New Teacher Bag Donations


Your help is needed to welcome new teachers to Vance County!  The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce is putting together new teacher welcome bags.  Snacks, gum, candy, water bottles, notepads, pens, pencils, coupons etc. are just a few of the things needed to pack in the bags.

The H-V Chamber is seeking enough items to pack 140 bags. These bags will be distributed to new teachers at all Vance County Public schools, Kerr-Vance Academy, Henderson Collegiate, Vance Charter, and Crossroads Christian.

If you would like to make a donation, please contact Melanie Mann at 252-438-8414 or

Deadline for donations is August 5th.


Love Thy Neighbor Logo

A Cultural Health Symposium

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

10:00am– 3:00pm

Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center

Cost: $25 (Please call about CEU’s)

Registration Deadline is July 28, 2015

Love Thy Neighbor Registration

2015 Love Thy Neighbor Poster (share with others)

For more information, please contact

Melissa Catlett

Family Caregiver Resource Specialist

PO Box 709

Henderson, NC  27536

(252) 436-2040 (phone), (252)436-2055 (fax)

Kerr Tar

Hurricane Preparedness

The 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season continues until November 30th. Are you prepared?

Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations Hurricane Preparedness

Follow the link and see more information now from
Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations
156 Church Street Suite 002 Henderson, NC 27536
252-438-8264 Office
252-438-8145 Fax
252-492-0202 Comm. Center
Brian K. Short, Director

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Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society

The Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society of Henderson is dedicated to helping the homeless animals at the Vance County Animal Shelter in finding the loving homes they deserve. They are in need of items and donations. There are several shelter dogs and cats that need immediate vetting and there are several animals in boarding awaiting transport to rescue groups. Items that are in need include crates, flea/tick medication, puppy pads for travel and much more. Due to the economy, a record number of animals are being surrendered to the shelter.

***If there is any way you can donate, even a small amount, it would be greatly appreciated. Please donate to:

Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society of Henderson
301 Pine Trail
Henderson, NC 27537

Vance County Animal Shelter

The shelter is full of dogs, cats and kittens in urgent need of adoption. Please call or visit the shelter if you are interested in fostering or adopting.

The Vance County Animal Shelter is in need bleach in order to disinfect and keep a disease free environment. If you are interested in donating the shelter is open Mondays 12:30-4:30, Tues-Thurs 10am-2pm and Saturdays 8am-12 noon.

The Animal Shelter is located at 165 Vance Academy Rd in Henderson. Phone number is 252-492-3136.