New Columbia County Economic Development Director Zack Daffin will make his first public speech since accepting the position at the Columbia County Republican Party monthly meeting Saturday at 9 a.m.
The meeting will be at Piccadilly Cafeteria at 3110 Washington Road. A breakfast buffet will be offered for $5.
For more information, call Lee Muns, county party chairman, at 827-1572 or 267-3499.
July 4 celebration
The Patriots Park Fourth of July Celebration will be at the gymnasium, soccer fields and baseball complex of Patriots Park from 3 to 9 p.m.
The Independence Day event is free and features 13 amusement rides, Noahs' Ark Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, a children's wagon parade and contest, a performance by Shiloh, an Independence Day Ceremony, lots of food and the largest fireworks display in the area.
Parking will be at the Columbia County Merchants Association Fairgrounds with handicapped parking inside Patriots Park.
For more information, call Patriots Park at 868-3458.
Come see the greyhounds of GreytHound Love Greyhound Adoption at SuperPetz on Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez on Saturday, June 28 from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, please visit our Web site www.greythoundlove.org or call (706)796-1708 or (803) 278-5441.
Landfill holiday closing
The Columbia County Baker Place Road landfill will be closed Friday, July 4, and Saturday, July 5, in recognition of Independence Day. The landfill will reopen at 6 a.m. Monday, July 7.
Youth and Graduates Day will be at Gospel Waters Baptist Church in Evans today at 10:45 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Beverly Ashley of Williston, S.C.
For more information, call 860-7091.
The fifth annual Columbia County EMA Summer Holiday Blood Drive is scheduled for Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Government Center Auditorium.
All donors will be treated to Mot's BBQ and will receive a patriotic T-shirt. For more information, contact Pam Tucker 868-3303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mother's Day Out
Saint Mary on the Hill Catholic Church is accepting registration for the 2003-04 Mother's Day Out Program for children ages 6 months to 4 years. For more information call Gina Craw 706-262-2659 or e-mail: email@example.com
Thomson First United Methodist Church is looking for people willing to consign items for a church consignment sale.
Call the church at 595-3936 or e-mail Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The deadline to register for consignment is July 3.
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