The Union Recorder

November 21, 2013

Day Book, Nov. 21, 2013


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The sixth annual Sara Willoughby Memorial Alex's Lemonade Stand will be held Nov. 18-23 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day in the Park Tower lobby at Oconee Regional Medical Center. Proceeds benefit the program which helps fund childhood cancer research.

The Milledgeville Community Garden Association invites the public to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lucille Harris Community Garden and Solomon Harris Walking Trail located at 237 Harrisburg Road (site of the Collins P. Lee Center) Nov. 21 at 4 p.m.  Wear your walking shoes and participate in the Community Walk on the quarter-mile trail afterwards.

New Born Faith Cathedral, 111 Hardwick St., will hold a Fall Festival Nov. 22 from 5 to 10 p.m. There will be free food, live music, games and prizes. The festival is free.

A fundraiser benefiting Eugene “Mutt” Taylor will take place Nov. 23 at Foster’s Meat Market, 810 S. Elbert St. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Barbecue chicken or fish plates will be sold for $7. For more information call 478-251-7493.

A free Let’s Be Thankful Luncheon will be held at the Collins P. Lee Center Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. Food will be served until it’s gone. The sponsors are Betty Reeves and Denise Veal.

Salvation Army needs volunteers for bell ringers this holiday season. For more information contact Millie Day at 478-452-7511.

Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers for its Fall training. If interested call 478-452-9170, visit ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at ocasalm@baldwin.k12.ga.us.

The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.



Thursday, Nov. 21

8:30 a.m.: The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce Full Board meets in the Chamber Boardroom at 130 S. Jefferson St.

10 a.m.-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 at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer call 478-457-2124.

11 a.m.: AARP will hold a meeting at the Golden Corral. Please bring food items for the food pantry.

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 and 3 p.m.: LIR’s book group will meet at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St., followed by the LIR writer’s group.

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

5:30-7 p.m.: The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours. Call 478-453-9311 for the location.

6:30 p.m.: The John Milledge Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, meet at the Milledgeville Country Club.

7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Lions Club meets at the Golden Corral on North Columbia Street.

7:30 p.m.: Lake Country Twirlers is a square dance club that meets at the Harmony Association Building on Highway 44. Everyone is invited to come by, meet members, enjoy refreshments and see what fun square dancing can be. For more information call 706-468-5090 or visit www.LCTwirlers.groupsite.com.

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.