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Page 6B Reportcr February 7,2015 Email calendar items & birthdayst0: Monroe County Calendar nCieawn Glmid;w .l bySp.m.Friday. Feb.7 Monroe (ountyAARP Chapter to meet Monroe County Chapter of AARP will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at Shoney's, 323 Harold G. Clarke Parkway, at 12 noon. AARP members and non-members are welcome arid invited to bring a friend. The meal is optional. Feb.8 Amateur Radio Sodety hold montly meeting Monroe County Amateur Radio Society (MCARS) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Monroe County Hospital Cafeteria, 88 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr ve, Forsyth. Amateur Radio Technician license (only) testing begins at 5 p.m. Monroe County. Amateur Radio Society is a 501 (c) 3 corporation, all contributions are tax- deductible. All licensed hams (Amateur) and any- one interested in learn- ing alSout the fascinating world of Amateur Radio or in becoming a licensed ham are invited. Bring a friend, bring a spouse, bring a family member, most importantly bring yourself. For questions contact: Craig Glaze,, 478- 394-2785, or Paul Pannell -, 478-808-6773. Feb. 8-9 ' /innie the Pooh, the Musical" Hubbard Elementary School will present '" finnie the Pooh, the Musical" on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 8-9 at 7 p.m. at Monroe County Fine Arts Center. Admission is $5. Feb. 10 3rd Annual ACE Ladies Night Out Bunco Monroe County Adult & Community Education Annual Ladies Night Out Bunco on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. This year the event will be at the Gallery 51 building at 51 W. Adams Street, across from Circle of Care. As well as Bunco, there will be food and beverages, and vendors will provide shopping opportunities for jewelry, accessories, clothing and more. Admission for the eve- ning is $25/person. The fee for a vendor's table is $50. All proceeds pro- mote literacy in Monroe County. For more infor- mation, contact Brandi Pye at brandi.pye@ or Lisa Lee at 478-954-0714. Feb.12 Billy Powell speaks b the Blue Bridge Sodety The Blue Bridge Society will meet on Monday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at Forsyth Presbyterian ':: Church Parish House, N. "Jackson St. The speaker be Billy Powell of Monroe County. His top- ics will include the role of labo~ unions and his experience as a witness to the first hydrogen bomb explosion. The public is invited. Sdence Night at T.G.Scott T.G. Scott Elementary invites everyone to Family Science Night on Monday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. There will be fun and educational activities for Pre-k through 5th grade, including lots of experi- ments. A great science experiment door prize Hill be awarded. Pre-K registration Monroe County Schools pre-kindergarten regis- tration process begins Feb. 12 with pick up of enrollment packets, on- line scheduling on Feb. 19 and Feb. 26 with appointments. Limited spaces are available. Contact the Board of Workforce Development Center, 89 Washington Dr Forsyth will host a sLx-week Diabetes Self- Management Program living well workshop on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. The last meet- ing Hill be Feb. 13. Learn techniques to manage symptoms, work with healthcare professionals and meet personal goals. For more information, call Dianne Walker at 478-994-8211. Feb. 15 T.G. Scott hosts Family Night T.G. Scott Elementary invites everyone to Family Night on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. in the TGS Media Center. Come enjoy some great literacy activities. The Scholastic Book Fair will be open, and there will be a drawing for a Boo Fair Gift Certificate. Monroe County Library will share inforination about its resources and events available for par- ents and children. Feb. 17-18 A Valentine's Celebration Monroe County Fine Arts Center Hill present '"That Loving Feeling: A Valentine's Celebration" on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m. Tickets at $20 each or $30 for two. Feb.17,Ma h3 Wu takes 1st in State Beta Club competition::: Mary Persons Beta Club members attended the Georgia State Beta Convention in ,; ~ Savannah in January and participated in various competitions. Sam Wu won 1st place in theVisual Arts Sculpture Competition with his origami swan.Those attending were, left i- to right, front: Lori Smith, Mollee Ayers, Hope Brooks, Cayton Sink, Audrey Parro~ Macy ~. Morris, Logan Landers; back: Sam Wu, Alden Hichkad, Cole Myers, Nick McGouirk, TJTer- [, rell, and Gabe Imlay. ~, BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIE . Feb. 8 Feb. 12 Lauren Merritt Roosevelt Willis Curtis Thompson Lily Martin Feb. 11 April Cassell Ralph Ogletree Cassandra Cox Peggy Jean Watson Dot Duckworth Janet Whitehead Phillip Gregory Adyson Davis Maelyn Davis Kardarius Jackson Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Ling Sr. Feb.14 Myssa Drew Wade Pritchett Mr. & Mrs. Frank Green Kimball a. L . I J Children's birthday notices through age 12 and birth announcements are run free of charge . The African American for the community. Email Diane Glidewell at with information and picture.- Where Eagles Soar !! Productions will present R E M E B i i 'The African American Pageant 2018" on Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in Macon. The pageant will have two , age groups, 4-12 and 13-18. Certificates and plaques will be awarded to all participants." Important dates include Saturday, Feb. 17 for the Workshops on Runway , Modeling, Acting, Dance Movement, and Dining Etiquette and Friday, March 2 for the Dress Rehearsal for The African American Fashion 1988 council allows an annex- Jim Agee, Phil Ham and Jim ation request in ~ Lynn Atkin~ qualify for the sp~ial subdivision to die without election to fill a seat vacated a second.The lots, located .on Forsyth city council by behind Chdst Church, are Randall Meind(e. zoned industrial but the own- t ers want the zoning chan~ Commissioner Robert Wil- to R- 2 to build apartment liams suggests the board look buildings. into relieving citizens over ;~) years old of paying school The U.~. SIo-Pitch Softball taXes on,heir residences. AssoCiation is I~,~, " season as region cha with a perfect 8-0 record. .(ACE) will host its ThirdEducation, 25 Brooklyn Pageant. The qualify- Monroe County's new Reoe- Ave Forsyth, 478-994- ing fee of $35 is due on Mary Persons STARstude~ "ation Complexasthesitefor Ru @ville I 2031 for more informa- Feb. 17. There is also a chooses JJ.Danielasher the Georgia Softbalt Hall of Baptist tion. $150 fee from Ads/Krispy STARteacher, andMon Fame. Kreme sales. For further Academy'sSTARstudentMar Church hosts ;~ ~'~ ~ I Feb.13 information, contact GriffinchoosesWilliamHar- 1998 Michael Johnson at wher- groveashis STARteacher. Coach Dan Pitts tells Monroe Diabetes Self- eeaglessoarproductions@,County Board of Education S0uthemSty~ Qua~t will be in Management Program or 770-742- Forsyth city council votes to he wilt reedre after 31years as concert at Russellvilie Bap~t Church Monroe County 0671 comply with all recommen- head football coach at Mary on Fe uan] 18 dudng lhe morning dations ofthe Grand Jury and Persons, with a re~ord of 346 orders a study of nepotism in wins, 109 losses and 4 tie~ worship hour Mary Persons needs volunteers city departments. The quarlet consists Of Terry Baker More than 30 residents at- 112 students ~~ of F0my~, Roger Freeman of Gray, Monroe County Board of tend the Better Hometown workers as Mary ~. and Kn@nandDannyFilzgerald for Mock Interview Days Education is looking into committee inaugurai meet- of rv~h. All have perfom~ who owns the historic Banks ing headed by Nona Wash- gospel music for many years with Stephens building. It appears inger.lts~listo ~lize the city of Forsyth owns downtown ~. other groups before coming together Mary Persons needs Days for juniors and 2/7th of the buildincb and the as the S0tthenS~e Quartet adults in the community seniors completing school board owns the other Monroe County Superior Mayor Tye ~rd apolo- The concert will be during the 11 who can give at least two their third course in the 5/7ths. Court JudgeArch McGarity a.m. worship service. AIove offenng hours of their time on CTAE (Career, Technical. denies ~ request for will be taken for the group. Rus- Wednesday or Thursday, Agricultural Education) Jamie Ponsetti of Middle a preliminary injunction ih ~lville BaptJstChurch is 10catsd on Feb. 21 or 22 to help stu- career pathway, and Ga.Area Planning &Devel- a countersuitagainstJa'me~, dents prepare for the real interviewers are needed, opment Commission and Cable Partners. RusselMle Road just off Georgia world of job interviews. Volunteers should sign MickeyJackson, a dispatcher " MaryPersons Pdnc~Jim Highway42s0ul~,aout15minutas Mary Persons Hill hold up for shifts on Feb. 21 and fireman with MC Rre Dr. Kevinflmith reports . "~,:Rnchdoesthe~~ from downtown Forsylh. its 1st Mock Interview and 22 of 8-10 a.m 10 Department are riding all the a raccoon found in the a.m.-12 p.m.; or 1-3 p.m. roadways in the county and Boling~ Drive area tested No preparation is needed, assigning address numbers, positivefor rabies. Interviewers will receive All residences should be i a general list of interview assigned numbers with 1-2 i ACulloden man faces mul. Car + Home- questions andarubrictoyears. " tiplecharges, including rape, --- score the students, a~r al~ abducting a This project is intended 30 new Ga. State Patrol to teach students the officers graduate at Geor- importance of profession- gia Publk SafetyTraining quently driving her car into alism in getting a job andCenter from the agency's the path ofatractor trailer. will prepare students for 62nd Trooper School after 28 t A70-51 victOry over the the future, weeks oftraining. ] Monroe County commis- See me for Car and Home Insurance and save. Students should be able sioners placea 90-day to answer the following Monroe County willsham in ~um on mobile home questions: Why is having a $235,000taskforce grant residences in commercialdis- that will go to the Monroe/tricts and consider a plan to a professional resume important? What types Lamar/Upson Narcotics Unit,prohibit older mobile homes region record af&l. of information should which is headquartered at from being brought into the StateFarm" you include on a resume? the Monroe County Sheriff'scounty. Seven Monme~my How is a job application Office. ] wrestlers~lifyfor thestate different from a resume? ~ PatBumsand RareArm- meet. Why are first impressions ~t,~ O,~o,~, ~ iroportant during the job 80 Marfil, tui~hor King Jr Ddve interview process? Mon roe County Fo~syth, GA 31029 s : ~*~ It will take a number Memorial Chapel steve.osbome.~rl@stateIam~,com ofcommunity volunteers This look at what Monroe Count,/residents were reading in the to make this a success- Reporter 30, 20 and 10 yearsago thisweek isbrought to you by We set the standards ful experience for the c oo, STATE students. Those who that others follow' a.a se, .ice would like to help should Harley Ray "Spanky" Beck ~'~'~"""~'~"~"~'~ contact Marcy Sanders 86 West Main Street Fors~h at marcy.sanders@ 478-994-4266 . Public Training in Forsylfi. '" ~ Commissioners clash over x on the 2006 case ~ inoease ,:, Plant Scherer'stax bilL - I in the 2nd Annual G~ ~,' hog Job S~Day. :,: