Seniors calendar

The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Fax (706) 722-7403 or e-mail


ANNUAL FAITH AND AGING CONFERENCE: 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way Ext.; theme: Mind, Body, & Spirit; Jeanette Cummings (706) 210-2013, (706) 210-2000, ext. 117

EXPERIENCE WORKS SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM: Work experience and job-training opportunities for job-seekers 55 and older in Richmond, Columbia and other area counties; nurse's 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 15-40 hours a week with special-needs patients; (706) 868-0120, (706) 790-2151

HELP CHILDREN LEARN TO READ: The Senior Citizens Council is looking for people 60 and older to serve as reading tutors; stipend positions available; Jackie Kennedy (706) 868-0120

RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: Pairs volunteers 55 and older with choice of organizations; (706) 868-0120

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

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