Community calendar for 1/12/13

Published 3:40 am Friday, January 11, 2013

Birthdays, anniversaries and special events can be added to, changed or deleted from the calendar by submitting them in writing at The Post-Searchlight office, 301 N. Crawford St., by faxing (229) 246-7665, by e-mailing; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818. 


Saturday, Jan. 12

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Mt. Moriah #2 M.B. Church, located at 1213 Wautauga Road, will have a benefit program for James “Jabbo” Johnson. The program begins at 5:30 p.m. with the Rev. Dellise Cox of Beulah M.B. Church of Cairo preaching the sermon. Contact Deacon H.G. Harrell 465-3664 or Jasmyn Edmond 465-3505 for more information.

• Jolly 60s, Calvary Baptist Church, Chason St., 6 p.m.

• Birthdays: Jackie Fleetwood, Audrey Anderson, Leonard J. Borders Jr., Catherine Naylor, Daniel Provence, Ashley Waddell


Sunday, Jan. 13

Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, located at 849 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Bainbridge, will host a 2013 Year of Release Conference beginning the 13th at 5 p.m. with Overseer Gregory James, of Tallahassee as guest speaker. Services continue through Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m., with Bishop George Bloomer of Durham, N.C., as weeknight guest speaker.

Second Elizabeth M.B. Church, located at 2718 Attapulgus Hwy., Quincy, will present “Crown of Glory, Women in Hats” at 3 p.m., wtih Minister Isabella Alls Dubose speaking.

St. Thomas M.B. Church, located at 198 Edwards Rd., Fowlstown, will launch their new scholarship fund commemorating their oldest member, Mother Itra Moore, who is 101 years of age. This will be incorporated with the morning worship service.

 Mt. Nebo Church, off Lake Douglas Road, will hold its Men and Women’s Day program at 3 p.m. with Pastor Hayward Teague as guest speaker.

 AA, 814 West St., 3 p.m.

• Birthdays: Brandon Draper


Monday, Jan. 14

The Decatur County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold its dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Charter House. For reservations, please call (229) 246-4238 by noon on Friday, Jan. 11.

• Bainbridge/Decatur County Council for the Arts board of directors meeting, Firehouse Center, 5:30 p.m.

AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.

• Decatur County NAACP, Vivian’s Place, 1425 MLK Jr. Drive, 7 p.m.

• Freemasonry: Royal Arch and Royal and Select Masons, 7:30 p.m., Knights Templar at 8 p.m.

• Brinson Council, Brinson City Hall, 7:30 p.m.

• Birthdays: William Widener, John M. McDaniel, Sharon H. Williams, Brice Flowers, Randall Terry


Tuesday, Jan. 15

• Bookmobile at Gibbs Bainbridge Village, Hubert Dollar Drive, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

• Toddler Tales, Decatur County Library, 10 a.m.

• Bookmobile at Brogdon’s Grocery in Brinson, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

• Rotary Club, Charter House Inn, noon

• SOWEGA Council on Aging Public Hearing, Senior Center at 402 W. Water St., 1:30 p.m.

• MOPS, First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 5:30 p.m.

• Bainbridge City Council, Potter Street Community Center, 6:30 p.m.

• Nar-Anon Family Group (for friends and family of those suffering with addiction or drug problems), 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.

• Narcotics Anonymous (closed meeting for addicts or people with drug problems), 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.

• Faceville Lodge No. 487, Georgia Highway 97 South, 7:30 p.m.

• Anniversaries: Olivia and Charlie McCall

• Birthdays: Carole Angell, Elouise Ingram, Jordy Lewis, Mary Robinson, Ashleigh Stone, Sharon H. Williams, Pam Lee, Justin Schuver


Wednesday, Jan. 16

• Keep Decatur County Beautiful, First Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Shotwell St., 8 a.m.

• Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Chamber building in the Earle May Boat Basin, noon

• Bainbridge-Decatur County Retired Educators Association, Golden Corral Steak House, 12:30 p.m.

AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.

• Decatur County–Gilbert H. Gragg Library Board of Trustees, S. Monroe St., 5:30 p.m.

AA, 814 West St., women’s meeting at 6:30 p.m., speaker meeting at 8 p.m.

• Birthdays: Stephen McRae, Shirley Buckhaulter, Chris Mueller, Bruce McLendon, Alton E. Brock, Andrea Hampton, Mary Anna Dozier, Spencer Mock, Johnny Edwards


Thursday, Jan. 17

• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Toddler Tales, Decatur County Library, 10 a.m.

• Kiwanis Club, Seminole Wind, noon

• Bainbridge-Decatur County Council for the Arts Annual Member Art Show begins with artists’ reception, Firehouse Center and Harrell Gallery, 6:30 p.m.

• AA, 814 S. West St., noon

• Decatur County Breast Cancer Support, Kirbo Women’s Center at Bainbridge Hospital, 6 p.m.

• Orion Lodge No. 8, Louise St., 6:30 p.m.

• Decatur County Board of Education, 507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge, workshop meeting at 6 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m.

• Narcotics Anonymous, 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m. (closed meeting for addicts or people with drug problems)

• Nar-Anon Family Group, 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m. (for friends and family of those suffering with addiction or drug problems)

• Anniversaries: David and Gladys Ellis

• Birthdays: Summer Kirkland, Cindy Bailey, Ash Bailey, Larry Pollock, Linda McCullers, Raymond L. Chambers, Melissa Cundiff


Friday, Jan. 18

Redeeming Life Fellowship Church, located 2378 Highway 188, Cairo, Ga., will host The Gathering of Apostles and Prophets through Jan. 20, featuring guest speakers each day. Friday services begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday workshops run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday service is at 11 a.m.

• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.

• Staying Alive group of Narcotics Anonymous, 232 W. Shotwell St. (across from Methodist Church), 8 p.m. (open meeting, everyone welcome)

• Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marchant

• Birthdays: David L. Ellis Sr., Madison Hutchins, Lamar Burke, Kareem Baulkmon Jr., Michelle Wimberly, Christine McNair, Lyza Key, Ashley Andrews


Saturday, Jan. 19

• Decatur County Special Olympics is presenting “The Miracles” in concert at the Bainbridge College Kirbo Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and can purchased at local banks, other businesses, or from a Special Olympics committe member.

• The Bainbridge Kiwanis Club’s 9th Annual River Run 5K and 10K races will be held at the Earle May Boat Basin. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and the races start at 9 a.m.

NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. at the Rehaboth Special Event Center, 1610 Old Quincy Highway. For ticket information contact Doris V. Cosby, 220-3185 or Constance Hamilton, 246-6105.


Monday, Jan. 21

• Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday


Tuesday, Jan. 22

• Bainbridge Historic Preservation Commission, Potter Street Community Center, 6 p.m.


Thursday, Jan. 24

• Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Ceremony, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College


Sunday, Jan. 27

Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West St., will have “Family and Friends Day,” at 11:15 a.m. Dinner will follow the service.

• International Holocaust Remembrance Day


Monday, Jan. 29

• GED graduation will be held for all graduates from July 2011 through January 2013, at the Kirbo Center, at 7 p.m.


Thursday, Jan. 31

• The 2013 Job and Career Expo will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kirbo Center on the Bainbridge College campus. The event is sponsored by the SWGA Employer Committee and Bainbridge College, and co-sponsored by Bainbridge Career Center at Georgia Department of Labor and the Bainbridge/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce.

• University of Georgia’s 2013 Ag Forecast, Cloud Livestock Facility, registration at 9 a.m., seminar from 10 a.m. to noon with lunch to follow. Richard Barnhill, owner of Mazur and Hockman Peanut Brokers, will be the speaker.


Saturday, Feb. 9

• Bainbridge Rotary Club’s Third Annual Casino Night, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College, 6 p.m.


Thursday, Feb. 14

• Valentine’s Day


Monday, Feb. 18

• Presidents’ Day (school holiday)


Sunday, March 10

• Daylight Savings Time Begins


Saturday, March 22

• Bainbridge Half-Marathon races held from Memorial Hospital


Monday, April 1

• Decatur County Schools are on Spring Break through April 7