Area Announcements

Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number. No phone calls are accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.



l The Columbia County Recreation Department will hold an organizational meeting for its Elite Fall Baseball League today at 6 p.m. at the administrative office at Patriots Park. Age groups are 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14. For more information, call (706) 863-7523.

l Aiken Youth Baseball Night will be today from 6-8 p.m. at the Aiken County Historical Museum. The Boys of Summer will meet to share stories and view pictures of the past.


l Mike Brandt Basketball Camps will hold a Boys and Girls Day Camp on June 23-26. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $165. For more information call (803) 641-3491, e-mail, or visit

l Registration is now being accepted for the Third Annual Elite Athletes Basketball Academy on June 23-26 . The camp, for boys ages 12-16, will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Murphey Middle School. Cost is $75 and includes lunch, t-shirt and prizes. For more information, visit The camp director can be reached at (706) 495-0666 or by e-mail at


- The Augusta Boxing Club will present open-to-the-public sparring matches the last Thursday of each month at the Augusta Boxing Club, located at 1929 Walton Way. There is no charge for attendance, and the public is welcome. For information, call Tom Moraetes at (706) 733-7533.

- The 2008 Ringside/Comcast Augusta Boys/Girls Junior National Summer Boxing Classic will be held June 26-28 at May Park Community Center. Registration is June 25 from noon to 8 p.m. at the Clarion Suites second floor ball room. All athletes, coaches, and officials must register their credentials. The divisions will be boys bantam division, ages 9-10, 60-114 pounds; boys junior division, ages 11-12, 70-138 pounds; boys intermediated division, ages 13-14, 85-154 pounds. Girls ages 9-16 and boys ages 15-16 will not need to pre-register. For more information, call (706) 733-7533.


- The David Usry Junior Golf Academy will hold a summer camp at Forest Hills Golf Club on July 22-24 from 9 a.m. to

11:30 a.m. For more information and registration, call Usry at (706) 733-0001 or e-mail


l The Augusta Rowing Club is holding registration for a summer rowing camp June 23-27 . The camp is for beginners and will run from 8 a.m. to noon. Location is the Boathouse, located at 101 Riverfront Drive in Augusta. For more information, call (706) 860-5027 or visit


l Augusta Prep's annual summer volleyball camp will be June 23-27 . There are two sessions per camp, middle school from 9 a.m. until noon and high school from 1-4 p.m. The cost is $150. For more information, call coach Rich Bland at (706) 414-6145 or e-mail



Area Announcements

Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, 725 Broad St.,... Read more