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Page 4C April 4, 20i8 iR porter April 4 April 7 April 9 Donnie Moore Janet Glover Rossella Remick Shawanna Thrash Hudson Hiff April 5 + Curt Jenkins Courtney Willoughby Kelly G. Ivey April IO Luke Morris Andi Berger April 8 6 Cass Cassell .Iq l l 11 Priscilla Doster-Jackson Madison Bradford Geri Proctor Bentley Cox Darren & Cherie Ramsey This week's birthdays and anniversaries are courtesy of Forsyth Lions Club calendar. To have your name added to the calendar, contact Virginia Remick at 994-5426. Children's birthday notices through age 12 and birth announcements are published free of chargefor EmaJl Diane Ghdewell at with information and picture. of Agriculture Tommy Irvini it pr! F Per' iii This painting by Destiny Thompson is one of those from Mary nual Congressional Art Contest. Persons picked for the an- Persons for 50 years State Univer- Deena Holliman Smith wins For- study syth's 1998 Horseshoe Tournament. Samantha Trevitt's the country who took Monroe County Schools art students at Mary time to draw them. and assisting in paint- Persons created por- The video showed the ing cars and other items traits of children in delight of the children for the Hello Yellow Syrian refugee camps and their apprecia- kick-off of the Forsythia from photographs tion for a gift that was Festival. they received of them. meant especially for Mary Persons art stu- Students in the National them, bringing joy in the dents have submitted Art Honor Society at midst of their uncertain 14 of their works for the Mary Persons par- lives. Other service proj- annual Congressional ticipated in the Memory ects by the National Art Art Competition. The Project and recently Honor Society includedwinning submission will received a video of chil- the Empty Bowls fund- displayed in an exhibit dren at a refugee camp raiser held at the Fine at the U.S. Capitol in receiving portraits from Arts Center to benefitWashington, D.C. the art students around Backpack Buddies at !ii!iiiiii!iiiiiiiiii :i +~i+i ++i!iii:~i!+i!!;iiiii:i i :! !!i!:~!!!i~+i!! I ! ercent inter : Monroe County know about them. The Extension is raising earned income tax credit awareness of these cred- (EITC) is a refundable its and offering VITA, tax credit available to a free tax preparation some taxpayers. Many service, to taxpayers in people qualify for the Monroe County this tax first time this year season. For more infor- due to changes in their mation or to schedule an income, marital status, appointment, call 478- or parental status. It 994-7014. Taxpayers is estimated that four who qualify will get free out of five taxpayers help determining their eligible for the EITC eligibility and claiming claim it. Monroe County the credits. Extension wants to raise Many taxpayers over- that to five out of five. look important tax ben- The child tax credit efits because they don't (CTC) can be claimed by A TRANE COMFORT SPECIALIST IS AS RELIABLE AS THE TRANE THEY ARE 405 College Street, Forsyth, GA INSTALLING. Clay and Don Etheridge Don Etheridge, Owner + j taxpayers with a quali- fying child or children under age 17. Some taxpayers also qualify for the additional child tax credit (ACTC). These credits can significantly increase the amount of your tax refund. AARP qualified volun- teer tax preparers will prepare returns free of charge for low and middle income clients at The Buck Melton Center on Sessions Drive in Macon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. through April 16th. You must bring social security cards for yourself and any dependents you are claiming along with a photo ID and your 2016 tax return. For ques- tions, call 478-361-9984. Looking for answers or options? We can help! Free pregnancy test Parenting classes Pregnancy Support I T he Pregnan ,Cen r . 478-994.3173 I Mort, Tue & Thu lO:OOa, m 4:30p.m. I I I I i