Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church will celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Rev. Robert L. Ramsey at 2 p.m. Sept. 17, with guest minister the Rev. Dr. John D. Fuller, pastor of Lewis Chapel Baptist Church, in Fayetteville, N.C. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will hold its bimonthly Success Columbia County Style networking event from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the River Island Clubhouse, with hosts Blanchard and Calhoun and catering by French Market Grille West. To attend, e-mail reservations to email@example.com.
Kathy Roe, a wildlife rehabilitator, will use live possums to discuss wildlife rehabilitation and life with possums at the monthly meeting of the Sierra Club at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension, Augusta.Call (706) 650-8314.
Dancers with the Columbia County Ballet, formerly the Ron Jones Academy of Ballet, will perform an original work by Peter Powlus, the artistic director of the Augusta Players, Sept. 22-23 at Columbia County's Performing Arts Center. For information, call (706) 860-1852.
Plant swap, sale
The Cherokee Rose Garden Club and the Columbia and Richmond County extension services will hold a plant exchange and sale from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 23 in the parking lot of Savannah Rapids Pavilion (weather permitting). Participants should bring their own tables or displays. For information, call Betty Crowther at (706) 860-3696, or Helene Hondrum at (706) 854-8215.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church will hold an anniversary harvest festival from noon-4 p.m. Sept. 30 to mark the church's one-year anniversary at its new location, 4921 Columbia Road. Attractions will include food, games, rides and bingo. For information, call (706) 863-4956 or (706) 860-2874.
The Augusta office of the American Red Cross will hold disaster training courses in September at the Augusta office, 1322 Ellis St. For information, call (706) 724-8481.
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