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Summer school students prepare for graduation ceremonies.
During July, Sparkle Express Car Wash on Belair Road will donate a portion of any car wash of $9.99 or more to the U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Association for customers who use code 4046.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will celebrate its 132nd anniversary at 2:30 p.m. today with the Rev. Charles E. Goodman and Tabernacle Baptist Church of Augusta. Call (706) 860-7091.
The CSRA Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging will hold the ninth annual Faith and Aging Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Doubletree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway. Registration is $30 for professionals, $20 for retirees, caregivers, students and grandparents raising grandchildren. Contact Janice Adams at (706) 210-2000, ext. 5654, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charter school consultant Mark Peevy will be the guest speaker for the Columbia County Citizens for Good Government meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbia County Government Center Auditorium in Evans. Go to www.ccforgg.com or call (706) 533-2185.
Shepeard Community Blood Center is holding blood drives Tuesday at Milton Ruben Chevrolet, 3514 Washington Road, 12:30-4 p.m.; July 14, Ryan Lariscy Memorial Day, at Shepeard Community Blood Center-Evans, 4329 Washington Road, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; July 15, at New Hope Worship Center, 715 S. Old Belair Road, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; July 22, at Stevens Creek Community Church, 600 Stevens Creek Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stevens Creek Community Church, Grovetown Campus, at Grovetown High School, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Go to www.