2010-01-14 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

NA meetings

N.A. meetings are held at the Lincoln County Library from 6 - 7 p.m. every Friday. For more information, please call 706-359-5808.

Choir anniversary

First Baptist Church Young Adult Choir will be celebrating iits 16th choir anniversary on Sunday, February 14 at 3 p.m. The pubic is invited.

Calendar fund-raiser

We are now selling a 2010 calendar to raise money for cancer patients in our area. The calendars are $12.00 each. You can pick up one from any officer or board member. Also, Darran has them at Ed Sive Tire & Battery in Elberton. Pictures from our events are on the page with each month.

FOL to meet

FOL will meet at 4:30 p.m., on Thursday, January 28, at the library. Anyone interested in promoting and supporting the library is invited to attend. This will be a planning meeting for winter and spring projects.

Auxiliary to meet

The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14 at the post home.

Please remember to bring items for the food pantry.

Pastor anniversary

Prices Grove Baptist Church will be celebrating the first pastoral anniversary of Rev. Marilyn C. Smith on January 31 at 2:00 p.m.

Rev. Michael Gresham pastor of Reeves Chapel Baptist Church of Tignall, Ga. is in charge of the service.

Getting acquainted meeting

The Faith for Living Ministries will hold a getting acquainted meeting on Thursday, February 4, from 6-9 p.m. at The Lincoln Center.

The purpose of the outreach ministry is to prepare youth for the job market and instill in them the values needed to be an asset to the community.

For more information, contact Rev. Dennis Sims at 706-359-1472 or 706-533-9231 or visit the organization website at www.fflministries yec.com.

Healing explosion

A Healing Explosion with Dr. Sandra G. Kennedy, Senior Pastor of Whole Life MInistiries, Augusta, will be held at 6 p.m., Sunday, January 24 at Washington Church of God, 1365 Tignall Rd.

Let healing explode in you through the teaching of the Word. The admission is free and the dress is gradual.

Young Miss Pageant

The Lincoln Young Miss Pageant will be held January 28th at 7pm in the LCHS auditorium. Girls in grades K-5 who live in Lincoln County, attend school in LC or have guardians who work in LC are eligible.

The pageant forms are being delivered to girls at the LCES this week. If your child is interested in being in the pageant and didn’t receive an entry form, please contact Janet Dukes, FBLA Adviser at 706-401-0184. More forms are available at the LCHS office.

The entry fee of $30 is due by January 15th. The pageant is sponsored by Future Business Leaders of America.

H1N1 vaccines

Lincoln County Health Department now has H1N1 Flumist, open to all children ages 2-24 without asthma or other severe medical conditions, healthcare workers up to age 49 and caregivers of children less than six months old. Quantities are limited.

Sweetheart Ball

The Ladies Auxiliary of Thomas- Lane American Legion, Post 597 will sponsor a Sweetheart Ball on Saturday, February 13 at the post located on Thomas-Lane Post Road in Lincolnton.

The attire is semi-formal.This special event will begin at 8 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Tickets may b epurchased from any member of the ladies auxiliary. For additional information call Mary Leverett, president at 706-359-2238 or Glenda Norman at 706-359-4765.

Chamber banquet

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual banquet at 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 26 at The Lincoln Center.

Darrell Huckabey, a comedian and author will be the guest speaker.

Everyone is invited to attend and tickets can be purchased at the chamber office.

For additional information please contact Susan Banks at 706-359- 7970.

Disney trip

Newberry Baptist Church Spring Break Disney Trip is scheduled for April 3 - 7, 2010. For more information and to sign up, please contact: Ms. Shelby Turner, 706-359-4755, Mrs. Jessie Turner, 706-359-2957, Ms. Sandra Turner, 706-359-6715, or Mrs. Shirley Leverett, 706-597-0318.

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.

Dr. King celebration

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday observance will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, January 17 at Lincoln County High School.

Rev. Jane E. Thomas, presiding elder of the Macon-Barnesville District will be the guest speaker.

AA meeting

There is an Alcoholics Anonymous/ Al Anon meeting being held each Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the old Leah Fire Dept station across from Pair of Jacks on Washington Rd. in Leah Georgia.

Prayer breakfast

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church will have a “When God is First” prayer breakfast at 9 a.m., January 16. Rev. Dr. Walter E. Clayton will deliver the message.

NAACP/TIA to meet

The Lincoln County Chapter of the NAACP and Twighlight Improvement Association will be at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 11 at the Lincoln County Library Annex.

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 14 at the Lincoln County Public Library. All retired educators are invited to attend.

Angels for sale

The Relay for Life Courthouse Crew has concrete angels for sale to raise money to fight cancer. These make excellent Christmas presents and can also be used to remember an angel in your life who lost the battle with cancer.

Another good idea is to give them to a cancer survivor for Christmas to remind them they indeed have a guardian angel. Come to the Tax Commissioners Office to get them while the supply lasts.

Fish plate sale

The Pastor Aide Ministry of First Baptist Church will be sponsoring a fish fry fund-raiser plate sale. Plates are $7.00 and include 2 pcs. of fish, baked beans, potato salad, bread and a drink. Plates will be picked up at Farmers and Merchants Bank parking lot at 11 a.m. on Sat. Jan. 16.

We will be taking pre-paid offerings no later tahn Friday, January 15 at 6 p.m. Please contact the church at 706-359-6979 by leaving a message with your name, telephone number and the number of plates you would like. Someone will contact you to confirm your information. Please help support our Church Pastor’s Ministrsy and community.

Marriage appreciation

Marriage Appreciation Recognition will be held at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church during regular worship services at 10:15 a.m., on Sunday, January 17. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Deacon/Deaconess anniv.

The annual Deacons/Deaconess Anniversary will be held at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church during regular worship service at 10:15 a.m., on Sunday, Jan. 24.

Rev. Tonita Cody, pastor of Parks Grove Holiness Church will be the guest minister. Everyone is invited. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Society meeting

The Lincoln County Historical Society will hold its February meeting and luncheon at noon on February 3 at the Lincoln County Historical Park. Agenda items will include the Tenant House and discussion of initiatives for grant applications. New members are always welcome, interested folks should come and join us for lunch! Cookbooks are still available, get one before we sell out!

Black History Gala

First Baptist Church will hold its Black History Gala celebration in honor of our first black mayor, Henry Brown on Sunday, Feb. 21.

Mayor Burns will be our guest speaker. A very inspiring celebration is planned and everyone is invited to attend.

Youth service

Solomon Pool Deliverance Ministries will hold a youth service at 11:00 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 31.

The guest speaker will be minister Denise Hearst Williams of Atlanta. Minister Williams is a former student of LCHS. The public is invited.

LCRP to meet

The Lincoln County Republican Party will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, January 25 at the library instead of the last Tuesday of the month to avoid conflict with the chamber banquet. On the agenda is New Year,s resolutions.

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.

CCLC to meet

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County will meet Jan. 21, 2010 at the Lincoln County Library.

The guest speaker for the evening will be republican candidate for Secretary of State, Brian Kemp.

Interpreted sermons

First Assembly of God has begun a new ministry to reach the hispanic community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The sermons are now interpreted via a microphone/ earphone system. Those who do not understand English wear earphones and the service is translated by Ms. Isabel Garrett. Anyone who knows of someone who might benefit from this ministry is asked to call the church office at 706-359-7237.

Popcorn fund-raiser

Cub Scout Pack 203 is currently selling popcorn as a fund-raiser for the newly chartered organization. Please see one of the Scouts for more information and to order your popcorn. You may also contact Al Danner at 706-823-4655 or email cubscout pack203@yahoo.com for more information.

Men’s Bible study

First Assembly will offer a Men’s Bible Study that is open to the community starting Monday, January 11, at 7:00 p.m.

Spiritual Warfare will be the topic for the eight week session. The first night is an introduction and includes a dinner in the social hall.

Phone the church office at 706-359- 7237 to make a reservation

Collecting box tops

The Pine Needle Garden Club is collecting “Box Tops for Education” for our elementary school. Please drop off your box tops at Bell’s, Papa’s Pizza or Crawford & Breazeale Drug Store. Thanks for your support!

Bridge games

Duplicate bridge games will be held weekly at two area locations. The first is at Hickory Knob State Park restaurant every Monday. The restaurant is open immediately before and immediately after the game that begins at 1:30 Monday afternoon.

The other game is held on most Thursdays at the Savannah Lakes Village Activity Center in McCormick at 6:30 pm. Both games are open to all interested players at all skill levels.

Although it is best to bring your own partner, we will always try to find you a partner. The Monday game is sanctioned by the ACBL, and master points are awarded. Players are not required, however, to be members of the ACBL.

For more information and/or partners for either game, call John Cotty at 391-5904 or email JohnCotty @aol.com. Cell number 704-517- 5382.

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.

Evening of songs

Solomon Pool Deliverance Ministries will be hosting an evening of songs at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 30. The Anointed Brother from Augusta, Georgia will be the guest group. There will also be different groups from Lincolnton and Washington performing. The public is invited to attend.

Bible study Thurs.

You are invited to a Community Bible Study each Thursday Night at Lincolnton Church of Christ, 1832 Highway 220 W.

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