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Save a Cup for Earth Day, Get Free Coffee

Conserve. Get free coffee.

In honor of Earth Day today, you can bring your travel mug to Starbuck's and get a free cup of coffee.

On any day though, you can bring your travel mug or tumbler to Starbuck's and receive 10 cents off your purchase, or you can order your drink "for here" and drink out of a non-paper cup.

Starbuck's Earth Day article says that 1.2 million people participated last year. That's a lot of saved paper cups! And that's just one day.

What if we used our travel mugs every day?

Tri-County EMC Approves Local Grants

The Tri-County EMC Foundation Board approved two grants in Baldwin County last month along with 11 other applications around Central Georgia as part of Operation Roundup Funds.

Habitat for Humanity of Baldwin County was granted $2,500 to fund the construction of a new home for a needy family.

Mustard Seed Ministry's application also received a grant to purchase materials for the construction of two wheelchair ramps for two individuals in the community.

Operation Roundup is funded by the voluntary contributions of Tri-County EMC Members to the Tri-County EMC Foundation. Participants in the program have their monthly bill rounded up to the next dollar and thedifference is donated to Operation Roundup. Any individuals wishing to make a tax-deductible donation tothe foundation may contact Lindsay Graham at 478.986.8126 or mail a check payable to: Tri-County EMCFoundation, Inc., P.O. Box 487, Gray, GA 31032.

Holy Week

Holy Week is the final week of Lent before Easter. Easter is this Sunday, April 24.

Here is a listing of local churches with Holy Week services/events:

First Baptist Church of Milledgeville

Sacred Heart Catholic Church 

If you would like your church's Holy Week scheduled posted here, please e-mail the link and information to whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

Meetup for Earth Day!

Earth Day is this Friday.

Are you doing anything to commemorate the day? 

When you Google Earth Day, this comes up. The Natural Conservancy tells you what five things you can do for the Earth right now. [You don't even need a shovel!]

This year, you can have a "picnic for the planet" by meeting up withpeople in your community.

Safe and Healthy Milledgeville Day!

Georgia College Scrubby Bear and Milledgeville Mall present Safe and Healthy Milledgeville Day on April 23.

This event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Milledgeville Mall.

Free and open to the public.

Scrubby Bears is an organization aimed at teaching children about keeping themselves clean and free of germs.

Some of the vendors that will be on site include local and state law enforcement, local firefighters, multiple groups from Georgia College, a few groups from the high school, Walgreens, different military groups, Live Healthy Baldwin, Happy Time Jumpers, and of course Communities In Schools

Survivors of Suicide Support Group

Next Meetings are from 6-7:30 p.m.:

April 25

May 24

June 27

at River Edge Behavioral Center, Blandy Way in Milledgeville.

For more information, contact Leanne at 478-696-3310.

Milledgeville Tales

Milledgeville Storytelling  is April 8 at 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theater. 

Tickets are $10 and  available at the Milledgeville Convention & Visitors Bureau.