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Benefit for Haiti is Saturday
A "Help for Haiti" benefit concert will be held from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 30, in the Museum of Appalachia community hall in Norris.

Funds raised will benefit Partners in Health, which has been providing health-care services in Haiti for more than 20 years. 



Musical groups include the Big Boy Band, Liz & Tim, Carroll Hollow, Elaine Graham, Joyful Noise, Jennifer and Lopez, Just Krossing, and The Hotshot Freight Train.

Admission will be free; donations will be accepted (and encouraged).



Chocolate-dipped strawberries help Relay for Life
Chocolate-dipped strawberries (white or dark chocolate) for Valentine’s Day will once again help the annual Relay for Life in Anderson County.

The chocolate-dipped strawberries may be ordered Take Charge Fitness Program.

To place an order, call 457-8237 today.

The cost is $13.50 for one-half dozen or $25 for one dozen.

The deadline for advance orders is Friday, Feb. 5.

Orders will be available for pickup from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, or 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 13.

Proceeds will benefit the Relay for Life.


Covenant Life International collecting for Haiti relief
Covenant Life International in Lake City is collecting supplies for shipment to Haiti for victims of the earthquake there.

Since the earthquake, Covenant Life International has been working to contact its friends in Haiti and provide support by whatever means possible.

Donations will be collected from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Friday at the Lake City campus, 227 Church Avenue, or by appointment.

The church has a tractor-trailer that will be delivered to Miami and shipped via cargo to Haiti.

Financial contributions should be made to Covenant Life Haiti Relief and can be delivered or mailed to the church.

Collection items being sought include: Baby formula, blankets, sheets, diapers and pillows.

Several years ago, Covenant Life College, a Christian college established by the church worked with local Haitian Christian pastors establishing an extension school. It graduated Haitian men and women desiring to become pastors and Christian leadership in Haiti.



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