Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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January 21, 2013

Town Crier: January 22, 2012

AMERICUS — Chamber Concert Series: Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has announced its 2012-2013 Chamber Concert Series —  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.

Fundraiser: Tanner Photography will be in Americus on Saturday, February 23 to take family portraits. This is a fundraiser for Sumter County Elemtary PTO's "Extreme Playground Makeover." The cost of the sitting is $15 and you will receive an 11x14 color portrait with your sitting, no other purchases are necessary. To schedule a family appointment, please contact Susan Ruckman  at (229) 924-3864 or email sunsanruckman@att.net. Appointment times are being planned for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Photographs will be taken at Sumter Elementary 438 Bumphead Road, Americus.

Basic Class: iPad and iPhone Basic Class is offered by the Georgia Southwestern State University Continued Education Department from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 29 and 30 in GSW Education Center Room 103. Fee is $39 and course number is 313I{B201A.

Servsafe® Training: Servsafe® Training for Food Service Managers is offered Feb. 4 and 5 at the Sumter County Agricultural Center, 127 William Bowen Pointe. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $140. Call 924-4476.

Manhattan Reunion: The former employees of Manhattan Shirts Co. celebrate a reunion March 9 at Rees Park Economic Development Center on Elm Avenue. Fee is $25 per person. Deadline for reservations is Feb. 15. Contact Leroy Harris 478-472-6467, Linda Marshall 229-591-8715 or Jurlean Morgan 229-924-6400.

Oglethorpe

Forestry Pageant: The Macon County Forestry Pageant is taking applications. The pageant will be held at 4 p.m. March 2 at the Old Junior High Gym in Oglethorpe. The divisions are Baby (0-23 months), Teeny (2-4 years), Tiny (4-6 years), Little (7-9 years), Junior (10-12 years), Teen (13-16 years), and Miss (17-24 years). The winner will represent Macon County at the State Pageant in June. Winners will receive a full round crown and sash. Scholarships will be awarded to each queen at the end of their reign. For applications, call Amy R. Johnson at 478-244-1562 or e-mail at amymaconcoforestrypageant@yahoo.com. Application deadline is Feb. 16.

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