Lake Oconee Breeze
LAKE OCONEE —
Maddox Investing in America Inc. will provide free sack lunches to children in low-income areas on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer. Volunteers are needed to help package and deliver the lunches. If you would like to volunteer please contact Timothy and Tarneshia Maddox at 478-696-0112 or 478-234-9283.
June 3 through July 19 the Baldwin County Nutrition Department provides free meals to children. (No meals will be served July 4-5.) The meals will be served at Baldwin High School, Monday through Friday. Breakfast is served from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A school bus will deliver and serve lunch to the following sites: Graham Homes, 11 a.m.; Duplex City, 11:25 a.m.; GNETS, 11:45 a.m.; River Bend Apartments, 12:10 p.m.; The Manor, 12:40 p.m.; Finnagan’s Mobile Home Park, 1:05 p.m.; 5th Street Mobile Home Park, 1:30 p.m.; and Lockwood Mobile Home Park, 1:50 p.m. There are no income or registration requirements and any child up to age 18 may eat free. For more information contact Jeanne Starr, Director of Baldwin County School Nutrition, 478-457-3315.
The Haddock Community Enrichment Center is a new non-profit organization to be located at 187 Peach St., Haddock, formerly Idella Duncan Elementary School. A Steak Plate Sale to benefit the renovation will be held on June 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Piggly Wiggly on North Columbia Street in Milledgeville. For more information call Katie Williams-White at 336-314-4167 or Karen Young at 478-251-9110.
June 15 and 22 the Kappa League will hold a Karwash/Yard Sale at Century Bank on North Columbia Street. All proceeds from the event will be sent to Moore, Okla. in support of tornado victims.
June 17 through June 21 Chaplinwood Health & Rehab will be celebrating Certified Nursing Assistants Week. Vendors who would like to participate are encouraged to contact Chaplinwood at 478-453-8514 and ask for Melissa Francis or Charlotte Demmon.
Throughout June the Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. (ARF) will hold a cat adoption special. The adoption fee special is $25 for teenage and adult cats that have been at the shelter since before May 20. ARF is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. ARF is located at 711 S. Wilkinson St. Call 478-454-1273, check Facebook or visit www.animalrescuefoundation.org.
Allied Arts is hosting Summer Art Camps for Youth that will take place through June and July. Topics include cartooning, illustration, acting, water color, drawing, print making, theatre and a ‘sampler’ camp. For more information call 478-452-3950 or visit milledgevillealliedarts.com.
Friday, June 7
10 a.m. to noon: Digital Bridges Open Computer Clinic is open in the Knight Community Innovation Center, 127 W. Hancock St. Work station availability is limited. The clinic is designed to teach basic skills to adult beginning computer users. Participants may come with specific questions or for general knowledge. For more information call 478-387-0254 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
4 to 8 p.m.: Enjoy Georgia Bob's barbecue and free peach smoothies from Georgia Peach Company at the Fall Line Farmers Market on the front lawn of First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St. There will be live music from 5:30 to 8 by the grammy-nominated blues/R&B band Big Mike and the Booty Papas. Seating is provided. Check out the local vendors and farmers selling seasonal produce including yellow and zucchini squash, collards, cabbage and "new" potatoes, yummy baked goods from Jen's Bakery, Rocky Hill Honey Farm's award-winning raw and creamed honeys, fresh shrimp from The Market Basket, fresh-roasted coffees and teas from Pot O' Gold, home-made goodies and refreshing strawberry lemonade from My Father's Place. Also look for various and unique arts and crafts including Tim Henry's patriotic-themed decor at Southwind Crafts in time for July 4th decorating. Call 478-452-9394 Monday through Thursday or send post a message on the Fall Line Farmers Market Facebook page if you have questions.