The Union Recorder

February 15, 2013

Day Book February 15, 2013

Day Book

The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Relay for Life is holding fundraising throughout February. Kroger is currently accepting donations until Saturday, Feb. 16. On Friday, Feb. 22 Krispy Kreme donuts will be sold for $6, preorders are being taken and can be sent to

The Old Governor’s Mansion is hosting “Labor Behind the Veil” tours every Tuesday in February from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment. Ticket cost is as follows: adults, $15; seniors, $8; adult groups, $10; students, $4. To make a reservation (due the day before), contact (478) 445-4545.

The Animal Rescue Foundation Inc. (ARF) will hold its 15th Annual ARF Auction on Saturday, March 2, at the Milledgeville Country Club. Tickets are $40 and there will be heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Ocmulgee Court Appointed Special Advocates is looking for volunteers for its next training session. CASA is a non-profit organization that works with abused and neglected children that have found themselves involved in the court system through no fault of their own. These children need a voice in court and that is the role of CASA to see that these children have an opportunity to have their voices heard and to received services needed. Interested volunteers should contact the CASA office at (478) 452-9170 or visit their website at

The City of Milledgeville water department will be conducting maintenance on the 1 million gallon ground storage water tank located on Dunlap Road. The tank will be out of service beginning Jan. 29 and will remain out of service for approximately six weeks. This is part of the City’s preventive maintenance program to ensure a high quality of drinking water for our customers. Customers in this area may experience low water pressure and/or discolored water. If you experience this please contact the Water and Sewer office at (478) 414-4052.

Friday, Feb. 15

10 a.m.: The Learning In Retirement Board meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.

10 a.m. to noon: 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 to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

11:15 a.m.: Learning In Retirement will hold Lunch & Learn at the Milledgeville Country Club. The guest speaker will be Lauren Eckman, 2013 Teacher of the Year for Georgia. Lunch is $13.

8 p.m.: The Georgia College Women’s Center will be presenting the Vagina Monologues in the Max Noah Recital Hall in Porter Hall, 210 N. Wilkinson St. at 8 p.m. Tickets are available online for $8 or at the door for $10. To purchase tickets online visit

10 p.m.: Buffington’s is holding a fundraiser for a local 17-year-old with Type 1 diabetes. The event features four bands and a raffle with art pieces made by Matt McGee and Clair Guy as well as gift certificates to downtown businesses. People get in for $3. Raffle tickets cost $1. Those over 21 years old receive a free drink ticket. All proceeds go to the diabetes’ fund at Exchange Bank.