The Georgia Division of Aging Services's public hearing on aging needs is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon today 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, (888) 922-4464 or email@example.com.
The Traveling Toilet was such a success that the city of Harlem's Relay for Life is adding a second toilet. Anyone can pay $10 to have the toilet sent to someone. Once in the yard, the resident can pay $10 to have it removed and sent to someone else. For more information, or to surprise someone with the Traveling Toilet, call Harlem City Hall at 556-3448.
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 Family Y sponsors in-line hockey clinics Feb. 22 and Mar. 1, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Abilene Baptist Church parking lot, 3917 Washington Road. The clinics are free and open to boys and girls ages 4-12.
Ages 4-6 will be taught from 9 to 10 a.m., ages 7-9 from 10 to 11 a.m., and ages 10-12 from 11 a.m. to noon.
Clinics are held on a first come, first served basis and participation is limited to 30 children per age group. Personal equipment is encouraged.
For complete details, call 364-3269.
Harlem history sought
Harlem's newly created Historic Preservation Commission is seeking photographs and historical information on the city's homes that are at least 50 years old. The documents will become part of a reference guide to the city's preservation efforts. For more information, contact the commission's chairman, Ann Blalock, at 556-6656.
Harlem input needed
Harlem residents are being urged to participate in a planning session for the city's application to Georgia's Better Hometown program.
The session begins Thursday at 10 a.m. in the meeting room of Laurel and Hardy Museum. City residents will be asked to offer input as a committee assembles the program application. For more information, contact City Hall at 556-3448.
The Georgia Forestry Commission is advising residents whether their homes are at risk of woods or brush fires. The free service is particularly aimed at rural residents.
For more information, call Chief Ranger Steve Abbott at 556-3962.
A story in the Feb. 5 edition of The Columbia County News-Times should have said state Rep. Ben Harbin is the Republican chairman of the House Insurance Committee.
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