The Union Recorder

September 10, 2013

Day Book, Sept. 10, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — JMA and Five O’clock Somewhere Bar-B-Que are sponsoring a softball double header at 4 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the JMA softball fields. The event is family friendly and is to support National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds from the event will go to CURE Childhood Cancer, an Atlanta based organization. Children and families directly impacted by childhood cancer will be recognized. For more information contact Natasha Gainous at 478-696-3738 or ngainous@johnmilledge.org.

On Sept. 11 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. a Kids Community Party will be held at 341 Horne Ave. For more information call 478-363-3225.

Mark the Magic Man will host two shows on Sept. 14 at the W.E. Knox Civic Center, Gray, at 3 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and VIP tickets are available. Proceeds will benefit the Help Camden Foundation.

Allied Arts will host fall workshops and classes. On Sept. 19 a class will be offered to tour the permanent collection and is geared toward youth 10 and older. On Sept. 21 a watercolor painting workshop will be given. For more information call 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.

The Kiwanis Club of Milledgeville will be hosting the 2013 River Rat Race at the Oconee River Greenway Sept. 21. For more information visit the Kiwanis website, www.kiwanisclubofmilledgevillega.org, or call Joe Mangum at 478-453-3458.

Rep. Paul Broun will host a Military Academy Day on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-noon in the Old Georgia Capitol Building of Georgia Military College. The event is free and open to students grades eight through twelve. Those who are interested in attending can contact Reagan Williams by phone at 706-340-9410 or email at Reagan.Williams@mail.house.gov with any questions.

The Oconee Regional Healthcare Foundation will host an Ice Gala on Sept. 21 at the GC Centennial Center. For more information and to buy tickets contact Connie Wilson at 478-454-3859 or cwilson@ormcinc.org.

AARP Baldwin County Chapter #5387 is sponsoring a community trip to Tunica and Memphis Sept. 22-28. For more information contact Barbara Vann at 478-452-5726 or 478-288-0213.

The BHS School Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. at BHS on Sept. 23. The PTO will hold its first meeting at 6 in the Little Theatre. Membership dues are $5. Exemplary student work will be on display and students will be recognized for honors received thus far this school year.

Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers for its Fall training. If interested call 478-452-9170, visit ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at ocasalm@baldwin.k12.ga.us.



Tuesday, Sept. 10

10:30 a.m.: A Senior Olympic badminton club will be held at the Baldwin County Recreation Department gym.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Cafe Central is open every Tuesday at Freedom Church in Milledgeville. A free meal will be served to everyone who comes. For information on volunteering call 478-453-4400.

11 a.m.: The public is invited to attend a weekly meeting at the Collins P. Lee Center at 237 Harrisburg Road to discuss plans for the Lucille Harris Community Garden and Solomon Harris Walking Trail, as well as to hear updates about efforts by the Baldwin Co. Parks & Recreation Dept., Milledgeville Community Garden Association, Baldwin Family Connection and the Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative in the Harrisburg community. For more information contact the Wards at 478-452-2565 or Barbara Vann at 478-452-5726.

Noon: There will be a called board meeting for the Development Authority of the City of Milledgeville and Baldwin County in the Chamber of Commerce boardroom.

12:30 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Plaza Arts Center, 305 N. Madison Ave. in Eatonton. For more information contact Betty Roper at 706-467-3079.

12:45 p.m.: The Milledgeville Kiwanis Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club. Visitors are welcome to the program and to lunch with a club sponsor.

1 p.m.: A Grief Support Group sponsored by Agape Hospice will be held at Sacred Heart Church. For more information contact Scott McMillan or Katie Hooks at 478-746-8885.

3-5 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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

3-6 p.m.: The Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers Market is held at 222 E. Hancock Street in Downtown Milledgeville (next to the Golden Pantry). Free parking available. Call 478-414-4014 for information.

5:15 and 6 p.m.: The County Commission meets in the Baldwin County Courthouse in Room 319 for a Work Session followed by the regular Commission Meeting.

6:30 p.m.: American Legion Auxiliary Post 523 meets at 430 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. All members are urged to attend.

7 p.m.: The Sweet Georgia Sound Sweet Adeline Chorus meets at Vineville Christian Towers to practice, socialize and sing. It is for women only. 478-932-5387.

7:30 p.m.: The Knights of Columbus Council 9458 meets in Flannery O'Connor Hall for a regular business meeting at Sacred Heart Church, Hancock and Jefferson streets. Tom O'Neill: 478-456-0901, 478-451-0745 or e-mail tom_oneill44@yahoo.com.