The Union Recorder

October 9, 2012

Day Book, October 9, 2012


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Vaughn Chapel, 1980 N. Jefferson St., will host an Evening of Enlightenment that will be a forum for the community to ask questions of the candidates running for local office. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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 go on sale at 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Milledgeville Convention and Visitor Bureau, 200 W. Hancock St.

Learning In Retirement will host a Lunch & Learn at Milledgeville Country Club at 12:30 p.m. on 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” on Oct. 30 from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. 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 8, seating is limited. You can register online at milledgevillega.com or call (478) 453-9311.



Tuesday, Oct. 9

10:30 a.m.: A Senior Olympic badminton club will be held at the Baldwin County Recreation Department gym.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Cafe Central is open every Tuesday at Freedom Church in Milledgeville. A free meal will be served to everyone who comes. For information on volunteering, call (478) 453-4400.

12:45 p.m.: The Milledgeville Kiwanis Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club. Visitors are welcome to the program and to lunch with a club sponsor.

1 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Eatonton Performing Arts Center on Madison Avenue in Eatonton. Come with a partner or e-mail Pat Turney at turney@plantationcable.net for a possible partner match.

3 to 6 p.m.: Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers Market features locally grown produce and hand made products. It is located in the city lot at 222 East Hancock between the Chevron Golden Pantry and the Huddle House. Free customer parking is available in the top parking area, and additional parking is located in the freshly cut grassy field just behind the lot.

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 Baldwin County Commissioners Budget Requests Meeting will take place in the Commission Chambers, Suite 319.

5:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County Board of Education meets at the board administrative building, 110 N. ABC Drive.

6 p.m.: The Faith Hope and Love Cancer Support Group for Women meets at Golden Corral, 2600 N. Columbia St. in the Walmart Shopping Center. The meeting is open to cancer patients and survivors. Carolyn Minshew (478) 453-7434 or mysnoopy@windstream.net or Laverne Dalton (706) 485-0453 or Laverne@goldlink.net.

6 p.m.: Oconee Regional Medical Center’s Diabetes Support Group will meet in the hospital’s Education Center. The featured speaker will be Barry Johns, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Mercer University School of Medicine, and Clinical Endocrinologist. Topics discussed will include: causes behind diabetes complications, factors that can impact a rise in their HgA1c, who their healthcare team should include, history of diabetes, diabetes depression, what other conditions can impact diabetes. For more information, please call (478)457-2300.

6:30 p.m.: The Old Capital Car Club meets at IHOP (International House of Pancakes), 2598 N. Columbia St., for dinner followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. All auto enthusiasts are invited to attend. (478) 453-7098 or (478) 453-0295.

6:30 p.m.: Milledgeville City Council meets at City Hall.

7 p.m.: The Sweet Georgia Sound Sweet Adeline Chorus meets at Vineville Christian Towers to practice, socialize and sing. It is for women only. (478) 932-5387.



Wednesday, Oct. 10

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. to noon: Free computer classes for seniors will be held at the Senior Citizens Center in Baldwin County.

Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.

Noon: The Twin Lakes Library System Board of Trustees meets at Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St.

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 to 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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

6 p.m.: Goldwing Road Riders Association Georgia Chapter 1 meets at the Golden Corral on North Columbia Street. Dinner is followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. All bikers and biker enthusiasts may attend.



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 contact 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 Rd. at 5:30 p.m. 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.

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