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Blood Drives in Perry

Blood Drives in Perry

American Red Cross holds blood drives at the following dates and locations:

  • 3/05/2012: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Crossroads United Methodist Church, 1600 Main Street
  • 3/06/2012: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Cross Point Baptist Church, 645 Perry Parkway

Donate Food in Exchange for Free Doctor Visit

Donate Food in Exchange for Free Doctor Visit

Doctors with a Heart takes place Tuesday, February 14.

Bring $10 worth of food as a donation in exchange for a free consultation at Perry Chiropractic Health Center.

Appointments need to be made ahead of time.

All donations will be donated to Loaves and Fishes.

Central Georgians Asked to Help With Cancer Study

The American Cancer Society is asking for your help to volunteer for a new, nationwide cancer study. Bibb County ranks significantly higher than the state's average in cancer cases, and the American Cancer Society estimates close to 4000 people will be diagnosed with cancer in the county this year.

Mayor Robert Reichert and several other officials from Macon and Warner Robins pledged their support for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study 3.

The study is the third in their Cancer Prevention Series and will help researchers understand lifestyle, environmental and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer.

Anyone between the ages of 30-65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer can participate. The study requires a one-time blood sample and a lifetime commitment, but American Cancer Society's, Molly Herrin says it's easier than it sounds.

Westfield Key Club Sponsors Blood Drive

Westfield Key Club Sponsors Blood Drive

PERRY, GA.--The Westfield School Key Club will sponsor its annual American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, January 17 from 1 until 6 p.m. in the school's Arts & Sciences Building (Recital Hall).

The community is invited to attend.

For more information, contact any Key Club member or Dr. Grady Knight, Key Club advisor, at The Westfield School, 478-987-0547.

New Outdoor Recreation Pass Needed in Some Wildlife Areas

New Outdoor Recreation Pass Needed in Some Wildlife Areas

The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division now requires a recreation pass for Flat Creek PFA in Houston County.

That's according to a Department of Natural Resources news release.

The pass is known as  the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Pass (GORP) for visitors ages 16-64.

Board of Education Names Nutrition Director

Board of Education Names Nutrition Director

 

Houston County, GA – The Houston County Board of Education approved Superintendent Dr. Robin Hines’ recommendation on Dec. 13, 2011, to name Meredith Potter the Director of School Nutrition, a Houston County Board of Education news release says. 

Potter originally joined the system as the School Nutrition Dietician in July of 2008.

 

“Houston County’s School Nutrition Program is known across the state and nation for its integrated, cutting-edge approach to nutrition and nutrition education,” remarked Potter.  “I am excited about continuing our high standards of excellence and leading our great nutrition team as we work to make a positive difference in the lives of Houston County families.”

 

Chamber Recognizes November Business of the Month

Chamber Recognizes November Business of the Month

 

The Business Development Committee of the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Advanced EyeCare Center as Business of the Month for November 2011. This award makes them eligible for the Business of the Year Award.

Dr Dixon and the Optical professionals at Advanced EyeCare, provide each patient with quality eye care and vision solutions coupled with exceptional customer service. They are experienced in all areas of eye care and offer the Optomap exam which images the retina, often without the need for dilation.