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Calendar briefs for Feb. 27

  • Thursday, February 27, 2014

The North Augusta Rotary Club will meet on Thursdays at Manuel’s Bread Cafe in Hammond’s Ferry at 7:15 a.m. For more information, call Dan Rickabaugh at 803-640-4888.

The Pieceful Hearts Quilting Guild meets every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church. For more information, call 803-279-6456 or 706-790-4975.

The Edgefield County GOP would like to invite you to the everyone meeting tonight at the Edgefield County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street in Edgefield, behind the Courthouse. They will be discussing the upcoming elections and filing process for any potential candidates. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. with a social before that at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit

The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting and business after hours at Anytime Fitness of North Augusta today at 4 p.m. Anytime Fitness is located 336 Georgia Ave., Suite 202.

Friday, Feb. 28

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 is sponsoring a Dinner with Elvis, featuring Russell Schneider on Friday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. The event will be held at American Legion Post 71 located at 333 East Pine Grove Ave. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 each or two for $35 and may be purchased at Parks Pharmacy on Georgia Avenue or Sno-Cap Drive-In on West Avenue. For reservations call 803-279-3270 or 803-279-5074 and leave a message.

Tuesday, March 4

The Heritage Council of North Augusta will meet at the Community Center, at 7 p.m. The council will present the Honorable Bob Young, former Mayor of Augusta, Ga. Young will speak about the CSS Georgia ­– a Confederate Ironclad on the Savannah River. Find out about: the South Carolina connection to the CSS Georgia, a 63-year old widow of a former Georgia governor and how she is linked to it, why the Savannah River was a bigger obstacle to the CSS Georgia than the Union navy, what the railroad T-rails had to do with the CSS Georgia and, how the Union blockade ships responded to the CSS Georgia.

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments are served. For more information, call Brenda Baratto at 803-270-9400.

Wednesday, March 5

North Augusta High School students Nick Butler, Jacqueline Phillips and Zane Stripling will be presenting I-Care at North Augusta Elementary at 8 a.m. on March 5. They have invited Lora Lee Kokavich to join them in their presentation to exercise with the children and to stress the importance of exercise.

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