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Posted: September 15, 2013 - 12:00am  |  Updated: September 15, 2013 - 12:56am

Civil War group

The Augusta Civil War Roundtable meets at 6 p.m. Monday at Macaroni Grill on Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway in Augusta. There will be a presentation by Claibourne Darden, president of the Civil War Round­table of Washington, Ga. No reservations necessary. Contact Gwen Fulcher Young at gfy@gwenfulcheryoung.com or (706) 736-2909

Family reunion

The 24th annual Kendall McTier Family Association Reunion will be on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Reedy Creek Baptist Church, 1128 Reedy Creek Baptist Church Road, Stapleton, Ga., just off Georgia Highway 17 between Wrens and Thomson. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by a program at 11 a.m. and covered-dish lunch at noon. Contact Steven or Sandy McTier at (478) 956-8998.

Concert

Simple Faith will perform at 6 p.m. Sept. 29, at Trinity Baptist Church, 4594 Columbia Road, Martinez. Contact Martha Bartles, (706) 829-5628 or the church office, (706) 863-1222.

Yard, bake sale

Columbia County Memorial Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6445 will have a yard/bake sale 8 a.m. to 1p.m. Sept. 21 at the post, 6423 Wrightsboro Road, near Pumpkin Center. Breakfast is 9:30-11:30 a.m., and the annual turkey shoot begins at 2 p.m.

Fish Fry

The Columbia County Democratic Party will host a fish fry and union appreciation day 4-8 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans. Speakers include, Nekima Williams, state party vice-chair. Tickets are $20. Call (706) 825-8314 for more information.

Golf tournament

Marvin United Methodist Church will hold its third annual Best Golf Ball Golf Tournament Sept. 27. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Contact olmsteadmc@comcast.net or sandyleathers@knology.net by Sept. 20.

Golf tournament

The Jefferson Energy Charity Golf Classic to benefit the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation will be held Oct. 21, with an 11 a.m. shotgun start at Bartram Trail Golf Club, 470 Bartram Trail Club Dr., Evans. Fees are $100 for single players and $400 for teams. Tournament sponsorships are available from $100 to $500. For more information, contact Steve Chalker at (706) 547-2167 or SChalker@jec.coop.

Addiction help

Mosaic United Methodist Church’s Celebrate Recovery program holds weekly sessions at the church, 678 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans.

The women’s group meets at 6:30 p.m. and the men’s group meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. A Men’s Accountability group meets at 8 p.m. Mondays. Call (706) 877-6468, or go to www.mosaicumc.org.

Support groups

Two Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups meet in Columbia County.

• Alzheimer’s Association, 106 SRP Drive, Evans: 6:30 p.m., second Tuesday each month. Call (706) 860-4599.

• Brandon Wilde, 4275 Owens Road: 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday each month. Call (706) 854-3519.

Choral society

The Columbia County Choral Society needs singers. Rehearsals are at First Baptist Church of Evans. Call (706) 650-2311 or go to www.ccchoralsociety.org.

 

Marine League

The Marine Corps League Riverfront Marines Detachment 2 meets on second Thursdays at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1002 Carolina Ave., North Augusta, with dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Contact Paul Brewer at (706) 306-6667 or usmc1008@bellsouth.net.

 

Free concert

The Pinehill Ramblers will perform at the Appling Opry at 7 p.m. Saturday. The Opry is in a new pavilion next door to the old J.D. Howell General Store at 5701 White Oak Road. Bring a chair for seating.

 

Christian singles

Augusta Christian Singles meets at the Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive, off Evans-to-Locks Road, from 7-11 p.m. each Saturday. Cost is $8 for members, $10 for guests. Call Barbara Nash at (803) 640-2075.

 

Orchestras

Columbia County Orchestra meets weekly. Musicians needed. For more information, go to www.columbiacco.org

Columbia County Youth meets weekly. Musicians needed. For more information, go to www.columbia
cco.org

 

Ostomy group

An ostomy support group meets at 6 p.m. on second Mondays at
Barney’s Pharmacy on Peach Orchard Road in Augusta. Call (706)
798-5645.

 

Women vets

The Women’s Veterans Club meets at 11 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. Dues cost $24 per year. Call April Starks at (706) 868-5601.

Eyeglass help

The Grovetown Lions Club offers financial assistance for qualifying
Grovetown individuals in the purchase of eyeglasses. Write to Grovetown Lions Club Eyeglass Program, P.O. Box 248, Grovetown, GA 30813.

Seek volunteers

• The Grovetown Senior Center is seeking volunteer drivers to deliver meals to shut-ins in the Grovetown area. Call (706) 210-8699.

• Regency Hospice is seeking volunteers. Training is provided. Call Nancy Browning at (706) 868-4422.

• Golden Harvest Food Bank is seeking volunteers to help sort donations in the warehouse. Call (706) 736-1199.

• Safe Kids East Cen-tral Georgia is seeking volunteers to help with events such as car-seat and bicycle checks, and to lead programs that teach safety to children and teens. Training is provided. Call (706) 721-7606.

• Volunteer opportunities are available at the Columbia County Library in Evans. Call (706) 863-1946, or e-mail jthompson@columbiacountyga.gov.

 

• The American Cancer Society’s Augusta chapter is seeking volunteer drivers for its Road to Recovery program, which provides transportation to cancer patients. Call (706) 731-9900.

 

Hospital classes

Doctors Hospital offers a variety of classes each month. Call (706) 651-2450, or go to www.doctors-hospital.net.

 

Fire information

The Georgia Forestry Commission, Columbia County Unit, offers advice to Columbia County residents on whether their homes would be in danger from brush or wildfires. Call (706) 556-3962.

 

Help group

Celebrate Recovery meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at The Sanctuary Church, 302 Byrd Road, Evans. Call (706) 421-0089

 

Food pantry

Columbia County Cares Food Pantry has changed our days and hours. We are now open Monday Through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

 

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