-4491 to register.

The department provides a focal point for aging resources as well as opportunities to extend independent living and to enrich the quality of life for the older adults of Richmond County.


Services include in-home aide services, nutrition, senior centers, and Seniors Health Insurance Information Program. 

The agency is also asking for donations of new space heaters and new blankets to older adults keep warm during the cold winter months. They can be dropped off at the office located on 225 S. Lawrence St. in Rockingham.

Volunteers are also needed for the Meals on Wheels delivery program and the Telephone Reassurance Program. Those interested in more information can call the department or email agingservices@richmondnc.com.

Spaces are still available for the program “Drugs Uncovered: What Parents and Adults Need to Know/For the Health of It” at Second Baptist Church in Hamlet on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. 

This free workshop will provide information to parents, guardians, educators and counselors on drug and alcohol abuse and ways to equip young people with the skills to make healthy choices. 

Contact Melinda at 910-997-7105, ext. 0 for more information.


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