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Community Calendar for 5-13-12

REUNIONS

Albany High School Class of 1982 will conduct its 30th reunion July 20-21. Call (229) 888-0823 for additional information.

Dougherty High will conduct a 10-year class reunion for the classes of 1970 through 1979 on June 8 and 9. For more information, call (229) 343-8388.

Madison/Monroe High School All Class Reunion members are making plans for July 6-8. Meetings are at 5:30 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month at 623 Whitney Ave. For more information, contact Ben McMiller, (229) 343-1037; Gloria Robinson, (229) 886-3289; Rutha Harris, (229) 347-5768 or Emory Harris, (229) 449-3328.

Monroe High School class of 1965 is celebrating the 65th birthdays of classmates Aug. 10-12 at the Atlanta Airport Marriott, 4711 Best Road, Atlanta. Contact Roy Mays, chairman of the birthday planning committee, via mail: 500 Pine Springs Trail, Marietta, Ga. 30067; email: roy257@bellsouth.net; call (404) 446-7182. Information needed: name, address, phone number, number of nights at hotel, number of guests and date of birth.

Monroe High School class of 1982 will have its 30th year reunion June 22-24. Contact Todd Mims, (229) 854-7970; Christopher Railey, (229) 395-8595; Shurita Pittman-Davis, (404) 512-1352, or Zenobia Waters (404) 512-1352, or visit the reunion website www.MHS1982.com.

Terrell County High School class of 1972 is finalizing plans for its 40th year reunion. The final meeting will be 6 p.m.-7 p.m. May 27 at Pizza Hut on Forrester Drive in Dawson. All participants must be present at this meeting. Contact Mattie Nelson at (229) 995-8454.

CLASSES/SEMINARS

PERSONAL HEALTH

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop: 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday through May 22, SOWEGA Council on Aging, 311 Pine Ave. Participants will learn how to self-manage their chronic conditions, as well as help others manage theirs. No cost to participate. Call (229) 432-1131.

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The classes are being held at the Sew-thern Belles Sewing Studio, 2516-D Dawson Road, in Largo Plaza, across from Northwest Public Library. Pick up additional information at the studio Monday-Saturday or contact Carolyn Levy, (229) 869-6775, cclalbany@hotmail.com.

Adult Sewing Classes are 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. All levels, including beginners. Machines are provided. Participants work at their own pace and choose their projects. Adults can begin any week. Instructor: Carolyn Levy. Classes are $12.50 per hour.

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Piano Lessons: The Albany State University Early Learning Center now offers piano lessons for all ages in the afternoons and on weekends. Lessons cost $40 per session. Contact the center at (229) 430-2792.

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Prepared Childbirth Classes; Six-week session, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Mondays through June 5, Phoebe Childbirth/Lactation Resource Center. There is a $50 fee. Conact (229) 312-0053 for registration and information.

Prepared Childbirth Classes: Weekend Class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., May 19, Phoebe Childbirth/Lactation Resource Center. There is a $50 fee. Please call 312-0053 for registration and information.

Safe Sitter Classes: June 6-7 and 20-21, and July 18-19. These two-day classes are 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for ages 11-15. Cost is $45. Contact (229) 312-0053 to register and for information.

Moderate Flow Yoga: Yoga on Pine, 503 Pine Ave. 9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. May 12 and 26.

American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR Courses for certification and recertification are available. Cost is $45, and certification will be valid for two years. Contact (229) 883-0024 or email lareciagill@bellsouth.net.

Gentle Yoga Class for Women Cancer Survivors is held 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Albany YMCA. Fee $29 per month. Contact (229) 312-0042.

Hula Hooping for Women Cancer Survivors is held 7 p.m. Mondays. Fee $15 per month or $5 per class. For location and more information, call Candy Reid at (229) 889-0313 or visit www.hoopsforhealing.com.

CPR Classes through the American Heart Association.265 are available. They include health care provider, heartsaver and first aid. Contact (229) 883-6368 or (229) 883-2083.

.265Darton College conducts Continuing Education Serv-Safe Food Safety.265 class monthly. Contact (229) 317-6730 or (229) 317-6726.

Fire Safety classes .265meet twice monthly at 2401-C4 Dawson Road. Cost $15 per person. Contact Velma Raven at (229) 881-7600.

Infant Swimming Resource Classes.265 will be held at the Country Inn and Suites throughout the year. Contact (229) 343-7982, email w.monroe@infantswim.com or visit www.infantswim.com.

CRAFTS

Ceramic Classes are held in the following locations:

• 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Thornton Community Center, located at 210 Thornton Drive. Contact (229) 430-5242.

• 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Bill Miller Community Center, located at 322 Vick St. Contact (229) 430-5240.

• 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Henderson Community Center, located at 701 Willard St. Contact (229) 430-5241.

VOLUNTEERING

Contact United Way/Volunteer Center at (229) 883-6700, ext. 23 or wendy.friar@unitedwayswga.org.

Albany Area YMCA.265 seeks volunteers in youth sports, aquatics, fitness, fundraising and facilities-management. Contact Tracy Wallace at (229) 436-0531.

Albany Civil Rights Institute.265 is seeking volunteers. Contact via email: lee@acrmm.org.

Albany Community Hospice.265 needs volunteers interested in providing patient care and respite care.

Albany Museum of Art.265 is seeking volunteers to assist in answering telephones, greeting visitors, creating and assembling mailings, events, projects and exhibitions. Contact (229) 439-8400 or email cmorrison@albanymuseum.com.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Time Out.265 needs volunteers on Friday and Tuesday afternoons.

Evergreen Assisted Living.265 needs volunteers.

Faith Community Outreach Center.265 needs volunteers to work in building maintenance, data entry, dietitian assistant and clerk, filing clerk, receptionist and recreational assistant. Contact Janice Thompson or Leslie Revill at (229) 436-0807.

Flint River Chapter of the American Red Cross.265 needs volunteers to assist with answering phones, accepting in-person donations, registering health and safety class participants, fundraising, mailings and special events. Volunteers are also sought to be trained in local disaster assistance in 24 counties. Contact Wanda at (229) 924-2026.

Flint RiverQuarium needs volunteers for a number of positions throughout the facility.

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia has various volunteer opportunities from leading a troop to chaperoning a trip to teaching a workshop. Contact 1-800-448-4762 or (229) 432-9188.

Habitat for Humanity is seeking volunteers.

Lee County Headstart needs various volunteers.

Lily Pad SANE Center is seeking CASA volunteers to work with abused and neglected children who are served through the Juvenile Court System, as well as volunteer advocates. Contact (229) 435-0074.

Palmyra Nursing Home needs volunteers to help with activities for residents.

Salvation Army needs volunteers to help serve meals.

Stitches from the Heart seeks volunteers to knit, crochet or quilt blankets, small sweaters and hats for babies, which will be donated to hospitals throughout the nation. Patterns available. Contact (877) 985-9212, email StitchFromHeart@aol.com, visit www.StitchesFromTheHeart.org or write 3316 Pico, Santa Monica, Calif., 90405.

Thronateeska Heritage Center is seeking volunteers.

The Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Southwest Georgia, seeks volunteers of all ages to help with various programs throughout the community. To apply, call (229) 883-6700, ext. 23, or visit the center, located at 112 N. Westover Blvd. Email wendy.friar@unitedwayswga.org.

NOTICES

American Cherokee Confederacy is accepting members with 1/16 or more of Indian heritage. Contact (229) 787-5722 or contact the tribal office at 619 Pine Cone Road.

Albany Paratransit System provides transportation for disabled, elderly and ADA-certified citizens for trips to doctors appointments, jobs, shopping or visiting family and friends. Contact (229) 430-5182 or visit www.albany.ga.us.

Chevrolet Club for Chevrolets manufactured 1950-79 is being formed. Contact (229) 878-6243.

Sons of Confederate Veterans organization is accepting members. Free family tree research and documentation of Confederate ancestor. Contact James W. King, ( 229) 436-0397.

Flint River Chapter of the American Red Cross provides 24-hour personal response services for area senior citizens. The service provides a small, lightweight, waterproof device that can be worn on the neck or wrist and contains a button that, when pushed, provides personal support, especially in a medical emergency. Contact Nigel Poole at (229) 924-2026.

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation is offering grants to help children needing critical health care treatment, services or equipment not covered or not fully covered by their parents’ benefit plans. For more information, visit www.uhccf.org.

The Community Calendar is a summary of non-entertainment upcoming events published Sundays in SouthView. (Our Coming Up Calendar features upcoming entertainment events and runs Wednesdays.) If you have an item for the Community Calendar, please submit it by 5 p.m. Monday before publication. Submissions must be concise and emailed to southview@albanyherald.com; faxed to (229) 888-9357, Attn. SouthView; or dropped by our office at 126 N. Washington St. Because of space constraints, items that are not time sensitive or new may not appear each week.