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October 24, 2012

Day Book, October 24, 2012

MILLEDGEVILLE — On Friday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. Milledgeville's Town and Country Garden Club will unveil a Blue Star Memorial Marker at Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2617 Vinson Highway S.E.

Flu vaccines are now available at the Baldwin County Health Department. They will offer both the traditional flu shot and Flu Mist, which is a nasal spray. Vaccines will cost $25 but are available at no charge to those on Medicaid, Peachcare, Wellcare, Amerigroup, Medicare Part B, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia or a State Benefit Plan through United Healthcare or Cigna. Flu vaccines will also be offered in the schools this year. Parents will receive permission slips from their child’s school in the coming weeks.

The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber presents Eggs & Issues “The State of Education” from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Oct. 30 at Crockett’s Family Restaurant on North Columbia Street. Baldwin County Board of Education Superintendent Geneva Braziel will present “The State of Education” sharing the successes and challenges of our public school system. This session will also provide a forum to address the impact on our business community and identify partnership opportunities. Tickets cost $10 each or $75 for a table of eight; seating is limited. Register online at milledgevillega.com or call (478) 453-9311.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey (706) 473-0431.

10:30 a.m. to noon: Free computer classes for seniors will be held at the Senior Citizens Center in Baldwin County.

11 a.m to 3 p.m.: “Survivors in Pink” and their club “Faith, Hope, and Love” will host “Bras for a Cause” on GC front campus to raise funds for the program. The bras will be decorated by students and turned in, each submission costing $15. They will then be put on display and everyone is welcome to come vote for their favorite, a single vote costs $1. The funds will go toward a banquet to honor survivors in late October.

Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.

1 p.m.: Falun Gong exercise class will be held at Central City Park (formerly Bonner Park) free of charge. Cultivate mind and body with 5 sets of easy-to-learn exercises good for all ages and all physical conditions. For more information, call (478) 453-4241.

1 to 3 p.m.: 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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

5 to 6 p.m.: Georgia Masons from Benevolent Lodge #3 will sponsor a free Georgia Child Identification Program (GA CHIP) at First United Methodist Church, Log Cabin Road. No reservation is needed, please just show up at the church. The free CHIP event will provide parents or guardians with a packet that includes fingerprints, data sheet, recorded interview, still photos and a saliva swab. All are compatible with the Amber Alert System. Each participating child will receive a free gift. For more information, contact (478) 452-4597 or Ed Moore at (478) 454-4031.

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