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Relay for Life of Dodge County Plans Survivors' Celebration

Relay for Life of Dodge County Plans Survivors' Celebration

The American Cancer Society and Relay of Life of Dodge County are honoring cancer survivors with lunch on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. 

The lunch will be held at the Sidetrack Cafe in Eastman from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Sidetrack Cafe is located at 312 Main Street in downtown Eastman.

For more information, please contact Brooke at the American Cancer Society at 478-743-6391.

Luau for Life at MGC Pool

The Bleckley Elementary and Middle Georgia Collge Relay for Life teams present a "Luau for Life" April 9 at 7 pm. 

The Luau will be held at the MGC pool.  It's dinner and a show with a menu of all you can eat roast pig, salad, green beans, rice, and desert.  Cost is minium $10 donation for adults, $5 for kids $10 and under. 

Tickets can be purchased in advance by e-mailing lyoung@bleckley.k12.ga.us or pbryant@mgc.edu 

Call 478-230-2108, 478-934-3419, or 934-3600 for more information. 

Proceeds from the event benefit the Bleckley County Relay for Life. 

Dodge Connecting Family DayPromises Fun on March 26th

Dodge Connecting Family DayPromises Fun on March 26th

 Join the fun at the Eastman-Dodge County Recreation Department Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Dodge Connecting Family Day. The Eastman-Dodge County Recreation Department is located at 1027 Dublin Highway.

Events include:

Fun Run! 3 mile run @ 10:00 am, pre-registration required

Games * Family Activities * Reading Time * Petting Zoo * Fire Truck * Exhibits

Air Evac Lifeteam Helicopter

Alcohol & Drug Prevention

Local Entertainment

Title I Health Fair

Family Fun Walk


Please Contact Dodge Connection-Communities In Schools of Dodge County for more information

or to register for the Fun Run:

Upcoming Concert, Homecoming at Local Church

Contemperary Gospel group OMEGA will be in concert March 27 at Mount Calvary Baptist Church for the evening service beginning at 6 pm.  

Mount Calvary will celebrate Homecoming April 10 with service at 11 a.m. and lunch to follow on the church grounds. 

Mount Calvary Baptist is located at 134 Abney Rd.

Semi-Pro Football Tryouts

The Middle Georgia Pitbulls Semi-Pro Football Team will have spring practice/tryouts begining March 21 at 5 p.m. at the Cochran Jaycee Building/Fairgrounds.

Those wishing to try out for the 2011 team should attend.

The team is also seeking business sponsors for the 2011 season.

Call 478-231-3317 for more information.

Third Annual Danny Dykes Memorial Golf Tournament

The Third Annual Danny Dykes Memorial Golf Tournament will be held April 16 at Uchee Trail Country Club

The tournament is a four-man scramble with a 2 p.m. shotgun start. 

Cost is $40 for 18 holes of golf and lunch. 

Mulligans (1 per player for 9 holes) will be available for $5 each. 

Range balls and lunch will be available after 1 pm.  Cash prizes for first through third place in two flights.

Checks, made payable to the American Cancer Society, can be turned into the club. 

Or you can register by sending payment and information to Relay for Life of Bleckley County c/o Candi Dykes, 177 Jeanne Drive, Cochran, GA 31014.  Registration is due by April 16.  Call Candi Dykes at 478-298-0255 for more information. 

All proceeds benefit the Relay for Life of Bleckley County.

Uchee Trail Country Club is located at 202 Country Club Rd.

Cochran-Bleckley United Givers Fund presents "Thanksgiving in April"

Enjoy "Thanksgiving in April" by purchasing a turkey and dressing plate from the Cochran-Bleckley United Givers Fund. 

Cost is a $7 donation with proceeds benefitting the fund. 

Plates can be picked up April 3 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the high school cafeteria. 

Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce Office located on Second Street. 

Call the chamber at 478-934-2965 for more information.