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Council on aging


The CSRA Area Agency on Aging is seeking people interested in planning for the needs of older adults in a 14-county area to serve on its advisory council.

Council members advise the agency staff, assists in determining priorities, and identifies problem areas and needs. Openings are available in Richmond, Columbia, Glascock, Jefferson, Hancock, Jenkins and Washington counties.

Council meetings are conducted in March, June, September and December.

Potential members should be interested in programs for people over the age of 60 with disabilities. For more information, call Jeanette Cummings at (706) 210-2013 or 1-888-922-4464, or e-mail jcummings@

Music and lunch

Tuesday’s Music Live will present Event Horizons at noon Nov. 5.

Event Horizons will perform a variety of music ranging from Baroque to bluegrass to jazz to gospel.

The free concerts are held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Reynolds Street.

Lunch will follow the concert and is $10 per person. Advance reservations are required for lunch and can be made online at, or by calling (706) 722-3463.

Women on Paper

Sacred Heart Cultural Center will hold an opening reception for Women on Paper from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 7.

The exhibit is a celebration of individual creative spirit and features work by Women on Paper, a group of professional women artists who nurture creativity in each other. Their paintings reflect people and places and include gardens, interiors, landscapes, flowers, still lifes, light and shadow.

Artists include Karen Banker, Ingrid Hofer, Lauren Kerbelis, Lillie Morris, Nancy Schultz, Gail Smith and Caroline Swanson.

The exhibit will be on display at Sacred Heart through Dec. 27. The reception and exhibit are open to the public.

For more information about the artists, visit

For more information about the reception, visit

Harvest Ball

The Savannah River Sail and Power Squadron will hold the 21st Annual Harvest Ball at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Julian Smith Casino.

The ball will feature a dinner, dance and silent auction. Proceeds from the auction benefit area scholars and literacy providers.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

For more information, call (706) 737-8113.

Volunteer training

The Salvation Army will hold volunteer training for emergency disaster services at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 31 at its offices at 1384 Greene St.

The training is for disaster workers who have limited experience. It includes an overview of the Salvation Army’s mission and its role within disaster work.

To learn more, visit

McCain concert

Edwin McCain will perform at Enterprise Mill at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank.

The concert is part of the the food bank’s Feedback Sessions, a series of acoustic concerts highlighting popular artists and songwriters in an intimate setting.

Tickets are $75 per couple and $40 per person and includes concert, hors d’oeuvres and parking.

McCain is best known for his hits I’ll Be and I Could Not Ask for More.

For more information, visit



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