2018-02-08 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet

The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting is the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30.

AA meeting

There is an Alcoholics Anony­mous/ Al Anon meeting being held each Tuesday Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Dunn’s Chapel Methodist Church located at 6563 Ridge Road in Ap­pling, Georgia.

Sunday services

Blessed Hope Bible Baptist meets at the Presbyterian Church on Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednes­days at 7 p.m. for prayer meeting. Come join us. For more informa­tion call 706-359-6759.

Eastern Star to meet

Order of the Eastern Star meets the second Monday of every month. A covered dish meal begins at 7 p.m., the meeting begins at 8 p.m.

Sons to meet

The Sons of American Legion Squadron 194 will meet at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the post home. All members are encouraged to attend.

Saturday dance

Augusta Christian Singles host a dance every Saturday at the Ball­room Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Dr., Evans, Ga. Admission is $10 guests, $8 members. Dance lessons for salsa, line dance, etc., is held from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.; dance is 7:30 - 10:30. Everyone ages 18 and up are invited. Dress is casual. Call 706- 294-7195 for more information.

Mass schedule

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1015 N. bypass W., Hwy 78, Wash­ington, Georgia, is holding Sunday Mass at 8:30 a.m. and services on Thursdays at noon. For more infor­mation call 706-678-2110. Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 1326 Washington Rd., Thomson, hosts regular services Mondays at 9 a.m., Wednesdays at 6 p.m., Saturday vigils at 5 p.m. and Sunday Mass at 11 a.m. For more information call 706-595-2913.

Substance abuse class

Parks Grove FBH Church is hold­ing a substance abuse class every Monday night from 8-9 p.m. It’s open to men and women who are struggling with any type of addic­tion.

Story time at library

Story time is back at the library! Every Thursday at 11:00 is Tod­dler Time. Bring your non-school aged children while a few books are read. This is a great opportunity for toddlers to socialize and find a new favorite book.

Silver Lining anniv.

As we approach the sixth annivesary of the Silver Lining Foundation of Newberry Missionary Baptist Church we would like to thank you for your past support. As we continue to help those going thru cancer treatment, we hope that we can depend on your generosity this year.

The Silver Lining Foundation is a foundation that provides financial assistance to help cover travel and meals for patients that are being treated for cancer, is in need of financial support. Please consider making a pledge of $2 - $5 per month or any other amount will be greatly appreciated. Please make checks payable to Silver Lining Cancer Foundation, c/o Newberry Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 173, Lincolnton, GA 30817.

Midway cookbook

Midway UMC ‘s “Midway to Heaven” cookbook is now available from Tommie Henderson (Hender­son Logging); Brenda Danner Mc­Gahee (tag office); in Washington from Betty Sue Bunch (REA) or Linda Anthony (706-678-7616).

In addition to recipes group pho­tos from 1930, 1950’s, 1964, 1999 and church history data are included. Makes a wonderful gift. $15.

Brick sale

American Legion Post 194 is continuing its Veterans Memorial Brick sale. Anyone wanting to honor a family member or loved one who is active duty now or has served in the past, this is fitting tribute to them and their service. Contact Jim Fosky 706-359-2874 for more at informa­tion.

Join Lincoln County 4-H

Lincoln County 4-H would like to reach out to private school or home school students in grades 5th-12th who are interested in joining Lincoln County 4-H. Please stop by our 4-H office at 288 N. Peachtree St. right behind Georgia Power or call our office at 706-359-3233.

Contributions needed

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.

Donations needed

The Master’s Closet is in need of donations of maternity clothes siz­es large and XL. Donations may be dropped off Tuesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. or placed in the donation bin outside.

CWRT to meet

Civil War Round Table of Au­gusta The Civil War Round Table of Augusta GA meets on the third Monday of each month 6pm to 8pm (no meeting in December) at Goodwill's Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta. Meet­ing is $23.00 (includes dinner). Dues $25.00 per year; $40 per couple.

For information contact Gwen Fulcher Young at 706-736-2909 or www.civilwarroundtableaugusta­ga.com

Educator luncheon

The public is invited to the 2018 Pioneer Educator Luncheon at The Lincoln Center Feb. 3 at 12 noon. The luncheon will honor Mr. Wel­come Emerson Mason. Tickets cost $25. For more information please contact Gloria Tutt Harris at 706- 401-6523.

Pastoral anniversary

Marilyn C. Parks will celebrate her 9th pastoral anniversary Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. Guest pastor will be Rev. Dennis Quinn of First Baptist Church and Mt. Zion Baptist Church family.

AA/Al Anon meeting

There will be an Alcoholic Anon­ymous/ Al Anon meeting held at 6 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday at Faith Community Church Fellow­ship Hall located at the Thomson Hwy. (Hwy. 43) and Leathersville Rd., Lincolnton, Ga. The sign will read, “The Good Shepard Home.”

Program at First Baptist

First Baptist Church will hold its annual Black History Program Feb. 11 at 11:30. Guest speaker will be Nathaniel Leverett, a 1971 graduate of Lincoln County High School and a 1975 graduate of Morris Brown College. The public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

Friday night bingo

Play Bingo at American Legion Post 194 on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a variety of goodies at the Snack Bar operated by the Ladies Auxiliary during Bingo. Special Bingo games are also played. Come out and see if you are lucky enough to win the Jackpot.

Jones fund at FSB

A fund to benefit Derek Jones has been established at Farmers State Bank to help with medical expenses. For more information, contact Teresa Jones at 706-359- 5920 or 401-0434.

Senior ad deadline May 4

The deadline for purchasing se­nior ads for the 2019 yearbook is Fri., May 4, 2018. Whole pages are $250, half-pages are $150.

Celebrate Recovery Thursday

First Assembly of God hosts Celebrate Recovery every Thurs­day evening at 6:30 pm with a light meal followed by large group wor­ship at 7 pm and small groups at 8 pm. First Assembly is located on the Thomson Highway. Call the church office at 359-7237 for more information.

Disaster fund at FSB

There has been a disaster fund opened at Farmers State Bank (listed as Curtis Disaster Fund). This is to support Sheryl Curtis who acquired severe damage to her home and vehicles due to a recent storm.

Men’s conference

Faith Tabernacle Men’s Ministry invites the public to its 2018 Men’s Conference entitled, ‘God is Still Looking for a Man’ to be held March 3 at Faith Tabernacle Church from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Admission is $5 and lunch will be served. Speakers will be Apostles Kam and Wausheka McClary of New Dove Creek Bap­tist Church, Elberton and Pastor Matthew Harden of New Tabernacle Baptist Church, Lincolnton. Apostles Kam and Wausheka Mc­Clary will present a marriage work­shop entitled ‘Marriage Through the Eyes of God’ at 2:30. Admission is free. Please contact Rubye Hunter at 706-359-7466 if you plan to attend the conference and luncheon.

Pastor appreciation

Freedom Ministries Church fam­ily will celebrate the 12th Pastoral Appreciation for their leaders, Pas­tor Franklin Jones and co-pastor, Kathy Jones, Sun., March 18, begin­ning at 3 p.m.

CWRT to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Au­gusta will meet Mon., Feb. 19, 6 - 8 p.m., at Goodwill’s Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta. The program is Paul Quigley, his­tory professor at Virginia Tech, who will present on “The Confederacy’s European Problem” - including those pesky Russians! Meeting is $23 (includes dinner). Dues $25 per year; $40 per couple. For information contact Gwen Fulcher Young at 706-736-2909 or www.civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com.

Quartet to perform

First Baptist Church of Thomson will host the Mark Trammell Quartet on Sun., Feb. 25 at 6:00. Doors open at 5. Concert is free and love offering will be taken.

First Baptist Church of Thomson will host the Mark Trammell Quartet on Sun., Feb. 25 at 6:00. Doors open at 5. Concert is free and love offering will be taken.

BOE meeting dates

Lincoln County Board of Educa­tion 2018 meeting dates are: Feb. 13, March 13, April 17, May 8, June 12, July 17, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, and Jan. 8, 2019.

Blackburn fund at FSB

A fund has been set up at Farmers State Bank Michael and Mitch­ell Blackburn to help cover the expenses of medication, utilities, gas, restoration of electricity, and bringing the house wiring up to code, etc. If you would like to make a donations, it may be dropped off at the bank or mailed to FSB, P.O. Box 99, Lincolnton, GA 30817. Please make checks payable to the Michael Blackburn Fund. Any donations would be greatly appreci­ated. Thank you in advance for your help.

CWRT to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Au­gusta will meet Mon., Feb. 19, 6 - 8 p.m., at Goodwill’s Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta. The program is Paul Quigley, his­tory professor at Virginia Tech, who will present on “The Confederacy’s European Problem” - including those pesky Russians! Meeting is $23 (includes dinner). Dues $25 per year; $40 per couple. For information contact Gwen Fulcher Young at 706-736-2909 or www.civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com.

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Ed­ucators Association (LWREA) will meet at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Feb­ruary 8 at the Mary Wills Library. All retired educators and friends of education are invited to support LWREA

Zumba classes Tues., Thurs.

Zumba classes held every Tues and Thur night at 7:15 p.m. in the gym at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. Dr. Stanley Singleton, a certified Zumba instructor, teaches this Latin dance inspired exercise class. Lots of fun and great exer­cise.

NAACP banquet Feb. 17

The NAACP Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. on Feb. 17 at The Lincoln Center. Tickets are on sale now. For more information please call 706- 359-4397 or 359-4530.

Love Fest at Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church will host ‘Love Fest 2018’ Sat., Feb. 10 from 3-6 p.m. The event is free to the public and for all ages. There will be fun, games, music with a live DJ and refreshments. Rev. Kelvin Dunn is pastor.

Join LC 4-H

Lincoln County 4-H would like to reach out to private school or home school students in grades 5th-12th who are interested in joining Lincoln County 4-H. Please stop by our 4-H office at 288 N. Peachtree St. right behind Georgia Power or call our office at 706-359-3233.

Say it Loud program

First Baptist Church will host a ‘Say it Loud’ program Feb. 10 at 5 p.m., in Lincolnton. Rev. Dennis J. Quinn is pastor.

Health screening Feb. 18

The Lincoln Center will host af­fordable health screenings Feb. 18, at 160 May Avenue. Screenings can check for: disease, stroke and overall vascular health. Screen­ings are affordable and convenient. Packages start at $149, but consul­tants will work with you to create a package that is right for you based on your age and risk factors. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit our website at www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre- registration is required.

Revival services Feb. 7-9

Freedom Ministries Church of Lincolnton will have revival Wed., Feb. 7 - Fri., Feb. 9 at 7:30 nightly. Prophet Robbie B. Riley will be the guest speaker.

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