Human Resources chapter recognized
The CSRA Society of Human Resource Management was recently recognized with the Pinnacle Award.
The Society for Human Resource Management gives the award to affiliates that have developed innovative workforce programs.
The CSRA SHRM chapter received the award for collaborating with the Augusta Judicial Circuit Drug Court to provide work readiness training to those who are about to complete the drug court’s rehabilitation program, according to a news release.
Red Cross launches holiday campaign
The American Red Cross has launched its annual holiday fundraising campaign.
People can go to www.redcross.org/gifts to make a donation. The donations will help provide items such as infant care kits for babies in emergency shelters, comfort kits for wounded military members and water containers for areas affected by natural disasters.
Children’s Medical Center fundraiser
The 2012 Cares for Kids Radiothon for the Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center will be held Thursday and Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WBBQ 104.3 FM and WKSP 96.3 FM will broadcast the radiothon.
Those interested in making a pledge can call (706) 922-KIDS during the radiothon or go to www.caresforkids
More than $161,000 was raised during the radiothon last year.
5K run/walk to benefit The Lydia Project
Lights for Lydia 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday at Lake Olmstead Park, 2200 Broad Street, Augusta.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. followed by the race at 9 a.m. There will also be a one-mile fun run for children. The event will also feature a raffle and vendors. Prizes will be awarded to all age groups.
Proceeds will go toward building a new Lydia House in Augusta. The house will provide support and a place to stay for women traveling to Augusta for cancer treatments and their families.