Seniors calendar

The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to (706) 722-7403 or e-mail to newsroom@augustachronicle.com. Include the name and number of a contact person.

GET INVOLVED

EXPERIENCE WORKS SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM: Work experience and job-training opportunities for qualified job-seekers, 55 and older, in Richmond, Columbia and surrounding counties in the area; nurse aide training, job search assistance also available; (706) 722-4700

FOSTER GRANDPARENT AND SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAMS: Limited-income people 60 and older needed to work 15 to 40 hours a week with special-needs children or adults; (706) 826-4480

RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: Offers ages 55 and older an opportunity to apply their experience to meet critical community needs; pairs volunteers with their choice of organizations; (706) 826-4480

SENIORS AND LAWMEN TOGETHER: Program assists with administrative duties, Augusta-Richmond County Law Enforcement Center, 401 Walton Way; volunteers choose days and hours of work; training provided; Kathleen Ernce, (706) 826-4480 ext. 300

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; greet visitors, give out literature; (706) 828-2109

GEORGIACARES VOLUNTEERS: Match seniors with low-cost prescription help through the GeorgiaCares program; flexible hours, training provided; Area Agency on Aging; (706) 210-2029

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