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Posted: November 13, 2012 - 4:33pm
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BETTY BEARD WAS NAMED THE OCTOBER SALES LEADER FOR MEYBOHM NORTH AUGUSTA.  SPECIAL  BETTY BEARD WAS NAMED THE OCTOBER SALES LEADER FOR MEYBOHM NORTH AUGUSTA.  SPECIAL
BETTY BEARD WAS NAMED THE OCTOBER SALES LEADER FOR MEYBOHM NORTH AUGUSTA. SPECIAL
BETTY BEARD WAS NAMED THE OCTOBER SALES LEADER FOR MEYBOHM NORTH AUGUSTA. SPECIAL

Production recognized

Bryton Entertainment was recognized during the Veterans Day Monday Night Football game between the Pittsburg Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs.

The production company, owned by Denton Adkinson and Bryan Williams, created the documentary In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen. Copies were given to fans and Steelers coaches and players.

They were joined Monday by Tuskegee Airman Wendell Freeland to wave the Terrible Towel before the start of the game.

Hamburg
presentation

Lauren Virgo and Milledge Murray will present “Hamburg and Historical Facts of Early North Augusta” on Thursday during the Sgt. Berry Benson Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting.

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Acacia Masonic Lodge on Brookside Avenue. The meeting is open to the public.

Virgo is the executive director of the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta. Murray is a board member of the center and is the exhibits committee chairman.

Former New York Yankee to speak

Bobby Richardson, a former player for the New York Yankees and a Christian inspirational speaker, will speak at the Wesley Center of Grace United Methodist Church today at 7 p.m.

The event is free and will include a meet and greet with Richardson and his wife, Betty, and a presentation by Richardson.

Copies of Richardson’s book, Impact Player, and his magazine, Bobby Richardson’s Magazine, will be available for purchase. The book costs $20 and the magazine $10. Richardson will autograph the items.

He will also sign up to three personal baseball memorabilia items.

Thanksgiving dinner

The Church of the Holy Trinity will have a community Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The dinner is free, but reservations are required by Saturday.

Donations of nonperishable food items and money will be collected for the hungry and for Golden Harvest Food Bank.

During the church’s 10 a.m. service on Nov. 25, it will donate its regularly received tithes and offerings and special offerings to Golden harvest. Nonperishable food items will also be collected.

To make a reservation for the community Thanksgiving dinner, call (803) 341-0075. The church is at 160 Merovan Drive.

Caring Rose Week

The annual Caring Rose Week, sponsored by locally-owned florists and Georgia State Floral Distributors, continues through Saturday.

People can receive a dozen of assorted colored roses for $10 and two canned food items. All canned goods will be donated to Golden Harvest Food Bank. Without canned goods, the cost is $12 with $2 going to Golden Harvest.

Jim Bush Florist, 501 W. Martintown Road, and Bush Florist, 111 W. Pine Grove Ave., are participating in the event.

Award presented

Eddie Butler was presented the 2012 Service to Mankind award by the Sertoma Club of North Augusta on Nov. 7.

Butler graduated from North Augusta High School in 1980 and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wofford College in 1984.

He served on the Aiken County Council for 19 years.

He is on North Augusta High’s School Improvement Council, the North Augusta 2000 executive board and is the North Augusta 2000 liaison to the North Augusta Greeneway Trust.

Butler has volunteered as a baseball and softball coach for the past 11 years and has taught the Real Life 101 course at North Augusta High since the program began.

Since 1973, the award has recognized recipients for their contributions to the community.

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