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Local Organizations, Clubs, & Volunteer Opportunities: G

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GASTON ADVENTURES IN LEARNING (G.A.I.L.)

http://gastonadventures.webs.com/ and facebook

Meets every 1st & 3rd Monday for 3 separate semesters from Mar through Nov
Contact Aleacia Hitchcock or Shay Loftis
Gastonadventures@yahoo.com

See also: Homeschool

GASTON ARTS COUNCIL

http://gastonarts.org/ and facebook

Kim George, Executive Director
Mailing Address:
PO Box 242
Gastonia NC 28053-0242
704-853-2787
FAX: 704-853-2788
gac@gastonarts.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: The Arts, Volunteer

GASTON BEEKEEPER'S ASSOCIATION

http://www.gastonbee.org
Jim Burke, NC Cooperative Extension
Meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM at
Citizens Resource Center
1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy., Dallas, NC 28034
704-922-2112
contact

See also: Animals, Conservation

GASTON BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB -- see BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER GASTON - Gaston

GASTON BREAKFAST ROTARY CLUB -- see ROTARY CLUB - Gaston Breakfast

GASTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE -- see CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - Gaston County

GASTON CHORAL SOCIETY

www.gastonchoralsociety.org
PO Box 293
Gastonia, NC 28053
gastonchoralsociety@gmail.com

See also: The Arts

GASTON COMMUNITY ACTION, INC

http://www.gastonca.org/
223 North Morris Street
PO Box 1653
Gastonia NC 28053
Phone: 704-861-2283
Fax: 704-866-8725
GCA@gastonca.org

See also: Advocacy, Charity, Community

GASTON CONCERT ASSOCIATION

https://gastonconcerts.org/?fbclid=IwAR2wZ0D2-Jwlb-aHCdHjpOkAoCQ7vOhueUmQA4qdn7r_p4_X5hQc-NyKAs8 and facebook

Kim George, Executive Director
PO Box 2242
Gastonia NC 28053
(704) 853-ARTS (2787)

See also: The Arts

GASTON COUNTY AARP -- AARP - North Carolina

GASTON COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICE (GCARES)

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GastonCountyARES/ and facebook

George L. Poteat, Emergency Coordinator
Meets on the last Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM at the Gaston County Emergency Operation's Center.

GCARES also holds a net each Thursday night, except meeting night, at 7:00 PM on the 147.120 repeater, (N4GAS), located on Spencer Mountain.

Gaston County Emergency Operation's Center
615 North Highland St
Gastonia NC 28052-2179
GastonCountyARES-owner@yahoogroups.com

See also: Hobby

GASTON COUNTY ART GUILD

http://www.gastoncountyartguild.com and facebook
Susie Nash, Secretary/Treasurer
704-601-5355 ​
500 E Central Ave
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month except in summer at 6:30 PM at
Arts on Main in the Commons Area
suzinash27@gmail.com

See also: The Arts

GASTON COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION - 27A Judicial District

http://www.gastonbar.com/
James Richardson, President Executive Board
Gaston County Courthouse
25 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Gastonia NC 28052
gastoncountybar@gmail.com

See also: Professional

GASTON COUNTY CYCLISTS & GASTON ROADRUNNERS

http://gcc.teampages.com/
Meets 1st Monday of every month at 7:00 PM
gastoncountycyclists@gmail.com

See also: Outdoors, Sports

GASTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

http://www.gastondemocrats.org/ or Facebook
Meetings: 4th Monday of each month at the Boys & Girls Club of Gastonia at 7 pm
310 S. Boyd St., Gastonia

Alyce Machak, Chair
Gaston County Democratic Party
P.O. Box 1001
Gastonia, NC 28053
(980) 292-3367
Phone: 704-867-9910
contact

See also: Political

GASTON COUNTY EXTENSION AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION -- see EXTENSION AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION - Gaston County

GASTON COUNTY FAMILY YMCA

GASTON COUNTY FAMILY YMCA - Warlick Family YMCA http://www.gastonymca.org/locations/warlick-family-ymca/ and facebook
2221 Robinwood Road
Gastonia NC 28054
(704) 830-9622
Volunteers welcome

GASTON COUNTY FAMILY YMCA - Cherryville Family YMCA

http://www.gastonymca.org/locations/cherryville/ and facebook
119 E Main St
Cherryvile NC 28021
704-445-9622
Volunteers welcome

GASTON COUNTY FAMILY YMCA - W.J. Pharr Family YMCA

http://www.gastonymca.org/locations/pharr/ and facebook
Susan Mosk
Jeff Brackett
PO Box 337
208 Main St
McAdenville NC 28101
704-824-1131
smosk@gastonymca.org
jbrackett@gastonymca.org
Volunteers welcome

GASTON COUNTY FAMILY YMCA - Stowe Family YMCA

http://www.gastonymca.org/locations/stowe/ and facebook
196 YMCA Dr
Belmont NC 28012
704-822-9622
smosk@gastonymca.org
Volunteers welcome

SOUTH GASTON YMCA

http://www.gastonymca.org/locations/south and facebook
3210 Union Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
(704) 865-2193

See also: Health, Sports

GASTON COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION

http://www.gastoncountyfire.com/index.html
PO Box 433
Dallas NC 28034
Non-Emergency: 704-913-7770
Emergency: 704-214-3798

See also: Professional

GASTON COUNTY FITNESS & NUTRITION COUNCIL

http://www.gastongov.com/departments/health-and-human-services/public-health-division/education
Gaston County Health Department
991 W Hudson Blvd
Gastonia NC 28052
704-862-6134

See also: Health

GASTON COUNTY FOOD COUNCIL

https://www.facebook.com/gcfoodcouncil/
"Open to all Gaston County residents interested in making our local
food system more sustainable, resilient, and equitable."
704-853-5163
kayla.earley@gastongov.com

See also: Community

GASTON COUNTY GEM, MINERAL & FACETERS CLUB

http://gastongemclub.weebly.com/ and facebook
Emory McDanal, President
Meets 4th Tuesday of every month except June & December at 7:00 PM at Recreation Center
Meeting Address
519 W Franklin Blvd
Gastonia, NC, 28052
Mailing Address
431 Alex D. Owens Dr
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
803-222-4446
emory1293@msn.com

See also: Hobby

GASTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Dissolved as of 4/27/2019 members with questions may contact
Clyde Holland
803-684-3726 or 803-818-0204

See also: History

GASTON COUNTY HOMESCHOOL NETWORK

GASTON COUNTY JAYCEES

http://www.gastoncojaycees.org/ and facebook
PO Box 4
Gastonia NC 28053
704-868-2058
President@gastoncojaycees.org

See also: Service Clubs

GASTON COUNTY MUSEUM

http://www.gastoncountymuseum.org/ and facebook
131 W Main St
PO Box 429
Dallas NC 28034
704-922-7681
Gaston.Museum@gastongov.com
Volunteers welcome

See also: See also: History, Volunteer

GASTON COUNTY QUILTERS' GUILD

Facebook
Meets 4th Monday at 6.30 at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Lowell, NC
(except for months of Nov & Dec when the dates may change)
Bill Hope, gcquiltersguild@gmail.com

See also:  Arts & Crafts

GASTON COUNTY PIEDMONT AREA WILDLIFE STEWARDS (GASTON COUNTY PAWS) -- see NORTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE FEDERATION - Gaston County Piedmont Area Wildlife Stewards

GASTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

http://www.gastonlibrary.org/
1555 E Garrison Blvd
Gastonia NC 28054
704-868-2164 Ext. 129
Fax: 704-853-6012
Library card information
Volunteers welcome, contact Tanya.Jones@gastongov.com
Summer Reading Teen Volunteers (ages 14-17) Application
Branch Locations and Hours

See also: Libraries, Volunteer, Youth, Teen Volunteering

GASTON COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY

http://www.gastongop.org and facebook
Jonathan Fletcher, Chairman
PO Box 550964
Gastonia, NC 28055
980-240-4367
Contact
Volunteers welcome

See also: Political

GASTON COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN

http://gastonrw.org/ and facebook
Alexis Nash, President
Meets 3rd Thursday of every month except for June, July & August at 12:00 PM at Gaston Country Club
3700 Country Club Dr
Gastonia NC

See also: Political, Women

GASTON DANCE THEATRE

http://gastondance.com/ and facebook
Tammy Fox, Executive Director Unity Place, 2nd Floor
201 W Franklin Blvd
Gastonia NC 28052
704-865-5943
gastondance@gastonarts.org

See also: The Arts

GASTON HOSPICE

http://gastonhospice.org and facebook
258 E Garrison Blvd
PO Box 3984
Gastonia NC 28054
704-861-8405
Fax: 704-865-0590
gastonhospice@gmh.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Support, Volunteer

GASTON HUMANE SOCIETY, INC

PO Box 2334
114 Ledford Dr
Gastonia, North Carolina 28056
704-824-8990
Fax: 704-824-8950
info@gastonhumane.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Advocacy, Animals, Volunteer

GASTON / LINCOLN AFFILIATE OF THE ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL -- see NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL - Gaston-Lincoln

GASTON FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES

http://gfhs.info/ and facebook
200 E Second Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Office: 704-874-1900

amiranda@gfhs.info

See also: Health

GASTON-LINCOLN GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncglgs/Index.htm
Annual membership is $20 which includes four issues of "Footprints in Time"
Robert C. Carpenter, President
PO Box 584
Mount Holly NC 28120
rcarpenter2@charter.net
Volunteers welcome

See also: Genealogy, History

GASTON LITERACY COUNCIL, INC

http://www.gastonliteracy.org/
Kaye Gribble, Executive Director
116 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Gastonia NC 28052
704-868-4815
Fax: 704-867-7796
literacy@gastonliteracy.org
Volunteers welcome

See also: Advocacy, Literacy, Volunteer

GASTON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

http://www.gastonschoolarts.org and facebook
Joshua Adkins, Executive Director
825 Union Rd
Gastonia NC 28054
704-866-8882
FAX:704-866-8001
information@gastonschoolarts.org

See also: The Arts

GASTON SKILLS, INC.

http://gastonskills.org and facebook
1301 Bessemer City Rd
Gastonia NC 28052
704-869-0300
Toll Free: 1-888-241-3115
Fax: 704-869-9594
patrivers@gastonskills.org

See also: Special Needs, Support

GASTON SYMPHONIC BAND

http://www.gastonsymphonicband.org and facebook
John Gunter, Maestro
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 3535
Gastonia, NC 28053

See also: The Arts

GASTONIA, CITY OF

https://www.cityofgastonia.com/

MAYOR
Walker E. Reid, III

Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.866.6720 (office)
704.854.6607 (fax)

GASTONIA AREA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB (GAARC)

http://www.gaarc.com/
Michael Ledford (AJ4QJ), President
Meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00pm At Southminster Presbyterian Church
1401 Hoffman Road
Gastonia NC 28052
bsitton74@yahoo.com
See also: Hobby

GASTONIA-CHAPEL GROVE OPTIMIST CLUB -- see OPTIMIST CLUB - Gastonia-Chapel Grove

GASTONIA COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS

Dianne Belton, President
diannebelton@gmail.com

See also: Gardening

GASTONIA EAST ROTARY CLUB -- see ROTARY CLUB - Gastonia East

GASTONIA FARMERS MARKET

http://www.gastonfarmersmarket.org/ and facebook
Stan Beam, President
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM Tue/Thu/Sat, May - October (Saturdays only in November)
410 E Long Ave
Gastonia NC 28054
704-853-0049

See also: Farmers Market

GASTONIA GRIZZLIES

A collegiate summer baseball team playing in the Coastal Plain League http://www.gastoniagrizzlies.com/ or Facebook
Sims Legion Park
1001 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Gastonia NC 28054
704.866.8622
Fax: 704-864-6122
Jesse Cole, Owner/President
Emily McDonald, Director of Fun emily@gastoniagrizzlies.com

See also: Sports

GASTONIA-HUSKIE OPTIMIST CLUB -- see OPTIMIST CLUB - Gastonia-Huskie

GASTONIA KIWANIS CLUB -- see KIWANIS CLUB OF GASTONIA

GASTONIA NOON LIONS CLUB -- see LIONS CLUB - Gastonia Noon

GASTONIA NORTH CAROLINA FAMILY HISTORY CENTER

GASTONIA OPTIMIST CLUB -- See OPTIMIST CLUB

GASTONIA ROTARY CLUB -- see ROTARY CLUB - Gastonia

GASTONIA RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB

GASTONIA TOASTMASTERS CLUB

http://5743.toastmastersclubs.org/ or facebook
Thursday morning from 7am to 8:15 am in the Intergenerational Room of the new Warlick Family YMCA (Gastonia)
2221 Robinwood Road
Gastonia NC 28054

contact: Kevin Spalding, DTM (Vice President Membership), 704-675-5661
info@gastontoastmasters.org

See also: Professional

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF OLD TRYON COUNTY

http://www.oldtryon.com/ or facebook

P. O. Box 938, Forest City, NC 28043

Ph. (828) 247-8700

Library at 319 Doggett Rd., Forest City, NC

Hours: MTTF 9-2 W 9-5

Closed around some holidays. Call before visiting.

See also: Genealogy, History

GIRL SCOUTS, CAROLINAS PEAKS TO PIEDMONT COUNCIL - Gastonia Service Center

https://www.girlscoutsp2p.org/ or facebook

156 S. South St. Suite 201
Gastonia NC 28052
Phone: 704-864-7315
Fax: 704-669-5759
Volunteers welcome

See also: Volunteer, Women, Youth

GREATER CHARLOTTE CAGE BIRD SOCIETY

http://www.gccbs.org or facebook

Volunteer organization
info@gccbs.org

See also: Animals

GREATER CHARLOTTE SPCA

https://www.charlottespca.org/#about

P.O. Box 77491
Charlotte, NC 28271
Scroll down page to email link: Contact Us
The Greater Charlotte SPCA does not own or operate a shelter facility. Volunteers foster all animals in their homes until adopted.

See also: Animals

GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM

https://volunteerforgal.org or facebook

Joanne Cranke
325 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Gastonia NC 28052
704-852-3260
Fax: 704-852-3065
joanne.s.cranke@nccourts.org
GAL.District27A@nccourts.org
Volunteer

See also: Support, Volunteer

GUARDIANS OF THE CHILDREN, GASTONIA

Facebook or, http://www.gocnc.org
All applicants must pass a background check before becoming a member

Tim McGinnis, President
PO Box 1206
Dallas, NC 28034
(704) 616-9231
http://www.gocnc.org/contact-us.html

See also: Support, Volunteer

GUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND - North Carolina Puppy Raising Program

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To submit an organization for the list or to update your organization's information, please call the library at 704-868-2164 ext. 2 or e-mail community@gastonlibrary.org.

CITATION

Author: Gaston County Public Library
Title: Gaston & Lincoln County Community Clubs, Organizations, & Volunteer Opportunities
URL: http://gastonlibrary.libguides.com/c.php?g=221960&p=2460058
Revised: October 2019

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