Pure Chiropractic Lake Oconee and Pure Chiropractic Milledgeville are collecting canned goods to benefit the less fortunate until Nov. 21. Everyone who donates five or more canned goods will receive a complete spinal exam. For more information, contact (478) 457-0003 (706) 485-1010.
Maddox Investing in America Inc. will be feeding needy families a hot meal for Thanksgiving. For more information about how you can help, contact (478) 453-2221 or visit their office at 133 Old River Bridge Road. There is no donation too big or too small.
The Baldwin County Fire Rescue is collecting toys for their third annual Kids-Yule-Love Toy Drive. Toys collected will be distributed to local children. Any business that would like to participate as a drop point for the public, or would like to do an employee collection, please contact the Baldwin County Fire Head Quarters at (478) 445-4421. The toys will be distributed by the Department of Family and Children Services to families that apply for Christmas Assistance. The follow stations will be drop points: Allen Memorial Drive, Central State Hospital campus, Carr Station Road, Highway 22 and Lovers Lane and Log Cabin Road.
Flu vaccines are now available at the Baldwin County Health Department. They will offer both the traditional flu shot and Flu Mist, which is a nasal spray. Vaccines will cost $25 but are available at no charge to those on Medicaid, Peachcare, Wellcare, Amerigroup, Medicare Part B, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia or a State Benefit Plan through United Healthcare or Cigna. Flu vaccines will also be offered in the schools this year. Parents will receive permission slips from their child’s school in the coming weeks.
Tuesday, Nov. 13
8:30 a.m.: The Convention and Visitors Bureau Board will meet.
10:30 a.m.: A Senior Olympic badminton club will be held at the Baldwin County Recreation Department gym.
11 a.m. to 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.
12:45 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.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Eatonton Performing Arts Center on Madison Avenue in Eatonton. Come with a partner or e-mail Pat Turney at email@example.com for a possible partner match.
3:30 to 6:30 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
5:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County Board of Education meets at the board administrative building, 110 N. ABC Drive.
6 p.m.: The Faith Hope and Love Cancer Support Group for Women meets at Golden Corral, 2600 N. Columbia St. in the Walmart Shopping Center. The meeting is open to cancer patients and survivors. Carolyn Minshew (478) 453-7434 or email@example.com or Laverne Dalton (706) 485-0453 or Laverne@goldlink.net.
6 p.m.: Kickoff Meeting for Baldwin County Relay for Life 2013 will be at the Baldwin High School Fine Arts Lobby on Nov. 13. All team captains, survivors and community members interested in volunteering for Relay are invited to attend. The theme is: Lights - Camera - Relay. Come help kickoff the 2013 relay. For more information, contact Pam Tindal, firstname.lastname@example.org or (478) 454-8490.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Georgia’s Old Capital Museum will host their fourth annual Victorian Holiday House Auction and Party to benefit the historic Brown-Stetson-Sanford House. There will be a 5 p.m. sneak peak for museum members. There will be silent and live auctions. There will also be a buffet. The event will be in the Legislative Chamber of Old Capital. Tickets cost $25 for museum members and $30 for non-members and are available at the museum, CVB, Chamber of Commerce, Craig-Massee Realty, Lake Sinclair Furniture, Grants Jewelry and Maggie Lane of Eatonton. For more information, contact (478) 453-1803.
6:30 p.m.: The Old Capital Car Club meets at IHOP (International House of Pancakes), 2598 N. Columbia St., for dinner followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. All auto enthusiasts are invited to attend. (478) 453-7098 or (478) 453-0295.
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.