Pure Chiropractic Lake Oconee and Pure Chiropractic Milledgeville are collecting canned goods to benefit the less fortunate until Nov. 21. Everyone who donates five or more canned goods will receive a complete spinal exam. For more information, contact (478) 457-0003 (706) 485-1010.
Maddox Investing in America Inc. will be feeding needy families a hot meal for Thanksgiving. For more information about how you can help, contact (478) 453-2221 or visit their office at 133 Old River Bridge Road. There is no donation too big or too small.
The Baldwin County Fire Rescue is collecting toys for its third annual Kids-Yule-Love Toy Drive. Toys collected will be distributed to local children. Any business that would like to participate as a drop point for the public, or would like to do an employee collection, please contact the Baldwin County Fire Head Quarters at (478) 445-4421. The toys will be distributed by the Department of Family and Children Services to families that apply for Christmas Assistance. The follow stations will be drop points: Allen Memorial Drive, Central State Hospital campus, Carr Station Road, Highway 22 and Lovers Lane and Log Cabin Road.
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.
Thursday, Nov. 15
8:30 a.m.: The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce full board meets in the Chamber Boardroom at 130 S. Jefferson St.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for a possible partner match.
2 p.m.: LIR Book Club meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St.
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 email@example.com to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
5:30 to 7 p.m.: The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours. Call (478) 453-9311 for the location.
6 p.m.: Digital Bridges will host an advanced iPad class. The class will allow students more personalized time with instructors and will review advances apps, features and controls for more experienced iPad users.
6:30 p.m.: The John Milledge Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, meet at the Milledgeville Country Club.
7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Lions Club meets at the Golden Corral on North Columbia Street.
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.