The Union Recorder

March 26, 2014

Day Book, March 27, 2014


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Kiwanis Club of Milledgeville is hosting its annual Pancake Supper Thursday, March 27 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 at Creekside Elementary School. Call Linda McKnight at 478-452-0008 for a ticket or buy one at the ticket table. Tickets are $7.

A yard sale to benefit the First United Methodist Church Relay for Life team will be held March 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the church’s lake pavilion on Bill Johnson Road. All proceeds benefit the team.

The Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra will present its final concert of the season, ‘Drum Roll, Please!’, March 30 at 2 p.m. at Russell Auditorium.

The Central State Hospital Relay for Life team will hold a jewelry and accessories sale at the CSH Auditorium March 31 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and April 1 from 7 a.m.-5p.m.

The UGA Extension office is offering assistance to local residents seeking to enroll in health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The deadline to apply for coverage is March 31. To get assistance or make an appointment to enroll in coverage, contact Tammy Allen, UGA Navigator for Johnson, Laurens, Twiggs, Wilkinson, Bibb, Jones, Peach, Houston, Baldwin, Putnam and Jasper, at 706-424-1395 or at tallen5@uga.edu. For general information on the UGA Health Navigator program call  1-877-762-8442 or visit uganavigators.org.

All high school students in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District are invited to participate in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. The winning artist will be recognized nationally and be eligible for a collegiate art scholarship. For competition guidelines visit www.broun.house.gov/kids/art.htm. Deadline is April 1. For more information contact Jessica.Hayes@mail.house.gov or 706-564-1286.

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.

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, March 27

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.

11:45 a.m.: The Civitan Club of Baldwin County meets second and fourth 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.

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

6:30 p.m.: The Old Capitol Optimist Club meets at the Golden Corral Restaurant on North Columbia Street. Interested citizens are welcome.

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.