Submissions for “The Egg” creative writing contest will be accepted at The True Citizen through noon, March 29. The contest is open to second, third and fourth graders and the winner will receive a prize compliments of First National Bank of Waynesboro. There’s only one rule – the story must be about “the egg” … and not necessarily the Easter type. For guidelines and more info., search “the egg” at www.TheTrueCitizen.com or or email TrueCitizenNews@live.com.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16
Meet The Artist Night. Come meet Martha Bryant at her Reception in the Burke County Library Auditorium, 5-8 p.m. Burke County Public Library, 130 Ga. Highway 24 S., Waynesboro.
Augusta Technical College, Waynesboro Campus, will hold Career Night 5:30-7 p.m. The event is open to eighth through 12th grade students and their parents. Information will be provided about various programs and career opportunities as well as the Move On When Ready program. Current students and graduates will also be present to share information.
SATURDAY, MARCH 18
The Cotillion/Beautillion will be held 7 p.m. at Burke County High School. Invitations are extended to BCHS students who have done well and have displayed integrity, academic standing and appreciation for helping. Participants have worked to meet all requirements. These students have volunteered by presenting Valentine cards to patients at Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation and other community service acts. They have been involved in Toastmasters public speaking, etiquette and social living as well as dancing. All participants have demonstrated a willingness to work toward success. They include Jasmine Amesha Cobb, Jasmine Louise Cobb, De’Jah La’Tyana Davis, Dinah Cierra Davis, Jacarria Shala’e Flournoy, Cashayla Rena Haynes, Brittney Ar’Shaie Hillary, Whitney La’Shaie Hillary, Austin Isaiah Hodge, Tyrell Laquenton Jones, Savion Mailk Jordan, Emoja Monyette Levines, Samorya Danielle Lewis, Zoe’Swanna Kenyotta McGee, Tymonica Ja'bre Osborne, Sh’Terria Ty’Na Payne, Samantha Brianna Danielle Singfield, Maya Ebony Smith, Nykedria Teyonia Smith, Antonisha La’Shon Wesby and Ja’yana Laquavia Olivia Williams.
Sewing for the Lydia Project 9a.m.-2 p.m. Please bring your iron, ironing board, thread (various colors), scissors, and your desire to encourage and serve women who are experiencing cancer. You don’t need to know how to sew. Lunch will be provided. Please call Nina Campbell for location or questions. 706-871-2146.
The women of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church will hold their spring bake sale 9-10:30 a.m. (until sold out) in the St. Michael’s Parish Hall, located at 515 Liberty St., Waynesboro. The sale will include goodies made from scratch, such as cakes, pies, cookies, cheese balls, shrimp balls, appetizers, crab stew, soups, frozen vegetable and/or meat casseroles ready to bake, quiche and homemade pimento cheese spread. Also available are handmade dish cloths made by youth of Saint Michael's. Come early for best selections.
The Edmund Burke Academy Alumni Association will hold its alumni dance at the Waynesboro Country Club. Soul Dimension will play beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door for alumni and $25 for non-alumni. Advance tickets can be purchased at the EBA office or from any EBA Alumni Association board member (Kasey McGill, Tres Bragg, Catherine Lewis, Byron Gelderman, Brooke Harper, Lindsai Gentry and Jennifer Rich). Sponsors for the event include McGill Timber, Mobley Package, Ripped Fitness, Cates Firestone, Mobley-Gentry Firm and Hank and Monica Tinley.
All BHS 1967 classmates 50th reunion meeting will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 841 Jones Ave., Waynesboro, at 2 p.m. Contact Brenda Washington-Ellison at 718-809-0711; Uzetta Anthony- Gresham, 706-526-3546; Mary Evans-Abrams, 706-554-4745; Daisy Jackson, 706-554-4786; or Jimmy Stevens, 706-564- 2486; for more information.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
Free Diabetic Teaching will be offered in the Burke Medical Center classroom, 6-8 p.m. The course is designed to help diabetics learn how to better control their diabetes through healthy eating. Participants should eat before they come and are encouraged to bring along their partners or anyone who helps with food preparation. Please enter through Emergency Room waiting area. Space is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged. Call 706-554-4435.