Millie Rogers, president of the Georgia State Federation of Republican Women, will be the speaker at 6 p.m. Thursday at the meeting of the Greater Columbia County Republican Women at the Jones Creek Club House. Dinner buffet costs $10, and reservations are due by noon today by e-mailing YeSun Wiltse at email@example.com or Wanda Duffie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Columbia County Extension Service Gardening at Lunch series for 2008 continues from 12:10-12:45 p.m. today at the Columbia County library with extension agent Charles Phillips conducting a session on handling late freezes. For information, call (706) 868-3413.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, in Evans, will hold a leadership workshops for youths ages 13-17 from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, and on March 15 and 29. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given. Call (706) 860-7091.
Heart and Sole
The second annual Heart and Sole 5k run/walk to raise funds for the MCG Children's Medical Center Heart Program will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at MCG, with a celebration at Enterprise Mill at 7 p.m. For information, go to www.heartandsoleinc.org.
Carol Jackson, a 4-H program assistant, will give a program on local wildlife and show visitors how to make a plaster animal track from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Reed Creek Park. For information, call (706) 210-4027.
Lakeside Middle School will hold a book fair in the media center from 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 10-14, with family night from 6-8 p.m. March 11.
The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce after-hours networking session will be held from 5-7 p.m. March 17 at Adventure Crossing. The facility will unveil its new laser tag facility with a "challenge" exhibition match between teams led by Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver and Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross. For information, call Chris Baum at (706) 364-0425.
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