The Union Recorder

November 23, 2012

Day Book, November 23, 2012


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE —  

Maddox Investing in America Inc. will be feeding needy families a hot meal for Thanksgiving. For more information about how you can help, contact (478) 453-2221 or visit their office at 133 Old River Bridge Road. There is no donation too big or too small.

The Baldwin County Fire Rescue is collecting toys for its third annual Kids-Yule-Love Toy Drive. The follow stations are drop points: Allen Memorial Drive, Central State Hospital campus, Carr Station Road, Highway 22 and Lovers Lane and Log Cabin Road. The Lemon Tree downtown and Dr. William Lee’s office, 2715 N. Columbia, are also drop points. Toy collection will run until Dec. 18.

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.

Friday, Nov. 23

All non-emergency departments will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

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.

6 p.m.: A Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at the old courthouse downtown. There will be carol singing, face painting, cookies, hot cocoa and Santa Claus. Donations will be taken up for the Light a Light program.