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Page 8B November 21,2018 l orter "The American Picker ' which is seen on the History Channel, is coming back to Georgia in Januar)a The show is looking for lots of interesting characters with lots of interesting items. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz would love to find people and collec- lions in Monroe County to indude in upcoming episodes. They are especial- ly interested in different, unusual and unique items, things they haven't seen before and interesting stories. The show is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique "picking;' hunting for America most valuable antiques. Mike and Frank travel back roads from coast to coast on a mission to recyde and rescue forgotten relics. They hope to give historically s' n icant obieas a newlease on life and to learn about America past along the way Mike and Frank only pick private col- leclions so NO stores, malls, flea markets, museums, auctions, businesses or any- thing open to the public. If you are interested in being on the show or know someone who might be, contact ' M-nerican Pickers" at 1-855-OLD-RUST (653-7878) or AmericanPickers@dneflix corn. Explore Georgia is putting together its selec- tion of 100 local dishes that people should try when visiting spots around the state for its 2019,list. Now is the time to nominate your favorite choice from Forsyth and Monroe County's restaurants. What dishes do you rec- ommend to all of your friends and family? Nominations will be collected through Friday, NoV. 30. Submit yours on Last year Grits Care was a 2018 winner for its Double Shrimp & Grits. The best offerings from throughout Georgia will be featured in the 2019 Georgia Eats Culinary Guide as "100 Plates Locals Love" Hel, e,a special gift to PruiffHealth Monroe residents news@mymcr.nef sized ani- For the 6th year in a row reals were Elaine Gilbert will give each some- resident of Pruitt Health thing the Monroe (formerly Hilltop residents Nursing Home) a soft, of Pruitt comforting character from Health Avon. After her husband Monroe passed away following an would extended time of declining enjoy get- health, she wanted to do ting and something at Christmas keeping time for those at the nurs- through ing home near where she the year. lives. She has When Gilbert, who is an managed Avon representative, saw to buy the featured plush "pet" for the gift the season, she knew the for all 70 residents byherself some years, but it is hard for her and Elaine Gilbert holds Avon's Herbie the Hedgehog. She will give Herbie to each of the 70 residents at Pruitt Health Monroe on Dec. 21 and welcomes donations from anyone who would like to help her pay for the special gift. she has Gilbert said she will great- Monroe. The non-prickly had many people who hear ly appreciate any person or hedgehog costs $20 each. about her goal tell her they group who would like to (That's $1,400 for all 70.) If would like to help. help provide Herbie for the you would like to help, call Seeing the smiles from residents of Pruitt Health Gilbert at 478-957-3351. the residents when she puts . , the gift into their arms and [- Join us for [ i, I SaveAPet,s i r t vh I " heating from the residents li I[ B i j . and staff of Pruitt Health "l, la3 ' Monroe and their faro- ,d mlk f ] = ily and friends about how tea, t THE llllpB 4 ! B ROT H E R S much they enjoy the cuddly I Fri, Dec. 7th I c,-,aractershasencoura ed I S,", 0,: 8", I i BRAGG JAM I theeachyear'This"year'HerbieHedgehog willbe i" ", : L i ,j t distributed on Frida ; Dec. 48,a,: a ] 21. She has already ordered Enjoy Refreshments Delicious Sandwiches & Drinks [ Please come VISIT our shelter and [ ro,uytn, 1 she placed her order just in [ shop at Fldo'$ Closet!We haves0me I 478-993-7! !1time to get all she needed [ special sale items, raffle.and baked goods! ] before the special seasonal gift sold out. / For more information, ,call,478"994"5223,] The 1 Your carpet and rugs will look beautiful for the holidays. You will feel confident and secure knowing that you have Forsyth's most referred IICRC Certi- fled Carpet Cleaning company in / i your home. You get all this: Free carpet deodorizer to freshen things up for your Coo,McCook holiday guests. Owner You'll love the service we give. We'll clean the first area and if you're not convinced we clean better than all others, we'll leave and you owe nothing. Plus, if Pre-agitation and high performance vacuum to remove dry soils. FREE specialty spot cleaning to remove grease, dirt, soda, gum, wax, pet urine, for ink, food, etc. (most cleaners charge extra) testimonials from actual clients and more Carpet stays cleaner longer with our protec- information on our carpet, rug, tive finish, PLUS you get a 1 year spot upholstery, tile & grout cleaning systems. and spill warranty for ultimate peace of mind. HURRY! Pre-Holiday appointments are booking FAST. Call: 405-9138 ' - -,- -~