The Union Recorder

April 19, 2013

Day Book, April 19, 2013

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The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 the Phillips of 101 Sportsman Circle will hold a yard and plant sale to help support their Reindeer Flight School. The sale will go from 7 a.m. until. Please drop-by rain or shine. There will be an azalea clearance, hundreds of plants, antiques, homemade jellies, Christmas decorations and home decor as well as books.

During the month of April the Twin Lakes Library System will celebrate Patron Appreciation Month (PAM). Celebration plans include: Amnesty, you could be eligible to save 50-100 percent on your library fees; Wall of Original Works (WOW), a showcase original writing and art submitted by patrons; Poem In Your Pocket, unique bookmarks of favorite and original poetry by library staff distributed on April 26. April 15 through April 19 they will celebrate Patron Appreciation Week. For more information visit the PAM website, www.tllsga.org/pam2013, or contact Sarah Hamil at (478) 452-0677 or sarahhamil@tllsga.org.

In support of Relay for Life tickets are being sold for Belk’s Charity Sale on Saturday, April 27 from 6 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds from tickets sales go to Relay for Life. For more information or to purchase a sale ticket contact Tammy Lee at tammylee@centurybankonline.com.

Belk is currently recruiting local non-profit groups to participate in its semi-annual Charity Sale Fundraiser on April 27. Any non-profit organization with 501c3 status is eligible. Participating charities raise money by selling tickets for $5 each, which entitles purchasers to attend a private 4-hour sale. The entire $5 from every ticket sold goes to the participating charity so it's a great fund-raising opportunity for your church, school or community organization. The more tickets sold, the more money raised. For more information please contact Belk in the Milledgeville Mall at (478) 452-5572 ext. 210.

Georgia’s Fifth Annual Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage will take place from April 18 through April 21. The 100-mile Antebellum Trail spans seven historically significant communities including Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray/Old Clinton and Macon. Tickets can be purchased at any of the Welcome Centers along the trail prior to and during the Pilgrimage or online at www.atpilgrimage.com. Tickets for the Pilgrimage are $25. Groups of 10 or more receive discounted tickets at $20.



Friday, April 19

10 a.m.: As part of Patron Appreciation Week the Mary Vinson Library will hold a Georgia Literary Festival Book Sale Fundraiser. Patron Appreciation Refreshment day will begin at 11.

10 and 11:15 a.m.: The Learning in Retirement board will meet at the Milledgeville Country Club followed by the LIR Lunch & Learn at the Milledgeville Country Club. The speaker will be Major General Peter Boylan, President of Georgia Military College, who will present a retrospective of his 21 years as President of GMC. Lunch is $13.

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.

2 p.m.: The GC Sustainability Council will hold a river cleanup with the Earth Action Team. Make sure to check out the GC Sustainability Council website, www.gcsu.edu/green, for further information on event times, locations and sign ups.