The Youth Restoration Alliance will play host to Scott Larson, the president and founder of Straight Ahead Ministries, for a program at River of Life Church, 1411 Columbia Highway N., Aiken.
The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
The mission of the Youth Restoration Alliance is to provide a forum for organizations committed to the restoration of at-risk youth, their families and the community through Biblical interventions. Larson is the author of 10 books, including At-risk: Bringing Hope to Hurting Teenagers.
For more, call (706) 951-2693.
Cherrie Burdeshaw, the founder of The Potter’s House for Women, will speak at March’s Augusta Aglow meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road. For information, call (706) 925-7164.
Run for shelter
Registration is open for the first Run for Shelter, a 5K to benefit Augusta Rescue Mission and the downtown Bridge Ministry.
The race starts at 8 a.m. April 28 at Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St. The cost is $20. Volunteers are needed to man water stations, direct runners and carry out other tasks on race day.
Since 1965, Augusta Rescue Mission has served homeless men in Augusta with an overnight shelter that offers hot meals, clothing and chapel services. The ministry runs a long-term resident worker program to help men find jobs and a place to live.
The Bridge Ministry of New Hope Worship Center in Grovetown meets on Saturdays under the John C. Calhoun Expressway bridge at 15th Street to offer worship services, hot meals, clothing and hygiene kits.
See augustarescuemission.org for more information or to register.