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The Pike County Times, PO Box 843, Zebulon, Georgia 30295. Click here to donate through PayPal. Becky Watts: Phone # 770-468-7583 editor(@)pikecountytimes.com
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Regular Monthly Community Events
Prayers for Military

Pike County Post 197, The American Legion will hold a short service to offer thanks and prayers for our military on the first Monday of every month at 12:00 pm (noon). This is a monthly service that is held at the Veteran’s Memorial on the Pike County Courthouse grounds. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information contact pikepost197@gmail.com.

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Support Group to Meet

A support group for caregivers of family and friends who are diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia, held its first meeting on March 8, 2012 at Concord United Methodist Church. The group will meet the second Thursday of each month.

Caregivers of loved ones with memory loss are invited to attend. There will be a special informational program as well as the opportunity for conversation and fellowship. Refreshments will be provided. Separate supervised activities will be provided for loved ones with memory loss.

Contact Tammy Jarrett at 706-646-3949 or Gary Kemp at 770-584-2388 if you plan to attend or for more information.

Invitation to Pike County from Thomaston Toastmasters Club

Thomaston Toastmasters meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 12 - 1 p.m. at The Pie, 710 N. Church Street, Thomaston. Visitors are welcome. Anyone living or working within driving distance is welcome to attend. Visit us on Facebook for more information: www.facebook.com/ThomastonToastmasters

Pike County Republicans Meet

The Pike County Republican Party meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Pike County Senior Center located at 2488 Highway 19 N, Zebulon.

Pike County Democrats Meet

The Pike County Democratic Party meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM at A Novel Experience in Zebulon. Click here for more.

Pike County American Legion Family Meetings Are Held Monthly

The American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, and the American Legion Post 197 meet on a monthly basis here in Pike County. All meetings are held at the Post 197 Building located at 645 Meansville Road in Zebulon, Georgia.

For more information, contact pikepost197@gmail.com.

GED Classes Offered at Concord Baptist Church

GED classes and are offered at Concord Baptist Church (8670 Hwy. 18). Amy Tate is there every Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Students may also register for the program at the same location and times. All classes, books, and materials are free. Scholarships for GED testing fees are available. Contact Amy at atate@sctech.edu or 770-467-6036 for more information. (Amy spoke to Kiwanis of Pike last week. Thanks to Mike Cox and Kiwanis Club of Pike for this information.)

Pike Community Resource Network Changes Meeting Place

The Pike Community Resource Network meets on the first Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Church of Joy located at 3080 Highway 362 W, Williamson.

If you have any questions, please contact Michael Powell of the Pike Community Resource Network at 770-567-2930 or pikecommunityresourcenetwork@gmail.com.

The Alzheimer's Association Is Here to Serve You and Your Family

The Alzheimer's Association has a Georgia Chapter that offers services, programs, education, and support groups in our state. Click on the links to find out about what is offered here and how you can become involved. The calendar has a list of dates and times for upcoming events, programs, etc. that is invaluable for families affected by Alzheimer's.

This group has been in existence since 1982 and has seven regional offices as well as a state office in Atlanta. Find out more at www.alz.org/georgia about how the Alzheimer's Association can help you and your family!

Community Events
Pine Mountain Trail Association -"Roadside Trash Pickup"
Workday at FDR State Park

PINE MOUNTAIN - Do you want to help out in a project that will benefit many at a public venue? Does your group want to participate in a group project picking up trash and making a community asset shine? FDR Park is looking for volunteers to help with a roadside trash pickup. Workdays are FREE and volunteers of all ages are welcome. You do not have be a PMTA member to participate and you do not sign up in advance or call ahead. Just show up a few minutes before the stated start time.

Click here to find out more about this and a list of hikes at FDR Park. Please tell them that you read about this on Pike County Times and snap a selfie or two and send them to editor@pikecountytimes.com as you work or hike!

Burning Restrictions Are No longer in Effect

The EPD burning restrictions go into effect May 1, 2017 and last through the summer months until October 1 each year. ww.pikecountytimes.com/secondary/permit9.18.17.html

For more information visit the Georgia Forestry Commission’s web site at www.gatrees.org or call your local office of the Georgia Forestry Commission at (770)227-5522 or (706)646-6011. You can also contact the Georgia Environmental Protection Division at (404)362-2671.

Education Forum on Assessment Reports for Pike County School - March 22, 2018

Struggling to Understand Your Child’s Assessment Reports? (e.g. Milestones report, Report Cards, EOCT Results) You are invited to an Education Forum presented by the NAACP (Pike County Branch).

Dr. Jenny Allison, Pike County Public Schools Director of Teaching and Learning Thursday, will be presenting this program on March 22, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Ninth Grade Academy.

Friends of the J. Joel Edwards Library to Meet - March 31, 2018

There will be a meeting of the Friends of J. Joel Edwards Library at the library, Saturday, March 31 at 11:00. Anyone interested in supporting our library is welcome.

For more information, contact Bobby Bunn at 770-584-3094.

Ride For a Cause - April 28, 2018

There will be a Motorcycle Ride to Benefit the Fun in the Son Camp at Reconciliation House, Inc. $20 to ride. $10 for a passenger. FREE FOOD. $10 raffle tickets for a 55 inch flat screen tv.

Registration will start at 10:00am. Ride will begin at 12:00. The ride will start in Thomaston and run through Woodbury, Manchester, back into Thomaston and end in Yatesville. Roughly 65 miles & 1 1/2 hours with a police escort. The location of the registration isn't set in stone yet, but will be updated when it is.

Please preregister so they can have enough food for all who attend. To register now, call or text Danielle Goetz at 404-661-8213. Click here for more information.

Griffin Police Department Golf Tournament - May 21, 2018

Each year, the Officers of the Griffin Police Department partake in numerous community activities. These officers are dedicated in promoting safety, education and fostering positive community relations with the citizens who reside here and to those who travel through the city each day. The Griffin Police Department will be hosting a BACK THE BLUE TOURNAMENT at Sun City Peachtree Retirement Community this May 21st to help raise funds for community policing activities and programs designed for our youth in mind.

The tournament will start at 09:00am with registration beginning at 07:30am. We are asking our local businesses to help us achieve our goals by one of the following ways: Cash donation, Merchandise or gift certificate for prizes at day of tournament, Sponsor a hole at the course for $200.00. Those who sponsor a hole will have their name/business placed on sponsorship board on day of event for advertisement and list of donators.

Those who wish to join in the tournament or donate may do so no later than May 7th by contacting Linda Lash at the Griffin Police Department: 770-229-6450 ext 344. The cost to enter in the tournament is $75.00 per person which includes: 18 holes of golf, cart fees, prizes and buffet lunch.

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