Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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February 18, 2012

Town Crier: February 19, 2012

AMERICUS — Americus


Caregiver Support: Caregiver Support meeting is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at ADH Center of Americus, 721-A Felder St. Guest speaker Nikki Jones from Mattie H. Marshall Center gives a presentation on Alzheimer’s. For more information call 928-3673.

Public hearings: The Sumter County Board of Education will hold public hearings regarding the closure of Cherokee Elementary School will be held at 6 p.m. February 21at Cherokee Elementary School, 300 Cherokee Street, Americus and at 6 p.m. February 28 at the Sumter County Board of Education Board Room, 100 Learning Lane, Americus. The public is welcome to attend.


Head Start Applications: Applications will be accepted for Head Start/Early Head Start from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Feb.17. For information call Krystal Heath 924-7666.

Free Classes: Lake Blackshear Regional Library offers Internet for Beginners at 11 a.m. Feb. 18 and Personal Computer (PC) Basics at 11 a.m. Feb. 25. Class lasts an hour. All classes are free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Stop by the library at 307 E. Lamar St., call 924-8091 or visit for more information.

Parents Meeting: There will be an important meeting for all parents of the Americus-Sumter County High Singers at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the South Campus Chorus Room. All parents are encouraged to attend.

Parent Workshop: The 21st Century Community Learning Centers, South Georgia Technical College and the Sumter County School System’s afterschool programs host a parent workshop from 5:30-6: 30 p.m. Feb.  23 in the media center at Americus-Sumter County High School South Campus. The topic will be “Customer Service Skills.” For more information call Rhonda Reddick 942-4992.

Servsafe® Training: Anyone interested in food safety can have the opportunity to improve food safety and sanitation skills. The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is offering Servsafe® Training for Food Service Managers Feb. 27 and 28. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $140. Call 924-4476 for more information or stop by the Sumter County Extension Office, Sumter County Agricultural Center, 127 William Bowen Pointe.

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