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Cochran church to hold four-player golf scramble.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran will hold a four-man golf scramble at the Woods Golf Course October 25.  Start time is 9:30 am.  Cost is $25 per player.  Lunch will be served and prizes will be awarded.  Contact Jack Wright, 478-231-0585 for more information.  Proceeds benefit the Cornerstone Church Building Fund.

Youth rally to be held at Hillside Family Campgrounds.

"Friday Night Light," a community youth rally, will be held October 3 at Hillside Family Campground, 592 Georgia 87 Business District, in Cochran.  Services last from 7-8:30 pm with a bonfire planned from 8:30-10.  Worship will be led by Cochran native Zack Phinazee and the Christ Chapel Warner Robins youth band.  The message will be brought by Jeremy Ikner, youth pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Dublin.

Faith-based Girls Club meets at Hillside Family Campgrounds.

"Keepers of the Faith" girls club is a Bible-based club for girls ages 7-17.  They meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Hillside Family RV Park, 592 Georgia 87 in Cochran.  According to a release from the group, girls are taught skills such as scripture memorization, crafts, and "to develop a servant’s heart through learning how to love others by serving."

For more information, call Helen Cueno, 770-973-2089.

Fall Buddy Ball set for October 4

The twelveth annual Fall Buddy Ball game is set for October 4 at the Cochran-Bleckley Rec. Department.   It's open to special needs children ages 3-16.  Buddy Ball is a game of baseball for special needs children who normally wouldn't get to participate in team sports.

It lasts from 9:30 am-noon.  Participants are asked to be there by 9:45 to get their shirts.  Games start at 10 am with lunch to follow.

Cochran churches to have special music during evening services.

A pair of Cochran churches will have special music during upcoming 6 pm worship services.  The contemporary gospel group Mercy's Well will be at Betnany Baptist Church September 21 at 6 pm.  Bethany is located at 608 Highway 26 East.

On September 28 a "Gaither style" gospel sing will be held at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church from 6-8 pm.  It'll feature the combined choirs of Mt. Calvary, Salem Baptist, Lakeview, and Bethany Baptist Churches, as well as an advertised "surprise guest."  Mt. Calvary is located at 128 Abney Road.

Promise of Hope celebrates National Recovery Month.

Promise of Hope celebrates National Recovery Month.

September is National Recovery Month.  Promise of Hope, the faith-based substance abuse program for both women and men, held an event Saturday on the Bleckley courthouse square.  People could participate in a "Walk of Hope" in honor or memory of someone who had battled addiction.  Serving also as a fundraiser, volunteers were stationed on the corners of Second and Dykes Streets to collect donations.  Items such as red ribbons and T-Shirts were for sale.

There was also free face painting.  To learn more about Promise of Hope, visit their website.

Chamber of Commerce, MGSC to host "Rockin' Cochran."

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce and Middle Georgia State College will host "Rockin' Cochran" September 16 from4-8 pm.  It's designed to show college students the benefits of shopping in downtown Cochran. Sodexo dining service  will serve dinner there and the college will provide transportation to students interested in attending.  Acivities include music, food, and a photo booth.

Contact the chamber, 478-934-2965, for more information.