The Columbia County Foundation for Children is sponsoring a summer volunteer/community service program for high school students.
Volunteers will assist at the Children's Resource Center, 6347 Columbia Road, Appling, from June 1-Aug. 6.
For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Michel Young on Tuesdays at (706) 541-2849.
White Rock Baptist Church, 1870 White Rock Road, Lincolnton, will hold an appreciation service for its pastor, the Rev. Seymore Harrison Sr., at 2 p.m. today, with the Rev. F.C. Henderson of Poplar Springs Baptist Church, of Thomson.
Dinner will be served. For information, call (706) 359-1339.
Dr. Havon Knight will present a program on controlling hypertension from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion.
Dinner will be served; reservations are required. For information, go to www.universityhealth.org/calendar or call (706) 828-2502.
David Poythress and Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker, both Democratic candidates for governor, will take part in a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center at the Columbia County Library in Evans.
Tickets cost $20 and include a barbecue dinner after the forum.
For information, e-mail email@example.com or call (706) 513-3400.
Friday is the deadline for organic producers or those moving to organic farming to apply for a grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
For information, call (706) 724-2247.
The inaugural Angel of Hope blood drive, in memory of Lakeside High School graduate Jessica Fulmer, who died in a car crash in 2008, will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sanctuary Church on Cox Road, Evans.
Each donor is asked to bring nonperishable food for Golden Harvest Food Bank.
For information, call (706) 627-5287.
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