Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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January 26, 2013

Town Crier: January 27, 2013

AMERICUS — This Week


Chamber Concert Series: Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has announced its 2012-2013 Chamber Concert Series —  Wednesday – 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. Wednesday and Friday in GSW Education Center Room 103. Fee is $39 and course number is 313IPB201A.

Boston Butts: Boy Scout Troop 26 is selling barbecued Boston butts and ribs for Super Bowl Weekend. Proceeds fromsale will help send our scouts to the 2013 BSA National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. Orders will be ready for pick-up on from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, but must be placed by Wednesday. The price is $30 for a 7-lb. Boston butt or $20 for a whole slab of ribs. E-mail orders to Scott Ivey at

Looking Ahead


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.

PTO Fundraiser: Tanner Photography will be in Americus on Feb. 23 to take family portraits as 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 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., contact Susan Ruckman at 229-924-3864 or Photographs will be taken at Sumter Elementary, 438 Bumphead Road.

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.

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