The Union Recorder

December 4, 2012

Day Book, December 4, 2012


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE —  

The Baldwin County Fire Rescue is collecting toys for its third annual Kids-Yule-Love Toy Drive. The follow stations are drop points: Allen Memorial Drive, Central State Hospital campus, Carr Station Road, Highway 22 and Lovers Lane and Log Cabin Road. The Lemon Tree downtown, as well as all Exchange Bank branches and Dr. William Lee’s office, 2715 N. Columbia, are also drop points. Toy collection will run until Dec. 18.

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, Dec. 4

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: NBC will host a casting for dynamic teams of two for a new competition reality series hosted and mentored by Bear Grylls. Casting in Atlanta will take place at The Georgian Terrace Hotel, 659 Peachtree St. N.E.

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

10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.: The Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. will host a Toddler Time program for ages 18 months to three years. For more information, contact (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.

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 turney@plantationcable.net for a possible partner match.

3:30 to 4 p.m.: The Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. will host a Story Time program for ages three and up. For more information, contact (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.

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 colin@thedigitalbridges.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.

5 p.m.: The Central State Hospital Redevelopment Authority is sponsoring a caroling event in Central State Hospital's pecan grove. There will be holiday-inspired refreshments and door prizes. There will be an encore performance at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

6 p.m.: The County Commission meets in the Baldwin County Courthouse in Rm. 319.

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 or (478) 451-0745, or e-mail tom_oneill44@yahoo.com.