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Relay for Life of Augusta GA

Westside High School; 1002 Patriots Way, Augusta GA 30907
Annual Cancer Awareness Walk to celebrate and remember those touched by cancer.
April 23, 2016
11:00am - 11:00pm

Marah Johnson, 706-731-0152


OMBC Relay for Life Zumbathon

Old Macedonia Baptist Church, 200 Macedonia Road, North Augusta SC 29860
Zumbathon Fundraiser to benefit Relay for Life of Augusta GA
March 12, 2016
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Judy Joffrion-Starks; 706-825-7570


Walk MS: Aiken, SC

Virginia Acres Park 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken SC
Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other- a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we've made and to show the power of our connections. When you participate in Walk MS, the funds you raise give hope to the more 18,000 people living with MS in NOrth and South Carolina. The dollars raised support-life changing programs and cutting-edge research. Every connection counts. Register now, connect with others and start fundraising today at www.walkMScarolinas.org or by calling 855-372-1331. Check-in opens at 8:00 AM. The walk starts at 9:00 AM. Modern Automotive and Biogen are the local presenting sponsors.

April 9th Start time: 9:00 am

Emily Conner


Empty Bowl 2016

The Legends Club – 2701 Washington Road, Augusta
Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

WHO: Golden Harvest Food Bank (GHFB) and Augusta Jewish Community Center (AJCC)
WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Legends Club – 2701 Washington Road, Augusta
WHAT: www.emptybowlcsra.org
FOOD: Enjoy a delicious lunch, sampling foods from the area’s finest restaurants, bakeries, and caterers, including “kid friendly” foods. (Hot dogs, macaroni, banana pudding)
TAKEOUT: Containers for “take-out” will be available.
HOW:
TICKETS: Adults: $20.00 Children ages 2-10: $5.00
These are presale ticket prices. Tickets at the door will be $25.00 and $7.50 …so buy your tickets early. No charge for infants and toddlers under 2. Every ticket holder will take home a handmade ceramic bowl (made by local students and artists). Additional bowls may be purchased in the “bowl room” for $10.00 each.
SILENT AUCTION: 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bid on items contributed by area potters, artists and merchants. It’s a fabulous sale! There will be a “buy it now” price as well.

BENEFITS: You are supporting two great organizations:
1) Golden Harvest Food Bank- which distributes approximately 17.1 million pounds of grocery products annually to those in need of assistance through over 300 partner agencies and direct service programs in 30 counties in Georgia and S. Carolina.
2) The AJCC- which provides educational, social and cultural programming for children,
adults and seniors, food for those in need, academic scholarships and an award winning
summer camp serving children in the entire CSRA.
RAFFLE: You “Can” Help! For each can of food you bring, you will receive one raffle ticket. Bring 5 cans; get 5 tickets! Great prize-bicycle!! Raffle tickets may be purchased for $1.00 each 6 for $5.00.



CONTACTS: Golden Harvest - Carrie Jones cjones@goldenharvest.org: 706-736-1199x217
AJCC - Lynda Jaremski augustajcc2@hotmail.com: 706-228-3636
Event Chair - Susan Steinberg sumost50@yahoo.com: 706-364-6086



WALKMS Augusta

Lake Olmstead Park 2200 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30904
WALKMS Augusta is a 5k fundraising walk to raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis. Funds raised support life changing programs & cutting edge research that will impact the lives of people affected by MS. To register or volunteer, log onto www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/GA

March 19th, 2016 Registration at 9:00am; Walk at 10:00am

Amy Ingram - Walk Coordinator
706-832-2300



4th Annual Augusta Roast on the River

328 Riverfront Drive, Augusta, GA 30901
Join Savannah Riverkeeper for our 4th annual Roast on the River!
We're hosting this memorable event for the first time at our new headquarters, you guessed it, right on the river in downtown Augusta, GA. As always, there will be Bluffton Oysters, low country boil, Sweetwater brews, live music and a sweet silent auction full of outdoor items. ​Last year's event completely sold out, get your tickets today!

Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 6PM

Elena, 7068268991, info@savannahriverkeeper.org


Bonne Santé

Pine Knoll Farms 6001 Washington Rd, Appling, GA 30802
Bonne Santé will raise awareness and funds for lifesaving National Kidney Foundation (NKF) programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk of kidney disease. Bonne Santé showcases local Georgia chefs preparing signature dishes paired with fine wines and spirits in a rustic and beautiful atmosphere. Guests will enjoy the best of Georgia produce and cuisine in the open setting of the Magnolia Barn on the picturesque grounds of Pine Knoll Farms. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample the freshest and best of Georgia’s culinary offerings while mixing and mingling with family, friends and the area’s top chefs. In addition, the event will feature both a live and silent auction featuring unforgettable prizes sure to satisfy any food lovers’ palette. The NKF is excited to bring this event to the Augusta, GA area in partnership with esteemed Atlanta chef, Todd Ginsberg.

Celeste Tennant, 770-452-1539 x 603, celeste.tennant@kidney.org