Garner: Community

Club notes: May 1

Students join honor society

Johnston Community College students were inducted into the Beta Zeta Theta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for the 2015-16 academic year.

From Clayton: Samuel Baxter, Yvonne Bivens, Justin Bratcher, Hailey Chalfant, Aubrey Devinney, Isabel Douglas, Noah Evans, Emma Hall, Lawanda Harris, Jason Hudda, Jose Jimenez, Deanna Massey, Robert Murphy, Lindsey Pearson, Lisa Ross, Katherine Samuelson, Hillary Sudbury, Evelyn Tovar, Lewis Wagner, Kelley Whittington and Patricia Wildoner.

From Garner: Erica Andrews, Alexia Binns, Sarah Mitchell, Jordan Prosser, Andrew Roman and Lynsie Williams.

Plant sale

The Steel Magnolias Garden Club’s annual plant sale is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Zebulon Baptist Church overflow parking lot, 400 Arendell Ave.

Perennials, annuals, herbs, shrubs and Japanese maples will be for sale. For more information, call 919-269-6514.

Boy Scout car wash fundraiser

The Boy Scout Troop 33 car wash fundraiser will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, in the parking lot at Oakland Presbyterian Church, 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton. Donations accepted.

Classic Car Club meets

Memory Lane Classic Car Club meets for dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Clubhouse Restaurant in the 40/42 community. For more information, call 919-553-6229.

Garner Civitan Club

The Garner Civitan Club meets for dinner at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 1005 Poole Drive, Garner. The progam is from 7-8 p.m. The club serves children with developmental disabilities and others in need.

Garner Lions Club

The Garner Lions Club meets for dinner at 6:45 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at 305 W. Main St. Guests are welcome.

Dinner is $10. To RSVP, email The Garner Lions Club serves blind and visually impaired people and other people in need in the Garner community.

Garner Optimist Club

The Garner Optimist Club meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at the Club House, 2110 Vandora Springs Road, Garner. The meeting on the first Monday of each month is meal night and the meeting on the second Monday of the month is a board meeting. Guests and new members are welcome. For more information, call 919-779-7076.

Johnston County Beekeepers Association

The Johnston County Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield. For more information, visit

South Wake County VFW Post 10225

The Garner South Wake County VFW and Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at Post headquarters, 1706 W. Garner Road, Garner. For more information, call 919-772-1062.

Aversboro Run Club

Aversboro Run Club meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday outside Aversboro Restaurant & Sports Bar, 1411 Aversboro Road, Garner. The club is open to every runner and walker, and runs set routes of three to five miles. The restaurant offers specials to all walkers and runners upon their return.

Garner Women’s Club

The Garner Woman’s Club, a community service club, meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the clubhouse on U.S. 70 W in Garner. Contact:

The club does not meet in June, July, August or December.

Garner American Legion Post 232

The Garner American Legion Post 232 meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Turner Memorial Baptist Church, 3704 Benson Road, Garner. For more information, call 919-803-8846.

Rotary Clubs

▪  The Cleveland Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at the Cleveland Draft House, 361 Shotwell Road.

▪  The Garner Mid-Day Rotary Club meets for lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Logan’s Roadhouse, 1000 Timber Drive East, Garner.

▪  The Rotary Club of Garner meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 2100 Buffaloe Road, Garner.

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