October 23, 2014 Issue

JC Farm Bureau meeting
The Jefferson County Farm Bureau will hold its annual Meeting and Membership Appreciation on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. There will be hot dogs and refreshments.


Heroines of Jericho
The Springfield Twilight Court No. 606 Heroines of Jericho will celebrate its 27th Anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Masonic Hall, with speaker Minister Jimmie Davis. Everyone is invited to attend.

Neighborhood Watch
The Wrens Neighborhood Watch will meet on Monday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Wrens City Civic Center. Light refreshments will be served.

Bartow Council meeting
The Bartow City Council will meet on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m.

Wadley gun safety
The Wadley Police Department will promote gun safety at Carver Elementary with Eddie the Eagle on Oct. 30, at 1 p.m.

The Wadley Police Department and Jefferson County Board of Education will hold a Truck-a-Treat at Carver Elementary on Oct. 30, from 5-7 p.m. promoting bus and everyday safety for children. Carver students who have a ticket will receive a t-shirt compliments of the Wadley Police Department. Children and parents are invited to attend.

Wadley Chapel Masons
The 105 Royal Arch Mason of Wadley Chapel will hold a program on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m. at Jones Grove Baptist Church.

GC Commission
The Glascock County Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Glascock County Courthouse.

Louisville Food Pantry
The Louisville Food Pantry is accepting donations from local groups and individuals for the holiday season. The Pantry would like to receive all donations for Thanksgiving by Nov. 9 and all donations for Christmas by Dec. 11, in order for families to receive food before the holidays. For more information, call (973) 951-7827.

The Glascock County Board of Education will meet on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m.

Wrens parade
The Wrens-North Jefferson Optimist Club is in the process of planning and organizing the annual Wrens parade for Saturday, Dec. 6. For more information or for persons interested, call Michael Brown at (706) 825-8204 or Ceola Hannah at (706) 547-2830.

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.

Speirís Turnout Festival
The 23rd Annual Speirís Turnout Festival will be held on Oct. 25, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in downtown Bartow. There will be home cooking, arts and crafts, raffles, parade, free entertainment and kidís activities. For more information or to become a vendor, contact Mary Sue Rachels at (478) 252-5596

Christmas assistance
The Jefferson County Community SHIPS for YOUTH will accept Christmas assistance for needy familiesí applications at the Family Connection Office, Louisville, on Oct. 27 and Oct. 29, from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Applicants must apply in person with a picture ID, phone number, proof of income and Social Security cards for all household members. For more information, call (478) 625-3789.

MIA Turkey Run/Walk
The MIA Food Bank Second Annual 5k Turkey Run/Walk ďA Fun Run for Hunger,Ē will be held on Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. at The Greenway Under The Oconee River Bridge, Milledgeville. Proceeds will benefit feeding families during the holiday season. Early registration is $10 and day of the race registration is $12. For more information or to make a donation, call (478) 453-2221.

Toys for Tots pageant
Queensborough National Bank and Trust will hold Pageant For A Cause Miss Jefferson County Toys for Tots on Nov. 15, at 4 p.m. at the Jefferson County High School auditorium. All proceeds will benefit Toys for Tots. Each contestant is required to bring one new, unwrapped toy as a donation for Toys for Tots. Registration is $40 for the pageant. Rehearsal will be Thursday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Brittany Beasley or Kristyn Hardie at (706) 547-2000 or email bbeasley@qnbtrust.com. Applications are available at Queensborough National Bank and Trust or by email.

Turkey Day 5k
The Jefferson County 4-H Turkey Day 5k will be held Saturday, Nov. 22. Sign-in begins at 8 a.m. at the Jefferson Hospital parking lot. Race begins at 9 a.m. All applicants who register for $25 on or before Nov. 11 will receive a race t-shirt. After this date and on race day the cost will be $30, with no race t-shirt. Medals will be awarded. Register online at www.active.com or at the 4-H Office. For more information, call (478) 625-3046.

Basketball registration
The Jefferson County Recreation Department will hold registration for youth basketball for ages 7-14, until Dec. 12. To register visit the gym in Louisville or call (478) 625-3383.

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.

National Youth Advocate Program
The National Youth Advocate Program is looking for foster parents. NYAP foster parent benefits include competitive per diem pay based on the need of each child, live support 24 hours a day and free training classes. For more information, call 1-877-692-7226 or visit www.nyap.org.

GC Senior Center openings
The Glascock County Senior Center has slots available for homebound meals, and opening for clients that would like to participate and eat at the center. For more information, call (706) 598-3050.


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