2015-09-17 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The fourth annual Pedaling for Paws event for Pre-k through fifth graders will be held on The Square in Washington on Friday, September 25, from 6-8 p.m. Kids are invited to have a fun time on their bikes, wagons, skates, and scooters for the benefit of the Washingyon-Wilkes Animal Shelter.

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A CPR training course will be sponsored by the Kettle Creek Pilot Club on Saturday, September 19, beginning at 9 a.m. at the W-WPRD gymnasium. To register, call 706-401-3518.

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Shady Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its church anniversary on Sunday, October 11, at 11:30 a.m.

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Booker ’s Chapel Baptist Church will have Healing and Delivery Services beginning Friday, September 18, at 7 p.m. with Evangelist Porsha Johnson of Atlanta. Then again on Saturday, September 19, at 7 p.m. with Prophetess Tracey Acree Jackson of Washington. The public is invited.

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The Mulberry Baptist Church, Mother Board will have its program on October 11, at 3 p.m. Dr. Hermecender Walton Williams will be the guest speaker. The public is invited.

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Pastor Larry Norman of Flint Hill Baptist Church will be celebrating his pastor appreciation/ anniversary on October 4, at 11:30 a.m. Rev. John L. Tatum, associate pastor of Shady Grove Baptist Church, will be the guest minister for this celebration. The public is invited.

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Rehoboth Baptist Church will celebrate its 209th homecoming on October 11 at 10:30 a.m. beginning with Southern Travelers singing. In the service to follow, Rev. Wayne Wicker will deliver message.

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Rehoboth Baptist Church will have revival services October 12- 14, at 7 p.m. each night.

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The Wilkes County NAACP meeting will be held September 22, at 7 p.m., at the Third Shiloh Building.

Starting Monday, September 21, the “WORD” Bible Study Class will resume its Bible study at 7 p.m. at 409B Lexington Ave. The group will continue studying the book of Psalms. “Please come and study with us,” says Clara Sutton. For more information, call 706-678- 7636.

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Bethlehem Baptist Church will hold its annual Women’s Day Program Sunday, October 11, at 2:30 p.m. The speaker for the occasion will be Rev. Patricia Wilder, pastor of Jackson Chapel AME Church. Bethlehem is located at 512 Big Cedar Road.

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The Jason Chapman 5K Run/ Walk will be held on October 17 at 8 a.m. Participants may register at www.fbcwashington.org or www.racesonline.com/jason-chapman- 5k-run-walk. All money raised from this event will benefit the First Baptist Church youth and Pre-K ministries, where Addie Armour, Jason’s niece is enrolled.

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The City of Washington is planning a ceremony in October for the recognition of all Wilkes County natives who have been awarded a Purple Heart. Recipients or their families are asked to contact City Administrator Sherri Bailey at City Hall.

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Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold its Usher Board anniversary program on Sunday, October 18, at 2:30 p.m.

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New Saints C. M. E. Church will hold its next Safety Net Advisory Program (SNAP) meeting on Saturday, September 19, at 11 a.m. at Pizza Hut.

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The Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual fall membership meeting at the home of Ashley Barnett on Tuesday, September 29, at 4 p.m. All members and prospective members are invited to attend.

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The Washington Chapter of OLLI@UGA will meet Monday, September 28, at the Episcopal Church Parish House from 2-4 p.m. Richard Crabbe will share his story, “On the Road with Notebook and Camera.”

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Friends have set up a fund at F&M Bank for a local family, Donald and Barbara Wheatley, to help with expenses while they have had to stay for weeks with their son, Don, at Duke Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Donations may be dropped off at the bank.

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First Baptist Church will sponsor the third annual Jason Chapman 5k on Saturday, October 17, beginning at 8 a.m. Register online at fbcwashingtonga.org.

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Shady Grove Baptist Church will hold revival services through September 17 at 7:30 p.m.

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The regular meeting of the Washington Downtown Development Authority will be held Thursday, September 17, at Farmers State Bank beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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The Washington-Wilkes Toastmasters will meet at the Mary Willis Library from 6-7:15 p.m. September 21. Anyone over 18 with a desire to improve communication and leadership skills is invited to attend.

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Send notifications of community events for this column and for the W-W Chamber of Commerce calendar of events to news@wilkespublishing.com and washingtonwilkesevents@gmail.com or drop them off at The News-­Reporter office, 116 W. Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington.

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Shady Grove Baptist Church will hold revival services through September 17 at 7:30 p.m.

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The 22nd anniversary celebration of Transforming Life Ministries will be held on September 27, at 3 p.m. at the Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center. This celebration also marks the birthday of founder Amethyst D. Wynn. Special guests will include Bishop Jonathan Greer II and Divine Love Fellowship Church, and Rev. Norman Williams and the Springfield Baptist Church. Dinner will be served.

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The Washington-Wilkes Class of 1971 will have a class meeting on Saturday, September 19, at 2 p.m. at the Mary Willis Library. For more information, call Lawrence Stokes at 706-339-7504.

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The Washington-Wilkes High School Class of 1965 will hold its 50-year reunion at Talk of The Town on Saturday, October 10. Anyone who was ever a class member is invited to attend. Contact Gloria Mansfield Miller at gloria893@gmail.com for more information.

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The Free Store at First Baptist Church will be November 7. Drop off dates for items donated are October 3 and 24, from 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. at the fellowship hall. If these dates or times do not work for you, call Paula at 706-401-9359 or 706-678-3977. You may also bring your “once loved, but no longer needed and want to be a blessing to someone else” items to E-Clips, 1897 Tignall Rd.

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The Twin Oak Baptist Church revival will be September 24-25 at 7 p.m. Rev. Charles Lacy will deliver God’s Word. The public is invited.

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The Third Shiloh Missionary Baptist Association will hold its 124th Annual Session at its Rev. G.L. Avery Center, 219 McLendon Drive, Wednesday-Friday, September 30-October 2. Springfield Baptist Church and Rev. Norman Williams will serve as hosts.

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The Washington City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 12, at The Pope Center beginning at 6 p.m. A work session will be held starting at 5 p.m.

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Friendship Baptist Church will hold its annual Ushers Anniversary service on Sunday, September 20, at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Anthony Jones will be the guest speaker. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited.

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Young’s Chapel will celebrate Pastor Demetrice J. Porter’s oneyear anniversary on Sunday, September 20, at 3 p.m. The public is invited and dinner will be served.

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The “WORD” Bible Study Class will hold its 19th annual Outreach Tent Service, the third Saturday, September 19, beginning at 11 a.m. The location is 415 Lexington Avenue, Washington, which is the vacant lot across from the Jackson Street entrance. All churches and choirs are invited. Refreshments will be served.

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Jackson Chapel AME Church will celebrate its 148th church anniversary on Sunday, September 27, at 2:30 p.m Rev. Forrest Dickey, pastor of Stone Springfield AME Church will be the guest preacher. Dinner will be served and the public is invited.

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Jackson Chapel will hold its Fall Fellowship on Sunday, October 25, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Eddie Thornton, pastor of Flat Rock CME Church of Hartwell, and the House of Prayer singers. Everyone is invited to attend.

The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 15, at the ¬≠Wilkes County courthouse. A work session in the chairman’s office will be held immediately prior beginning at 1 p.m.

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Flint Hill Missionary Baptist Church will present a musical program on Sunday, September 20, at 3 p.m.

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The Washington Chapter of OLLI@UGA will meet Monday, September 21, at 10 a.m. the Episcopal Church Parish House. Groups will share rides for “Road Trip to Historic Lexington, Georgia!” Marc Richards and Richard Berry of Goodness Grows, a popular nursery and landscaping business, will present the program. Groups will enjoy lunch together in downtown Lexington.

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New Life Baptist Church will hold its Fall Ball 2015 Carnival on Saturday, October 31, from 4-7 p.m. on the church grounds. The public is invited to the free event which will include games and activities for all ages, concession stands, costume contests, and an inflatable slide. The church is located at 808 E. Robert Toombs Avenue.

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