The Union Recorder

October 11, 2012

Day Book, October 11, 2012


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — 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.

Tickets for the Haunted Trolley Tour are on sale at the Milledgeville Convention and Visitor Bureau, 200 W. Hancock St. Tickets are becoming rare quickly.

Learning In Retirement will host a Lunch & Learn at Milledgeville Country Club at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Poet Laureate of Georgia, Judson Mitcham, will be the featured speaker, and the public is invited to attend. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased by Friday, Oct. 12. Checks should be made out to LIR-GC&SU. Tickets can be purchased at the Milledgeville Country Club or by mailing your check to Anne Collier, 169 Lakeshore Circle, NE, Milledgeville, GA 31061.

Oconee Regional Healthcare Foundation’s “An Evening in Paris” will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Centennial Center on the GC Campus. Tickets are $125 each and can be purchased by calling (478) 456-9866.

Middle Georgia Art Association is taking submissions for the judged exhibit “Harvest Time.” Entrants must be 18 or older and out of high school. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. For more information, call (478) 744-9557 or e-mail middlegeorgiaart@bellsouth.net.

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.



Thursday, Oct. 11

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.

11:45 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, call 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.

5 p.m.: The Annual Meeting of Middle Georgia Regional Commission, Lake Tobesofkee, Macon, will meet.

5 p.m.: The Historic Preservation Commission meets at City Hall.

5:30 p.m.: The Baldwin Christian Learning Center holds its monthly meeting at Hope Lutheran Church.

5:30 p.m.: American Legion Morris-Little Post 6 meets at 231 Log Cabin Road at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. for a meal followed by a guest speaker and business meeting. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call John W. Griffin, Post 6 Commander, at (478) 453-0295.

6 to 8 p.m.: Oak Hill Middle School will host a Celebration of Culture in the J.C. Hogan Theatre with a dinner fellowship hour to follow. Oak Hill Middle School teachers, staff and parents should bring potluck dishes of their culture to share with everyone. For more information, call (478) 457-3380.

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

7 p.m.: The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary of Post 6686 in Eatonton meets at the Post home, 793 Monticello Road. Dinner is provided and is followed by the meeting.

7 p.m.: The Sons of Confederate Veterans Old Capital Camp 688 meet at the Milledgeville County Club. A buffet dinner is served with a program to follow. (478) 452-6633

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. 12

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: The Baldwin County Farm Bureau will host member appreciation. The local office, 452 S. Wayne St.., will have refreshments and giveaways.

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.



Saturday, Oct. 13

8 a.m.: The 100 Black Men of Milledgeville and Baldwin County meet at the Baldwin County Recreation Center on Highway 22. Mentees meet at 10 a.m.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Oconee Regional Chapter of Project Linus meets in the Education Center of Park Tower at Oconee Regional Medical Center. The Chapter is open to anyone who wants to provide needy children with a comforting blanket. Attendees should bring their lunch.

9 a.m.: Yoga at the Greenway every Saturday morning. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel. All ages welcome. A $1 to $5 donation is appreciated. For more information, call (478) 973-9767.

9 a.m. to noon: The Fall Line Farmers Market is now open every Saturday morning in the parking lot behind First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St. rain or shine. More than a dozen middle-Georgia farmers and producers who live in a 100-mile radius of Milledgeville sell a wide selection of naturally grown, seasonal vegetables; grass-fed beef and lamb; heritage breed pork; free-range eggs; hormone-free dairy products including butter and yogurt; artisan bread and cheese; local honey and preserves; baked goods including specialty cakes; perennial plants and more. Come sample, browse and take advantage of the opportunity to meet and talk with folks who are passionate about providing locally grown, delicious food. Children and well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome. For more information, call (478) 414-6433.

2 p.m.: Memory Hill Cemetery will host a “Ramble” to explore the symbolism and history within the cemetery. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children. Estimated “Ramble” time is 1 1/2 hours. For more information, call (478) 452-9758 or visit friendsofcems.org.

5:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting at 452 S. Wayne St.. They encourage all members to attend.

7 p.m.: Oconee Regional Healthcare Foundation’s “An Evening in Paris” will be held at the Centennial Center on the GC Campus. Tickets are $125 each and can be purchased by calling (478) 456-9866.

7 p.m.: “Roll for the Cure,” October is National Roller Skating Month, so in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Fun! Factory will give 10 percent of the proceeds to cancer society. At 9 p.m., it will have a Survivor/Living with Breast Cancer skate walk. The check will be presented at 10 p.m. Admission is $5 and $2 to skate. If you wear pink, you get $1 off admission price.

7:30 p.m.: Oconee Regional Healthcare Foundation will host “An Evening in Paris” at the Georgia College campus. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased by calling (478) 456-9866.



Sunday, Oct. 14

1 to 4 p.m.: “Images From Travel, Near and Far” is an exhibition of new works by photographer David Veal that will open at the Marlor House, 201 N. Wayne St., Milledgeville. The public is invited to meet the artist and view his works at the opening reception.

2 p.m.: Memory Hill Cemetery will host a “Ramble” to explore the symbolism and history within the cemetery. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children. Estimated “Ramble” time is 1 1/2 hours. For more information, call (478) 452-9758 or visit friendsofcems.org.

2 to 5 p.m.: Milledgeville Main Street will host a downtown clean-up. Come join Main Street, community leaders, volunteers and business owners to help keep downtown Milledgeville beautiful. This will be a great opportunity to get involved and give back to your local community. The event will consist of cleaning the alleyways and areas behind the downtown buildings. Volunteers will meet at the Milledgeville Main Street office located at 127 E. Hancock St. and are encouraged to bring gloves, shovels and rakes to the event.

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