The Union Recorder

October 24, 2012

Day Book, October 24, 2012


The Union-Recorder

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.



Thursday, Oct. 25

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Harriet's Closet, a free supply closet to help fill the needs of cancer patients, is open. The nonprofit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients in Central Georgia has relocated next door to Georgia Cancer Specialists building at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer, call (478) 457-2124.

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.

11:45 a.m.: The Civitan Club of Baldwin County meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays at the Golden Corral. Civitan's main thrust worldwide is helping the physically and/or mentally challenged. Guests are invited to attend the meetings and enjoy lunch when accompanied by a member. For more information contact Priscilla Randall at (478) 453-8369 or Jo Fraser at (478) 453-5691.

Noon: The Rotary meets at the Country Club.

Noon: The Eatonton Kiwanis Club meets at Central Georgia Tech on the James Marshall bypass.

1 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Eatonton Performing Arts Center at Madison Avenue in Eatonton. Come with a partner or e-mail Pat Turney at turney@plantationcable.net for a possible partner match.

2 to 5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. (478) 445-5518.

3:30 to 6:30 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.

4 p.m.: Stone Brooke Suites, together with Gray Health and Rehabilitation, Lynn Haven Health and Rehabilitation, Green Acres Health and Rehabilitation and Chaplinwood Health and Rehabilitation will host a Senior Fall Festival. The event is free and all seniors are welcome to come and have some fun. There will be bobbing for apples, a corn hole toss, a rubber duck pond, face painting, go fish, sand sculptures and more. There will be a variety of food to choose from. It will be held in the courtyard of Stone Brooke Suite, 114 Stone Brooke Drive, Gray, and in the event of rain it will be held in the indoor activity area.

6 p.m.: The County Commission will participate in the ACCG 6th District Meeting, Middle Georgia Regional Commission, Macon.

6:30 p.m.: The Old Capitol Optimist Club meets at the Golden Corral Restaurant on North Columbia Street. Interested citizens are welcome.

7:30 p.m.: Bingo is held at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Refreshments will be sold. (478) 452-1611.



Friday, Oct. 26

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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

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