ATHENS MOTHERS' CENTER The center offers support
and a social outlet for area moms. Non-profit, non-
denominationaL St Gregory Episcopal Church on
Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Children are welcome to attend with their mothers,
child care provided for a small fee. Call for times.
Kathy Folkerth, 548-4756 or email athensmother-
ATHENS SOCIAL FORUM Looking to expand your
social network? Are you 25-105? The Athens Social
Forum provides lots of fun activities for meeting
people in the Athens Area. Check out web page for
upcoming events: arches.uga.edu/~asf 353-6986 or
ATHENS ZEN GROUP The Athens Zen Meditation
group meets at Athens Yoga Center downtown on
Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. FREE! Newcomers
please call 353-7458.
COMMUNITIES Intentional communities now forming
in the Athens area. Rural settings, pedestrian-
friendly. Kate or Dan, 546-7671.
DOUG HAINES State Senate candidate Doug Haines is
holding a town hall meeting to discuss his platform
and answer questions from citizens. Thomas Lay Park
Gymnasium on Hoyt St on Thursday, July 13 at 7:30
FRIENDS OF FIVE PT5 The Friends of Five Points
holds its meetings at the Student Presbyterian Center
on the fourth Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Go
to fivepts.com for more details.
GREEN PARTY The next meeting of the Athens-Clarke
County Green Party is at Earth Fare in Five Points on
Wednesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. Dan, 546-7671.
NITTY GRITTY BIKE BAND Are you looking for casual
bike riders in Athens? All ages are welcome. Check
web site for calendar.227-0774 or go to
OUR HOPE Non-denominational church. Holiday Inn
New College Ballroom, Sundays at 11 a.m. 202-3723
S.H.A.R.E. "Seeking Harmony and Reaching
Everyone" sponsors potluck dinners on Wednesday:,
"creative awareness expression experiences" on
Thursdays and occasional festival events. Everyone is
welcome. For details about weekly and special events
call Ryan, 543-8893.
ACC COMMISSION The next agenda setting session
for the ACC Commission and the Mayor takes place in
the City Hall Commission Chamber on Tuesday, July
18 at 7 p.m.
AIRPORT AUTHORITY The next meeting of the Airport
Authority is at Ben Epps Airport, Airport House on
Wednesday, July 19 at 3:30 p.m.
BOARD OF EDUCATION The next meeting of the
Clarke County Board of Education is at 500 College
Ave. on Thursday, July 13 at 7:15 p.m.
FARMER COMMITTEE The Farmer Committee meets at
City Hall Room 305 on Monday, July 17 at 4 p.m.
KEEP ACC BEAUTIFUL The Keep Athens-Clarke-County
Beautiful Commission meets at the Botanical Garden
Callaway Building on Wednesday, July 19 at 8 a.m.
MISSION DRIVE A public meeting on Mission Drive
takes place at 120 Dougherty St. on Monday, July 17
at 7 p.m.
MORTON THEATRE The Morton Theatre executive
committee meets at the Morton downtown on
Thursday, July 13 at 12:15 p.m.
SOLID WASTE The Solid Waste Citizens Advisory
Committee meets at 1005 College Ave. on Wednesday,
July 19 at 5:30 p.m.
SPLOST 2000 The next meeting of the SPLOST 2000
Citizens Advisory Committee is at Lyndon House Arts
Center on Wednesday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m.
ACoA New Beginnings Group of Aduit Chiloren of
Alcoholics, St Mary's Hospital Assembly Room B,
Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Louise, 613-8075.
AL-ANON Are you a woman who has a problem with
someone else's drinking? Al-Anon can help.
Newcomers always welcome, fobb House, Fridays at
5:30 p.m. 543-0436.
BREAST CANCER The Loran Smith Cancer Care Center
is sponsoring a Breast Canter Networking Group.
Anyone with a diagnosis of breast cancer is invited
to participate. Athens Regional Medical Center on the
second and fourth Thursday of every month from 7
p.m to 8:30 p.m. 549-9977.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Community support group for
victims of domestic violence. Sponsored by Project
Safe. Meets every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Call for location and mere details, 543-3331.
FIBROMYALGIA/CFS The Athens
Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support
Group provides encouragement, shared experiences,
medical and pharmaceutical information and survival
tips for these conditions. Call for meetings times and
locations, Karin Haag, 549-9798 or 543-5705.
FOSTER PARENTS Support group for foster parents in
Athens-Clarke County. The group is facilitated by doc
toral students and Athens psychologist Harvey Gayer
and is free. 542-4363.
GAY TEENS Athens Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual 8i
Transgendered Teen Support Group, Presbyterian
Student Center, Saturdays at 2 p.m. 546-4611 or
HIV/AIDS Free monthly support groups for people
with HIV/AIDS, sponsored by The AIDS Coalition of
Northeast Georgia. Childcare and meal provided. 542-
MENTAL HEALTH Support group for people suffering
from depression. Northeast Georgia Center, 250 North
Ave., on Wednesdays from 7 p.m to 9 p.m. Pat or
Patty, 542-9738 or Donald 546-5116.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS Support group for anyone
who has an abnormal relationship with food,
including compulsive overeating, anorexia and
bulimia. Catholic Center, 1344 S. Lumpkin, Saturdays
from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Angela, 354-0087.
PARKINSON'S DISEASE Support group for those with
Parkinson's and their families. Arbor Terrace Assisted
Living, 3736 Atlanta Hwy., on the third Wednesday of
each month at 2 p.m. 353-0400.
AMERICORPS The Georgia Personal Assistance Corps,
an AmeriCorps program whose members provide ser
vices to persons in the community with disabilities,
is seeking individuals to make a one-year, part-time
service commitment. Participants receive a monthly
stipend and an educational award. Gain valuable
employment and life experience. Applications now
being accepted for the 2000-20001 service year that
begins in September. Georgia PAS Corps, 542-3907 or
Ms. Ford, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEAR HOLLOW The zoo is looking for volunteers to
help with educational programs for children, birthday
partie: and caring for the animals. No experience
BOTANICAL GARDEN Volunteers to work in the Gift
Shop on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at the
front desk on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11:30
a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors Center, 542-6195.
EXCHANGE STUDEHT5 Host families being sought for
high school students from Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico,
Germany and Japan. Students are 16-18, have
spending money and insurance. Foundation for
Academic Cultural Exchange, a non-profit, USIA-des-
ignated program. Adrian Ogletree, (770) 464-2167,
Bev, (800) 527-2664 or facexchan~e.org.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Volunteers needed for all
aspects of Habitat for Humanity including house
building, office work and serving on various commit
tees. No experience necessary. 208-1001 or
LYNDON HOUSE Volunteers needed to work 2-3 hour
shifts weekly, bi-weekly or monthly in the Gallery
Shop. Training provided. Amy West or Celia Brooks,
MORTON THEATRE Volunteers needed to be "Morton
Theatre Troopers," ushers for a variety of the Morton's
programs and performances. Training provided. Cathy
OUR DAILY BREAD Seeking volunteers to serve hot
meals to homeless individuals at the Oconee Street
Methodist Church, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to
10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call the
Volunteer Action Center for more information, 227-
RECORDING FOR THE BLIND Seeking volunteers to
read and record science and math textbooks for blind
and dyslexic students at 4th grade though post-grad
uate levels. Call the Volunteer Action Center for times
and location, 227-8300.
SANDY CREEK VOLUNTEERS Sandy Creek Nature
Center, Sandy Creek Park and the North Oconee
Greenway are looking for volunteers. Opportunities
include everything from feeding sea turtles to
helping children discover nature to blazing new
trails. Learn about anything from astronomy to
zoology. Perfect for retired persons or anyone inter
ested in supporting these unique community pro
grams! No experience is necessary and training is
provided. Andrew Pearson, 613-3615, ext. 227.
SERTOMA "Service To Mankind" is seeking individuals
interested in issues related to speech and hearing
impairments. Cal! the Volunteer Action Center for
more details, Z27-8300.
SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER Volunteer opportunities
available for men and women. 353-1912.
Margaret Moore, Geoff Carr
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