March 13, 2014

Camp Viola hosts annual fundraiser golf scramble

Camp Viola hosts its annual fundraiser golf scramble on March 20 at Highland Country Club. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and shotgun start is 1 p.m. Prizes will be given to first-, second- and third-place teams and others. Registration is open until the day of the event. Anyone who wants to sign up as an individual or with a team, sponsor a hole, or make any direct donations to Camp Viola may contact Barron Wood at 678-232-8716, Steve Boatner at 706-302-4654 and Jerry Cleaveland at 706-302-1138.

Troup County Relay for Life

The 2014 Relay for Life is set for 7 p.m. April 25 at the Whitesville Road track, 299 Fort Drive. Teams may register to participate with a $10 fee and raise funds to contribute. To register go to For more information can contact Lynn Howard at 706-883-1670 or, or Karen Smith at 706-594-1659 or

Striffler-Hamby raising money for Relay for Life

Striffler-Hamby Mortuary is selling T-shirts, wristbands and Otis Spunkmeyer cookies, along with $1 tickets for a chance to win $100. Anyone interested should contact the funeral home at 706-884-8636. Funds benefit Relay for Life.

Spirit Night events benefit Relay for Life

Anyone who mentions Relay for Life during Spirit Night events at the following locations will have a portion of their sale donated to Relay for Life.

• Moe’s on Lafayette Parkway from 5 to 9 p.m., March 20.

• Jim Bob’s Chicken Fingers at 108 Corporate Plaza from 5 to 8 p.m., March 25.

• Chick-fil-A on Lafayette Parkway from 5 to 8 p.m., April 7.

• Chick-fil-A locations on Lafayette Parkway and Commerce Avenue from 5 to 8 p.m., April 17.

Spaghetti dinner, art auction to benefit Relay for Life

Kid City at City Light Church, 501 Fourth Ave. in LaGrange, hosts a spaghetti dinner and original artwork auction from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. Call pastor Jonathan McClellan at 706-594-4549 to purchase. Funds benefit the Troup County Relay for Life.

Art N’ Bloom to benefit art museum

The LaGrange Art Museum again hosts Art N’ Bloom, a benefit luncheon that combines fresh floral arrangements and the fine art that inspired the arrangements. This year’s event, a floral interpretation of the museum’s permanent collection and luncheon, will take place at Bisham Manor on May Day, May 1, at 11 a.m. Luncheon tickets are $50 each; tables of eight or 10 may be reserved by calling the art museum at 112 Lafayette Parkway, 706-882-3267. Raffle tickets also are available by advance purchase. Funds benefit the museum and Center for Creative Learning.

Submit items to Matthew Strother at, at our office at 105 Ashton St. or by fax to 706-884-8712.