Western: ALFA Hike slated to raise funds

News Notes: Carolinas

Hike slated to raise funds

MORGANTON — ALFA’s annual Hike for Hope to benefit those affected by HIV/AIDS will be held on April 16 at Catawba Meadows Park along the Catawba River Greenway.

Last year it raised over $20,000 and event hosts hope to top that with $35,000 this year.

All funds raised during this event stay in Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Lincoln, Watauga and Wilkes Counties.

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To register, volunteer or for more information, call 828-322-1447, x223, email ALFADev@ALFAInfo.org or visit ALFAHikeForHope.org.

Youth group gets non-profit status

HICKORY — OUTRight Youth of Catawba Valley, an LGBT youth organization, has received official notification of its 501(c)(3) status approval.

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LGBT teens in Catawba County who are seeking a supportive, social space should contact Vice President Eddie Beard at bearded47@charter.net.

Financial contributions are also being sought. Send them to OUTRight Youth of Catawba Valley, P.O. Box 2222, Hickory, NC 28603.


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Posted by Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen is QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director. She can be reached at specialassignments@goqnotes.com and 704-531-9988, x205.