February 26, 2015 Issue

SCLC Biblical Black History
The Jefferson County Chapter SCLC will present Biblical Black History on Saturday, Feb. 28, at God’s House of Worship, Wrens, with speaker Elder Charles Washington. The theme is, “Black, Beautiful and Divine/Why I’m Black and Proud.”


JC Athletic Booster
The Jefferson County Athletic Booster Club will meet on Monday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in the Health Room. Coaches are asked attend the meeting.

Afterschool planning
An afterschool planning meeting for the 2015-2016 school year will be held on March 5, at 6 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, Wrens. For more information, call (706) 547-2830, (706) 547-2168 or (706) 799-6892.

GC Farm Bureau
The Glascock County Farm Bureau spring meeting will be held on Thursday, March 12, at the Glascock County Consolidated School cafeteria. The meal will be served at 7 p.m. and the meeting will follow. Tickets for the meal must be purchased in advance by Friday, March 6, and are $5. Tickets are available at the local Farm Bureau office.

Bloody Sunday memorial
The Jefferson County SCLC Chapter will sponsor a chartered bus trip to the Bloody Sunday Memorial and Bridge Crossing Reenactment in Selma, Ala., on Sunday, March 8. Tickets are $55 per person. For more information, contact President Bobby Adams at (404) 246-9796, Secretary Cynthia Cuyler at (706) 871-2262, Treasurer Tonya Wilson at (706) 284-9090, Chairman Rev. Charles Washington at (706) 547-7076 or any Jefferson County SCLC Chapter member.

JCHS alumni baseball game
The Jefferson County High School alumni baseball game will be held on March 21, at 1 p.m. at the school’s baseball field. For anyone that attended Jefferson County High School who would like to participate in the game, be at the ball field between 12:45-1 p.m. Teams and information will be announced that day.

GC Head Start
The Glascock County Head Start Center, Gibson, has begun enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year. Applications may be picked up at the Center.

Wrens animal control
There has been a rash of stray dogs around the city of Wrens, the city of Wrens Animal Control has been rounding them up and are trying find forever homes for them. To see pictures of the dogs that are available, visit their Facebook page, “Animal Control, City of Wrens.” Those who are missing a dog in the Wrens area or would like to adopt one, contact Kirby Eldridge at (706) 547-3000 or keldridge@cityofwrens.com.

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.

Storybook Brunch
Portash Corp, Augusta, will hold a Storybook Brunch benefit for Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 8:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Augusta. There will be a breakfast for children and parents, and a parade of princesses and storybook heroes. For more information, call (706) 650-BURN. To purchase tickets, visit www.sfbf.net/StorybookBrunch.

Parenting class
The Jefferson County Community SHIPS for YOUTH, Inc., will hold 1, 2, 3, 4 Parents, a workshop for parenting children ages 1 to 4, on Mondays from March 2-16, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The workshop is free. Topics will include why a child acts like they do; how to keep a child safe; how to bond with a child; the importance of parents taking care of themselves; and how to discipline a young child. Childcare is available upon request. For more information or to register, call (478) 625-3789 or email harveybarbara0@gmail.com.

Bartow supper/bingo
The Bartow Community Club will hold a covered dish supper and bingo on Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m. at the Bartow Schoolhouse. Bring a favorite covered dish. Everyone is invited to attend.

Spring sports registration
The Jefferson County Recreation Department is holding registration for spring baseball, softball and T-ball. The deadline is March 6. For more information, call (478) 625-3383.

Benefit chili/soup lunch
The Wrens Fire Department will hold a chili/soup benefit lunch on March 7, at 11:30 a.m. Each bowl of soup or chili is by donation decided by each individual. Proceeds will help two of Wrens firefighters who have recently incurred emergency medical bills.

JCUOMA, Inc. scholarships
Jefferson County Unification Organization Of Metro Atlanta, Inc., has applications for academic scholarships until March 9, at the Jefferson County High School Career Center for seniors who plan to attend college full-time in the fall. For more information, call (770) 964-5256.

Bee’s Business
The Schoolhouse Palyers will perform Bee’s Business on March 13-14 and March 20-21 at 7 p.m. and on March 22 at 3 p.m. at the Bartow Community Center. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. For more information, visit www.theschoolhouseplayers.org. For reservations, call (478) 364-3340 or email theschoolhouseplayers@gmail.com.

Buzzard Blast 5k, Fun Run
Registration is now open for this year’s Buzzard Blast 5k and Fun Run. The race will be held on Saturday, May 9, at 8 a.m. at the Jefferson Hospital Wellness Center. Visit www.buzzardblast.com to print a registration form.

Buzzard Blast
The 2015 Buzzard Blast Festival will be May 9 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendor applications are now being accepted. For an application or more information, visit www.buzzardblast.com or contact Amy Howard, Jessica Guy or the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce at (478) 625-8134.

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.


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