The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Small Business of the Year Award. The candidates are either nominated by customers or vendors, or a member may self-nominate. To learn more about the requirements for nominating a small business, contact the Chamber at (478) 453-9311. The Chamber will contact the nominees to get additional information for the competition.
Allied Arts will host a Chair Bottoming Workshop on Jan. 26, 2013 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Registration is $62 and includes all materials. If you need a chair provided for the workshop or need more information, contact Allied Arts at (478) 452-3950. Instructors will be Randy Cannon and Brian Renko.
Flu vaccines are now available at the Baldwin County Health Department. They will offer both the traditional flu shot and Flu Mist, which is a nasal spray. Vaccines will cost $25 but are available at no charge to those on Medicaid, Peachcare, Wellcare, Amerigroup, Medicare Part B, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia or a State Benefit Plan through United Healthcare or Cigna.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
10:30 to 11 a.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Toddler Time Program (ages: 18 months to 3 years). For more information, contact Youth Services at (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.
10:30 a.m.: A Senior Olympic badminton club will be held at the Baldwin County Recreation Department gym.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Cafe Central is open every Tuesday at Freedom Church in Milledgeville. A free meal will be served to everyone who comes. For information on volunteering, call (478) 453-4400.
12:45 p.m.: The Milledgeville Kiwanis Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club. Visitors are welcome to the program and to lunch with a club sponsor.
1 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Eatonton Performing Arts Center on Madison Avenue in Eatonton. Come with a partner or e-mail Pat Turney at email@example.com for a possible partner match.
3 to 5 p.m.: Digital Bridges Open Computer Clinic is open in the Knight Community Innovation Center, 127 W. Hancock St. Work station availability is limited. The clinic is designed to teach basic skills to adult beginning computer users. Participants may come with specific questions or for general knowledge. For more information, call (478) 387-0254 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
3:30 to 4 p.m.: Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St., will host a Story Time Program (ages three and up). For more information, contact Youth Services at (478) 452-0677 ext. 129.
4 p.m.: N.A.M.I. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Oconee, a support group for consumers, family, and friends of individuals with a severe mental illness/brain disorder, meets in the Christian Education Building of Covenant Presbyterian Church at 440 N. Columbia St. (478) 452-8600.
6:30 p.m.: Milledgeville City Council meets at City Hall.
7 p.m.: Eatonton Elks Lodge #2549 will host a Country Cook'n Buffet. They will serve pork chops and trimmings. Adult tickets cost is $10, tickets for children 12 and under cost $6. Everyone is invited. The lodge is a smoke free environment. For more information, contact (706) 485-8606.
7 p.m.: The Sweet Georgia Sound Sweet Adeline Chorus meets at Vineville Christian Towers to practice, socialize and sing. It is for women only. (478) 932-5387.