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Shalom Zones receive sponsorship to improve neighborhood health

On Monday, September 28, 2015, Wellcare of Central Georgia presented a sponsorship of $11,380 to Macon-Bibb County’s Shalom Zones to start or add on to community gardens and to host healthcare initiatives.

“I would like to thank WellCare of Georgia for joining with us as we move forward to make the Communities of Shalom here in Macon-Bibb healthier,” says Frank Austin.

To read more about which neighborhoods are a part of this new health initiative click here.

James M. Cox Foundation, EveryoneOn to bridge digital divide in Middle Georgia

The James M. Cox Foundation announced on September 16 a $288,500 grant to EveryoneOn. The grant will fund an innovative pilot program providing 1,500 tablet computers, preloaded with premium educational content, to families in Georgia who are enrolling in Cox Communications' Connect2Compete discounted internet service program.

Macon-Bibb Parks & Rec Dept to celebrate National Visit a Park Day

Macon-Bibb Parks & Rec Dept to celebrate National Visit a Park Day

Several actvities will be held at Central City Park in Macon Friday for National Visit a Park Day.

According to a news release, starting at 6:15 p.m., recyclables will be collected in bins at the Round Building. A free Zumba class will be offered next to the former Georgia State Fair building at 6:30 p.m., and 'Annie' wil be shown in the nearby field beginning at 7:45 p.m.

Food and drinks will be sold during the event, and families can bring their own food. No alcohol is allowed.

For more information about Visit a Park Day, click here.

Fall Fling 2015 Final Roundup

Fall Fling 2015 Final Roundup

Wow! It’s hard to believe that September is over and so is the Fall Fling! Thank you to everyone who participated. I hope each and everyone were able to tackle at least one of the Flings. This is always lots of fun and we’ll do it again in the Spring.


If you missed a fling or two, here is a quick roundup for you.

Fall Fling 2015 Day 30: Jewelry

Fall Fling 2015 Day 30: Jewelry

Welcome to the Fall Fling. Join us every day in September to start flinging the clutter from your life!


Fall Fling Day 30: Jewelry - I know you love your sparkly baubles but today I’d like you to go through your jewelry. It’s time to fling those earrings that hurt your ears and the necklace that Great Aunt Alice gave you but you will never, ever wear. Make room for jewelry that you truly love and wear.

Local Organizer to Offer Free Organizing Teleclass - 10/1

Local Organizer to Offer Free Organizing Teleclass - 10/1

Do any of these sound familiar?

1st Middle Georgia Idol to be held in Macon

The first Middle Georgia Idol event will be held November 12 starting at 7 p.m. at the Howard Middle School Auditorium on Forsyth Road.

The event will showcase the talent of Middle Georgia's youth and young adults. It's a fundraiser to benefit the Family  Counseling Center.

Tickets are $10 per person and children under ages 10 are free with a paying adult.

To purchase tickets, please call the Family Counseling Center at 478-745-2811.