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THS BULLDOG DIAMOND CLUB MEMBERSHIPS

WHERE: Thomson High School

WHEN: Now

FOR MORE INFO: The Thomson High School Bulldog Diamond Club memberships are now available along with season passes. For memberships and tickets, call Bubba Grimaud (706) 595-1720 or Judy Wood (706) 595-0179.

I HOOPs BASKETBALL LEAGUE

WHERE: Boys and Girls Clubs of Augusta

WHEN: Register now

FOR MORE INFO: Open to 10-13 years old and 14-18 years old. League play will begin March 14 and there will be a $15 registration cost. Call Corey Warren at (706) 312-2200 or (706) 504-4071 or David Green at the Thomson Club (706) 595-7477.

PROJECT M-PACT

FOR MORE INFO: McDuffie Partners Advocating Community Togetherness (M-PACT) has obtained grant funding for gang- and drug-prevention initiatives throughout McDuffie County. For information, contact Leon Fields or Carrie Edwards at East Central Georgia Consortium -- ONE STOP at (706) 595-8941.

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS

FOR MORE INFO: The Sons of Confederate Veterans, a heritage, history and honor society and the nation's largest Southern heritage organization, is seeking to organize a chapter in Thomson/McDuffie County. Contact Georgia Division 5th Brigade Commander Michael Mull at fifthbrigade2004@yahoo.com or at (912) 618-3613.

BASEBALL, T-BALL, SOFTBALL REGISTRATION

WHERE: Thomson-McDuffie Recreation Depart-ment

WHEN: Ongoing

FOR MORE INFO: Participants can also register online at www.thomsonmcduffierecreation.com. Applications also are being accepted for umpires and volunteer coaches for baseball and softball.

J.A. MAXWELL USED BOOK DRIVE

WHERE: School Library

WHEN: March 2-4, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

FOR MORE INFO: J.A. Maxwell will be holding its second used-book fair. Organizers are collecting books and magazines for all ages to sell. Please bring any donations to the front office during school hours. The book fair is open to the public.

TRI-COUNTY RETIRED EDUCATORS

WHERE: White Columns Inn, Georgia Room

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. today

FOR MORE INFO: Police Chief Joseph Nelson will present the program.

ANNUAL BARBECUE CHICKEN DINNER

WHERE: Queen of Angels Catholic Church

WHEN: Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

FOR MORE INFO: The barbecue chicken dinner will be $7 and will be take-out service. Will deliver if necessary. Call Bonnie Martin at (706) 595-5176. This is a Thomson Camellia City Lions Club fundraiser.

BENEFIT PROGRAM FOR ATTORNEY ARLEEN EVANS

WHERE: Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church

WHEN: Saturday, 4 p.m.

FOR MORE INFO: Benefit program helps Evans with getting a kidney transplant. The church is located at 7 Hall St., Warrenton. Call (706) 465-2470, (706) 465-3903 or (706) 465-2864.

SOLO EXHIBIT BY WALTER CUMMING

WHERE: Sacred Heart Art Hall in Augusta

WHEN: Sunday, 3-7 p.m.

FOR MORE INFO: Reception and talk by the artist at 3:30 p.m. The exhibit will contain new paintings of France and Germany.

FREE CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

WHERE: McDuffie County Healthy Start Office, 328 W. Hill St., Thomson

WHEN: Tuesday-March 10

FOR MORE INFO: Learn about the signs of labor, how to deal with pain in labor, what to expect during childbirth, breastfeeding and the first few weeks after the baby is born. Prizes for all who attend. Call (706) 597-0364 to register.

JEWELRY FAIR

WHERE: McDuffie Regional Medical Center Main Lobby

WHEN: March 10, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March 11, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FOR MORE INFO: 10K and 14K gold jewelry, sterling silver rings, charms, chains, earrings, fine fashion jewelry, handbags, wallets, totes and gifts, books for everyone. Bring your broken and unwanted gold and silver jewelry and old U.S. coins to sell or trade.

BLOOD DRIVE

WHERE: Thomson Walmart

WHEN: March 12, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

FOR MORE INFO: One in seven hospital patients need blood. Shepeard is the only local provider to 17 hospitals in the CSRA and the burn center.



Web posted on Thursday, March 03, 2011













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