The Union Recorder

October 12, 2012

Day Book, October 12, 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.



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.



Monday, Oct. 15

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

Noon to 4 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.

Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club

1 to 3 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library and Digital Bridges host an Open Computer Clinic at the Library. 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 volunteer.

4 p.m.: Baldwin County Retired Educators Association will meet at Bo Jo’s Restaurant. The guest speaker will be Pastor David Luke of Flipper Chapel AME who will speak on his involvement in community projects. Attendees may enjoy a Dutch treat dinner. All retired educators are invited. For further information call Kathy Hawkins (478) 452-3165 or Gloria Reaves (478) 234-0138.

6 p.m.: The GMC Board of Trustees meets in the Sibley Room in the Sibley-Cone Library.

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