The annual Disc Golf Ice Bowl will be held Saturday at Patriots Park. The entry fee is $20 and a donation of nonperishable canned goods for Golden Harvest Food Bank, and mulligans are available for $1 each. Professional, advanced, intermediate, recreational and novice divisions will be open; all players regardless of ability are encouraged to play. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., followed by a players' meeting. Everyone will have a chance to win prizes. There will be a chili cook-off lunch between the first and second rounds, as well as a silent auction. Those not interested in playing but wanting to donate can drop off monetary donations or canned goods from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Patriots Park Activities Center. For information, call Jimmy Padgett at (706) 860-9511.
The third annual Panther Pace Chase 5K will be held Jan. 22 at Lakeside High School. Proceeds will go toward new uniforms, new equipment and meets for the Lakeside track and field team. A shoe drive for the New Hope Food Pantry also will be held. The entry fee is $18 for the 5K and $10 for the kids' half-mile race. Registration is available on www.active.com. For information, contact Katie Townsend at (706) 840-2324 or email@example.com.
The Dog Gone Cold 5K Run/Walk benefiting PawPrints Foundation will be held Jan. 22 at the Julian Smith Casino BBQ Pit at Lake Olmstead. PawPrints Foundation provides fundraising and education for shelter animals. The 1-mile Fun Run has an entry fee of $10 and will start at 9:30 a.m. The 5K has an entry fee of $30 and will start at 10 a.m. Registration is available online at www.paw printsfoundation.org/dog-gone-cold-5k.html or before the race from 8-9:45 a.m. Those who pre-register are guaranteed an event T-shirt. Dogs are welcome to run alongside their owner, but they must be leashed, well socialized and vaccinated. For information on the event or to sign up for a sponsorship or vendor booth, contact Kristi Hagood at (706) 294-6200 or kristi@ pawprintsfoundation.org.
The Columbia County 4H Project S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team is starting a new season. The club for students in Grades 7-12 is a clay pigeon target shooting program. Enrollment/orientation meetings will be held at Savannah Rapids Pavilion in the downstairs area. New members or students interesting in joining should attend the meeting on Tuesday from 6-7:30 p.m. Returning team members should attend the Feb. 8 meeting. It is mandatory for a parent and child to attend one of the meetings. All of the necessary forms can be found at www.cc4hsafe.info. They should be completed and brought to the meeting. For information, visit the Web site or e-mail Lori Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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