2008-07-10 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Board of elections meetings

The regular meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will be held the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Board of Elections, The Lincoln Center, 160 May Ave., Lincolnton, Ga. Any changes to the scheduled dates or alternate dates for meetings occurring on holidays will be posted.

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.

Pageant at Ebenezer

The Ebenezer Baptist Church Gospel Choir is sponsoring a Little Mr. and Mrs. Pageant on July 13, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church for ages two through five. There will be a prize for first, second, and third place for the child that turns in the most money.

For more information contact: Judy Leverett, President at (706) 401-5054 or Cynthia Tate, Vice President at (706) 359-5982.

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.

Softball camp

All upcoming fourth-eighth graders are invited to attend Lincoln County Softball Camp on July 18 and 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the LC Recreation Department. The cost is $35 per person and it includes a camp t-shirt.

Pick up a registration form from the LC Recreation Department, Coach Mallory Thigpen, or Coach David Fernandes.

Registration forms may be turned in to the LC Recreation Department (preferred) or bring it with you the day of camp.

Pastor appreciation

Pleasant Grove Church celebrate its Pastor Appreciation the second Sunday in July (July 13, 2008) at 2 p.m. Rev. Seymore Harrison and White Rock Baptist Church are in charge.

All churches are invited. Rev. Walter Clayton, Pastor.

Info. needed

Archivists are seeking officers, enlisted men, WACs, cadets, britons, civilians and/or their families and friends who are stationed at Cochran Field, or lived in Macon, Georgia during WWII, who would be willing to contribute artifacts, photos, articles, and stories pertaining to their experience with the men and women working there.

For more information, contact: Mike Rowland, Archivist WR-LC/ MU. 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB, Ga. 31098-2442.

Looking for recipes

The Lincoln County Historical Society is in the process of compiling a cookbook that will showcase all of the wonderful recipes that Lincoln County people love to prepare. We want this cookbook to not only include recipes but the history of Lincoln County as well.

If you have any historical facts or human interest stories that reflect the history of Lincolnton, please submit them to us by July 10th along with your favorite recipes. Submit as many as you like and make sure you put your name on each entry. You may send your stories or recipes to the Lincoln County Historical Society at P.O. Box 869 or place them in a drop box that will be located on the front porch at the May House until July 10th.

We want this cookbook to be one of your favorites as well as your very own reference on some of the history of Lincoln County. Your participation with this is greatly appreciated.

Reunion planning

The Class of 1994 is in the process of planning a 15 year class reunion. Contact information is lchs94@ yahoo.com

Consignors wanted

Lincolnton United Methodist Church is seeking consignors for its first annual Fall Kids Pass it On Consignment Sale to be held at the church on September 5 - 6. Consignors receive 60% of the amount sold while the church receives 40% to go back into local missions.

Items to be consigned are children's clothes (newborn to size 20), children's shoes, maternity clothes, strollers, toys, books, etc.

If you are interested in being a consignor, call the church office at (706) 359-4339, Amberly Bentley at (706) 359-4242, or Ginger Dawkins at (706) 359-6968 for more details. The church will have consignor packets available with detailed information to those who sign up. Deadline for signing up will be August 29, 2008.

Youth revival

Mulberry CME Church will be hosting a two-night youth revival beginning July 14-15, at 7 p.m. nightly. Respective guest ministers will be Minister Demetrius Minor, Jr. and Prophet Anthony Payne of Augusta. Music will be rendered by the Left Foot Spirituals of Augusta. Rev. Larry Fryer is the pastor.

Choir anniversary

Come out and help us celebrate the 10th Choir Anniversary of the Robert Lee Beard Male Chorus. It will be held at 6 p.m., on August 16, at the First Baptist Church in Lincolnton. Rev. Dennis Joe Quinn, Pastor.

Football camp

The Lincoln County Recreation Department's Football Camp 2008 will be held July 28-30 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon daily for upcoming third through eighth graders. The cost is $30 per person.

Register at the Lincoln County Recreation Department. For further information, contact Kathie at (706) 359-2236 or Coach Matthews at (706) 359-3708.

Pastors anniversary

Mulberry CME Church will be celebrating the fourth Pastoral Anniversary of the Rev. Larry Fryer on Sunday, July 13, 2 p.m. The Rev. Dennis Quinn of First Baptist Church, Lincolnton will be the guest minister. Everyone is invited.

Officer installation

Installation of Officers at American Legion Post 194 will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2008 starting at 5 p.m. For more information, contact (706) 359-3445.

Family, Friends Day

Solomon Pool Deliverance Ministries will be having its annual Family & Friends Day at 3 p.m., on July 13. The guest speaker will be Pastor Tonita Cody, pastor of Parks Grove FBH Church in Lincolnton. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Peggy W. Zellars is the pastor.

Church anniversary

Parks Grove FBH Church will be celebrating its 97th church anniversary on Sunday, July 20, 2008 at 3 p.m. Pastor Anthony Brown of Gainesville, Ga. will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited. Rev. Tonita Cody is pastor.

Fund set up

A fund has been established at Farmers State Bank to aid the Beggs family.

The funds collected will help defray medical expenses associated with the cancer treatment and meet the needs of the Beggs family.

Contributions to the Beggs Fund may be made at the bank during regular business hours or by using the night depository. Donations may also be mailed to the bank at P.O. Box 99, Lincolnton, Georgia, 30817. Please remember to write " Lyndsie Beggs Fund" on the envelope.

For more information about the fund, contact Farmers State Bank at (706) 359-3131.

Bingo is Friday

Bingo is played at the American Legion Post 194, Lincolnton, Georgia, every Friday at 7:30 p.m. A snack bar is operated by the Ladies Auxiliary available during bingo. For more information, contact (706) 359-3445.

NAACP/T.I.A. to meet

The regular monthly meeting of the NAACP/T.I.A. will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church Monday July 14th at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. Please try to attend.

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

Fund set up

A special bank account has been set up at Farmers State Bank to benefit Lou McKellar and her daughter, Kelli, whose house burned during a recent move. Insurance had not yet been transferred to the new house, and smoke damage was extensive. Donations may be mailed to: Farmers State Bank, P.O. Box 99, Lincolnton, GA 30817.

Church anniversary

The First Baptist Church where Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor will be celebrating its church anniversary Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Rev. Larry Fryer and The Mulberry C.M.E. Church family will be in charge of services. The public is invited. Dinner will be served.

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.

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.

Assessors meetings

The Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors will hold its meeting at 4 p.m., in the Tax Assessor's office at 182 Humphrey St. Upcoming monthly meeting dates include: June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16.

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