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Posted: January 15, 2013 - 1:21pm
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Mary Pate is a December Listing Leader for Meybohm North Augusta.
Mary Pate is a December Listing Leader for Meybohm North Augusta.

Mammography Center taking appointments

BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center will visit Belk stores in North Augusta and Aiken Jan. 29-30 and Feb. 1-2.

It will offer free mammogram screenings to women age 40 and older who have no breast concerns and have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months, according to a news release.

The center will be at the Belk of North Augusta store, 1163 Knox Ave., from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 29-30. It will be at the Belk Aiken Mall store, 2441 Whiskey Road in Aiken, from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 1-2.

Call (855) 655-2662 to make an appointment.

North Augustan to give lecture

Don Rhodes will give a lecture today on Remembering the Music Scene during the Augusta Museum of History’s monthly Brown Bag Series.

Rhodes, a North Augusta resident, will talk about Augusta as a popular place for musicians, bands and entertainers. He will also discuss how the region has evolved.

Lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture begins at 12:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch. The museum will only provide beverages.

The lecture is free to museum members and $3 for nonmembers.

The museum is at 560 Reynolds St. in Augusta.

Historian to speak at meeting

Dr. James H. Goodman will speak during the Sgt. Berry Benson Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. on the topic Red Shirts and the Political Situation of 1876.

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

Goodman is a local historian, author, speaker, businessman and former president of the Beech Island Historical Society. He has written four historical novels and three books of poems. He will have some of his books available for purchase during the meeting.

Comfort Keepers receives recognition

Comfort Keepers was recently named by Entrepreneur Magazine in its annual Franchise 500 rankings as the top franchise within the senior care category and No. 59 among the top 500 franchises.

“This kind of recognition among all franchises, nationally, is rare. It’s something all of us at our office, as well as the 700 (plus) locations around the world, can be proud of,” said Janet Baumgardner, owner of the Comfort Keepers office in North Augusta, in a news release.

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