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Page 2C,June 13, 2018 Jl porter grown Tristan (11, rising 6th grader at Middle County Middle School Hub- bard campus) and Camden (8, 3rd grader at Hubbard Elementary) are growing a garden and selling their vegetables in Bolingbroke in front of Harvey's Plumbing & Irrigation this summer. Currently they have a lot of squash and some zucchini. They also planted bell peppers, two varieties of watermelons, and several variet- ies and sizes of tomatoes. They have a larger garden at their family farm that has various other veggies that they will offer throughout the summer as available. Times vary. Call 478-994-2803 and ask for Ansley if you have any questions. June 13 J~m~ 16 June 19 Mildred Zellner Celeste Smarr Michael Hadden Chad Moore Diego McGhee Gloria Teasley 14 June 17 June 20 Julie Samples Jimmy Waldrep Debra Moore Jay & Reye McLuen Nancy Harvey Mr. & Mrs. Bryant Devereaux June 1.$ June 18 Ryan Jenkins John A Roquemore Mary Evelyn Jackson'Connie Frank Green Rensberger M~ & Mrs. Cole McLaurin 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 charge for the community. Email Diane Ghdewell at with information and picture. Continued from Front June 19 Ben Thompson ,will speak to Ca. Wilderness Society Ben Thompson, president of the Ocmulgee Audubon Society, will be the guest speaker at the bimonthly meeting of the Georgia Wilderness Society on Tuesday, June 19, 7:30 p.m. at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4t82 Forsyth Road, Macon. Ben readily admits to spending an inordinate amount of time chasing birds. In the spring of 2016, he ventured to Dry Tortugas to photograph bird species that are only found there. Please join us as Ben describes his misadven- tures and shares photographs of South Florida birds. All are welcome. Admission is free. The Georgia Wilderness Society is a non-profit organization of outdoor recreation enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, camping, ca~g and other wilder- ness experiences based in Macon with members from sev- eral states. The group travels throughout the Southeastern Frontage Road, Forsyth (next to be comfortable. Tickets are to the Farm Bureau). To be a only $8, which includes the recipient of this once a month meal. Call the Extension Office food distribution, approval in at 478-994-7014 for more advance is required. Contact information and to reserve Circle of Care at (478)994- tickets. Bring the family, have 4939 to apply. For additional some fun with 4-H and find out information, call (478)994-1232 what 4-H can offer your fa mily. or Circle of Care. June 30 June 21-22 Conce~t at Indian Sl S Hospital Auxiliary holds Amphitheater The Swinging' Medallions wJlJ Masquerocle $5 Jewelry perform at the Amphitheater Monroe County Hospital at Indian Springs on Saturday, Auxiliary will host its popu- June 30. Doors open at 6:30 lar Masquerade $5 Jewelry p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. Pro- and Accessories fundraiser ceeds benefit the Butts County on Thursday, June 21 from 10 Historical Society restoration a.m.-5 p.m. and Friday, June 22 of the Flovilla Schoolhouse as from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at Monroe a Dinner Theater. Lawn seating County Hospital Cafeteria. $15. Covered seating and ta- Cash, credit and debit cards, bles for 8 also available. Food as well as hospital payroll is allowed but no drinks; beer, deduction, are accepted, wine, water and soft drinks will be sold. Come enjoy the June 23 sounds of summer. Call Diane Annual Ghdewell at 478-993-1104. Appreciation Day at the Rose The Backlot Players, Inc. invite everyone to a preview of the next season at the Rose Theater on Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. July 28 USA on trips into nature. For 4-H Block Party more information, visit WWW. Bring the entire family out for some big time fun before school starts back. Monroe June 20 County 4-H will host its first kink I tn'buti ever 4-H Block Party! On Christ United Methodist Saturday, Aug~ 18 from 5-9 Church, along with other pm come out to 90 Martin local churches and in con- Luther King, Jr. Drive, Forsyth junction with Circle of Care, and enjoy games, prizes, food, will distribute food packages music, and A MOVIE! We will provided by the Macon Food start the day off with music, Bank on Wednesday, June 20. games, and food. We will end To volunteer to help unload the night by watching a movie the truck and/or assemble and on the big screen in the park- distribute food, show up at 10 ing lot; so bring lawn chairs, a.m. at Christ UMC, 417 North blankets, or whatever you need MONROE IN July 3 Firewarlks The city of Forsyth will present fireworks at dark on Tuesday, July 3 at the Monroe Couhty Recreation Department. Before" the fireworks show will be a talent showcase and other festivities. Every Friday Forsyth Farmers Market Forsyth Farmers Market is open on Fridays from May-Oc- tober. The market is on North Jackson Street, behind Persons Banking Company. It offers fresh produce and other local goods. To become a vendor, call 478-994-7747 or ema]l tpJerson@cityofforsyth, com. iii~iiiilSi!-i-!~i~!i! !i!!!ii!~!? ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Z~ ~!i~!i!i!!~i~il iii ii!i~i!i~? !: fields Mom e Coun bus fu but Patti Cannington Hill was awarded two 2018 scholarships: Georgia State Uni- versity Alumni Scholarship and the Army Nurse Corps Associa- tion Scholarship. She is in a doctoral program (Doctor of Nursing Prac- tice) at Georgia State University, where she is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions. She will graduate in May 2019. Patti Hill is a Family Nurse Cannington Hill Practitioner (FNP) at North Macon Fam- ily Healthcare Associates, where she has worked for eight years. From 2009-11 she was a FNP at Monroe Primary Care in Forsyth when the clinic operated under Monroe County Hospital. She was nurs- ing faculty at Macon State College (now Middle Georgia State University) 2003- 2007 and Director, Navicent/Medical Cen- ter of Central Georgia 1988-2003. She has an Associate Degree in Nursing 1980 from Columbus State University, a BSN from University of New York, a MSN in Nurs- ing Administration 1996 from Georgia College and State University, post-masters coursework in Nursing Education from GC&SU 2005 and a post-masters certifi- cate Family Nurse Practitioner 2008 from GC&SU. Katrina Smith graduated from Ohio Christian University with a Master of Arts in Ministry: Pastoral Care & Counsel- ing. Ohio Christian University is commit- ted to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, profession- ally and spiritually. William E. Bazemore of Forsyth was named to the spring 2018 Dean's List at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. Bazemore is a Junior Pre-Business major and attended Mary Persons High School. Samford releases dean's lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework. Dean's List is the highest academic recognition given by the school at the end of each semester. This past semester, nearly 1,400 students qualified. level of achievement were named to the President's List. Local students honored are: Stephen Gramling of Forsyth-- President's Honor Roll; Frank W'dder of Forsyth--President's Honor Roll; Clifton Clark of Forsyth--President's Honor Roll; Rebecca Hopper of For- syth--President's Honor Roll; Brooke Hartman of Forsyth-- President's Honor Roll. The deans of each of University of North Georgia's five colleges - the College of Arts & Letters, the College of Education, the College of Health Sciences & Professions, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, and the College of Science & Mathematics - announce the names of those students who made their respective lists for spring 2018. Dean's List recogni- tion is achieved by having at least a 3.5 grade point average, carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester and having no grade lower than B. Local students so hon- ored are: William Waiters of Forsyth, Sydney Riggle of Forsyth; Tucker Williams of Forsyth; Keegan George of Forsyth; James Warren of Forsyth; Gabrielle Hartman of Forsyth; Con- ner Corbitt of Juliette. Students were named to the President's List at Georgia State University for the Spring Semester of 2018.To be eligible for the President's List, degree-seeking students must have earned a GPA of at least 4.0 for a minimum of nine semester hours of academic credit taken at Georgia State during the fall or spring term with no incompletes for the semester. Eligible students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all classes taken at Georgia State. Hon- orees locally include: Noah Samuelson of Juliette and Shea Sparks of Forsyth. Georgia State University has a student body of nearly 52,000 and is an enterpris- ing urban public research university. Students were named to the Dean's List at Georgia State University for the Spring Semester of 2018. To be eligible for the Dean's List, degree- seeking students must have earned a GPA of at least 3.5 for a minimum of nine semester hours of academic credit taken at Georgia State during the fall or spring term with no incompletes for the semester. Eli- gible students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all classes taken at Georgia State. Local honorees indude: Ashlyn Dell of Forsyth and Robbi Grief of Forsyth. University of North Georgia (UNG) recognized more than 1,300 students who achieved a 4.0 GPA during the spring 2018 semester. Students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours in bachelor's degree programs who achieved a 4.0 grade point average were named to the President's Lenesha Tyane Calloway from For- syth graduated from Brenau University with an A.A. degree in early childhood education during commencement ceremo- nies May 4-5, 2018, on the historic Gaines- ville campus front lawn. Calloway attended online. Honor Roll. Students enrolled in associ- ate degree programs Who met theiame .