Help for Haiti
- Covenant United Methodist Church will hold a "Hearts for Haiti" concert at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at the church, 4536 Washington Road in Evans. A local high school artist also will sell original paintings. All proceeds will go to Haiti through the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Call (706) 496-3623.
- Foot Solutions of Evans, in Mullins Crossing, is collecting lightly used shoes for the Soles 4 Souls charity, to be sent to Haitian refugees. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (706) 228-3663.
A volleyball basics clinic to benefit the Lakeside volleyball program will be held 2-4 p.m. today and Jan. 31 in the Lakeside High School gym. Cost is $30. For information, call (706) 650-8083.
Seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccine clinics will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at Columbia County Health Departments. For information, call the Evans clinic at (706) 868-3330; Appling (706) 541-1318, or Grovetown (706) 556-3727.
Feb. 1 is the deadline for applications for the Ryan Clark Community Service Award, with a scholarship of at least $1,000. E-mail connectcolumbia@yahoo. com, or call (706) 556-0609.
The Augusta Newcomers group will hold a coffee at 11 a.m. Feb. 2 at the home of a member. Ee-mail hospitality@augustanewcomers. com, or call Laura Dobbins at (706) 364-6824.
The highway atop Thurmond Dam will be reduced to one lane only starting Monday during construction work on the dam. The closure is expected to last for about a year.
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