Leadership Aiken County is working on a Safe Routes to School project in the Crosland Park neighborhood in Aiken.
The goal of the project is to provide children and parents from the neighborhood with a “pleasant park area, a safe pick-up and drop-off point and a great gathering place for events,” according to a news release.
Donations are being sought to help with the project.
To contribute, contact Leadership Aiken County 2012-13 Safe Routes to School Fundraising
chairman Craig Brooks at (865) 679-7795.
Comments sought on SRS closure of H-Tank Farm
Public comments are being sought for the Draft Basis for Section 3116 Determination for Closure of H-Tank Farm at the Savannah River Site.
The document discusses tanks, ancillary structures and residual wastes at the H-Tank Farm.
The tanks store waste from the reprocessing of used nuclear fuel.
The public comment period extends through May 1. The document can be found at sro.srs.gov/f_htankfarmsdocuments.htm.
The SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare was among the Humane Society’s top 10 emergency placement partners in 2012.
The Aiken organization provided care for dozens of dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Edgefield County.
“SACAW worked diligently to meet the dogs’ various needs and find loving homes for them,” according to a news release.
The Georgia Regents University Cancer Center needs volunteers. Caregivers and cancer survivors are encouraged to apply. Call (706) 721-3596 or visit gru.edu/volunteer for more information or to request a volunteer application.