Bridge game lessons to benefit Bellevue
The LaGrange Woman’s Club hosts a third session of basic bridge lessons beginning today at Bellevue. People entirely new to the game of bridge as well as those who want to use Standard American bidding strategies – The Five-Card Major system – are welcome. Classes meet 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays for eight weeks at Bellevue. Cost is $75 per person for the series of lessons. Anyone interested may call 706-882-9655. Proceeds go to Bellevue.
Church to host yard sale
Loyd Presbyterian Church, 550 Glass Bridge Road, hosts a yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at the Community Building. Proceeds will fund Christian Education and Outreach projects.
Sickle Cell Support Group hosts 5K
Sick of the Cycle Inc. Sickle Cell Support Group will host a 5K Road Walk in West Point on Saturday at 10 a.m. The group is seeking individuals to participate in the walk and volunteers. There is no entry free, but donations are requested. Registration forms and donations can be mailed to Sick of the Cycle, Inc P.O. Box 371, West Point, GA 31833. Contact Renata Buckner at 706-518-6035 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Golf tournament to benefit March of Dimes
The March of Dimes / Diverse Power Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 12 at The Fields Golf Club. Lunch provided by Longhorn will be served at noon and the shotgun start is at 1:30 p.m. This is a four-person scramble. Team prizes, numerous special event and door prizes will be given to participants. For more information, call 706-845-0708.
Motorcycle ride, swap meet to benefit CASA
CASA - court appointed special advocates - hosts the I Am for the Child Benefit Ride sponsored by Blue Knights GA XVIII at Baptist Tabernacle Church, 849 S. Davis Road, on Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ride is $20 and includes lunch. Kick stands up at 10:30 a.m. Food, vendors, activities, raffles, a swap meet and door prizes at the event. There are 10-foot by 10-foot spaces available for the swap meet for $20. All proceeds will support CASA. For more information or vending participation, call 706-523-0301 or 706-773-5250.
CAFI hosts fundraiser yard sale
Community Action for Improvement - CAFI - hosts a fundraiser yard sale on Sept. 27 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parking lot at 1380 Lafayette Parkway. Participants may reserve a table and one parking spot for $35 or two tables and two parking spots for $50. Anyone interested may contact Dee Berry at 678-621-3355 or the CAFI office at 706-884-2651.
West Point Lake Coalition raffle to funds buoy lights
The West Point Lake Coalition is selling raffle tickets to raise funds to maintain, replace and possibly add more solar-powered buoy lights to the lake throughout the year. The grand prize is $1,000 worth of Shell gas cards, with a second prize of $500 worth of gas cards and a third prize of gas cards totaling $250. Anyone who wants to purchase raffle tickets may contact the organization at 706-884-5916 or email Dick Timmerberg at email@example.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $5 each and participants must be at least 18 years old. The last chance to buy tickets is Sept. 23 and the drawing will be Sept. 30 at the West Point Lake Coalition annual board meeting.
Submit items to Matthew Strother at firstname.lastname@example.org, at our office at 105 Ashton St. or by fax to 706-243-4938.