The Union Recorder

Features

June 17, 2013

Music in the Grove

CSH to highlight season, campus with free community concert

MILLEDGEVILLE — Central State Hospital’s pecan grove has long served as a place for community gatherings, fellowship and celebrations of various traditions. 

The Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority (CSHLRA) and Z97 FM will host a free community concert in the orchard next week to highlight the campus and hopefully begin a new tradition.

“It’s a great opportunity for us to use what the area has been used for traditionally. The concert is important because of the awareness it brings to the opportunities at the Central State Hospital,” said Mike Couch, executive director of the Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority. “It’s a chance to see the gorgeous campus and what an asset it can be. We appreciate Z97 for being a partner in this to represent what the state hospital really presents. Historically, the pecan grove was a gathering place for the community, and we hope to make it that once again.”

The concert is slated Saturday, June 22, kicking off with the Fall Line Ramblers performing at 5:30 p.m. and Free Lance Ruckus taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. The event is expected to conclude at 9 p.m. Metropolis Cafe and Baldwin County Fire Rescue will provide food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages during the concert.

“As a strong supporter of the CSHLRA, Z97 is proud to produce and promote great events for the public to enjoy the beautiful grounds of the hospital campus,” said Walter Reynolds, program director for Z97. “This sort of event continues to shine a positive light on what’s happening with the campus and all of the possibilities which exist for this community.”

Attendees can pack a picnic basket and blanket, or purchase a table for eight for $20, or $5 for two people. Reservations can be made at Metropolis Cafe in downtown Milledgeville by completing the back side of the RSVP flier. The deadline to reserve tables is Monday.

Text Only
Features
  • UR_20140412_B001.jpg College baseball team adopts special fan

    An avid baseball fan from nearby Macon’s Western Little League took a trip to play with the big boys last week.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • UR_20140405_B001.jpg Rallying for Relay

    When Pam Tindal became involved in the local Relay effort a few years ago, no one in her life had been directly affected by cancer.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • 03-31 Nbrs.jpg Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund fills gaps

    A 31-year-old man sustained a spinal cord injury relating to a 2010 gunshot wound. He lives alone and doesn't own a vehicle.

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • UR_20140322_B001.jpg BHS agriculture students host plant sale

    Baldwin High School senior Paul Chapple was never really interested in gardening.

    March 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • UR_20140315_B001.jpg Remembering the fallen

    Georgia Military College’s Peter Boylan Hall Atrium showcased a stark reminder of the ultimate sacrifice made by 200 Georgians serving the United States who died from wounds suffered in war zones since Sept. 11, 2001.

     

    March 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 03-08 Nbrs-GCSU Poster Harrisburg.jpg GC class hopes to promote healthy decision-making

    Nearly 30 students in Georgia College’s Art and Social Justice class are hoping to make an impact on the lives of youth and families living in the Harrisburg neighborhood through a poster project.

     

    March 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • UR_20140301_B001.jpg Veteran major media executive sharing remarkable redemption story

    A great fall and the subsequent rise through religious and personal discovery creates one heck of a narrative.

    March 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • 02-22 Nbrs-DYW Bios.jpg Welcome to the jungle Distinguished Young Women

    Nine high school juniors are vying for one of two coveted Distinguished Young Women titles during the local program’s showcase this week. 

     

    February 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Winterfest2014 3.JPG Explorers place high at Winterfest nationals

    The Milledgeville Police Department’s Explorer Program stood above most at the 40th Winterfest competition held last weekend.

    February 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 02-08 Nbrs-Brody's Love.jpg Lives touched through Brody’s Love

    Living with spastic cerebral palsy, being bilaterally blind, having severe brain damage and a movement disorder is incredibly challenging for anyone, but 2-year-old Brody Jackson continues to fight for his life, all the while with a positive spirit and an immense smile.

     

    February 10, 2014 1 Photo

Poll
AP Video
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks
NDN Video