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PAGE 10 - HOGANSVmLE HOME NEWS - SEPTEMBER 2, 1999 /) i !!il/i 00iii! ,i i,::i :ΈΈ ';ΈI:ΈΈ Έ lb hdve your news item included in this calendar, you reach us by phone at 637-8122, by fax at 706-846-2206 or by at: Cqh'mdd;; P. (). Box 426, ttogansviUe, Georgia 30230. THE DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 12 NOON Builders Slate Associate Night Thursday, August 26, will be "Associate Table Top Night" when the Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia has its August meeting. The gathering will be held at WhiteWater Country Club. Registration and viewing of dis- plays will begin at 6:30 p.m., fol- lowed by an informal program. Builder members will be eligi- ble to win many valuable door prizes. Also at the meeting, the asso- ciation's 1999-2000 officers will be elected. Nominees include Jeff Betsill, president; John Hayes, builder vice president; Greg Harrell, associate vice president; Chad Floyd, secre- tary; and Eddie Lusher, treasur- er. Dennis Floyd is past presi- dent. The state also includes Mac McKinney, Greg Pruitt and Mark Willie, builder directors; Curt Hirsch, Liz Taylor and Doug Walker, associate direc- tors; Bob Barnard, Randy Hayes, Kenny Johnson, Richard Simms, Jerry Tedder and Jeff Betsill, state directors; and Bob Barnard, Randy Hayes, Kenny Johnson and Dennis Floyd, national directors. Gene Barber and Jerry Tedder are life nation- al directors. Those persons planning on attending the meeting are asked to call the association office by Tuesday, August 24, to make reservations. In addition, infor- mation about the association or a membership application can be obtained by contacting the association office at (770) 716- 7109. The Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia, which serves builders in Fayette, Coweta, Spalding, Heard and Meriwether Counties, currently has around 387 members. Fine Arts and Crafts Festival If you love fine art, crafts, and good food, then come to downtown Pine Mountain for a fun and artistic day in the coun- try. The Pine Mountain Merchants and Chamber of Commerce invite you to an Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday, September 4 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is free. For information about the festival or booth space for artists, crafts people and food vendors call Magdaline Yanko at (706) 663-8891. • i AA Meetings Are Scheduled Alcoholics Anonymous meeting schedule is as follows: Friday, 8 p.m. at First Methodist Church, Manchester; Monday 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Warm Springs;. Sunday and Tuesday, 8 p.m. at Jones Chapel Church, Woodbury. Family Council The regular meeting of the Georgia Baptist Meriwether Nursing Home Family Council will be held on Thursday, September 2, at 7 p.m. in the downstairs conference room. All family and friends are encouraged to attend. Our next raffle will be held on November 4, at 7 p.m. First prize is an afghan, second prize is an afghan, third prize is a ladies watch from Taylor Foster, and fourth prize is a 20# gas tank from GA LP Gas Co. Tickets are available for $1.00 from Randy Gibson or family council mem- bers. Becky Holloway Secretary/Treasurer Family Council Flint Tech Holds Open House The public is invited to see what's new at Flint River Tech and enjoy entertainment and refreshments at the Open House on Sunday; August 29 from 3-5 p.m. , New and upgraded pro- grams will be featured in Building A. Look for the new tractor-trailer rig in front of the building and find out about com- mercial truck driving. A blues singing truck driver, Ackshun Jackson, a.k.a. Jackson (Champ) Riley of Butler, will be provid- ing entertainment at 3. He will soon release a CD. A rqbotics demonstration will be ongoing in industrial electronics, and the HVAC pro- gram trains people to keep the air conditioners running during the heat waves. Major updates of the graph- ics and printing area allow an expanded press and graphics program. The new color press and the new MAC computers in the design area will be demon- strated. Radio Daze, a barber- shop quartet from Middle Georgia, will provide entertain- ment. Robert Getter, painting instructor, is the lead singer in that group. New paint and new equip- ment make the automotive area shine. Both the old and the new ii will bepresent. A 1925 Nash will sit close to a newer car powered by alternative fuel. Short term and customized training is provided by contin- uing education. A new empha- sis in that area is plastics. The Department of Labor will also be present to answer any ques- tions about unemployment com- pensation and job potentials. Free Concerts at Aviation Museum Through September 9, the Bank of the United States Air Force Reserve will give a free concert every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins. • Thursday, August 29-Put on your dancing shoes and shake to the music of "Reserve Generation" as they perform favorite rock and roll, country, and R&B tunes. • Thursday, August 26- Swing is back as the USAF Reserve Jazz Ensemble plays the best of new jazz and big band favorites. • Thursday, September 2- Expand your horizons as the Band of the United States Air Force Reserve Concert Band performs a variety of music that's sure to surprise! • Thursday, September 9- You'll think you're in New Orleans when Dixie Express plays classic Dixieland jazz and blues with a flare that has to be heard to be believed! For more information, please contact the Band of the United States Air Force Reserve's Office of Public Affairs at (912) 327-0555. Triathlon at Callaway The tradition continues as the oldest triathlon m the south happens again at Callaway Gardens on Sunday, September 5. Registration for the Hughston Sports Medicine Center/Callaway Gardens Triathlon will be in the Callaway Gardens Menaboni Ballroom lobby Saturday, September 4. Yiathlon events will begin at 7:45 a.m. with the swim in Robin Lake followed by the bike event on the five-and three-mile drives and the run on the Discovery Bicycle Trail and the three-mile drive. For more information, con- tact Dave Johnson Enterprises at (770) 565-520& Callaway Gardens is in Pine Mountain on U.S. Highway 27, 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 min- Home Owners for... • Debt Consolidation • Home Improvements • College. Tuition. Vacation or any worthwhile reason? Refinance Your Home for up to 1125% of its value! All 'I)pes of • • ) Credit ConsMered FIRST CAPITAL MORTGAGE Can open the doorto Great Opportunities, regardless of your situation! • Low Income/High Debt • Bankruptcy • Foreclosure • Credit Problems • Limited Income Verification • Re,:ent Self Employment • Programs to Purchase New Homes • Special help for I st Time Homebuyers Call: 706-317-3270 or 1-800-580-2464 FIRST CAPITAL MORTGAGE 2224 Wynnton Rd. • Columbus ia 31906 Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee utes north of Columbus. For more information, about Callaway Gardens, call 1-800- CALLAWAY (225-5292). Region 2 Board to Meet Monday The Region 2 Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Board will hold their next meeting Monday, August 30, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 206 Willowbend Road in Peachtree City. This meeting is being called to discuss the Fiscal Year 2001 annual plan. There will also be an executive session. The meeting is open to the public. Questions may be directed to Renee Parkman at 770-254- 7474. Consumers and family members are' encouraged to attend. If you are an individual with a disability requiring assistance in order to attend, please con- tact Ms. Parkman prior to the meeting for reasonable accom- modation. Miss Teen Central Georgia Pageant will be held that same evening for eighth, ninth and tenth grade girls. Anyone interested please call Peggy Risinger at 706-647- 8392 or Dr. Ben Brown at 706- 647-5683. AARP Meeting Is September I Trudy J. Wigley, vice presi- dent of F & M Bank, will be the guest speaker for the September A.M.IP meeting. Mrs. Wigley will speak on Y2K and taking care of your money for now and then. Wigley has been with F & M Bank since 1979 when. she returned to her hometown while her husband, Sid, completed his tout- of duty with the Army. She soon became very active in her comm unity and at Trinity Baptist Church. She assisted in organizing the Dixie Youth Lea gue Baseball in Manchester, serving on the board of directors and as secre- tary and treasurer. She has also served on Meriwether County Chamber  Commerce Board At her church, she served as Youth Leader, on Stewardship tau Director of Vacation School and as a member Women's Missionary Union. AARP meets at the Presbyterian Church Manchester on September 1, at 2:30. of directors will meet at 2 Central Class 1983 Reunion The final of Central High School's of 1983 is underway. It will be held on 7:30 p.m. at The Holiday Inn l Veterans Parkwa The extended deadline reply is Friday, August 20. For additional contact Phyllis Hamter at 3807 or Ruble Miss Central Georgia Pageant The Miss Central Georgia and the Miss Greater Thomaston Scholarship Pageants,.preliminaries to the ' Miss Georgia Pageant, will be held at the Civic Center in Thomaston at 7 p.m., September 25. Young ladies 17 to 24 years old from all over Georgia are eligible to compete. Young ladies from Upson, Lamar, Pike, Meriwether, Talbot, Taylor, Crawford, and Monroe Counties are eligible to compete in the Miss Greater Thomaston Pageant. Contestants will be judged on interview, swimsuit, evening gown and talent. In addition, the FACTORY REBATES: • tp to *2000 CREDIT PROBLEMS??? If you meet the following guideline, you may qualify for a 1991-1999 automobile with LITTLE or NO DOWN PAYMENT!!! 1 Gross monthly income of $1300.00 per month (includes,,!my taxable income and also child support, SSI, and disability) If self*employed, must have lax returns tot 2 years. 2 No auto epo in the asl yea that shows on the Credit Bureau (unless it has a 0 balance). 3. All discharged bankruptcies WELCOMEr!! 4 At least 6 months on current job. Cuslomer must have a 3 year job history. 5 Musl have 8 months in the residence or I year In the area (unless you were translerred with job). I,.13t IEINI (__J&., Oldsmobile. 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