The Union Recorder

November 23, 2013

Day Book, Nov. 23, 2013


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Milledgeville Main Street introduces Downtown Dollars, gift certificates to support local businesses. They can be purchased in denominations of $5 and can be used at more than 30 locations downtown. They will be available starting Nov. 25 and can be purchased in the Main Street office, 127 E. Hancock St. For a list of participating merchants visit the Main Street Facebook.

The 2012 Georgia River of Words exhibition is open and available for viewing from now until early December at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. River of Words is an International environmental poetry and arts project that is coordinated by Georgia Project WET and the Georgia Center for the Book. For additional information call Sarah Hamil at 478-452-0677 or e-mail at sarahhamil@tllsga.org.

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.

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.