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Page 2D July 11, 2018 Derlunna Swlnt. Lily DeVoe Jernigan July 6, 2017 July 11, 2012 Daughter of Daughter of Kimjada Davis & Derrick Swint Richard & Jocli Jernigan I~tl]fl~!itl}!llll~}liillIIl~lliIllilllliIHit~ III~iI{I~j}iIII~}~IIII~j~II~I~ii~IH~iiiI~I!~}iiIIIi~i~ii~i!~!~II~iIiIH}~i!II{!ii~}iII~ii~.iIIIii~HIjI~!~IiI July 11 July 14 July 17 Chelsea Bunn Kerr Kathy Jo Daniels Isabel McLaurin Tia Chastain Leigh Jenkins July 12 Drew Patterson Amy Steele July 15 Isabel Jenkins Holden Pritchett Yvonne W. McGhee Mr. & Mrs. Robert Elaine brew Lester & Paula Freeman Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Jackson July 18 July 16 Laverne Ricks Mary Daniels Rodquez Lyons Joe & Geri Proctor July 13 Daniel Boyer Stephanie Proctor Melton 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. Childreds birthday notices through age 12 and birth announcements are published free of charge for the community. Email Diane Gtidewetl at with information and picture. i Continued from Front County's Philip Dodson, a member of the National Guard killed in Iraq in 2005. Patriotic Americans are invited to line the route. For more information, go to July 12, 19, 26, Aug, 2, 9 Free classw for mmgivers Jackson Presbyterian Church, together with ThreeRivers Area Agency on Aging, will offer information to help caregivers. "Powerful Tools for Caregivers: Caring for the Caregiver," is a series of six weekly classes proven to help reduce stress and improve self-care and problem-solving ability. Top- Jcs include Identifying and Reducing Personal Stress (July 12), Communicating Feelings, Needs, and Concerns (July 19), Communicating in Challenging Situations (July 2b), Learning from Our Emotions (Aug. 2), and Mastering Caregiving Decisions (Aug. 9). Persons who are helping a parent, spouse, friend, or someone who lives in a home or nursing home will benefit ~ L The classes will be offered on Thursday afternoons from 1- 2:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Jackson Presbyterian Church, 240 North Oak Street, Jackson. Emily Rogers, a licensed professional counselor from ThreeRivers Area Agency on Aging, will facihtate, and the class will be limited to the first 20 who registen Participants will receive a book with chap- ters covering hiring in-home help, helping memory-impaired adults, making legal and finan- cial decisions, making decisions about care facility pl.acement, understanding depression, and making decisions about driving. There is no charge for these seminars. To reserve a place in the class, reply to: Rev. Becky Baker, Pastor, Jackson Presby- terian Church 770-775-5683 or 770-633-6746; rrbakenrb@ For more information on Powerful Tool for Caregiv- ers, contact Emily Rogers at ThreeRivers Area Agency on Aging, 678-552-2850 or, caregiver-support.php July 14 Equipment and Therapy Connectkm Fair for chil- dren with special needs North Central Health District's (NCHD) Children's Medical Services wilt host its first Equip- ment and Therapy Connection Fair for children with special needs Saturday, July 14, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Central City Church 321 Foster Road, Macon. This free bve.nt will codnect children with special needs and their families to a variety of local medical equipment vendors, service providers and thera- pists that can help with growth and development. In addition to education and resource information, attendees will be provided with light snacks and drinks and will be eligible to win a variety of door prizes. Children up to age 20 and their families attending the event are encouraged to reg- ister by calling 478-751-6253 or toll-free at 1-888-384-326Z but registration is not required. July 15 Save A Pet has Annual t mling Save A Pet, Inc. will hold its annual meeting on Sunday, July 15 at 2 p.m. at its shelter at 6t8 Maynard Church Road, Forsyth. Members and public are invited. For more informa- tion, call 478-994-5223. July 16, 17, 23, 31 DEEP program at Senior Center There will be a Diabetes Edu- cation Empowerment Program (DEEP) taught through Universi- ty of Georgia Monroe County Extension at Monroe County Senior Center, 515 S. Highway 83, Forsyth. It will continue on July 16, 1Z 23 and 31 from 10- 11 a.m. This is a fun, hands-on program for diabetics and for those who would like to learn more about diabetes. It teaches self-management, risk factors, get the support to take charge of diabetes and life. Call Dana Lynch at 478-994-7014 or the Senior Center at 478-994- 1701 for more information. July 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 "gm:k to the gO's" b play- ing Tickets are available for "Back to the 80's" at the Rose Theater Box Office this week Wednes- day and Thursday from 4-7 p.m. and two hours prior to show time beginning Friday, July 20, and next Monday- Thursday. Show times are Friday and Saturdays July 20, 21, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, July 22 and 29 at 2:30 p.m. Ticket prices for adults $15; seniors, students, and active military $12. Group rates are available if pur- chased in advance. Contact the Box Office at 478-994- 0443. July 21 American Musk Celebra- tion Monroe County Fine Arts Center will present 'American Music Celebration" featuring Otis Redding Ill, T. Graham & Dreamers from the Otis Red- ding Foundation (Artis & Arts Johnson) on Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. July 28 Chi ,m -que to benefit Ben There will be a Chicken-que sponsored by the Moose Lodge on Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Ingles parking lot in Forsyth. It will benefit Ben Posey, who recently suffered burns to his hands and face. Plates are $10 each and include chicken, slaw, chips and bread. 4-H Block Party Bring the entire family out for some big time fun before school starts back. Monroe County 4-H will host its first ever 4-H Block Party! On Saturday, Aug. 18 from 5-9 p.m. come out to 90 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Forsyth and enioy games, prizes, food, music, and A MOVIE! We will start the day off with music, games, and food. We wilt end the night by watching a movie on the big screen in the park- ing lot; so bring lawn chairs, blankets, or whatever you need to be comfortable. Tickets are only $8, which includes the meal. Call the Extension Office at 478-994-7014 for more information and to reserve tickets. Bring the family, have ;~h ~-H and find out what 4-1-1 can otter your family. July 30 Free Farmer's Market for WlC parlkipants North Central Health District will host its annual farmer's markets for participants of the Women, Infants & Children (WlC) nutrition program at the 13 county health departments in the district. They will offer free fruits and vegetables for WlC participants on a first-come, first-served basis. WlC participants must bring their WlC tD card; those not enrolled in WlC may purchase fresh produce from vendors. The market will be at Monroe County Health Department, 106 MLK Boulevard, Forsyth on Monday, July 30 from 8:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. July 31 Scouts hold Open House Cub Scout Pack 5t and Boy Scout Troop 51 will host an Open House on Tuesday, July 31 from 5-8 pm in the fellowship hall of Forsyth United Methodist Church at 68 West Johnston Street in Forsyth. Please drop in to learn more about Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. The programs are open to youth from kindergar- ten to age 18. Please contact Firman Sakir at 478-955-9567 or Jimmy Melton at 478-256- July 23-24 0391 for more information. High Falls Jr. Ranger Camp Aug. 4 High Falls State Park will hold C~rle~lkl~l ~ t1'o Junior Ranger Day Camp on Monday and Tuesday, July 23- ~ at Cml~y kild'mg 24 from 9 a.m-2 p.m. Campers Generations Writers will hold will explore the park, learn its first meeting at its new about the natural world, and location, the Conley Building, earn a Level 1 Junior Ranger 126 E. Johnston St Forsyth on badge. The cost is $25 plus a Saturday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. All $5 parking fee. For more infor- who are interested in writing, mation, call 478-993-3053. reading and/or meeting inter- esting people are invited. Bradley Mullis of Mid e Georgia Andrew Damian Forsyth made the Deans State Universify an- Hoskins of Juliette; List for the Spring 2018. nounces the 2018 spring and Landon Norris semester at the Georgaa semester Presidents List of Smarr Institute of'Ii chnol- and Dean's List. Students Deans List: Mary E ogy. This designation is on the Presidents List had Brown, Morgan L awarded to undergraduate a grade point aver of at Cook, April Denise students who have a 3.0 or least 3.8. The Deans List Garner, Jordan Ni- higher academic average includes students who had cole Gue,Ken- for the semester. More at least a 3.5 grade point neth Bradley Miller, than 25,000 undergraduate average. Students must Carrie A Neal, and graduate students are take a certain number of Tucker H Poupard, enrolled, and Georgia Tech credit ho,urs to qualm". 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