2017-02-16 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

Trinity Baptist Church will celebrate its pastor, H. M. Easley’s anniversary on Sunday, March 5, at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Pastor George Edwards of Thankful Baptist Church. Dinner will be served.

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“Loneliness: A Public Health Issue” will be the topic presented by Dr. Kerstin Emerson at the Washington Affiliate, OLLI@ UGA Monday, March 27, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House. Contact Anita Latimer at 706-678- 7435 or latimers2@gmail.com for more information.

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The Wilkes County Board of Education will meet at the board office on N. Alexander Avenue on Monday, February 27, at 2 p.m.

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A meeting of the Third Shiloh Executive Board members has been scheduled for Saturday, February 18, at 10 a.m. at the Rev. G.L. Avery Center. Pastors of each church, members, and officers of this board are requested to attend.

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The 100 Men in Black Program will be Sunday, March 26, at the Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center at 4 p.m. The public is invited.

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The annual Revival of the Third Shiloh Missionary Baptist Association is scheduled for Monday-Friday, April 10-14 at The Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center at 7 p.m. nightly. The public is invited.

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The BreasTest and More Program at the Wilkes County Health Department has help to assist in paying for mammograms for the uninsured when funding is available. Clients must be 40-64 years of age, have no health insurance, and meet certain financial requirements. Call the Wilkes County Health Department at 706-678-2622 for more information and to schedule an appointment.

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Christ City of Prayer Church, Tree of Life Ministries, and Move of God Church will host their fifth Roundtable Discussion on Sunday, April 30, at 11 a.m. at the church.

Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church youth will celebrate Black History on February 19, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.

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“My Experience with Orchid Culture” will be presented by Jim Bundy at the Washington Affiliate, OLLI@UGA, session February 27 at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House. Contact Anita Latimer at 706-678-7435 or latimers2@gmail.com for more information.

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Send notifications of community events for this column and for the W-W Chamber of Commerce calendar of events to editor@ news-reporter.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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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will host the annual Doris Booker Black History Program on the third Sunday, February 19, at 3 p.m. with W-WPRD Director Alvin Jones as guest speaker. Mt. Carmel Baptist Church is located at 306 Baltimore Road in Washington. The public is invited to attend.

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Black Rock AME Church will celebrate Black History on Sunday, February 19, at 11 a.m.. The public is invited. Speaker to be announced.

The Washington City Council will meet on Monday, March 13, at The Pope Center beginning at 6 p.m. A work session will precede the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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The OLLI@UGA-sponored AARP Safe Driving Course has changed its format from a one-day session to a two-session course to be presented Monday-Tuesday, February 20-21, from 9 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House with instructor George Davis. Contact Anita Latimer at 706-678-7435 or latimers2@gmail.com for more information.

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A Torah (first five books of the Old Testament) Class is held at the Tree of Life Worship Center every Saturday at 4 p.m. The public is invited.

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The Downtown Development Authority of the City of Washington will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the City Hall Annex on Thursday, February 16.

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The annual Rotary Club Spring Auction will be held on Saturday, March 18, in the ballroom of the Fitzpatrick Hotel from 6-9 p.m. Both silent and live auctions will be held featuring a wide variety of items. Proceeds will benefit the many local programs supported by the Rotary Club. The public is invited.

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New Life Baptist will hold its eighth annual homecoming service on March 5 at 10:30 a.m. Special guest Danny Funderburke will be singing along with many others. The service will be followed by a homecoming meal in the fellowship hall. The church is located at 808 East Robert Tombs Avenue. For more information, call 706-726-1517. The public is invited.

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Black Rock AME Church will celebrate Black History on Sunday, February 19, at 11 a.m.. The public is invited. Speaker to be announced.

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New Saints Baptist Church will hold its next Safety Net Advisory Program (SNAP) meeting at Pizza Hut on Saturday, February 18, at 11 a.m.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at City Hall in Tignall on Wednesday, March 8, at 7 p.m.

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“England Coast to Coast” will be the topic presented by Alex Patterson at the Washington Affiliate, OLLI@UGA session Monday, March 6, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House. Contact Anita Latimer at 706-678-7435 or latimers2@gmail.com for more information.

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New Ford Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, March 12, at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Larry Norman, pastor of Flint Hill Baptist Church, as the guest speaker. The Flint Hill choir and church congregation will be special guests.

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Mount Nebo Baptist Church will celebrate its pastor’s 25th anniversary Sunday, March 26, at 11 a.m. Special guests will be Rev. Anthony Jones and the Jones family of Warrenton.

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Tree of Life Worship Center at 120 Brown Road will have its R4K Men-Kingdom Fellowship night on February 25, at 7 p.m. for all men of God to join in fellowship together. The public is invited.

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Jackson Chapel AME Church on Whitehall Street will celebrate its Black History program on Sunday, February 26, at 11 a.m. with Minister Christian Wilder as the guest preacher. Everyone is invited.

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The annual Sharon Shenanigans Community Fair will be held Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the grounds of the Sharon/ Raytown Community House in Sharon. Current plans include live entertainment, tours, kids activities, food sales, safe solar viewing, and vendors throughout the day.

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The local Toastmasters Club will meet at 6 p. m. at the Lincoln County Library on Thursdays, February 16, March 2, 16, and 30. Anyone 18 years of age and older with a desire to improve leadership and public speaking skills is invited to attend and participate.

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The topic, “Protein, One of the Best Anti-Aging Nutrients: Do You Get Enough?” will be led by E.C. Henley at the Washington Affiliate, OLLI@UGA Monday, March 20, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House. Contact Anita Latimer at 706-678-7435 or latimers2@gmail.com for more information.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, at the ¬≠Wilkes County courthouse. A work session in the chairman’s office will be held immediately prior beginning at 5 p.m.

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The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, February 14, at 6:30 p.m.

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