2015-10-14 / Burke Happenings

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THURSDAY, OCT. 16

SGA’s Annual Title I Parent Meeting will be held, 5 p.m., for the purpose of providing an overview of Title I services available to students and parents. A second meeting will be held, 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20. Attendance of parents/ guardians is requested at one of the two meetings in order to become more knowledgeable of the Title I Programs as well as the resources available to improve the academic success of your child.

SATURDAY, OCT 17

A Benefit Chicken Dinner Sale will be hosted by Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church, 11 a.m.-until, Saturday, Oct. 17 in front of O’Reilly Auto Parts at 1225 Liberty St., Waynesboro. Plates are $7 and include potato salad, bread and cake. All proceeds benefit the Pastor’s Aide Ministry.

Free lunch will be served, 11:30 a.m., at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Jones Avenue in Waynesboro. Bags of groceries will also be available. Anyone needing a meal is welcome.

SATURDAY OCT. 24

The Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk and Health Fair will be held, 10 a.m., at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro.

A Community Awareness Forum, sponsored by Burke Black Churches Benevolent Association, Burke County Improvement Association and the NAACP, will be held, 9 a.m., at Mt. Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church on West Seventh Street in Waynesboro.

THURSDAY, OCT 29

Burke County Middle School’s 21st Century Afterschool Program will host an open house event including food, activities and entertainment, 4-6 p.m. The event will highlight the activities provided for students in the program; showcase student talent in theater, dance and music; and offer a chance to see STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) projects created during the program. The event will be held at BCMS (356 Southside Drive, Waynesboro).

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We welcome non-profit Burke County groups hosting free public events to send their announcements. A fundraising event with an admission fee may be included for $10 per week, paid in advance. Email TrueCitizenNews@live.com. Deadline is noon Thursday.

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