Courier Community Calendar 9-21-16

• 68th Gillespie reunion set for Oct. 2

The 68th annual Gillespie reunion will be held at the Balsam Grove, N.C., community center beginning at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. Please come and encourage your family as well. Bring a well-filled basket and drink of choice. Plates, cups and ice will be furnished.

• Widowed persons group plans meetings

The Pickens County WOP is a social group for widowed persons that meets on the second Friday of each month at 6 p.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. For additional information on group activities, call Pat LeRoy at (864) 850-1987 or Ruth Thomas at (864) 859-6093.

• Brown reunion set for Sunday at GBC

The annual reunion for the descendants of Robert and Leona Brown will be held this Sunday, Sept. 25, in the Fellowship Building of Griffin Baptist Church. Plates, cups, napkins, silverware, serving utensils and ice will be provided. Please bring a well-filled basket and your favorite beverages. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. For more information, call Brenda Wires at (864) 878-4270.

• Chappell reunion planned this weekend

Family and friends of the late J.C. (Came) and Elizabeth Patterson Chappell are invited to their annual family reunion this Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Holly Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Building in Pickens. Lunch will be served around 1:30 pm, so bring some good food and enjoy the fellowship. Pass the word to family and friends.

• FLC to host blessing of the animals event

The annual blessing of the animals will be held at Faith Lutheran Chapel on Sunday Oct. 2, beginning at 3 p.m. in the parking lot across from Blue Ridge Co-op. Please bring your beloved pets for this special blessing. All are welcome. Faith Lutheran Chapel is located at 729 W. Main St. in Pickens.

• Lewis reunion set for Oct. 2 at Mt. Sinai

The Anthony B. and Evelyn Ellenburg Lewis reunion will be held on Oct. 2 at Mount Sinai Church Fellowship Building. Everyone is welcome and asked to bring a well-filled basket.