Originally created 09/21/04

Seniors calendar



The Seniors Calendar lists activities and groups of interest to senior citizens. Please call the service agencies for information. To have your activity listed, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@augustachronicle. com. Include the name and phone number of a contact person.

UNIVERSITY SENIORS CLUB

Sponsored by University Health Care System, 4106 Columbia Road, at Flowing Wells Road in former Prompt Care building; 868-3231 or (800) 413-6652 to register and get times of events; membership required ($10, includes prescription discount).

LUNCH WITH THE DOCTOR: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today; Levi W. Hill Auditorium, University Hospital, 1350 Walton Way; What Is the Metabolic Syndrome? with Dr. Stephen R. Broadwater; Seniors Club members only; free meal ticket for each attendee.

LUNCH WITH THE DOCTOR: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28; Levi W. Hill Auditorium, University Hospital, 1350 Walton Way; What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer; medical oncologists Mark Robert Keaton and Byron Grady Dasher, urologist Henry North Goodwin Jr.; Seniors Club members only; free meal ticket for each attendee.

SENIOR ADVANTAGE

For people age 50 or older; offers bingo, canasta, bunco and health and educational programs at St. Joseph Hospital; $5 membership fee per year, discounts available; registration required; 481-7232.

SPECIAL EVENTS

AARP SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM: Jobs and training for workers are available for residents of Richmond, McDuffie, Columbia, Lincoln and Wilkes counties who are older than 55; accepting applications for certified nursing training; 722- 4700.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Seniors and Lawmen Together needs volunteers to assist the sheriff with administrative duties, Augusta-Richmond County Law Enforcement Center, 401 Walton Way; volunteers may choose days and hours of work; training provided; Walt Williams, 793-5174.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1-5 p.m. one Saturday or Sunday a month, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park's visitor center; duties include greeting visitors and giving out literature; 828-2109.

SENIOR FRIENDS

Most activities are at Doctors Hospital, Medical Office Building No. 3, 1305 Interstate Parkway; chair exercise, bridge, health and educational programs; $15 a year, open to age 50 or older; 651-6716.