The Union Recorder

July 23, 2013

Day Book, July 23, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The annual Senior Farmers Market will be held at the Collins P. Lee Center located at 237 Harrisburg Road. Seniors (60 years and older) who are interested in obtaining a voucher for free produce should contact Nicole Gaither at 478-751-6466 by July 23. Everyone is welcome to attend this one-time market on Friday, July 26 from 9-11 a.m. SNAP/EBT will be accepted.

A bone marrow drive, sponsored by the Be The Match Foundation, in honor of Antwon, a five-year-old with Sickle Cell Anemia, will be held on Saturday, July 27 at East Wilkinson Community Park from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Maddox Investing in America Inc. will host a Back to School Blow Out at The Fun Factory on Wednesday, July 31 from 6-9 p.m. Free school supplies will be given away. A $5 donation is requested, this includes skates and admission. If you would like to make a donation of supplies please call 478-453-2221 or visit 133 Old River Bridge Road.

Maddox Investing in America Inc. will provide free sack lunches to children in low-income areas on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer. Volunteers are needed to help package and deliver the lunches. To volunteer call Timothy and Tarneshia Maddox at 478-696-0112 or 478-234-9283.

A School Uniform Drive will be held until July 31. New and gently used clothing will help provide uniforms to students in need. Acceptable clothing items are: khaki, black or navy pants and white, navy, red or black shirts with collars. Clothes can be dropped off Monday-Thursday at the Board of Education, Communities In Schools (GC, 101 Chappell Hall), Northridge Christian Church and First United Methodist Church.

If you are interested in becoming a Foster or Adoptive parent IMPACT pre-service training classes will be held on six Saturdays beginning Aug. 3-Sept. 14 (will skip Labor Day weekend). Families are required to attend all training if possible. The classes will be held at the Jones County Dept. of Family and Children Services, 141 James St. (Hwy 18) in Gray. Classes will be 4-5 hours in length and begin promptly at 9 a.m. This training is free and is available for families from Baldwin, Putnam, Jones, Peach, Crawford, Wilkinson, Twiggs and Monroe County. Call 478-445-7020 for more information.

July 1-Aug. 31 Papa John’s Pizza will donate $1 to Georgia Cancer Support Group every time someone makes an online order with the promotional code: GCS10. For more information contact Robbie White at 478-731-9390 or Deborah Jones at 478-731-1446.



Tuesday, July 23

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.

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.

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.

4-7 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.

4 p.m.: N.A.M.I. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Oconee, a support group for consumers, family, and friends of individuals with a severe mental illness/brain disorder, meets in the Christian Education Building of Covenant Presbyterian Church at 440 N. Columbia St. 478-452-8600.

6:30 p.m.: Milledgeville City Council meets at City Hall.

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.