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Free Financial Literacy Workshop. 6 p.m. April 1 at Griffin Regional Welcome Center. 770-233-4130
The Griffin-Spalding Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club will host its first Debutante meeting at 6 p.m. March 24 at Fairmont Community Center. Young ladies in grades 7-12 are invited to attend with their parents. Contact Emma Jean Taylor 770-227-4896 or Sherry Jones 770-227-5425 or Kathelene Hines 770-412-0200.
The Spalding County Public Works Department has announced the reopening of a portion of Jackson Road from its four-way intersection at North McDonough Road east to Bailey Jester Road. All cross drain work has been completed.
Starting March 11, the AARP Tax Aide volunteers and the Spalding County Senior Center staff will not take reservations for seniors who want to file for the new stimulus refund on tax Tuesdays at the Spalding County Senior Center. If, however, a senior is filing for their state or federal taxes, the tax volunteers will take care of the stimulus refund for you at the same time. The AARP Tax Aide and the Senior Center are currently working on setting up other days to take care of all those that just need the stimulus refund. Listen to the radio and watch the newspaper. Those wanting to file just for the stimulus refund have up until October to apply.
Milner School reunion will be Sunday, March 30 at Milner Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Class meetings will follow a covered dish luncheon. If you attended Milner School at any time through 1970 you are invited.
A Voter Registration Drive will be held at the New Hope Baptist Church in Griffin on the following dates and times: Saturday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday March 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 770-467-4255.
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is taking hole sponsors and teams for the Annual Golf Tournament Monday, May 5, 2008 at the Cedars Golf Course beginning at 1 p.m. For more information or to sign up contact Christy Hammons at Pike County Chamber of Commerce at 770-567-2029. Sign up early and receive a pre-registration discount.
FreshStart. The American Cancer Society’s free four-session smoking cessation program will be held at Spalding Regional Medical Center. To register call 770- 467-6136. Space is limited.
Pike County High Class of 1968. Holding 40th reunion this summer with date and details to be announced. The most recent contact information for class members is needed. Send names, addresses and e-mail information to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-227-3930.
Faith Christian Academy Annual Golf Tournament. May 15 at Heron Bay Golf Club, Locust Grove. Tournament will benefit the school building fund. Cost is $400 for team of four; $125 per person. For more information contact Misty Mays at Faith Christian Academy at 770-227-7383 or email@example.com.
A Memorial Scholarship for paraprofessionals will be awarded in May by the Griffin-Spalding Retired Educators Association. To qualify, paraprofessionals must be currently enrolled in a teacher education program or accepted into one. All principals have been given applications and guidelines.
The deadline is April 25, 2008.
The First Steps Program at Spalding Regional Medical Center is looking for dedicated volunteers. First Steps is a program that serves families of newborns by providing them with parenting education, telephone contact and referrals to community resources. A mandatory training is required for all volunteers. For more information, contact Bernell Merritt or Michelle Dalton at (770) 885-6038.