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RV, boat show

Posted: March 25, 2012 - 12:02am

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RV, boat show

Columbia County’s fourth annual RV and Boat Show continues 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Evans Towne Center Park. For information, call Jeb Bell at (706) 541-3761.


Applications for the Barbara C. Beazley Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Columbia County Foundation for Children, are now available from, at all Columbia County high schools and at 7009 Evans Town Center Blvd. Deadline is July 3. For information, e-mail ccfoundationfor

Blood drives

Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold mobile blood drives at the following dates and locations during March:

• Today, BAPS Hindu Temple, 837 Furys Ferry Road, Evans,
1:30-6 p.m.

• Saturday, Martinez Masonic 710, 3412 Washington Road, Mar-tinez, 10:30 a.m. to
2 p.m.

For information, go to

Craft show

Harlem United Methodist Church is seeking crafters and vendors for its spring craft show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For information, call Karen at (706) 309-9522.


The Augusta Concert Band will hold the 13th annual Cleon W. Mauldin Memorial Concert at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta. Admission is free. For information, e-mail

Art contest

Monday is the deadline for high school students to enter the 2012 Congressional Art Contest. For information, contact Jessica Hayes in U.S. Rep. Paul Broun’s office at (706) 447-3857, or e-mail

Driver class

The AARP driver safety class for drivers age 50-older will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Patriots Park, 5445 Columbia Road. Tuition costs $14; AARP membership is not required. Call (706) 863-2865.

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