2011-10-05 / Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Diabetic teaching

A free diabetic teaching class will be held 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the Burke Medical Center classroom. Limited space is available. Call 706-554-4435 and ask for the Dietary Department to reserve your spot. You are encouraged to bring your partner or the person who does the food preparation.

Vidette School Reunion

Another reunion for former students and friends of Vidette School 11 a.m-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, at Mobley’s Cafeterian, located on Sixth Street in Waynesboro. Lunch is served from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be no advance charge. You will pay when you order. For more information, contact Joe Cramer at 770-207-5970.

Yard Sale/Fish Dinner Sale

Thomas Grove Baptist Churdch will have a yard sale and fish dinner sale Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Southern Bank Pavilion, located at 855 North Liberty Street in Waynesboro. The yard sale begins at 7:30 a.m. The dinner sale begins at 11 a.m.

Toastmasters The Waynesboro Toastmasters Club will meet on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 5 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, located at 841 Jones Ave. The Speakers will be Toni Searles and Nick Rose. Anyone interested in developing leadership (speaking, thinking, listening,) skills are invited to attend. For more information visit our website http:// waynesborotoastmasters.toastmasterclubs.org.

Quick Reunion

The 2011 Jim & Eva Quick family reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Vogtle Recreation Area. A covered dish dinner will be at 12:30 p.m.

Retired Educators

The Burke County Retired Educators will have its monthly meeting 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Senior Citizen Center in Waynesboro. The guest speaker will be Dr. Beverly Roberts, GREA Area Director.

Class of 2003

The Burke County High School Class of 2003 will have a class meeting 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Burke County Library. All class members are invited to attend and are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. For more information email burkecountyclassof2003@facebook.com or contact Cushena Jordan or Chrishayla Darlington.

Blood Drives

Shepeard Community Blood Center will have a blood drive 3- 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, at the Waynesboro Mennonite School. Another blood drive will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24, at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro.

NAACP The Burke County branch of the NAACP will have its monthly meeting 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, at Mt. Olive AME Church, located at 527 West Seventh Street in Waynesboro.

Blessing of the Pets

The Blessing of Pets in the Park sponsored by St. Michael’s Episcopal Church will be 4 p.m., Sunday Oct. 9. Bring your pets to be blessed. This is a brief service of approximately 30 minutes. The event honors St. Francis of Assisi, who experienced a strong connection with all creation in the name of God. It was said that he even preached to a wolf and flock of birds and called the moon, brother and the sun, sister. He was the original “Back to the Earth” saint.

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