Columbia County Emergency Services will hold its sixth annual winter blood drive with the Shepeard Community Blood Center from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Evans Government Center auditorium, on Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans. For information, e-mail Pam Tucker at ptucker@columbia countyga.gov or call 868-3303.
There will be a special celebration of Holy Communion with jazz music at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Church of the Holy Comforter, which meets at Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans-to-Locks Road.
The music of Duke Ellington and other jazz artists will be featured, with a jazz pianist, saxophones, percussion section and flute trio under the direction of Robbie Jarrell. A chili cook-off will follow the service. For information, call 210-1133.
Total Dance in Praise dance team from Huntsville, Ala., will minister at City of Refuge Christian Center, 2659 Lamar Road in Hephzibah, at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 30. For information, call 592-5865.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church will participate in the annual Souper Bowl of Caring nationwide fund-raising event. Volunteers will collect cash donations in front of the church at 117 Pleasant Home Road, Augusta, after masses on Feb. 6, Super Bowl Sunday. Donations will go to Catholic Relief Services for support of tsunami victims. For information, call Gail Fitzpatrick, 863-4956.
Reinhardt College will hold a Scholars Day for prospective students at 10 a.m. Saturday and Feb. 19 on the main campus in Waleska, Ga. For information, visit www.reinhardt.edu/news or call Reinhardt College Admissions Office at (770) 720-5526.
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