Originally created 11/26/03

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COOL CONTEST

Win prize with service project

Colgate-Palmolive wants to reward community activism by awarding up to $2,000 for the most creative and best-executed projects by local Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Camp Fire USA, Girls Scouts of the USA, Boy Scouts of America, Girls Inc. and National 4-H Council.

Entry forms are available through the organizations' regional offices, online at www.youthforamerica.com or by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Colgate Youth for America Campaign, P.O. Box 1058, FDR Station, New York, NY 10150-1058. Entries must be postmarked by April 30.

WINE TALK

THE WINE: Chandon Riche, $20, from California

THE FLAVORS: Floral and fruit

PAIRS WITH: Creme brule topped with fresh mango and mint chutney

THE WINERY: Domaine Chandon was founded in 1973 as the first U.S.-based, but French-owned, traditional Champagne method facility.

Wine writer Lain Bradford can be reached at lain@winetalk.org or write him in care of The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Singer Robert Goulet is 70. Impressionist Rich Little is 65. Singer Tina Turner is 64. Bassist John McVie of Fleetwood Mac is 58. Actress Jamie Rose (Falcon Crest, St. Elsewhere) is 44. Country singer Linda Davis is 41. Country singer-bassist Steve Grisaffe of River Road is 38. Actress Maia Campbell (In the House) is 27. Country singer Joe Nichols is 27. Actress Jessica Bowman (Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman) is 23. Singer Lil Fizz of B2K is 18.

YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY: You're absolutely charming and wise beyond your years. Turn your attention to your domestic environment this year, and upgrade to reflect your ever-increasing status. Make yourself and your family more comfortable.

REACH US

Contact Lifestyles Editor Erica C. Cline at: 828-2946 or erica.cline@augustachronicle.com.