2018-02-07 / Burke Happenings

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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

Community Service Board of Middle GA- Ogeechee Division located at 292 W. 4th Street in Waynesboro is now offering open access for behavioral health and substance abuse services on every Tuesday and Thursday. Registration begins at 7:30 AM and ends at 3 PM. A picture ID is required and the insurance card. The hope is to remove barriers to those in the community seeking innovative behavioral healthcare.

SUNDAY, FEB. 11

Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Burke County Archives and Museum. Learn about local history and genealogy.

MONDAY FEB. 12

The Burke County Genealogical Society meets 6 p.m. at the Burke County Library. The program will be about Free Persons of Color.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14

Free diabetic teaching will be offered in the Burke Medical Center classroom, 6-8 p.m. The course is designed to help diabetics learn how to better control their diabetes through healthy eating. Participants should eat before they come and are encouraged to bring along their partners or anyone who helps with food preparation. Please enter through Emergency Room waiting area. Space is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged. Call 706.554.4435.

SATURDAY, FEB. 17

The 92nd African American History Month and the African American Heritage Awards & Reception 5 p.m. at Mt. Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church on West Seventh St. The theme is "African Americans in Times of War". Individuals of Burke County will be honored for their achievement and contributions in The Arts, Athletics, Business, Community Service, Education and Public Service.

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