The Union Recorder

February 28, 2013

Day Book, February 28, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Georgia Bob’s is selling Shamrocks in their stores in order to raise funds to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association. They are holding weekly drawings for gift cards and gift packs.

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.

The Lake Country Beekeepers Association will conduct a Beekeeping Short Course on Saturday, March 9 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Sparta at Elm Street Gardens. The pre-registration fee is $40 or $45 on the day of the program. There is a $10 fee for each additional family member and children under 18 with an adult are free. Registration includes a “First Lessons in Beekeeping” book by Dr. Keith Delaplane, handouts, one-year family membership in the association, refreshments and lunch. Preregistration is encouraged. For more information and to register please contact Bruce Morgan at rbmorgan@hughes.net or (478) 357-4029.

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 www.ocmulgeecasa.org.



Thursday, Feb. 28

10 a.m. to 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 building 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 2nd and 4th 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.

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.

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

3 to 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.

3:30 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Teen Movie Night (middle and high school students). The movie will be “Pitch Perfect” (rated PG-13). For more information, contact Dabney Kinser at (478) 452-0677 ext. 127.

5 to 7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Lions Club is having their annual spaghetti supper at Crockett’s Family Restaurant. It is all you can eat or you may get a take out. The band "The Generals" will be performing. Tickets can be obtained from any Lion or at Crockett’s. Funds raised are to assist the blind and hearing impaired and other local projects. Join them for good food, fellowship and music.

5:30 to 7 p.m.: The Baldwin High School Future Business Leaders of America invites all former FBLA members (of any school) to join them for an FBLA Alumni Reception at the Baldwin College and Career Academy Work Based Learning Lab. To RSVP contact Dr. Skinner by e-mail at marilyn.skinner@baldwin.k12.ga.us.

5:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County Board of Commissioners hold a work session in Suite 319 at the courthouse.

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.: Bingo is held at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Refreshments will be sold. (478) 452-1611.7:30 p.m.: Bingo is held at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Refreshments will be sold. (478) 452-1611.

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.

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.