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Several new names are on the ballot for this year’s elections/
A new Columbia County music series features an amateur competition.
Col. Jeffrey Lepak will be the guest speaker for a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday at Bellevue Memorial Gardens on Wrightsboro Road, just west of Dyess Parkway. The U.S. Army Signal Corps Band Brass Quintet will perform.
Shepeard Community Blood Center is holding blood drives today, 9 a.m. to noon, at West Town Community Church, 779 N. Belair Road, Evans; and Wednesday, 3-7 p.m., at Harlem United Methodist Church, 115 Milledgeville Road. For information, go to www.shepeardblood.org.
The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall, a ¾-scale replica of the Vietnam Wall, is on display at Fort Gordon’s Barton Field through Monday. Call Yolanda Markham at (706) 372-5709.
The Columbia County Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at The Acorn Restaurant, 410 N. Louisville St., Harlem.
Lakeside High School Show Choir Camp will be held Tuesday-Friday at the school. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Garden City Chorus is recruiting male singers for a show in September. Rehearsals are held each Tuesday at the Church of Christ, 600 W. Martintown Road, North Augusta. Call (803) 279-4198.
United Way of the CSRA has VISTA associate positions available for youth ages 18-24 to work June 1 through Aug. 5. Call Joan Stoddard at (706)
• Parkway Baptist Church, on William Few Parkway in Evans, will hold a yard sale and barbecue from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
• New Heights Community Church, 5050 High Meadows Drive, will hold a yard sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call (706) 863-0355.