2008-03-06 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

GED/Adult classes

Augusta Technical College and Lincoln County Family Connection are offering GED/Adult Literacy classes on Mon., Tues., and Thurs. from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Wed., from 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. For more information, please call 706-359-3425 or 706-359-5769.

In the know

"Do you want to be the first to know? The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is creating a database of community members interested in receiving community, Chamber and member announcements directly to your computer. There is no cost involved and you can cancel anytime. Please contact the Chamber at lincolncham@nuz. net if interested."

TIA Helping Hand

The original Clothes Closet, located on Firetower Rd., has reopened, now as T.I.A. Community Helping Hand. All proceeds will go toward the Lincoln County Food Pantry and emergency needs of the community, 50/ 50.

All donations are welcome, we will pick up. Your donations are appreciated. Hours of operation are: Thurs., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. For more information, please call 706-359-7838 or 706-359-7345.

Women's ministry

Bethel Under the Blood Ministry, 309A Spring St., Washington, will have Women Ministry on Friday nights at 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call 706-726-3155.

Planning meetings

The Lincoln County Planning Commission

.... will hold all its regularly


scheduled meetings in the Planning


and Zoning Conference Room located

at 107 Perryman Avenue unless otherwise

advertised. The meeting dates ..

are: March 10; April 7; May 5; June

9; July 7; Aug. 11; Sept. 8; Oct. 6; Nov. 10; Dec. 8.

Passion Play


First Assembly of God will present a Passion Play on Palm Sunday, March 16 at 6 p.m. and Good Friday, March 21 at 7 p.m. This will be a time of worship with music and drama depicting the Life of Christ. A nursery will be provided. First Assembly is located on the Thomson Highway. For more information, call 359-7237.

Revival at Newberry

Annual revival will be held at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Mon. - Wed., March 10 - 12, at 7 p.m.

Guest speakers will be: Mon. - Rev. Bryant Ware; Tues. - Evangelist Brenda Nunnally; Wed. - Rev. Porter. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Choir anniversary

Ebenezer Baptist Church Youth Choir will celebrate their anniversary on Sun., March 16 at 4 p.m. All are invited to join these special young people as they lift up praises to God through song. Rev. Fred Perriman is pastor.

PNGC to meet

The Pine Needle Garden Club will meet at the Lincoln County Library at 7 p.m. on March 11. It's time to renew our membership and remember to save those pull tabs for Ronald McDonald House. Come join us!

Disney trip sign-up

Newberry Baptist Church Disney World 2008 trip will be held April 5 - 9. If you are planning to travel with

us this year, please make contact ASAP. Seats are going fast. Please contact Miss Shelby Turner - 706- 359-4755, Ms. Sandra Turner - 706- 359-6715, Mrs. Jessie Turner - 706- 359-2957, or Mrs. Shirley Leverett - 706-597-0318, to secure your seat and pick up an itinerary.

Golf tourney

The Lincoln County Athletic Boosters Club will sponsor a golf tournament March 29 at Golf de L (formerly Rocky Branch Golf Course). It will be a 4-man handicap, 24 max handicap with a 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. shotgun. $1000 cash prize closest to pin.

Calcutta March 28, 7 p.m. at Golf de L $200 per team, rainout date April 5. To sign up call Andy Wengrow - 359-1453 or Golf de L - 359-4303.

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department March 18..

Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. Call the health department at 359-3154 for more information

Dinner served

Dinner served at American Legion Post 194 every Wed. night at 6:30 p.m. and Fri. at 7 p.m. Wednesday's menu changes weekly. Every Friday is steak night. A large variety salad bar, shrimp cocktail, baked potato, bread, dessert and ice tea are included with steak. Come out and join us for a delicious meal.

Donations welcomed

The Lincoln County Food Pantry welcomes contributions. Your donations are tax deductible. You may mail your contributions to: The Lincoln County Food Pantry, P.O. Box 473, Lincolnton, GA 30817. Thank you for your support.

Legion dance

St. Patrick's Dance! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Sat., March 15, 9 p.m. at American Legion Post 194. Enjoy live entertainment featuring Fresh Water with Rhonda McDaniel. For more information call 706-359-3445.

Auxiliary to meet

The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 will have their monthly meeting Thurs., March 13, 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 194. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are always welcome. Please remember to bring the following items for the food pantry: grits, self-rising flour and cornmeal.

LWREA to meet The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) will meet at 11 a.m. on Thurs., March 13 at the Mary Willis Library, 204 East Liberty St. in Washington. Remember to bring your 2006-2008 GREA copy of Awards and Recognition guidelines. All retired educators are invited to attend. Frances F. Zellars is president.

Trail ride March 29

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce invites area horsemen to the Terry Tankersley Memorial Trail Ride at Bussey Point Recreation Area Sat., March 29 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost is $5 per horse with primitive camping with lunch on the 'Point.' Water available for horses only. No dogs please. Contact the chamber at 706-359-7970 for directions and more information.

Revival at LBC

Revival will be held at Lincolnton Baptist Church Sun., March 9 - Wed., March 12. Sunday morning services begin at 11 a.m. and evening services begin at 7 p.m. Evangelist Steve Freeman will lead Sun. through Tues. services and Dr. Leonard Dupree will lead Wed. service. There will be special music for each service.

Please call the church office at 706-359-3303 for more information.

Family meeting

There will be a meeting at the home of Eddie Lee and Rose Hearst on March 15 at 5 p.m.

Turkey shoot

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 194 will have a turkey shoot March 22 at the American Legion Fairgrounds from 7 - 10 p.m. The drawing for the Stoeger M2000 automatic 12 gauge APG Camo Synthetic 23/4 inch and 3 inch gun will be held. Tickets for the gun are available from any Son. For more information contact Kyle at 706-401-0911. Proceeds will go toward veterans programs.

Yard sale at New Work

New Work Baptist Church, 4900 Double Branches Rd. will have a yard sale on Sat., March 8 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. for the Brotherhood of the Church. All proceeds will go back into the community.

Awana will also be having a pancake breakfast from 8 - 10 a.m. Everyone is encouraged to come out and support their community.

Bingo on Friday

BINGO! Fridays, 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 194 in Lincolnton.

A snack bar operated by the Ladies Auxiliary is available during Bingo. Items available include hot dogs, nacho chips, candy bars, chips and soft drinks. Registration to be held at LCES for kindergartners

Registration for entering kindergartners will be held at Lincoln County Elementary School Wed., March 12 and Thurs., March 13. Please bring your rising kindergartner (must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2008) according to the recommended schedule listed. The registration will include a brief screening assessment (approximately 45 minutes completion time).

Recommended schedule: Wed., March 12, 8:30-11:30 a.m. - last names beginning with A through E; 12:30-3:00 p.m. - last names beginning with F through K.

Thurs., March 13, :30-11:30 a.m. - last names beginning with L through R; 12:30-3:00 p.m. - last names beginning with S through Z.

The child's birth, health and immunization certificate (if available at this time), social security card, and proof of residence will be requested on this day.

Four-year-old students who already attend the school system's four-year-old pre-school do not have to register. They will need to follow up on the three certificate requirements by August 2008.

Free pancakes

Free pancakes with a $5.00 donation to the American Cancer Society at the Huddle House for the month of March. Stop by and enjoy their "pink" pancakes!

Board meetings

The regular meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Board of Elections, The Lincoln Center, 160 May Ave., Lincolnton, GA 30817, any changes to the schedule dates or alternate dates for meetings occurring on holidays will be posted.

Prog. at Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove Missionaries invites the public to come and help celebrate "100 Men in Dark, 100 Women in White" on Sun., March 16 at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Deravious Cullars of First Baptist Church. Rev. Walter Clayton is pastor.

Railroad days

The 8th Annual Railroad Days Festival will be held in Camak, Ga. on Sat., April 5 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Vendor applications are available at 706-465-1904 or www.camak srailroaddays.com.

Pastor appreciation

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will celebrate its Pastor Appreciation Sun., March 9 at 11:45 a.m. (regular service). Rev. Standley McClendon of Atlanta, Ga. will be in charge of the service. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the program. Rev. Robert L. Crawford is pastor.

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