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4-H horse club to meet for 2012

4-H horse club to meet for 2012

ALBANY .265— The first Dougherty County 4-H Horse Club meeting of 2012 will take place Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Candy Room at 125 Pine Ave. This will be a meet and greet with time to fill out all necessary forms for the year. Jessica Dorsey is the county 4-H Youth Development person and she will explain the core values. Officers will also be elected at this time. Monthly meeting will follow. For information contact, Jessica Dorsey at indorsey@uga.edu, (229) 436-7216 or Marissa Hargrove at bandhfarms@ymail.com. Check us out on facebook, under Dougherty County 4-H Horse Club.

Extension office looks for Master Gardeners

ALBANY .265— The Dougherty County Extension office is looking for persons who would like to become a Master Gardener and serve their communities with other garden enthusiasts. Training for certification as a Master Gardener will be offered through the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension office in Dougherty County. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon beginning March 6 and concluding May 9 at the Dougherty County Extension office, 125 Pine. Ave. For details on this contact, James Morgan at (229) 436-7216 or morganjl@uga.edu.

Thronateeska kicks off astronomy series

ALBANY .265— The Thronateeska Heritage Center kicks of their astronomy Series on Tuesday at the Thronateeska Heritage Center, 100 W. Roosevelt Ave., from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. The program will include a 25-minute film in the planetarium and a discussion with or staff astronomers afterwards. The film showing will be “Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope.” Admission is $3.50 or free if you are a member or a student of Darton College. Contact, Allison Young at (229) 432-6955.