The Union Recorder

Homepage

May 12, 2014

College students Skip the Curb

MILLEDGEVILLE — Georgia College students redirected furniture and other household items to a better place Friday in the inaugural Skip the Curb collaboration between Keep Milledgeville-Baldwin Beautiful, Milledgeville-Baldwin County Habitat for Humanity and Georgia College. As students moved out of university residence halls, six collection stations on main and West Campus nabbed perfectly useable items, which keeps waste out of landfills and allows someone in need the opportunity to afford the household items necessary to make a home. Sorted items went to either the Habitat ReStore or the No Sale Yard Sale at First United Methodist Church. In all, Skip the Curb acquired 66 cubic yards of items including eight futons, six refrigerators, seven microwaves and five vacuum cleaners. KMBB Executive Director Andrew Davis, together with volunteers Lin and Linda McKnight, are pictured during the Friday collection project. The Habitat ReStore sells new and gently used furniture, functioning household appliances, clean furnishings and building material surplus. All items are donated for sale, and the proceeds support Habitat's mission of eliminating substandard housing in Milledgeville-Baldwin County. Items may be donated Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The ReStore is located at 730 N. Wayne St.

 

1
Text Only
Local News
web break.jpg

Features
SRC 5.jpg

The Teen Club, as part of the Twin Lakes Library System's Summer Reading Club, and Reference Supervisor Dabney Kinser do candy science experiments to finish up the science themed reading club experience.

Business
07-25 Chatter.JPG

Chatter Boutique owner Amber Patitucci shows off a new shipment of jewelry. The former educator turned businesswoman is celebrating one year of business. To commemorate the event, the store is featuring a birthday bash sale with items at half price.

Local Sports
07-31 12U state champs_2.tif

The Baldwin County 12U All-Stars are state champions.

Editorials
Columns
Letters
Local Weather Radar
Poll
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
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
Famous Internet Cats Help Big Cause With Viral Video Recapping a Blockbuster MLB Trade Deadline Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement Is Justin Bieber Dating a Model? Guardians of the Galaxy (Trailer) 'Sharknado 2:' Hottest Memes Surfing The Net Raw: Obama Gets Hug From Special Olympian Snoop Dogg Narrating Animal Footage Is Perfect Tigers Acquire David Price - @TheBuzzeronFOX Russell Brand Slams Sean Hannity Over Gaza Conflict Segment Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Brian Williams Reports on Daughter Allison Williams' 'Peter Pan' Casting News Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2" Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Orlando Bloom 'Takes a Swing' at Justin Bieber In Ibiza Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up