May 28, 2015 Issue

Leisure Center
The Leisure Center will hold a Leisure Center Information/Sign-up at Wrens McCollum Library on Thursday, May 28. Seniors 60 and older are welcome. For more information, call (478) 625-8820.


Memorial Day celebration
The American Legion Post 229 will celebrate Memorial Day on Memorial Day, May 30, at the Wrens City Cemetery at 11 a.m.

Garden Club event
The Louisville Garden Club will present Creative Tablescapes for Today, themed table designs for special occasions created by Club members, on Saturday, May 30, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Abbot-Easterlin home, Louisville. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available from Louisville Garden Club members, Twisted Sisters or the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. Light refreshments will be served.

Shekinah Baptist Church, Louisville, is hosting a Feed-A-Kid program June 1-July 17, from noon-1 p.m., for ages 2-18. For more information, contact Blanche Greene at (973) 951-7827.

JCHS Summer School
Jefferson County High School will hold Summer School on June 15-July 9, Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Courses include English, math, science and social studies. The fee for one credit is $200 for in-county students and $400 for out-of-county students. Payment can be made in the form of cash or money order only. No checks. Registration for Summer School is held at JCHS from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Debbie James in the counselorís office at (478) 625-9991, ext. 116.

Blood drive
Glascock County Consolidated School will host a summer blood drive through Shepeard Blood Center on June 17 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Family Connections building, Gibson. Donors will receive a free T-shirt. In addition, the Shepeard grill will cook hamburgers for donors.

LUMC registration
The Louisville United Methodist Church Preschool registration is now open for the 2015-2016 school year for 3- to 4-year-olds. Applications are available in the church office. Spaces are limited. For more information, call (478) 625-7669.

JC Head Start
The CSRA EOA, Inc., Head Start has openings for children who will be 3 years old by Sept. 1 and 4 years old by Dec. 31, excluding Augusta Tech, Lincolnton and Wrens. Applications can be obtained Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at local Head Start centers in Wadley, Louisville and Wrens, or at CSRA EOA, Inc., Central Office, Augusta.

Miss Childrenís Hospital of Georgia Pageant
Queensborough National Bank and Trustís Pageant for a Cause will present Miss Childrenís Hospital of Georgia on May 30, at 4 p.m. at the Jefferson County High School auditorium. Rehearsal will be Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Childrenís Hospital of Georgia. For more information, contact Brittany Beasley or Leah Davis at (706) 547-2000 or email bbeasley@qnbtrust.com.

GC Bingo night
The Glascock County Senior Center will hold Bingo Night on June 11, from 6-8 p.m. This event is open to the community. There will be refreshments and prizes. Call and sign-up to get your name on the list.

Fatherís Day Festival
The Third Annual Fatherís Day Festival will be held on Saturday, June 20, from 1-6 p.m. at Wadley Park, Wadley. There will be a car show, bike show, vendors, waterslides, music and more. There is no admission and there will be more than $700 in prizes. Cars and bikes entrance fee is $10. Sponsored by Jackson Fashion and Wireless. For more information, contact Antwain Jackson at (478) 206-8206 or Tequila Jackson at (706) 360-4294.

Miss JC Pageant
The Jefferson County Warrior Flag Line will host the Second Annual Miss Jefferson County Pageant on June 27, at 5 p.m. at Jefferson County High School auditorium. For more information, email sandifery@jefferson.k12.ga.us.

J.J. Weeks Band
The J.J. Weeks Band performance has been rescheduled for Aug. 22, at the walking track in Wrens.

Regency Hospice volunteers
Regency Hospice is accepting volunteers in the Jefferson County area. Volunteer opportunities are open to adults 18 and over. Regency Hospice offer free training, flexible scheduling and a variety of service areas. For more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Ashley Blevins at (706) 868-4422.

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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