Thomasville Times Enterprise

Cairo newsbeat

September 16, 2013

Sept. 17

(Continued)

Hospice to offer day camps

Hospice of Southwest Georgia will be sponsoring a bereavement program called Camp Heal in Thomasville and Bainbridge this fall.

The camp is designed to help young people with healing and encouragement after the loss of a loved one and includes art, music, crafts, recreation, horseback riding and more.

The Thomasville camp will be held at Camp Piney Woods on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Bainbridge event will be at the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College on Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information about being a volunteer or to sign up for the camp, call 229-584-5500.

 

SWGTC to sponsor golf tourney

Southwest Georgia Technical College of Grady County will be sponsoring its sixth annual golf tournament to help raise money for scholarships for Grady County students on Thursday, Oct. 17.

The four-person scramble will begin with lunch at noon and a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

There will be prizes for the top four teams plus prizes for 'Closest to the Pin', 'Longest Drive', etc.

All proceeds from the tournament will benefit local students from Grady County who attend SWGTC.

For more information, call 227-2415.

 

TU to hold

October fundraiser

Thomas University officials invites everyone to the Wild Wild West Saloon and Gambling Room, a scholarship fundraising event to be held at the Grady Cultural Center on Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

The night will feature live entertainment, food and drink and gaming tables with all proceeds benefiting scholarships for Grady County students.

 For more information about tickets or to be a sponsor of the event, call 226-6903.

NAACP to hold freedom banquet

The Grady County NAACP will be having its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, Sept.  28 at 7 p.m. at the Grady Senior Center.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.

For more information, call LaFaye Copeland at 377-6595.

American Legion veterans to meet

All area veterans are reminded that the American Legion Post No. 122 meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Cairo Masonic Lodge located behind the courthouse.

The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. and is open to all veterans.

  To submit an item to Cairo Newsbeat, contact Jeff Lovett at 377-3116 or email at jeff@wgra.net.

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