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Dad's, daughters, and princesses too.

Dad's, daughters, and princesses too.

Bleckley PTO held the annual Father-Daughter Dance inside the high school Saturday night.   This year's theme was "Daddy's Little Princess."  Girls and their dad's, grandfathers, or other male relatives, came dressed in their bests to enjoy musci and refreshments.  Of course, there were plenty of photo opporunities because characters from Princesses with a Purpose were on hand.

A specia night for certain.

 

Bleckley Elementary holds WinterFest.

Bleckley Elementary holds WinterFest.

Bleckley Elementary held their annual Winter Festival Thursday night.  In past years, the event raised funds for playground equipment, assistant principal Jenny Brooks said proceeds from this year's event would go toward technology upgrades and other school supplies.

Families enjoyed a variety of games and activities including a fish pond, crazy hair, football toss, as well as both a silent and live auction.

To see more photos from the evening, click here.

Church to hold simulcast of marriage conference.

House of Grace Church, located at 133 Jac Arts Road in Cochran, will host a simulcast of the 2016 XO Marriage Today Conference February 12-13.  Times are 8-10 pm that Friday, 10 am-12:30 pm on Saturday.  Cost is $34 per couple.  To learn more about the conference, click here.  Register by visiting houseofgracecochran.org

Thirteenth annual Biking Bleckley March 19.

Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce will present the 13th annual Biking Bleckley Metric 100 March 19. Start time is 8:30 am at the corner of Third and Dykes Streets. Four routes available, 15, 30, and 50 miles, as well as a 62.5 mile (metric 100) Registration is $25 by March 4, $30 after. Fee includes snacks, drinks, marked routes, maps with descriptions and SAG vehicles on road routes.

To ensure getting a T-Shirt in your size, please register by March 4. Mail checks and registration forms (available here) , made payable to Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce, to PO Box 305, Cochran, GA 31014.  Call the chamber office, (478)934-2965, or email aa@cochran-bleckleychamber.com for more information.

Boots, BBQ, and Bluegrass, for missions at local church.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will hold "Boots and Bling Mission Fling," February 11 at 6:30 pm.  The country-themed fundraiser featuring a BBQ dinner, silent auction, and entertainment, will go toward missions.  Tickets can be purchased by calling the church office, (478)934-0810.  Mt. Calvary is located at 134 Abney Road in Cochran.

Middle Georgia State opening Spring Art Exhibition.

The Brian Moss Art Exhibition is currently on display in Peacock Gallery located inside Russell Hall on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University. A gallery talk and reception will be hosted by moss via Skype tonight  from 6-7 pm. The exhibition will be on display through February 26. Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday-Thursday, 8 am-noon, Friday.

Bleckley Elementary Winter Festival February 4.

Bleckley County Elementary School will hold their annual Winter Festival February 4 from 6-8 pm.  Admission $2 per person.  Food and games/activities including a dart throw, duck pond, hayride, and Happy Hair.  Cost of games, four for $1, or 25 for $5.