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Community Shreds and Recycles 9 Tons of Sensitive Documents

Warner Robins, GA — Central Georgia residents recently shredded 18,000 pounds, or 9 tons, of documents containing sensitive material at Robins Financial Credit Union’s popular Shred Day events.

Shred Day events were held at Robins Financial Credit Union’s Hartley Bridge branch in Macon and Watson Boulevard branch in Warner Robins.

Shred Day is a semiannual event with a dual purpose - to protect the Middle Georgia community from identity theft and to protect the environment. Members of the community are invited to shred personal information, including financial records, receipts and prescriptions. All shredded documents are then recycled. 

Robins Financial Credit Union is a local non-profit financial cooperative with nineteen branches in central Georgia. Robins Financial currently provides financial services to over 179,000 members, with assets exceeding $2.2 billion. 

Robins Financial Credit Union Supports Macon Regional Crimestoppers

Warner Robins, GA — Robins Financial Credit Union recently presented Macon Regional Crimestoppers with a $5,000 donation to the 11th Annual David Pierce Memorial Law Enforcement Dinner. This event will be held on Friday, May 5th and is designed to help partner law enforcement, community and the media to help keep our community safe.

“We really appreciate the work Crimestoppers is doing and are proud to support this organization. They are making a huge impact on our community,” said John Rhea, CEO/President of Robins Financial Credit Union.

Robins Financial Credit Union is a local non-profit financial cooperative with nineteen branches in central Georgia. Robins Financial currently provides financial services to over 179,000 members, with assets exceeding $2.2 billion. 

Parks & Recreation needs your feedback

How do you utilize our parks and recreation centers? What would you like to see in them? Our Parks & Recreation Department wants to hear from you! They're conducting a survey of Macon-Bibb County residents to determine what needs are already met, what's needed, and what changes could benefit the entire community. You can fill out the survey by clicking this link. Also, follow the department on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

What do you want to see in Rosa Parks Square? Share your thoughts in public forum

Macon-Bibb County, the Macon-Bibb County Urban Development Authority (UDA), and design firm HGOR will hold the third and final public meeting for the future design of Rosa Parks Square on Tuesday, March 28, in Commission Chambers in Government Center (700 Poplar Street) at 6:00 p.m. At this forum, HGOR will unveil the proposed design for Rosa Parks Square, and seek final feedback.  

Central City Park's new Skate Park dubbed 'the coolest place in Macon'

Whether you're a skater or not, you've got to admit our new skate park is pretty cool. Commissioner Larry Schlesinger says he doesn't plan on doing an kickflips off the rails anytime soon, but he did declare this park to be "the coolest place in Macon."

On Friday, March 17, our leaders, community partners, the Parks & Recreation Department and a big group of skating enthusiasts came to celebrate our new Skate Park. The park is part of a $3.7 million upgrade to Central City. Those upgrades also included new sidewalks, pavilions, multi-purpose fields, and infrastructure upgrades.

Variety show to feature community leaders, benefit youth commission

The 2017 Taste of Macon-Bibb Follies is slated for April 8 at the Historic Douglass Theater. There will be reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by the show at 7 p.m. The variety show will feature performances from Mayor Robert Reichert, some of our commissioners, local leaders, fire department officials and more! It's all to benefit the Macon-Bibb County Youth Commission. The students in the commission get to learn up close how their local, state, and national governments operate through trips, programs, workshops, and activities. Click here to see a video featuring video from previous Follies performances. And visit the Youth Commission Facebook page to follow along with our young leaders' adventures.

Paws in the Park pairs rescue groups, Animal Welfare for dog show

Tobesofkee will be the site of the popular 'Paws in the Park' event this year! The dog show will feature playful pups competing for a prize. Awards will be given out in several categories including best dressed, best looking, owner/dog lookalike and more! It's happening from noon to 4 p.m. at Sandy Beach Park on Saturday, March 25. People will also have the chance to visit with, and even adopt a new furry friend. Click here for more information on Paws in the Park!