Lions Club hosts BBQ sale Wednesday
For the 43rd year the Covington Lions Club will host its Annual Chicken BBQ, Wednesday, April 15 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at its Academy Springs Park Club house on Conyers Street.
Tickets are on sale now for $8 per plate, and can be purchased from any Lions Club member or at Ace Hardware in Newton Plaza. Plates include a half chicken slow-roasted over an open pit, cole slaw, bread, chips and iced tea. Desserts will be available for a donation. A drive-through station will also be available across the street at the Legion Hall parking lot.
Money from the BBQ Chicken fundraiser goes to four Lions Club charities that includes: Georgia Lighthouse for the Blind, Georgia Camp for the Blind, Georgia Leader Dogs and Lions Club International. Also, the Lions award six scholarships to graduating seniors from Alcovy, Eastside and Newton high schools. The Scholarship Committee is reviewing over 23 applicants thus far.
Onions are coming
The Rotary Club of Covington is hosting its annual Vidalia Onion sale. A bag of onions are $20 and will help benefit Rotary programs such as the Empty Stocking Fund, which supplies presents to families in need.
To purchase a bag of onions, and help this worthy cause visit Bryan Fazio at The Covington News, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with the subject “onions” or call Bryan at 770-728-1438 or Pat at 770-728-1417.
The Rotary Club meets weekly at the First United Methodist Church of Covington, and this week’s guest speaker was long-time CPD officer and Assistant Police Chief Almond Turner.
FFA camp at Kiwanis
At the Kiwanis Club of Covington’s weekly meeting Thursday, held at the First United Methodist Church of Covington, the day’s speaker was from the FFA Camp.
The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center is located at 720 FFAFHA Camp Road in Covington and offers services such as summer camps, day meetings, weekend retreats and weekday conferences.
The FFA Center will be hosting its Basic Wildlife Camp July 5-10 and July 12-17 for boys and girls ages 10-15.
The Lions Club of Covington is hosting its annual BBQ Chicken sale Wednesday at Academy Springs Park.