Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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February 23, 2013

Town Crier: February 24, 2013

AMERICUS — This Week


Airport Authority: The Americus-Sumter County Airport Authority meets at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 27 in the board room of the airport terminal building at Jimmy Carter Regional Airport. The meeting is open to the public.

The Boys & Girls Club of Americus-Sumter County Inc. presents Americus Idol March 2 at GSW’s Fine Arts Theatre on campus. If you can sing, plan to come out and compete. The first round of competition will be at noon. All contestants will sing one song. The top 20 contestants will move on to the final round of competition at 6 p.m., in which they will sing another song. Entry fee is $25 per person and the winner will be crowned “Americus Idol” and receive $100. Admission to the first and final competitions is $5 person, children 10 and under $3 for each per show. All proceeds benefit the local Boys and Girls Club. Deadline for entry is Feb. 28. For information or application call Susan Ruckman 942-6618 or Deloris O’Neal 886-8130.

Miss Jabberwock: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Americus Alumnae Chapter presents Miss Jabberwock Scholarships and Chapter Projects Fundraising Program — A Century of Elegance and Excellence at 6 p.m. March 2 at the Sumter County Primary School Auditorium. For tickets and more information call Dorothy Patterson at  938-3955 or any member of the chapter.

Pecan Farmers: A Sumter County Pecan Production meeting is at noon March 7 at the Sumter County Agricultural Center, 127 William Bowen Pointe. UGA specialists present the program and lunch is provided by local County Agent Bill Starr. Prodcuers may earn one hour credit towards private and commercial pesticide license. Call 924-4476 if you plan to attend.

Tree Sale: The annual Americus Kiwanis Club Tree Sale is scheduled for Saturday, March 9 at Lenny’s Market in Americus. Dogwoods and crape myrtles — 1,000 of each — will be available for $1 per tree from 8-11 a.m. Secondary sale locations include parking lots at Clinic Drug Store, Accelerated Physical Therapy and the old Manhattan Shirt factory. Pre-sales of up to 500 of each tree are available for reservation at 229-924-2783.

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