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Page 4C Rotary has scho arships for ocal high schoo ers to study abroad to 18.5 at the time of departure, of all backgrounds and economic means. Each year, nearly 9,000 high school students around the world accept the challenge to become citizens of the world The Rotary Clubs of Georgia’s Rotary District 6900 are preparing to award eight scholarships to local Georgia high school students to study abroad during the 2019—2020 academic year as part of the Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship by applying to become a Rotary Youth Program. Exchange student. The program is now Each of the eight scholarships is valued available here in Georgia, and applica- at $24,000 and includes tuition, room, tions are open. board and a monthly stipend to study Students should contact their local at the high school level in one of 33 District 6900 Rotary club for more infor- countries. Rotary volunteers make the mation about the program or visit http:// program affordable to students, ages 15 www.ryeflorida.org/district-6900. Sfll'ifiS rdliziti iiitltilllttlii tiltEtttililltillitittillittltllti B. I'th S 5112M}gtgittiiiriitittitétlittttii tixiizttiiiiiiiiiiit i; " Aug. 15 Aug. 17 Aug. 19 Aug. 21' Lloyd Strickland Dale Tyson J.C. Starr Elmo Remick Charles Dumas Dr. Clell Morris Judy Mackey Caleb Sikes Daitlyn Onstott Chuck Williams Kenley Morris Aug. 18 Aug. 20 Grace Woods Robert <3 Mitzi Aug. 22 Aug. 16 Greg 8. Gwen Music Williams Dylan Cox Autumn Martin David 8. Cheryl Mr. & Mrs. Steve Herndon Rogers 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 tree at charge for the community. Email Diane Glidewell at news©mymcr.net with intormation and picture. Re1“““‘"“)orter CALENDAR Continued trom Front Sept. 15 let-12m grade Leon Goodrum Founda- tion Tutoring Program The Leon Goodrum Foundation Tutoring Program for lst-12th grade students will begin Saturday, Sept. 15 to continue through April 20 every first and third Saturday from Q ant-12 noon at the Hardin Library Building on the Titt College Cam- pus. Call Rodney Stewart at 478-954-8609 tor more information. Sept. 22 High Falls State Park Triathlon The High Falls State Park Triathlon (3 mi, trail run, 14 mi. road bike and 1 mi. lake paddle) will be Saturday, Sept. 22 at 8 am. Entry is $50 plus $15 it you need to rent a kayak. Entry increases to $70 on Sept. l and registration ends Sept. 19. Email Joe Reed at ipreed57©gmailcom tor an entry form or stop by High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Dr, Jackson, GA 30233 to register. August 15,2018 Mission Possble 5K/Fun Run Wrights Grove Baptist Church/Unity in the Com- munity Tour will host the Mission Possible SK/Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 22, It begins and ends at Mary Persons High School, 300 Montpelier Ave, Forsyth. The SK begins at 8 am, the Fun Run at 8:30 am. Halt ot the proceeds and donations will go to Monroe County Habitat tor Humanity. There will be awards tor top over- all male and temale and awards tor the top three in age groups item 10 under to 61 -plus. Registration tor the 5K before Sept. is $20; late registration is $25, and the Fun Run is $15. T—shirts are guaranteed to those who register by Sept. 7, For more intormation, contact Colette Chambliss at Wrights Grove at 478-994-070 or 478—501—8217. ’ Sept. 27 Chamber of Commerce Member Appre- cial'ion Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber at Commerce will celebrate its members with a luau in Mar- garitaville on Thursday, Sept. 27 trom 5:30-7:30 pm. at the Chamber, 10 W Chambers Street, Forsyth. Wear that tavorite Hawaiian shirt, listen to music, play a round at cornhole and enioy tood and friends. The event is tree tor Chamber members, but registration is needed: 478-994- 9239 or events©torsyth—monroechambercom. Monroe County lIBRARY CALENDAR Friday, Aug. 17 at 11 am. Forliss'lno Fridays Movie: FAME! Based upon the 1980 film, follows NYC talent attending the New York City High School for the Performing Arts where students get specialized training that otten leads to success in pertorm- ing arts careers. Monday, Aug. 20 at 5 pm. Anime Mango Club meeting The perfect place tor having tun and making friends! Wé'both dlscuss and watch anime each month. It's a laid-back environment where snacks are usually ottered and no one teels excluded. For Teens ages 12 and up Saturday, Aug. 25 at 12 noon lIBRARlES ROCKI End of Summer Celebration Carnival Join us for our Summer Reading finale! Get ready to play! Monday, Aug. 27 at 4 pm. AM Book Club: The Immortal Life of Hemiefla lacks by Rebecca Skloal' Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital tor developing the polio vacclne, cloning, gene mapping, arid more. 4-Person Scramble ‘ 8:00am — Registration 9:00am Tee Time 0 Mulligans c Door Prizes o Hole-in—one‘Prize . $60 per player Deadline for pre-registration is Friday, August 31,2018 Depoty Michael Norris Golf Tournament Friday, September 7, 2018 . Forsyth Golf Club ‘- 400 Country Club Drive Forsyih GA o I"1 and 2”d place prizes ‘ Includes: lunch, green fees and cart **Limited to the first 21 teams registered and paid - l Proceeds will benefit the I “Deputy Michael Norris'Memorial Scholarship” 1& C.O.P.S. l FOR'PLAYER REGISTRATION AND/OR SPONSOR REGISTRATION ELEASE CONTACT Michael phone: 478~80S5658 or email: m.bittick@att.nei Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 6 pm. Hot Topic! Stand Up to Bullying for Families Presented by the Department ot Juvenile Justice. Many times Bullying is shrugged ott as a part ot growing up but bullying can be severe and damaging to victims tor years to come. Come learn about bullying and ettective tactics to help your child it it‘s happening to them. 'This discus- sion is open to tamilies Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 10:30 on. Computer Basics Training The FVSU Mobile Technology Unit will be in town! This class is ideal tor individuals with little or no experience with computers. Students will learn about the basics at Microsoft Word and word processing. 1' w