Kaleidoscope
December 18, 2014 Issue

Stapleton called meeting
The city of Stapleton will hold a called meeting on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m. to adopt the Jefferson County Joint Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan.

ADVERTISEMENT

Louisville blood drive
Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Monday, Dec. 22, at Queensborough National Bank and Trust, downtown Louisville, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and at Jefferson Hospital from 2:30-6:30 p.m.


GC landfill closure
The Glascock County landfill will close at 3 p.m. on Dec. 24, and will be closed on Christmas Day, Dec. 25. The landfill will be open for regular operating hours on Dec. 26.


GC BOE meeting
The Glascock County Board of Education will meet on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m.


Love Lite Tree
The Pink Ladies Auxiliary of Jefferson Hospital will sponsor the annual Love Lite Tree. The Stephen J. Yonchak Memorial Scholarship Fund will aid in nursing and other healthcare positions. The Love Lite Tree is in the hospital lobby and red and white lights adorn the tree. These lights are in memory of in honor of a loved one or someone special. For each gift, the name and donor will appear on a scroll in the lobby of the hospital. Contributions may be sent to Pink Ladies Auxiliary, c/o Jefferson Hospital, 1025 Peachtree St., Louisville, GA 30434 or in person at the Jefferson Hospital gift shop.


Heating cost assistance
Glascock County citizens, 65 years and older, may apply for the Energy Assistance Program to assist in paying home heating costs. It is recommended that homebound citizens send an authorized representative to apply on their behalf because of the first come, first serve rule. To schedule an appointment, call (706) 598-0722. Due to limited funds, only 100 applications will be accepted. Applications will be accepted at the Family Connection and Communities In School of Glascock County, Inc., Gibson by appointment only. For more information, contact the EAP Office at (706) 724-0701 or 1-877-724-0706.


Ferst Foundation
The Ferst Foundation of Jefferson County is seeking children birth to age 5 to register to receive a free book each month until they are 5. They are also seeking donors to help provide these books - $36 will provide one child with one book a month for one year. To register a child for free books, call (478) 625-3751. To make a donation, mail it to 306 E. Broad Street, Louisville, GA 30434.


GC flu shots
The Glascock County Health Department has influenza vaccines available Monday through Friday. The cost per shot is $30. Insurance through Medicare/Medicaid and Blue Cross/Blue Shield will also be accepted. Walk-ins are welcome or appointments may be made by calling (706) 598-2061.


JC Flu shots
The Jefferson County Health Department has influenza vaccines available. The cost per shot is $30 for those without insurance. Accepted insurances include Medicaid, Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Aetna Medicare, SHBP BCBS Medicare. Walk-ins are welcome or appointments may be made by calling (478) 625-3716.


Wadley toy drive
The Wadley Police Department is holding Toys for Tots. Donations for toys will be collected at the Family Dollar, Dollar General, and also the Hadden’s IGA in Wadley. All monetary donations may be given to the Wadley Police Department, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. All donations will be accepted until Dec. 19.


Wrens Toy Drive
The Wrens North Jefferson Optimist Club will accept toys and monetary contributions for its annual toy drive. Toys and donations may be delivered to Wrens City Hall or mailed to City of Wrens, PO Box 125, Wrens, GA 30833. Applications for toys may be picked up at Wrens City Hall.


Bartow supper, Bingo
The Bartow Community Club will hold a covered dish supper and Bingo on Thursday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Bring a covered dish.


Love Lite Tree
The Pink Ladies Auxiliary of Jefferson Hospital will sponsor the annual Love Lite Tree. The Stephen J. Yonchak Memorial Scholarship Fund will aid in nursing and other healthcare positions. The Love Lite Tree is in the hospital lobby and red and white lights adorn the tree. These lights are in memory of in honor of a loved one or someone special. For each gift, the name and donor will appear on a scroll in the lobby of the hospital. Contributions may be sent to Pink Ladies Auxiliary, c/o Jefferson Hospital, 1025 Peachtree St., Louisville, GA 30434 or in person at the Jefferson Hospital gift shop.


Ferst Foundation
The Ferst Foundation of Jefferson County is seeking children birth to age 5 to register to receive a free book each month until they are 5. They are also seeking donors to help provide these books - $36 will provide one child with one book a month for one year. To register a child for free books, call (478) 625-3751. To make a donation, mail it to 306 E. Broad Street, Louisville, GA 30434.


Alcoholics Anonymous
The Louisville group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. at 402 W. 7th Street. Anyone who has a problem or knows someone with a problem is invited to attend these meetings.


Hospice volunteers
CareSouth Hospice is seeking hospice volunteers in Jefferson County. For more information on CareSouth’s volunteer program, contact Gemma at (706) 550-9966. Training is free and open to the public.

 


The News and Farmer P.O. Box 487 Louisville, GA 30434
(478) 625-7722 - (478) 625-8816 fax
E-mail us at: news@thenewsandfarmer.com

Website designed and maintained by John Kitchens Website Design.

Send mail to webmaster with questions
or comments about this web site.
Information is subject to change without notice.