The Golden Harvest Food Bank Empty Bowl fundraiser is holding a T-shirt design contest for middle- and high-school students. Deadline for entries is Jan. 10. For information, call Debbie Katcoff at (706) 868-4030.
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, on Columbia Road, will hold a Catholics Returning Home program for six weeks starting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. For information, call Mary Soparas at (706) 364-9829.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept Christmas trees for recycling at Riverside Middle School on Furys Ferry Road in Evans through Jan. 6. For information, call 1 (800) 533-3478.
Musical Theater Workshops will hold registration for their upcoming season the weekend of Jan. 5 for actors ages 5 years through high school. Call (706) 231-1759, or go to www.childrensensemble.com.
Mother's Day Out
Bible Cathedral, at 1116 Furys Ferry Road, will begin a mother's day out program starting Jan. 5. For information, call Cynthia Turner at (706) 863-7090.
Church of the Holy Comforter will hold a community open house from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 6 at its new parish hall at 473 Furys Ferry Road. For information, call (706) 210-1133.
Trinity Hospice will hold orientation and training for volunteers starting Jan. 8, with all sessions held at Trinity's Daniel Village office. Reservations are required by calling Ronnie Merry at (706) 729-6328, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Columbia County Extension Service will hold a training opportunity for the green industry, with a session on diseases of turfgrass from 9-11:30 a.m. Jan. 12. Register by calling (706) 868-3413.
Augusta podiatrists are collecting new and used shoes regardless of size and condition for distribution to the needy. Donations can be brought to any area podiatrist. Call Dr. Kent Kronowski at (706) 724-0586.
Applications are being accepted through Tuesday for grants from the St. Joseph Foundation for non-profit organizations addressing health services education, medical uninsured or underinsured, hospice or homeless. For information, go to www.cfcsra or call (706) 724-1314.
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