Mark Your Calendar: Rex Lumber hosts employee health fair Thursday

Published 12:35 pm Tuesday, October 17, 2023

BROOKHAVEN — Flu season is here and Kings Daughters Medical Center and Rex Lumber are partnering for a health fair Thursday. Blood pressure and glucose checks and flu shots will be offered at the health fair starting at 11 a.m.

The health fair is for employees only.

Mark your calendars for other events such as a shrimp dinner and ribbon cutting Thursday.

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New Construction

Brookhaven Academy celebrates the completion of a new office building and classrooms at the front of the school next Thursday. The ribbon cutting will be held at 8:30 a.m. nearly a year after students celebrated the ground breaking ceremony.

People can tour the new building immediately following the ribbon cutting.

Shrimp Dinner

Junior Auxiliary will host a Shrimp Dinner this Thursday starting at 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets for shrimp plates are $15 a piece.

Each plate comes with boiled shrimp, potato salad, corn on the cob, crackers and cocktail sauce. Sales from the event help fund Junior Auxiliary Community Service Projects in Lincoln County.

This year marks the 36th annual Peel em’ and Eat em’ Shrimp Dinner for JA. Plates can be picked up at the Lincoln County Civic Center Thursday afternoon.

Book Signing

Author Sheila Williams will host a book signing this weekend. It is one of several events planned in Brookhaven this week.

Williams wrote the book “Black Flames of Fire,” and published the book this summer. She will sign books outside Sullivan’s Grocery between Tobacco Mart. The signing will start at 1 p.m. Saturday and will last until she runs out of books.

Read more about William’s story on The Daily Leader.