The Augusta area's Curves women's fitness centers will join Curves International Inc. in a food drive to benefit local food banks. Anyone joining Curves through Friday may bring a bag of groceries and have the normal service fee waived. Anyone may drop off nonperishable food items at any of the Curves centers during business hours this month. For information, call 854-7770.
Troubled youth seminar
The Columbia County Board of Commissioners Human Resources Department and the Medical College of Georgia Health System will present the seminar What Troubled Children Look Like from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in the auditorium of the Government Center on Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans. Dr. Alex Mabe, a professor and licensed clinical psychologist of the MCG Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, will be the guest speaker. For information, call 721-0179.
Change of command ceremony
A change of command ceremony for Fort Gordon's Signal Corps Band is set for 11 a.m. Friday in the Victoria Room of the Gordon Club. Chief Warrant Officer 2 W. Scott MacDonald will turn the baton over to Warrant Officer Jonathan D. Ward. For more information, call 791-3113.
Belvedere First Christian Church, at Hampton and Verdery streets behind the Belvedere Fire Department, will have an old-fashioned gospel singing concert at 7 p.m. Friday. Admission is free. For information, call 279-2626 or Robert Gray at 279-9111.
The alumni of Blanchard High School will meet at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Rosemont Association on Burks Mountain Road in Appling to select a name and establish guidelines for awarding a scholarship created by members of the classes of 1961 and 1962. All past presidents from Blanchard are asked to attend. For more information, call Gwen Williams at 860-3219.
A yard sale to benefit the Harlem-Grovetown Band Boosters will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Harlem Middle School, 375 W. Forrest St., rain or shine. For more information, call Loreen Reynolds at 556-9713.
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