Food Pantry: The Sumter Area Ministerial Association’s (SAMA) Food Pantry will reopen today inside the former Americus Colored Hospital building at the corner of North Jackson and J.R. Campbell streets.
Chamber Concert Series: Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has announced its 2012-2013 Chamber Concert Series — Today – Montana Skies, The Rylander Theatre; Jan. 29 – Manhattan Piano Trio; Feb. 12 – Graffe String Quartet with Michiko Otaki, piano and April 8 – Sima Trio. All performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. in GSW’s Jackson Performance Hall, unless otherwise noted. Tickets available and can be purchased at the door. For information or tickets, call 931-2204.
Jewelry Sale: The Phoebe Sumter Hospital Auxiliary Pink Ladies sponsors a $5 jewelry sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today at the Wellness Center, Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, located on the left as you enter the main entrance of the hospital campus.
Neighborhood Watch Meeting: District 4 Neighborhood Watch meeting is at 6 p.m. today at the Americus Police Department. Americus Fire and Emergency Services personnel will discuss fire safety and alarms. We will also discuss the FBI part 1 crime statistics for the district.
Airport Authority: The Americus-Sumter County Airport Authority meets at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the board room of the terminal building at Jimmy Carter Regional Airport at Souther Field. The meeting is open to the public.
GSW Convocation: John A. Neuenschwander, Ph.D., a retired history professor and municipal judge from Kenosha, Wis., is the featured speaker for a Georgia Southwestern State University convocation at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Jackson Performance Hall. The title of his speech is “Oral History in the 21st Century.”
This event is free and open to the public.
Downtown Open House: The Americus Center for the Arts, downtown Americus, will hold open house from 4-8 p.m. Thursday. This free community event features local artists exhibiting and selling their work, live music by the GSW Jazz Quintet, and art raffle and more. For more information visits sumter-arts.org/ACA