Dementia Caregiver Support Group - The Sixty Plus Program at Piedmont Fayette Hospital offers a monthly support group for the caregivers of older adults with memory loss. Designed to be both informational and supportive, the group will provide a confidential and welcoming atmosphere for family members and friends who want to learn more about dementia. The emotional, medical, legal and financial aspects of this condition will be discussed at meetings. The group is facilitated by a licensed social worker and is open to anyone in the community. Co-sponsored by Sixty Plus Older Adult Services and the Alzheimer’s Association. The group meets the Third Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Piedmont Fayette Hospital, West entrance, 1267 Building Cancer Wellness Center, third floor. Facilitated by a licensed social worker and open to any caregiver of an older adult with memory loss. To register for the group, please call 770-719-7214.
Fayette Senior Services’ Project Love is a fundraising campaign that provides holiday meals via Meals On Wheels to homebound seniors. Without these funds, there will be homebound seniors in Fayette County who have nothing to eat on Thanksgiving and Christmas. For as little as $10, two meals can be provided for a senior. Donation forms can be found at www.fayss.org (online donations accepted) and at Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive in Fayetteville. Checks should be made payable to Fayette Senior Services. Credit cards accepted. For more information about Meals On Wheels contact Ginnie Plunkett, at 770-461-0813.
Turkey Day Gridiron Classic (Youth Football Tournament) – Friday-Sunday, Nov. 23-25, at the South 74 Sports Complex. Age groups from 6 to 8th grade. For information and online registration visit www.gridironevents.net.
The High Noon Toastmaster's Club meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Lafayette Educational Center, 205 Lafayette Ave, Bldg D, Fayetteville. For more information call 770-461-7492 or go to www.highnoonfayetteville.org.
The Prostate Cancer Information Group will meet at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital on Nov. 27. The meeting will start at 7p.m. in the Cancer Wellness Center in the 1267 Building, 3rd floor. Use the Outpatient/West Entrance. The program will be a group discussion “A Time for Sharing & Planning”. Men (and their partners) with concerns about prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. The Prostate Cancer Information Group is sponsored by The American Cancer Society and Us TOO, International. For information, please call: Jim O'Hara at 770-632-2898.
Nehemiah: A Heart That Can Break by Kelly Minter is a 7-session Bible study for women. This study will begin on Jan. 9, 2013 at PTCUMC, the group will meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 - 11:30 am. The group facilitator is Andrea Sisler and the cost is $16. Join this exciting Bible study group that meets at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, located at 225 Robinson Road in Peachtree City. Register by Nov. 28 on-line at www.ptcumc.org/Adult Christian Formation/Short Term Bible Studies or call the church office at (770) 487-6499.
“Embracing Military Families” annual toy drive for children of deployed soldiers. American Legion Post 50 and Ladies Auxiliary Unit 50 is proud to help sponsor this worthy cause. Please drop any new un-wrapped toy(s) at the CAF Commerative Air Force Hanger, 1200 Echo Ct., Falcon Field in Peachtree City or call Liz or Arnie Geiger at (770) 487-2128 by Dec. 8.
Dixie Wing Bingo on Thursdays, at 7 p.m., at the Commemorative Air Force - Dixie Wing Hangar at Atlanta Regional Airport - Falcon Field, 1200 Echo Court in Peachtree City. Snack Bar and prizes. The public is invited.
Please join Toys for Tots and Santa in collecting toys for children who are less fortunate. The Gaddy Family will host the 6th annual Toys for Tots drive at their annual Christmas Light Display at 898 Sandy Creek Road. The toy drive will be held on Nov. 30 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Representatives from Toys for Tots will be accepting new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages. Bring your family and start the holiday season by sharing with others. Each child visiting the display on Nov. 30 will receive a small “Thank you” gift from Santa. The Gaddys look forward to seeing you! For those who can’t participate on that night, but would like to donate a toy, a drop box will be available beginning on Thanksgiving night until Dec. 20.
Choruses from Fayette County High, Cleveland Elementary, Inman Elementary, Fayetteville Intermediate, and Bennett’s Mill Middle will perform at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but concert goers are asked to make a monetary donation benefiting the Joseph Sams School.