Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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February 11, 2012

Town Crier: February 12, 2012

AMERICUS — Americus

Today

Class of 1969: The Class of 1969, Sumter High School, meets at 4 p.m. today at the home of Josephone Simpson, 809 Georgia Ave.

Band Concert: Southland Academy hosts the state-wide GISA All-Select Middle School Band Concert at 2 p.m. today in the Melvin T. Kinslow Gymnatorium on the Southland Academy campus.The Symphonic Band will be led by Jed Smart from Tuscaloosa County High School, Tuscaloosa, Ala.,and the Concert Band will be directed by Ben Mallory from Sumter County Middle School. The coordinators for this special event are Robert Mullinax and Pam Klena. Rob Ivey, Southland's band director, hosts the event. The general public is invited.

Walk Georgia: Registration is open for Walk Georgia, an annual 12-week physical fitness program that encourages participants to track their physical activity from Feb.12-May 5. The program goals are to develop regular activity habits, get healthier and more physically fit — all while having fun! Participants and teams of four can log activity onto the online system where they are converted into miles. The miles allow participants to virtually travel through Georgia.The more miles a participant has, the more they can travel, see interesting sights, learn fascinating facts and get healthy! Participants can also choose to receive a weekly email newsletter that includes healthy lifestyle tips, recipes, recognition of leading participants, success stories, and announcements. Walk Georgia is sponsored by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and its partners as an effort to encourage Georgians to develop regular exercise habits in a fun, community oriented program. If interested visit www.walkgeorgia.org to register or call -924-4476 for more information. Registration ends March 17.

This Week

Peanut Meeting: A peanut production meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Sumter County Agricultural Center, 127 William Bowen Pointe. A UGA Specialist will present the program. Earn Private and Commercial Pesticide Credit Call 924-4476 if you plan to attend. There will be a sponsored meal.

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