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Church Holds Preschool Registration

First Baptist Church will have its registration for the 2011-2012 Weekday Preschool Program on Wednesday, March 23 at 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. in the church preschool classroom at First Baptist Church.

First Baptist Church is located at 101 S. Second St. in Cochran. 

Call the church at 478-934-6356 for information.

Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra to present concerts of "Pure Pleasure"

Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra to present concerts of "Pure Pleasure"

The Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra (OSO) will be in concert February 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hawkinsville Opera House and will perform February 27 at 3:30 p.m. at Wesleyan College. 

It will be the fourth concert series of the season for the OSO entitled "Pure Pleasure."  Maestro Adrian Gnam, conductor laureate  of the Macon Sympthony Orechstra, will conduct the performances. 

Said OSO founder, artistic director, and conductor Dr. Charles Quinn in a news release  “The combination of these pieces are simply pure pleasure for those who play and unquestionably for those who hear them. It will be enjoyable for me to see Adrian conduct the OSO; he has a style of conducting that only comes from years of experience.”  

Gnam is currently Director of the International Conductors Workshop and Competition, Assistant Professor of Music at Georgia Southern University and Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at Mercer University.

Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Secret Santa Fund

The Cochran Masonic Lodge #217 will host a Pancake Breakfast on February 26 from 7 until 10 a.m. 

All you can eat:  Pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea & OJ. 

All uniformed workers eat in for free. 

All profits go to the Joe Lassiter Secret Santa Fund that provides a Christmas to local families.

Motorcyle Ride to Benefit Relay for Life

A  Motorcyle Benefit Ride for Relay for Life will take place at Bleckley Memorial Hospital.

The event is on Saturday, March 19.

The deadline to register is March 5 and the registration fee is $25.

Bleckley Memorial Hospital is located at 145 E. Peacock St in Cochran.

For more information, call 478-934-6211.

Officers Selected for Boy Scouts Council in Central Georgia

The following were elected as officers for the Central Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America.

The Central Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America serves 24 counties and over 5,700 youth.  The Scouting method is used to train youth in responsible citizenship, character development and self-reliance through outdoor education.

 

Eli Morgan

Council President
State Farm Insurance

 

Dr. Jonathan Griggs

Council Commissioner

General Dentistry

 

Terry Henderson

V.P. Finance

Mauldin & Jenkins, CPA

 

Ross Cooper, R.Ph.

V.P. Membership

Central State Hospital

 

Thomas G. Whatley

V.P. Manpower

Retired

 

Jonathan Martin

V.P Strategic Planning

Constangy, Brooks and Smith, LLC

 

William Fickling, III

V.P. Program

TLC Casa to Host 2nd Annual Father/Daughter Dance

On February 5, the TLC CASA will host a fun-filled night out on the town with your favorite girl(s).

All proceeds will benefit the Eastman TLC CASA Visitation Program, also known as The Oconee Clubhouse.

Pictures provided by Smith Studios beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Parking and security will be provided.

The event is from 6 until 9 p.m at the Dodge County Boys and Girls Club at 141 11th St.

The cost is $25 per father/daughter couple and $10 for each additional daughter.

Contact Julie German for more information at 478-374-3516.

TLC CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates for children, is a nationwide program that works with abused and neglected children. The nonprofit organization supports children through the entire court process.

TLC CASA also provides visitation for children and their parents while the children are in foster care.

Tripp Family Christmas Lights

Tripp Family Christmas Lights

 

From Dec. 19 through Dec. 25, the Trapp Family Christmas lights are on display.

Sunday Dec. 19 through Thursday Dec. 23 the event is open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Friday Dec. 24 and Saturday Dec. 25 the event is open from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Santa Claus is on site from 7 until 9 p.m.

The Tripp Family Christmas Lights are located at 63 Macedonia Church Road in Cochran.

The Tripp Family Christmas Lights is a 13WMAZ's 2008 Festive Yards Sweepstakes winner.