Wesley United Methodist Church and all area Pizza Joint restaurants are teaming up to collect "flood buckets" filled with cleaning supplies for Atlanta-area residents whose homes were damaged in recent floods. Information on assembling flood buckets is available at www.wesleyumc.net/MissionManagers/Relief/UMCORFloodBucket.pdf. Call Trey Enfinger at (706) 836-7105, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Augusta Alzheimer's Association will hold a Bowl-a-thon fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 17. Teams must be registered to participate. Call (706) 731-9060.
When HELP Can't Wait, a charity providing assistance to seniors in nursing homes, will hold a fundraising yard sale from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at its office, 3822 Commercial Court, across from the Martinez Post Office. Call (706) 729-8991.
The Aiken/Augusta Walk to Cure Diabetes will hold a kickoff event from 2-5 p.m. today at Adventure Crossing, 4350 Wheeler Road, Martinez. Call (706) 955-8232.
Oct. 20 is the entry deadline for contestants in the Miss Columbia County Fair Scholarship Pageant, for women ages 17-24, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Greenbrier High School Auditorium. Applications are available at www.columbia countyfair.net. Call Pat Becton at (706) 863-7645, or e-mail email@example.com.
Marvin United Methodist Church is seeking crafters and vendors for its November show. E-mail marvinwomen @comcast.net, or call (706) 863-1970.
Betty Tutt, area director of the Georgia Retired Educators Association, will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Columbia County Retired Educators Association at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Ryan's restaurant on Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez. Call (706) 860-3969.
Wednesday is the deadline for entries in Lakeside High School's annual Battle of the Bands, to be held Oct. 10 at the school. Call Amy Cooter at (706) 854-1764, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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