Maddox Investing in America Inc. will host a Back to School Blow Out at The Fun Factory on Wednesday, July 31 from 6-9 p.m. Free school supplies will be given away. A $5 donation is requested, this includes skates and admission. If you would like to make a donation of supplies please call 478-453-2221 or visit 133 Old River Bridge Road.
A School Uniform Drive will be held until July 31. New and gently used clothing will help provide uniforms to students in need. Acceptable clothing items are: khaki, black or navy pants and white, navy, red or black shirts with collars. Clothes can be dropped off Monday-Thursday at the Board of Education, Communities In Schools (GC, 101 Chappell Hall), Northridge Christian Church and First United Methodist Church.
If you are interested in becoming a Foster or Adoptive parent IMPACT pre-service training classes will be held on six Saturdays beginning Aug. 3-Sept. 14 (will skip Labor Day weekend). Call 478-445-7020 for more information.
A motorcycle ride for The Donald E. Roach Sr. ALS Fund will take place on Aug. 10 at 8:30 a.m., beginning at the Milledgeville Mall. The event is to help raise money to assist Roach with getting a wheelchair accessible van. There is also a savings fund at MidSouth Credit Union under the name: Donald E. Roach Sr. ALS Fund. For more information contact Brad Bonner at 478-251-3087 or Mike Smith at 478-451-2965.
July 1-Aug. 31 Papa John’s Pizza will donate $1 to Georgia Cancer Support Group every time someone makes an online order with the promotional code: GCS10. For more information contact Robbie White at 478-731-9390 or Deborah Jones at 478-731-1446.
Wednesday, July 31
7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey 706-473-0431.
10:30 a.m.-noon: Free computer classes for seniors will be held at the Senior Citizens Center in Baldwin County.
1 p.m.: Falun Gong exercise class will be held at Central City Park (formerly Bonner Park) free of charge. Cultivate mind and body with 5 sets of easy-to-learn exercises good for all ages and all physical conditions. For more information call 478-453-4241.
1-3 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
6 p.m.: The Bicycling Club of Milledgeville & Baldwin County meets in the basement of Blackbird Coffee on Hancock Street. Join cyclists of all types, ages and levels of ability to discuss plans for upcoming rides. Visit http://mvillebikes.com.