FREE CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
WHERE: McDuffie County Healthy Start Office
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 6 and Wednesday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to noon
FOR MORE INFO: Learn about the signs of labor, ways to deal with pain in labor, what to expect during childbirth and the few weeks after the baby is born. Call 706-597-8721 to reserve your spot.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
WHERE: First Baptist Church, Thomson
WHEN: October 1, 12 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: If you or someone you know has been affected by cancer this group is for you. It meets every Thursday to discuss issues surrounding cancer recovery. Bring questions, inspirations, cares and concerns.
SEVENTH ANNUAL PHILLIPS FAMILY REUNION
WHERE: Whiteoak Campground Annex
WHEN: Saturday, October 17, 12:30 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: There will be a covered dish lunch, so family members may bring a dish. Family members are asked to arrive well ahead of the lunch hour so they can visit with the other Phillips relatives. Anyone needing driving directions, please call Jack Phillips at 706-547-6674.
THOMSON MIDDLE SCHOOL PTO
WHERE: Thomson Middle School media center
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 6 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Bylaws will be adopted and all parents are encouraged to attend and vote.
MISS SOUTHERN STAR PAGEANT
WHERE: Wadley Auditorium
WHEN: November 14, 3 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: There is a $20 registration fee. Admission is $5 adults and $3 for children. This pageant is open to young ladies 0-19 years in the CSRA. Please contact Tamera Gaskin at 706-364-8870 or 706-399-4176 and a registration packet can be mailed to you. There will be a crown and trophy for the winner in each 5 age groups and a trophy for first, second and third place winners in each age group. There is also a chance to win a $150 visa gift card to the young lady who raises the most sponsorship money. Contestants are asked to arrive 45 minutes prior to the pageant.