The Union Recorder

May 9, 2014

Day Book, May 9, 2014


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — GMC will hold a parade Friday, May 9 at 2:30 p.m. on Grant Parade in order to honor all mothers for Mother’s Day. Employers are asked to allow mothers of GMC children to take off during that time in order to be present. The speaker will be Penny Hall, senior vice president of BB&T.

The 10th Congressional District Republican Party is planning a Congressional Candidate Rally and Forum May 10 at the Parkside Main 8 Theater, Highway 44 next to the Publix Shopping Center, in Greensboro. The event is free and will take place from 8:45-11:30 a.m. For information contact Mike D’Antonio, miclene1@aol.com, 404-915-0051.

The American Legion will hold its annual Car Show May 10 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will also be a blood drive and a chicken dinner sale. Registration for the car show begins at 9, the blood drive begins at 10, dinners will go on sale at 11 and car entries will no longer be accepted after noon. Awards for the car show will be presented starting at 3 p.m. The event is a fund raiser for the American Legion and will take place at 231 Log Cabin Road at the corner of Hudson Drive.

In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week CVB will hold free historic trolley tours May 3-10. The tour will run Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m., seating will be first come first serve. The Old Governor’s Mansion will also offer tours at $7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Chaplinwood Health & Rehabilitation would like to remind the community that May 11-18 is National Nursing Home Week.

The Milledgeville Lions Club, assisted by Milledgeville fire fighters, will conduct its 29th Fishing for Sight fish-a-thon May 17 from 10 a.m. to noon (with a rain date of May 24). Kids five through 13 will compete for trophies at the Baldwin County Recreation Center’s big pond. Live bait, cane poles and a limited number of buckets will be provided.

DNR will offer free boating safety to all boaters in the Lake Sinclair area. Classes will be held at the Sinclair Marina, 170 Sinclair Marina Road, 478-451-0167. Classes will be offered May 19-20 from 6-9 p.m. For information on pre-registration contact the Region 4 DNR Law Enforcement Office, 2618 Shurling Drive, Macon, 478-751-6415.