The Union Recorder

March 23, 2013

Day Book, March 23, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — In support of Relay for Life Century Bank is providing Easter candygrams for $2 and $4, the latter includes a bean bag animal. Belk’s will host a 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 candygram or sale ticket contact Tammy Lee at tammylee@centurybankonline.com. Piggly Wiggly is also asking for $1 donations at checkout all through March.

Baldwin County Schools will hold kindergarten registration for children 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. Registration will be held weekdays March 18-29 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Birth certificate, proof of residence, current immunization form, eye, ear and dental forms and a social security card are required. For school zone questions call (478) 457-2405.

Beginning in April and May IMPACT pre-service training classes to become a foster or adoptive parent will take place. They will be held in Gray and are free. For more information call 1 (877) 210-5437 or (478) 445-7020.



Saturday, March 23

8 a.m. until noon: The Seventh Annual Relay for Life Yard Sale will be held at the First United Methodist Church Lake Pavilion on Bill Johnson Road off of Log Cabin Road. Proceeds will benefit cancer research through the Relay for Life Foundation.

8 a.m.: Yoga at the Greenway has moved indoors to Blackbird Coffee. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel. All ages welcome. $3/1 hour session.

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The fourth annual Job and Career Forum will be held at Georgia College's Arts and Sciences Building and Auditorium this Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Business and industry representatives from the Middle Georgia area will be on hand to discuss job/career opportunities, as well as give mock interviews. Personnel from the Georgia Department of Labor, Central Georgia Technical College and the American Professional Institute are attending and will hold workshops. Attendants are encouraged to dress in business attire. Call Quentin T. Howell at (478) 414-1120 with any questions.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Courthouse Crusaders, FUMC, GCANS, HOPE, OES #486 and Westview Baptist Church will be at the Milledgeville Mall selling baked goods and handmade crafts to benefit Relay for Life. FUMC is offering Food Tickets from Georgia Bob’s and they will be purchasable during this time.



Monday, March 25

Noon to 4 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.

5 to 7 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library and Digital Bridges host a Computer Clinic at the Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. 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 daniel@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or volunteer.

5:30 p.m.: Milledgeville-Baldwin County Development Authority meets in the Chamber of Commerce office.

6 p.m.: “The Mourning After” bereavement group sponsored by Hospice Care Options is held in the Hospice Care Options Conference Room, located at 811 N. Cobb St. The event is free and open to the public. (478) 453-8572.

6 p.m.: Survivors of Suicide meet at River Edge Behavioral Center on Blandy Road (just past Flooring America on the left). For more information call Leanne Branch (478) 451-2740.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.: A community bike project will be held at the Milledgeville Fire Department on W. Thomas St. Bikes will be repaired by volunteers and given to those in greatest need in the community. The event is co-sponsored by Milledgeville Cares, Inc. and the Milledgeville Fire Department. Donations of all usable bikes and bike parts will be accepted at the station on Thomas Street any time. High school age and adult volunteers are needed to repair bikes. Adam Heagy of Oconee Outfitters will teach the class. Tools will be provided or available at cost for individual's kits (optional). The bike project will meet the fourth Monday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information contact Louise Sallstrom at (478) 457-5311 or visit milledgevillecares@gmail.com.

7 p.m.: BINGO is held at the American Legion on Log Cabin Road. No one under the age of 18 is permitted. Refreshments are sold by the Ladies Auxiliary. (478) 452-8538.

7:30 p.m.: The Oconee River Buskers Square Dance Club meets at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center.

7:30 p.m.: Milledgeville Jaycees meet at Walter B. Williams Jr. Park.