Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Your Community FYI

December 23, 2012

Town Crier: December 25, 2012



Community Dinner: A Community Christmas Dinner is held at noon Tuesday in the Social Hall, First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lee St.

Looking Ahead


Servsafe® Training: Servsafe® Training for Food Service Employees

is Jan. 28 at the Sumter County Agricultural Center, 127 William Bowen Pointe . Pre-registration is required. Cost is $15. Call 924-4476.

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.

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: An reunion of former Manhattan Shirt Co. employees is being planned. For information call Jim Goodman 924-5797, Leroy Harris 478-472-6467, Johnnie Vaughn 924-5384 or Jurlene Morgan 924-6400.



NEW GED Testing Hours: New hours, starting in January for GED testing at the Stein Center are 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and the first Saturday of each month.


Recycling Project: 4-E Learning & Prevention Center Inc. is sponsoring a recycling project. Call 928-5605 to make arrangements for delivery or pick-up of large items. Bring other items to the 4-E Center, 1405 First Montgomery St. All types of metals are needed such as old vehicles, bikes, electronics, microwave ovens, file cabinets, appliances, etc; aluminum items; paper items such as old books, magazines, etc.; plastics such as water and drink bottles and other items; and ink cartridges of all sizes, brands and kinds.


4-E Learning & Prevention Center: After School program for k-8th grade students is 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Registration fee is $25 or $60 for pickup from school. You might be eligible for free or reduced child care. Contact DFCS. To register, call 928-5605 or email or apply online at

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