Originally created 09/22/05

Meetings



SUPPORT GROUPS

AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

AUGUSTA COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY: 5:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Friendship Center, 1720 Central Ave.; 721-6696

BARIATRIC SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 p.m. first Mondays, University Hospital Weight Management and Nutrition Center, on St. Sebastian Way and 13th Street; 774-8917

BREAST SELF-EXAM CLASSES: 4 p.m. second Mondays, University Hospital, Breast Health Center; 774-4141

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m. third Mondays, Friedman Branch Library, 1447 Jackson Road; join other caregivers to share experiences; 210-2000

CSRA HEALTH ADVOCACY: 5:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Friendship Center, 1720 Central Ave.; 721-6696

THE HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP: meets from 6 to 8 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at the Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper Street. The group is open to those with Huntington's Disease, family, friends and caretakers and those at risk. For more information, call (706) 231-2775 or (706) 721-2798

GRIEF RECOVERY GROUP: Noon to 1 p.m. Mondays, Room 2477, Medical College of Georgia Hospital; 721-CARE

I CAN COPE: For individuals diagnosed with cancer, their families and friends; held by American Cancer Society; four two-hour sessions 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Warren Baptist Church, 3203 Washington Road; free, registration encouraged; refreshments and child care provided; 731-9900, (800) 227-2345

IDRUM2U: THE NOT GADDY DRUMMING STUDIO: 7-9 p.m. third Mondays; G.L. Jackson Conference Center, 1714 North Leg Court; community healing, meditation, drumming circle; donations, canned goods for Golden Harvest Food Bank, $5 or both; noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Pee Wee Drummers classes for ages 4-7; (706) 729-1776

NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL: 7-8:30 p.m. first Thursdays, Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way; 432-0021

OPTIFAST WEIGHT MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SESSIONS: 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, University Hospital Nutrition Center; registration required; 774-8917

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Call for meeting locations and times; 278-5156

PAUL F. MILNER SICKLE CELL SUPPORT GROUP: 6-7 p.m. second Mondays, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 15th Street; Cecil Gresham, 771-0344

PINK MAGNOLIAS BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m. second Mondays, University Hospital Breast Health Center; 774-4141

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m. third Tuesdays, Augusta Technical College, Building 600, Room 612; 364-6684

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE: 3 p.m. fourth Sundays, Advent Lutheran Church, 3232 Washington Road; Al and Laraine Yarbrough, 863-6785

TRANSPLANT AWARENESS GROUP: 7 p.m. third Tuesdays, Augusta Lifelink office, 2743 Perimeter Parkway, Building 100, Suite 120; for patients and caregivers of those undergoing transplant surgery; 854-0333

MILITARY GROUPS

DENIZENS OF THE DEEP: 5:30 p.m. first Thursdays, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5877, off Whiskey Road, Aiken; open to any submarine veterans, those who have worked on submarines; 641-1231

FORT GORDON ORDNANCE CORPS ASSOCIATION: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Wednesdays, The Gordon Club; open to active, reserve and retired ordnance corps personnel; 791-6551

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION: 2 p.m. third Saturdays; anyone who served in the U.S. Armed Forces anywhere from June 25, 1950, through Jan. 31, 1955, or has served in the U.S. Armed Forces in Korea from 1945 to present; 278-1039

TOASTMASTERS

RIVERWALK TOASTMASTERS: 7 p.m. Mondays, third floor, Classroom 3, University Hospital Clinic; 722-2587

GEORGIA-CAROLINA TOAST-MASTERS: Noon Wednesdays, Famous Dave's, 2821 Washington Road; 854-0090

TOASTMASTERS 5051: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Partridge Inn, 2110 Walton Way, lower level; 791-4551

COMMUNITY INTEREST

HEPHZIBAH LIONS CLUB: 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Hephzibah Community Center, Windsor Spring Road; Beverly Roberts, 592-2982

ROTARY CLUB OF AUGUSTA: 12:15 p.m. Mondays, the Club House, 2567 Washington Road; 736-3833

AUGUSTA TASK FORCE FOR THE HOMELESS: 11 a.m. third Tuesdays, 730 East Boundary; 723-0040

CSRA HUMANE SOCIETY: 11 a.m. third Saturdays, Pet Center, 425 Wood St.; volunteers 18 and younger must have parent or guardian present during orientation; 261-7387

HIGHLAND PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, Highland Park Fire Station; Catherine Winbush, 737-9829

ROCKY CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: 7:30 p.m. third Wednesdays, Ascension Lutheran Church, 2860 Wells Drive; Bob Garrett, 833-7426

OUTDOOR ORGANIZATIONS

SIERRA CLUB: 7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, Unitarian Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension; 863-2324, www.georgia.sierraclub.org/srg for information

POLITICS

RICHMOND COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY: 9 a.m. second Saturdays, Piccadilly Cafeteria, 3110 Washington Road

RICHMOND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY: 9 a.m. third Saturdays, Courtyard by Marriott, 1045 Stevens Creek Road

SINGLES

AMERICAN SINGLES GOLF ASSOCIATION: 6:30 p.m. second Thursdays, call for meeting place, 441-6741

CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ASSOCIATION FOR SINGLE ADULTS: 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, Westside High School, on Patriots Way; with dance lessons from 7-8 p.m.; refreshments provided; $5 members, $7 nonmembers; 737-4944.

SPECIAL INTEREST

AUGUSTA AREA NEWCOMERS: First Tuesdays; call for locations; 447-8696as or augustaareanewcomers. home.comcast.net

AUGUSTA BRIDGE CLUBS: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 12:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. Fridays; newcomers, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 650-9170

AUGUSTA COIN CLUB: 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Guest House Inn, 3023 Washington Road; 829-5484 or www.augustacoinclub.com

AUGUSTA FENCERS CLUB: 6-7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; Augusta Fencers Club, 134 Ninth St.; $50 per month; 722-8878

CSRA CHESS CLUB: 5 p.m. Sundays, Borders Books Music & Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; 737-6962

FRENCH CLUB: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Borders Books Music & Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; 737-6962

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CAREER COFFEE CLUB: Open to anyone interested in a real estate career; 9:30 a.m. first Tuesdays, The Atrium, 3633 Wheeler Road, Suite 125; to reserve, call 868-3772

WRITERS WORKSHOP: 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Borders Books Music & Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; 737-6962