2018-04-12 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet

The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting os 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 greaatly 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.

Revival at First Baptist

First Baptist Church will have revival May 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Shawn Cooper will be their revivalist. The public is in­vited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

Women in White programWHITE

Ebenezer Baptist Church will host 50 Women in White program Sun., April 15, at 8 a.m., during morn­ing worship service. The public is invited. Rev. Fred Perriman is pas­tor.

Apply for WIOA program

Applicants are needed in Lincoln County for a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act WIOA Pro­gram for out of school youth and young adults. They can help you get your GED, get training and get a job. Eligible requirements: 16-24 years old, not attending any school and must be a high school dropout, in the juvenile or adult justice system, homeless, runaway, in or aged out of foster care, pregnant or parenting, or disables. For more information and to apply for services please contact Pecola Wiley, Youth Program Coordinator at 706-595-8941.

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.”

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.

Free legal help

If you are age 60 or older and live in Burke, Columbia, Glas­cock, Hancock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Screven, Taliaferro, Warren, Wash­ington or Wilkes County, and have ever thought of getting a Last Will and Testament, Financial Power of Attorney or Advance Directive for Healthcare, call Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) at 706- 721-2327 to register for the free legal clinic to be held on Saturday, April 28th, from 9 a.m. until noon. The clinic will be help GLSP of­fices, 209 7th Street, 4th Floor, Au­gusta. Private attorneys will assist GLSP attorneys in the drafting and execution of simple wills, financial powers of attorney and advance directives for healthcare at no cost to you! Appointments are on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited, so call today to schedule your appointment! The Georgia Legal Services Program is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide civil legal services for persons with low incomes, creating equal access to justice and opportunities out of poverty.

Pastoral anniversary

New Tabernacle Baptist Church will celebrate the 18th Pastoral Anniversary of Pastor Matthew Harden and the Harden family on Sunday, April 22nd, at 2:30 p.m.. Pastor Anthoni McElrath and Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Augusta, Ga. will be our special guest. The public is invited to attend.

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.

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.

Flame needs donations

The Eternal Flame account that keeps the flame in front of the courthouse burning is in need of donations. Donations may be made at Farmers State Bank to the Lincoln Eternal Flame Account or at the courthouse.

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.

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.

Apply for WIOA program

Lincoln County 4-H is selling Vidalia Onions! Get a 10lb bag of mixed large and jumbo size for $10! All orders must be turned in by April 20th. Place orders at the Lincoln County Extension 4-H office, 288 N. Peachtree St., next to Lively’s Floor Covering and behind Turner Jones Attorney, or call 706-359-3233.

Pavilion, May House

The Lincoln County Historical Society encourages the use of the Lincoln County Historical Park for family and community events. The Lewis Family Pavilion and the May House make great venues for wed­dings, receptions, family reunions or other get- togethers. Fees are very reasonable and you don’t have to be a member to use the facility. Call (706) 359-3237 for details and information.

BOE meeting dates

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

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.

LCSSU to meet

The Lincoln County Sunday School Union will be held at New­berry Missionary Baptist Church Sun., April 29 at 10 a.m. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Pavilion, May House

The Lincoln County Historical Society encourages the use of the Lincoln County Historical Park for family and community events. The Lewis Family Pavilion and the May House make great venues for wed­dings, receptions, family reunions or other get- togethers. Fees are very reasonable and you don’t have to be a member to use the facility. Call (706) 359-3237 for details and information.

Development authority meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Lincoln County Development Au­rthority will be Tuesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Welcome Center.

Yard sale Saturday

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church, Augusta Hwy., will have a yard sale Sat., April 14 from 8 a.m. - 12 noon.

Committee meeting

The Lincoln County Food Pantry Executive Committee will meet at the Lincoln County Public Library Thurs., April 19 at 1 p.m.

Reunion set for April 14

The 125th Engineer Float Bridge Co. (ret) McCormick, S.C. National Guard will have a reunion April 14 at Troy Methodist Church, Troy, S.C. Come early, will eat at 1 p.m. Contact Edward Deason at 864-443-2537 or 864-602- 9477 or Toney Storey at 864-679-8696 or 864-980-1066 for more information.

Reunion suggestions

If anyone has any interest and/or ideas for a 50th reunion for the Lincoln County High School class of 1968, please call or text Manis Davis at 706-699-2416, email olemisterben@bellsouth.net or contact on Facebook.

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.”

First Responder Week

Huddle House in Lincolnton is hosting ‘First Responder Week’ from April 23 - 27, where the res­taurant will be giving out its new ‘Down Home Combo’ meals for free to local law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMTs with a valid identification or those in uniform, throughout the week. This is being done to show ap­preciation and support to local first responders who selflessly serve the Lincolnton community.

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