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Oconee River Greenway Meeting Set for Tuesday

Oconee River Greenway Meeting Set for Tuesday

The Oconee River Greenway Authority will have a regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting Tuesday, January 29 at 1:30 p.m. in the president's conference room on Georgia Military College's campus.

The public is welcome to attend.

If you have any questions, concerns, call Dr. Heather Langston: 478.387.4961 or hlangston@gmc.cc.ga.us.

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Young Professionals Group Meets Tuesday

Young Professionals Group Meets Tuesday

The Young Professionals Group meets Tuesday at Digital Bridges from 12-1 p.m. 

A Milledgeville Chamber news release describes the group as a "fantastic group for young, up and coming professionals. YP Group strives to attract and bring together a group of young, active, civic-minded individuals who have a clear vision of Milledgeville-Baldwin County's future as a great place to live and work."

November First Friday Features Charity Concerts

November First Friday Features Charity Concerts

Come give thanks in Downtown Milledgeville at the First Friday Charity Concert with opening act “Sol Junkie” and popular headliner, “The Scott Little Band on Nov. 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. The concert is sponsored by Milledgeville Main Street, Young Professionals of Milledgeville and Z97 and will be held in the Downtown Milledgeville Post Office Parking Lot.

Admission to the concert is five canned or nonperishable goods or $5. Raffle tickets will also be sold during the event for a chance to win a basket with downtown merchant $20 gift certificates, Deep Roots t-shirts, First Friday shopping bag, a Taste of Milledgeville Heritage Cookbook, a Deep Roots BBQ Apron and a First Friday t-shirt! Proceeds will go to the Empty Stocking Fund. Raffle tickets will be $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets!

Main Street Milledgeville Director Carlee Schulte is excited to embrace the holiday season with the spirit of giving thanks.

Georgia College Hosts Herty Hall Addition Grand Opening

Georgia College Hosts Herty Hall Addition Grand Opening
Georgia College will host a grand opening Monday, Oct. 22, to celebrate the newly constructed wing of science building Herty Hall. “It’s finally done,” said Dr. Ken McGill, chair of the chemistry, physics and astronomy department. “We welcome the campus and local community to tour the new addition, which provides more learning spaces and new resources.” The grand opening begins at 4 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Georgia College President Steve Dorman outside the Museum of Natural History on Montgomery Street. At 7:30 p.m. Herty Hall will open for tours, including the museum, planetarium and recently completed observatory. The event is free and open to the public. During May of this year, a new 24-inch research telescope erected in Herty’s 15-foot-high, corrugated aluminum dome.

Cleanup Group Tackles Trash, Debris

Cleanup Group Tackles Trash, Debris

 

Milledgeville, Georgia – On Sunday October 14, 2012, eight community members gathered downtown to give some of the alleys much needed love. The small group of dedicated volunteers met at the Main Street office at 2pm before heading out to start cleaning.

Although the group was small, they were able to get several areas cleaned up and looking much better. The alleyway behind the Masonic Lodge and Auntie Bellums Attic was the first place they tackled along with an alleyway next to City Hall and the area behind the buildings on the east side of South Wayne Street. The group moved trash, old furniture and yard debris from all locations filling a large City truck and three Herby Curby’s.

5K Pink Out Race to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure

5K Pink Out Race to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Zeta Tau Alpha at Georgia College invites you to a Pink Out 5K Race to help raise funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure!

That race is on November 3rd starting at 9:30 a.m. To replenish your nutrients after the run, enjoy a BBQ lunch and live music!

The family-friendly event also features activities for kids like a photo booth, fun run, face-painting and a bouncy house.

Head down to Georgia College's West Campus on November 3rd to participate.