The Georgia Commercial Pesticide Test will be given at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Columbia County Extension Office located at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion.
For more information, call 868-3413.
The Georgia Division of Aging Services's public hearing on aging needs is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the McDuffie County Senior Citizens Center, 304 Greenway St., Thomson.
The Division on Aging Services will use public feedback and statistical data to develop new funding plans that address the current needs of senior citizens and family caregivers.
For more information about the needs assessment process or aging services available, call Jeanette Cummings at the CSRA Area Agency on Aging at 210-2013, 1-888-922-4464 or email@example.com.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church is planning two events today to officially kick off its fund-raising campaign to build a new church on Columbia Road in Columbia County.
Parish youth will release balloons in front of the church on Pleasant Home Road after the 9:30 a.m. Mass to mark the opening of the capital campaign. At 6:30 p.m., a reception will be held for all parishioners to hear from the church leadership about building plans and the campaign, titled Living the Vision Together Through Grace.
For more information about the campaign or to contribute, call Joseph S. Soparas, the chairman of St. Teresa's Capital Campaign Committee, at 364-9289.
Children's Chorale holding auditions
Auditions for the Augusta Children's Chorale will be held on three spring Saturdays: Feb. 22, Mar. 1 and May 3.
Both training and performance choirs for children from third to eighth grade offer in-depth vocal choral training with local, national and international performance opportunities. There are a limited number of openings to be fille din the spring for the 2003-2004 season beginning in August. Scholarships are budgeted.
For more information or to make an audition appointment, call the chorale office at 826-4718.
Confederate group meets
Sons of Confederate Veterans, Columbia County Maj. Gen. Ambrose R. Wright, Camp #1914 meets at 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday at the Upper Crust restaurant in Evans.
The Columbia County Planning and Development office is encouraging residents to ensure that their homes have their street address numbers plainly visible from the street so that emergency personnel can find the correct address.
House numbers should be at least 3 inches tall, mounted on a mailbox, be visible from both directions of the road and should not be hidden by weeds or flowers.
For more information, call the Columbia County Planning and Development office at 868-3400.
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