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Adrian Johnson Named to Girl Scouts Board

Adrian Johnson Named to Girl Scouts Board

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Inc. has elected Adrian Johnson of Macon, Georgia to a position on its board of directors. Johnson will serve a three-year term.

Johnson is a Relationship Manager at Wells Fargo Bank.  He has 21 years of banking experience with Bank of America and Wells Fargo Bank, respectively.

Central Ga. Council, Boy Scouts of America Annual Safari Wild Dinner

Central Ga. Council, Boy Scouts of America Annual Safari Wild Dinner

The Safari Wild Dinner is an annual Friends of Scouting fundraising event for the Central Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America.  It will be held March 17, 2011 at the Idle Hour Golf and Country Club in Macon, GA at 7pm.  The keynote speaker for the evening will be Bobby Lamb, Mercer University’s Head Football Coach.
Born in Augusta and raised in Commerce, Bobby Lamb joins the Mercer coaching ranks after nine successful seasons as head coach at Furman University. He will become the 19th head coach in Bears’ football history on July 1st.
 
During his tenure guiding Furman’s program, Lamb had a 67-40 record (.626). He led the Paladins to winning records in eight of his nine   seasons and made four trips to the NCAA I-AA (now Football Championship Series) playoffs. His 2004 squad won the SoCon championship and Lamb was tabbed as the Conference’s “Coach of the Year.”
 

Stratford Reaches Around the World With Art Exhibit and Drop-In Reception

Stratford Reaches Around the World With Art Exhibit and Drop-In Reception

Did you know that Stratford Academy’s 951 current students and their parents represent over 40 countries including the United States?

During the month of March, Stratford has displayed art and artifacts from nearly 50 countries as a part of the “Stratford Reaches Around the World” International Art Exhibit.

 The countries on display represent either exchange students who have attended or visited the school or the direct heritage of current families or faculty members.

Some of the art in the exhibit has been donated to the school by the international visitors.

Other pieces are personal items of parents’ and faculty members’ and have been loaned to Stratford for this display.

 Please drop in and enjoy our seeing how Stratford Academy and its families and alumni Reach Around the World.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Announces 4th Annual Pull for the House

Ronald McDonald House Charities Announces 4th Annual Pull for the House

How long does it take 15 people to pull a 70,000 pound truck 40 feet? Find out this Saturday at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia’s 4th Annual Pull for the House. Join Ronald McDonald and the GEICO Gecko on Saturday, March 19th  in downtown Macon’s beautiful Cherry Street Plaza – in front of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. The event begins at 10 am with the team pull competition and family activities lasting until 1 pm.    
 
This year’s Pull is co-presented by GEICO and McDonald’s. 20 teams of 15 people each will compete to see who will have the fastest time. Activities in addition to the pull competition include inflatable jumping toys, face painting, music, a petting zoo, children’s games, and other family fun. Food and concessions will be available, so bring the whole family and support your local Ronald McDonald House!
 

Barry Darnell and the Mobile Slim Band to Kick-Off Cherry Blossom Festival

Barry Darnell and the Mobile Slim Band to Kick-Off Cherry Blossom Festival

Barry Darnell and the Mobile Slim Band will kick off the Cherry Blossom with a hot show March 19, at 5pm on the Coca-Cola stage in the park. Come on out and get your music on!

Bibb County Kindergarten Registration for 2011-2012

Bibb County Kindergarten Registration for 2011-2012

Kindergarten enrollment registration for the 2011-2012 school year will take place from March through May 2011.

In order to enter a Georgia public school for the 2011-2012 school year, a child must be five years of age on or before September 1, 2011. 

The parent/guardian must reside within the school’s attendance zone as designated by the Bibb County Board of Education. Parents/guardians are required to supply the following documents at registration time to complete the process:

  • Child's registered birth certificate
  • Child's immunization records (Form 3231)
  • Hearing, Vision and Dental Health (Form 3300)
  • Proof of residence (Electric Bill, Gas Bill, Rental/Mortgage letter only)
  • Social Security Card

The Georgia Performance Standards for Kindergarten are designed to meet the educational, social, physical, cognitive, and emotional needs of all five year old children.

Miller Middle Hosts Math & Science Family Fun Night

Miller Middle School will hold a Math & Science Family Night on Tuesday, March 15 from 6-8 p.m.

The Museum of Arts and Sciences will have a live animal program beginning at 6:00 p.m., and the Central High School Science Club will facilitate activities for parents and students, including a working hover craft, a nail balance, a trash bag mummy, silly putty demonstrations, boom whackers, magnet demonstrations, a computer simulation of a missile launch, fossil and rock displays, and fungus observations.