The Union Recorder

April 3, 2014

Day Book, April 3, 2014


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Baldwin County Special Olympics will be held April 9 at the BHS field at 9:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the events, including: huggers, timers, escorts, cheerers or spectators. If you would like to volunteer contact Shannon New-Diaz at 478-445-2509 or sanew@dhr.state.ga.us.

The Oconee Master Gardeners Association and the Putnam County Cooperative Extension will host the final portion of a four part series on Gardening with Limitations April 9. This session will be Plantings and Container Gardening from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Hut, 400A W. Marion St., Eatonton. The presentation is free, but pre-registration is required, 706-485-4151.

The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation agency will host a job fair for area veterans in Macon in April. The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency has initiated a major jobs program designed to serve veterans with disabilities. The Jobs and Resources Fair will be held April 10 at Middle Georgia State College. Preconference activities begin at 9 a.m. and will include resume prep and interview skills workshops. The job fair begins at 10 .m. and will continue through 2 p.m. There is no charge or fee required. For more information call 404-232-1821 or e-mail carl.mcrae@gva.ga.gov.

Allied Arts is currently accepting entries for the 31st annual Oconee Artists Exhibition. Call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com for more information.

Relay for Life will be held April 11 starting at 6 p.m. at the Baldwin High School track.

The Lockerly Arboretum Annual Plant Sale will be April 11 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the arboretum, 1534 Irwinton Road. For more information call 478-452-2112.

A ladies luncheon and fashion show will be held April 12 at noon in the Flannery O’Connor Hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The event is $10 and all proceeds benefit Relay for Life. There will be food, table favors and door prizes. To purchase a ticket call 478-452-2421, 478-452-8550 or e-mail sacredheartmga@windstream.net.

AARP Foundation TaxAide volunteers will be in the area from Feb. 2 through April 15. To apply visit www.aarp.org/taxaide.

Ocmulgee CASA is seeking volunteers, if interested contact 478-452-9170, visit the website at ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at ocasalm@baldwin.k12.ga.us.

The Collins P. Lee Tutoring Program holds free tutoring Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. for grades three through six at the Collins P. Lee Community Center, 237 Harrisburg Road. For more information call 478-445-0785 and ask for Cynthia Edwards.



Thursday, April 3

10 a.m.-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 at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer call 478-457-2124.

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.

2-5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. 478-445-5518.

4:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County Chapter of the Fort Valley State Alumni Association meets at the public service building at the Milledgeville Police Department.

6:30 p.m.: The Milledgeville Area Patriots meet at Victory Baptist Church on Meriwether Road. The meeting is open to the public.

7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Lions Club meets at the Golden Corral on North Columbia Street.

7:30 p.m.: Lake Country Twirlers is a square dance club that meets at the Harmony Association Building on Highway 44. Everyone is invited to come by, meet members, enjoy refreshments and see what fun square dancing can be. For more information call 706-468-5090 or visit www.LCTwirlers.groupsite.com.

7:30 p.m.: Bingo is held at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Refreshments will be sold. 478-452-1611.