The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Local News

March 10, 2010

Search for golden shoes nears

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 — Stanly County Partners in Health is sponsoring a rather unique activity to get Stanly County citizens up and moving.

“The Search for the Gold — Shoes of Course!” is the name members of the group devised, with its duration running March 17-27.

“Golden shoes will be hidden in various parks throughout the county that we want families to go find, thus the get up and moving part,” said Karen E. Brown, coordinator of the event. Shoes will be hidden in parks in Oakboro, Locust, Norwood, Richfield, Badin and Albemarle’s Chuck Morehead, Rock Creek and City Lake parks.

Every shoe will have a tag instructing those who find it where to turn the shoe in, and will give some information as to what Partners in Health is all about.

The shoes will later be collected on March 27 from 1-3 p.m. at the Locust Day in the Park event. Every person that brings a golden shoe to the Partners in Health booth during this date will receive a prize, which include pedometers, beach towels, gold balls, iPods, a Nintendo Wii and a four person kayak trip. Prizes are limited to one shoe per person.

More information can be obtained through Brown at (704) 985-0948.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Janice Abernathy Stanly residents share memories of Mickey Rooney

    Mickey Rooney is remembered for his numerous film roles, including his immense popularity as a child actor and the Andy Hardy series.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Democrats rally platform at county convention

    There were as many no-shows as candidates vying for office at Saturday’s Democratic convention and breakfast at Stanly Regional Medical Center’s Magnolia Room.

    April 10, 2014

  • Candidates: Stanly must change EDC strategies

    Changes with how Stanly County pursues economic development and ethical standards in the Sheriff’s Office were a frequent theme at Thursday night’s Republican forum.

    April 10, 2014

  • Town increases sewer tap fee by $800, ups other fees

    The town of New London no longer has to worry about lagging behind the other areas of Stanly County when it comes to sewer fees and the costs to reconnect water and sewer. And the best part is, neither will its current residents and businesses.

    April 4, 2014

  • EDC plots main focus

    At a strategic development meeting Monday night, the Stanly County Economic Development Commission board told staff they would like to see a focus on bringing high-wage jobs into the county over the next few years.

    April 4, 2014

  • SRMC Picture Carolinas HealthCare unveils plans, changes for Stanly Regional

    Carolinas HealthCare System announced that expansions and changes will accompany Stanly Health Services’ integration into its system.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Angie Gallimore Bonanza packs Mkt. Station

    The rain didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits at Saturday’s Outdoorsman’s Bonanza.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • New Patrol Car Grant helps APD boost ranks, fleet

    The Albemarle Police Department has a new traffic officer and unmarked SUV patrolling the streets.

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Coffey Anderson Speaker offers youth advice

    Coffee and a Pop Tart is one way to wake up.
    Coffey Anderson and some pop music is another.

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mitchel T. Morton Service tributes Vietnam veteran

    A collage of faded photographs, two letters — one returned unopened and another stamped, but not mailed, and a yellowed newspaper clipping of an obituary kept in a plastic bag are among mementos that remain behind.

    March 26, 2014 2 Photos

House Ads
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide