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Statement of Health & Concern

Dear WCCC Friends and Patrons,

As everyone must know by now, the State of Georgia has been hit with the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  In order to prevent the illness from spreading to our WCCC family, we are closely monitoring communications from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Org…

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Resources for Understanding Coronavirus

Public concern over the Coronavirus grows as more people in the US become infected. Health officials have listed some ways you can help protect yourself from becoming infected. 

Wash Your Hands Often

The best thing you can do for your health is to wash your hands thoroughly and often. Som…

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Find Your SilverSneakers Success

If you have a SilverSneakers membership, what do you have to lose by trying out a free SilverSneakers class at the Winterville Center?

Not sure what SilverSneakers is about? Find out more in this information video that will introduce you to the SilverSneakers program:

 

Fitness can be …

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Can Functional Fitness Help Me?

Do you want to live a longer, more satisfying life? You may want to consider practicing a functional fitness program to improve your ability to do daily activities while extending your life and improving your general enjoyment of life.

 

What is functional fitness?

 

Many daily activities dep…

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How to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

How do escape the tendency to make new year’s resolutions and then fail to keep them? 

 

There are some simple ways to set large goals and complete them by taking smaller steps every day. Instead of worrying about how you do something huge, think about what small ways you can move toward your …

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"The Senior Sewing Club" of 1916 Winterville

 

Winterville has a long history of crafting. Thanks to Gwen Lotte, we have a news article about a sewing club. The newspaper is dated December 1st, 1916

 

This is a transcript of the article:

“This club has become one of the institutions of the town. Monday afternoon Mrs. Alice De…

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Frequently Asked Questions at the Winterville Center

Winterville Center Frequently Asked Questions

 

Do any clubs meet at the Winterville Center?

 

We have two free clubs that meet at the Winterville Center. Threadworks Crafting Club is for fiber crafters. They meet on Tuesdays during Coffeehouse from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

 

Mah Jongg is a Chinese game using tiles. The game is…

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Pre-Register and Pay for Classes Online

We now have a process where you can register and pay for classes on our website. 

 

Pre-registration for classes is highly recommended in case the class is too full to accept walk-ins. In this registration process, you can also pay for your classes online through Paypal.

To register for a…

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Georgia Historic Recipes from 1883

 

There is very little in life that can bond people together like food. Many cultures are known as much for their food as anything else, and even Georgia can be known for our delicious food. 

 

These recipes are from the 1883 edition of the Dixie Cookbook, compiled by Estelle Woods Wilc…

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10 Blogs to Help You Plan the Perfect Party

 

You have a big milestone coming up and want to celebrate with a party or event. But how do you pick the theme, plan the decor, and make the food that will really help your guests have a good time?

Everyone can use a little help in planning a memorable event. We’ve found some great party pla…

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Introducing Our New Website Design!

As you may have noticed, we have a new website redesign!

The intention of this design was to make the most searched information easier to find while updating our style and mobile website.

Here are some of the new features of our website:

Calendar Feature

The calendar can now be fou…

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Need to Talk to Us or Get Updates?

Need to Talk to the Winterville Center?

 

Have a question, comment, or suggestion? Did you know there are many ways to contact us at the Winterville Center?

Ways to Contact the Winterville Center

You are welcome to call us at 706-742-0823, or come by any time during our office hours, which are Monday through Thursday, from 9…

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Telling a Couple's Story: Planning an Anniversary to Remember

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The most memorable parties are the ones that not only tell the stories of the past but become a story themselves in the future.

 

Telling the story of the couple is the most important thing you can do when planning an anniversary party. This is commonly thought of as the theme, but every…

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How to Crochet for Beginners

Athens crochet classes at the Winterville Center

 

Crocheting can be a relaxing hobby that can produce beautiful handmade items.

Crochet can look intimidating, but it is fairly easy to learn and start making items for yourself or for gifts.

Some crocheters are creating handmade items for charity. Others are "yarn bombing", or crochet…

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