2007-05-24 / Don't Forget

The Springfield Baptist Church Relay for Life Team will have a youth day event at the Booker Center Playground on Whitehall St., Saturday, May 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spaghetti plates will be available for $6.00. All proceeds are for the Relay for Life. For information contact Roslyn Bell, 706-678-2907.

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will be celebrating its 106th church anniversary May 27, 2 p.m. Rev. Reginald Hunter and New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will be the guests.

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The Wilkes County Cattlemen's Association will have a Cowboy Cook-off and Beef Expo on The Square in Downtown Washington Saturday, June 2, beginning at 2 p.m. Judging will be at 4 p.m. First prize will be awarded $100; second, $75; and third, $50.

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The Greater Level Hill Baptist Church will have its 100 Men in Black of White program Sunday, May 27, at 4 p.m. Rev. Charles Lacey and the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church will be guests for the occasion. Dinner will be served at 3 p.m.

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The Wilkes County EMS will be conducting an EMT class beginning June 12 and running through February 2, 2008. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6 to 10 p.m. with an occasional Saturday class. Interested persons should call Blake or Teresa at 706-678- 7837 for more details. There will be a meeting for those who are interested on Thursday, May 24, at 6 p.m. at the EMS office to give information on what is required.

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Pompey's Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its 137th anniversary Sunday, May 27, 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served.

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White Rock Baptist Church, Lincolnton, will l have pastor appreciation day for Rev. Seymore Harrison on Sunday, May 27, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Kenneth B. Martin and the Antioch Baptist church of Augusta will be in charge of the services. Dinner will be served.

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New Ford Baptist Church will celebrate its 137th anniversary at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, May 27. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m.

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First Baptist Church, Washington, will have Vacation Bible School June 4-8 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. Ages will be three-yearolds through the fifth grade. The youth group will meet at 7 p.m.

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The New Salem Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School June 11-15, 7:30 p.m. There will be classes for all ages including adults. The theme will be "Take the Plunge! Make a splash with Jesus."

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The New Salem Baptist Church will celebrate its 153rd anniversary on Sunday, May 27, and Sunday, June 3, at 3 p.m. Speakers will be Pastor Frank Jones and Pastor Reginald Hunter. Dinner will be served prior to the services. Pastor Reynolds and the congregation of New Salem extend an invitation to everyone to attend.

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The Wills Memorial Hospital Tea and Learn will be May 24, 2:30 p.m. in the hospital cafe. A program on occupational therapy will be resented by Kimberly Reed Gunby and Margaret Rae Evans. For more information and reservations call 706-678-9272.

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The Washington-Wilkes Band Color Guard and Majorettes will have a car wash behind McDonald's on Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $5 per car.

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Sign-up for the Washington- Wilkes Parks and Recreation Summer Basketball Camp is being held through May 30. The camp is for boys and girls ages seven through 13 years old. Registration is free. A camp T-shirt fee is $15.00. Camp starts on June 4 and will continue for two weeks, 9 a.m.-12 noon. Call the WWPRD to register.

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New Saints CME Church, 515 Baltimore Road, Washington, will hold this month's SNAP meeting Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m. This will be the last meeting for the 2006-07 school year. Members and those who want to join are encouraged to attend this meeting.

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Black Rock AME Church of Tignall will host the Sunday School Conference for the Augusta Athens District on Thursday, May 31, 7 p.m., and Friday, June 1, 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. The public is invited.

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The Washington-Wilkes Food Pantry on Jackson Street will be open Saturday, May 26, 6-8 a.m.

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True Light Church, 152 Horace Callaway Road, will open a clothes closet June 16, 10 a.m.- 12.30 p.m. Women's, men's, and children's clothes, and some shoes will be available at no cost.

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Vacation Bible School will be held at True Light Church, 152 Horace Callaway Rd., June 12- 15, 6:30 p.m. All ages are welcome, Pre-K through adult.

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Self-guided audio tours of Washington's historic Resthaven Cemetery are available at the Washington Historical Museum on East Robert Toombs Avenue. The price for the 30-minute tour is $5.00 per person with special group rates available. It is offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday, and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Trinity Baptist Church will have its annual deacon board program Sunday, June 3, 11:30 a.m.

Self-guided audio tours of Washington's historic Resthaven Cemetery are available at the Washington Historical Museum on East Robert Toombs Avenue. The price for the 30-minute tour is $5.00 per person with special group rates available. It is offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday, and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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The Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation Summer Basketball Camp 2007 is accepting reg- istration for boys and girls ages eight through 13 at the recreation Department. Deadline for signup is June 4. Camp schedules will be set up according to the child's age and this information will be given to the child on the first day of camp. There is no cost for instruction. There is a cost of $10 for the camp t-shirt.

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Crafters and vendors are wanted for the June 16-17 arts and crafts festival in Ellenwood. To reserve space, call 404-286- 3639.

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Trinity Baptist Church will have its annual deacon board program Sunday, June 3, 11:30 a.m.

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