4-H horse club to form

ALBANY -- Youths in the area are invited to attend a meet-and-greet for the start-up of the Dougherty County 4-H Horse Club. The club is an equine-based program to inform youths on horses in regards to health, riding, showing and to help fulfill state requirements for those interested in riding in the 4H State Horse Show.

Young people in surrounding counties that do not have an equine program are invited to join. All youths ages 9-19 are welcome, including public, private and homeschoolers. If you are not a member of 4-H, you may sign up the evening of the meet-and-greet, which will be held in downtown Albany at the Dougherty County 4-H office located at 125 Pine Ave., Suite 100 in the Candy Room on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

The youth development person within the extention office is Jessica Dorsey, who may be contacted at (229) 436-7216. Additional contacts for the horse club are Kilena Underwood (229) 869-7210 and Vicki Harris (229) 255-9855.

Ridgewood home wins award

ALBANY -- The home of John and Vicki Inman, 2617 Ridgewood Lane, has been chosen the November Yard of the Month winner by the Albany Daffodil Garden Club.

"This lovely home sits on the corner of Hanover and Ridgewood and is a treat for the eyes," club President Marideane Maxwell said. "Beautiful fall decorations at the front entrance and beds of pansies enhance the foundation plantings.The side yard has a quiet sitting area and pots of blooming flowers abound at the side entrance to the pool area. A must see."

The club each month selects an Albany residence for the award. Nominations may be made by calling (229) 436-6888.