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Macon Chosen as Location for Georgia Southern Miss State Scholarship Pageant

Macon has been selected to host the 2011 “Fabulous 50’s” Georgia Southern Miss State Scholarship Pageant. Georgia Southern Miss (GSM) selects a different city in Georgia each year to host the State pageant.

The 14th Annual Anita Ponder and Friends Holiday Feast Scheduled for Christmas Day

A free, holiday feast will take place on Christmas Day at the Douglass Theatre from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The event will serve over 1600 people and will include over 1000 Meals on Wheels clients. Toys, clothes and shoes will be available for those who need them.

Local barbers will be on site to give complimentary haircuts and a complimentary salon service with a local stylist will also be available.

AJ the DJ will provide the live, holiday music entertainment.

For more information, contact Anita Ponder at 478-978-5067.

Community members are asked to call for free rides to the dinner, call if you or someone you know is in need, call if you want to volunteer and call if you want to donate food, toys or clothes.

 

Macon Rescue Mission: Day 7 of 13 Days of Giving

Macon Rescue Mission: Day 7 of 13 Days of Giving

The Macon Rescue Mission is a faith-based organization providing residential programs and services to those facing homelessness, addiction, domestic violence, and poverty.

You can help by volunteering for food drives or donate food, diapers and personal hygiene items. You can also sponsor a child for the holidays or donate to a bargain center.

Call 478-743-5445 for more information or visit http://www.maconrescuemission.com

We will feature more on the Macon Rescue Mission on 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.

The Share the Love and Love a Pet Adoption Drive

The Share the Love and Love a Pet Adoption Drive will feature onsite pet adoptions with representatives from various Middle Georgia Animal Shelters on hand to answer questions and pair abandoned dogs and cats with loving families. 

The Share the Love and Love a Pet Adoption Drive will take place on Saturday, Dec. 11  to benefit the ASPCA and  Middle Georgia Animal Shelters at Subaru of Macon. 

The event will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Subaru of Macon.

Local canine celebrity AC Pup will also be in attendance. 

There are also opportunities to have a photo taken with Santa as part of “Picture your pet with Santa and a new Subaru” and each participant will receive a full color photo keepsake. 

The Methodist Home for Children and Youth: Day 6 of 13 Days of Giving

The Methodist Home for Children and Youth: Day 6 of 13 Days of Giving

The Methodist Home for Children and Youth is more than a home for children, it is also a home for a host of children and family programs and services.

You can help with The Methodist Home for Children and Youth by adopting a child or cottage for Christmas.

Learn more by visiting www.themethodisthome.org, e-mail information@themethodisthome.org or call 478-751-2800.

We'll have more on Methodist Home for Children and Youth on 13WMAZ Eyewitness news today and tonight.

Kids Yule Love: Day 4 of 13 Days of Giving

Kids Yule Love: Day 4 of 13 Days of Giving

Kids Yule Love is a non-profit organization founded in 1986 and its mission is to provide Christmas presents and a message of hope to the less fortunate children in the Middle Georgia area.

Kids Yule Love partners with businesses in the Middle Georgia area who either want to become a sponsor or a  Kids Yule Love drop point.  Kids Yule Love also serves people throughout the year with Baskets of Joy at Easter, Kids School Tools during the school year & the Smoke Detector Program. 

You can help by donating Christmas toys, volunteer or give donations for other programs throughout the year.

Learn more at http://www.kidsyulelove.com or call 478-741-3032.

We'll have more on 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.

Bolingbroke Christmas Parade

Bolingbroke Christmas Parade

The Bolingbroke Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m.

The parade will take place at Rivoli Rd.

Pre-parade activities  such as a cake walk and concessions will begin at 2 p.m.

The events will take place in front of the fire station and post office.

Children will be able to visit with Santa in his workshop after the parade.

For 13WMAZ's list of parades in the area, click here.