A blood drive for the Shepeard Blood Center will take place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday in the Evans Government Center auditorium. Treats from Papa John's Pizza an free t-shirts will be given to donors. Blood is now needed because of a slump in donations since Sept. 11.
Terrorist attack seminar
Two seminars on "Community Planning for Terrorist Attacks" will be offered at 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. on Jan. 29 at University Hospital. There is no cost, but space is limited. To register, call 774-2888.
Fire department meeting
The Leah Volunteer Fire Department will have a special meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 at station No. 2 on Burks Mountain Road. The public is invited to attend.
Book discussion group
The Gibbs Library book discussion group will be meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 at the library. The group will read Cider House Rules by John Irving.
School council meetings
The Harlem High School Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the school media center on the following dates for the remainder of the 2002 school year: Feb. 7, March 7, April 11, May 2, June 6, July 11 and August 1.
Historical donations needed
The City of Grovetown Museum Board of Directors is seeking donations of military memorabilia with ties to Fort (Camp) Gordon for a special display depicting the historical relationship between the fort and Grovetown.
Photographs, documents, uniforms, personal military equipment, medals and copies of news article are needed. Donated items will be displayed in two glass cases which were purchased through a grant from the Fort Gordon Officers Wives Club. For more information or to donate, call Rosa Lee Owens at 863-1867 or Charles Lord at 863-3138.
Radio licensing classes
The Amateur Radio Club of Augusta will be having licensing classes beginning Feb. 4 in the first classroom at Doctor's Hospital. The classes will take place at 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays and will be offered for eight weeks. For more information, call John Crawford at 793-8819, Kevin Martin at 394-6881 or Allen Menges at 793-1625.
Free mulch offered
The City of Thomson is offering free mulch to all interested farmers, businesses and residents. The city grinds all of its yard trimmings and collects the mulch on a quarterly basis. Loading assistance will be provided at a mulch pickup site on request. For more information, call (706) 595-1781.
The Georgia Podiatric Medical Association is running a shoe collection drive for the homeless in the Augusta area. The association will accept new and used shoes of any size, and donations can be brought to any local podiatrist's office through January. For more information, call Dr. Kent E. Kronowski at 724-0586.
A storytime for all ages is offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Euchee Creek Library.
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