BACK DOOR FLU CLINICS
WHERE: McDuffie County Health Department
WHEN: Every Monday in October, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Medicare, Medicaid and State Insurance is accepted as well as private pay. The cost for the vaccine is $25 for the injection and $35 for the Flu Mist. Please call 706-595-1740 with any questions.
FLU SHOT CLINICS
WHEN: September 29, 30, October 1, 5, 6
FOR MORE INFO: Protect your family this flu season. Available to ages 4 and up. Administered by professional nurses. Powered by Mollen. They accept: Medicare part B (primary plans): no co-pay, no out-of-pocket expense; Insurance: they will bill many insurances directly. Be sure to check with the nurse; Self-pay: they accept credit cards, personal checks and health savings account (HAS) credit cards. Plan to get your flu shot during your next shopping trip.
FALL FESTIVAL AND YARD SALE
WHERE: Maxwell Elementary gym
WHEN: October 2, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: The school is presently collecting items for the yard sale and they are renting booths for $20 for those wanting to sell their own goods. The yard sale is from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the festival is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is a $5 fee per child for a wrist band to play on the bounce houses and games. Donations can be made at the Maxwell front office during school hours.
WHERE: Doodle Hill Hunting Club, 2924 Sterling Gibson Rd. SW, Thomson
WHEN: October 2
FOR MORE INFO: Approximately five hour ride through wooded areas. Evening meal and dance Saturday night with DJ Dewayne Holliman. Hamburger and hot dog lunch will be available for Saturday. Free primitive camping available. No electric or water hookups. Cost: $30 includes ride, lunch, evening meal and dance; $20 includes ride and lunch; $10 includes evening meal and dance; and $5 dance only. Kids (12 and under) $5 off all prices. Contact Jerry Brinkley 706-595-7345, cell 706-825-8465.
FIDDLES & VITTLES
WHERE: Warrenton court house
WHEN: October 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Sponsored by Hometown Warrenton, Inc. they will be live music all day on the court house steps. The TDC Band is returning to entertain with country, bluegrass and favorites from the past. Then, from 2-4 p.m., Jimmy Galloway, a wonderful guitarist from the Atlanta area, will pick his way into our hearts and souls. Food is also a big part of the festival.
MAY FAMILY REUNION
WHERE: Hamburg State Park
WHEN: October 2, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: L.J. May, a confederate war veteran, died in 1900 leaving 11 children. Anyone interested s invited to attend a May family reunion. Bring your lunch and tea and any family pictures to put on a family CD.
UNDER THE TENT SOUL FOOD FEST
WHERE: M.L. King Street
WHEN: October 2, 6-11:30 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Cost is $10 and you may contact the following persons for tickets: Eloise Dunaway, Annie Ruth Bailey, Bettye Joe Bailey, Mildred Hester, Eleanor Wilson, LaConne Hutchinson, Tonya Hudson.
THS 2010 BLACKOUT HOMECOMING SHIRTS
WHERE: Thomson High School main office
WHEN: On sale now until October 15
FOR MORE INFO: Sizes: Small XL - $10; XXL - $11; and XXXL - $12. Please support the Thomson High School Bulldogs.
KITCHENS-NORRIS FAMILY REUNION
WHERE: Glascock County Community Building
WHEN: Sunday, October 3, 11 a.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Please bring a covered dish and your appetite. They are also asking you to bring old family photos for a surprise for next year's reunion.
McDUFFIE COUNTY FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING
WHERE: Thomson High School
WHEN: Thursday, October 7, 7 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Tickets are $3 per plate if purchased prior to October 1. After that date, tickets will be $5 each. Guest speaker will be Mr. Cooper Gunby. Door prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the meeting.
MENTOR TRAINING AT M.E. FREEMAN ELEMENTARy SCHOOL
WHERE: M.E. Freeman Elementary, 93 Hopgood St., Warrenton
WHEN: October 7, 5:30 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: This program will be a training session for experienced and first-time mentors. Since the beginning of the school year, the school has had six mentors. These six mentors serve approximately 63 students from ages Pre-K to fifth grade.