Thomasville Times Enterprise

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April 28, 2014

April 20


Nominations sought for award

Grady General Support League is calling for nominations of people who have made a medical difference in someone's life. The Support League wants to recognize that special person  with it's “Making a World of Difference” Award which will be presented during the annual May Membership Meeting.  Nominations may be submitted through May 5. The award is intended to recognize anyone, whether he or she is in the medical field of not, who responded to a medical situation that took place in Grady County and made a 'world of difference' in the situation.  Please mail your nominations to:  Grady General Support League, P.O. Box 837, Cairo, Ga. 39828.

Political forums

to start this week

WGRA Radio (790AM) will begin its live political forums for the upcoming primary election this week. The live forums will be broadcast on the radio from noon to 1 p.m. and will feature local and regional candidates meeting for a face-to-face debate in the Grady Room of the Roddenbery Memorial Library.

Voters are encouraged to attend the public forum and ask questions of the candidates. The forums will feature these candidates on the following dates: today features Republican candidates for Georgia House of Representatives, District 173; Monday: candidates for Grady County State Court Judge; Thursday, May 8,  candidates for Grady County Board of Commissioners, District 2. For more information, visit

Friends collecting aluminum cans

The Friends of the Roddenbery Library are encouraging everyone to save their aluminum cans and place them in the Friends of the Library recycle wagon located in the parking lot behind the library.  All proceeds from the fundraising event will benefit the Roddenbery Memorial Library. Please save your cans and donate them to an excellent cause.

2014 youth fit fest to kick off summer

The 2014 Youth Fit Fest will be held on Saturday, May 3rd from 10am-2pm at Davis Park and the Roddenbery Memorial Library in Cairo.  The annual event, sponsored by the Archway Partnership, will help kick-off the summer with free family-oriented activities and information for both youth and their parents.  There will be kid-friendly activities featuring local trainers, hands-on fitness demonstrations, kid's games, group Zumba and Yoga classes, nutrition information, free health screening and more.  The event is free to everyone and families are encouraged to attend together.  For more information, call Sharon Liggett at 229-507-6869.

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