Memorial 5K Saturday
The Lateesha Faulk Clinton Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday beginning at Southside Elementary School.
Clinton was the former principal at the school who died unexpectantly last year. All proceeds will benefit the Lateesha Faulk Clinton educational projects fund at Southside Elementary School.
Registration will be held from 8 a.m.-8:50 a.m. with the run/walk beginning at 9 a.m. The entry cost is $20. T-shirts will be available for those who have registered early. Awards will be given in several age categories.
For more information, call 377-3723.
Shadowing Day planned at CHS
Cairo High School is sponsoring Groundhog Job Shadow Day on Tuesday, Feb. 25.
If any local employers would like to provide a job shadowing experience at their business for a student, please contact Kevin Collins at 378-1177.
is in February
The Department of Labor and Southwest Georgia Technical College will be sponsoring the 2014 Cairo/Thomasville Career Expo from 9 a.m. to noon, on Thursday, Feb. 20 in the Sewell Building D at SWGTC.
A variety of employers and vendors will be on site and people seeking career opportunities are encouraged to come dressed for success and bring copies of their resumes.
For more information, contact Jeanine Long at 227-2668.
The Grady County History Scrapbook Competition is being conducted by the Historical Society for high school and middle school students who life in Grady County.
The scrapbooks must contain information about life in Grady County including its history, farming evolution, church and school impact and other aspects of life in the community.
The scrapbooks must be presented the the Grady County Historical Society Museum by March 20 for judging and the winners will be announced at the Historical Society's meeting on April 8. A $100 cash prize will be presented to the high school winner and a $50 cash prize for the middle school winner with cash awards also given to the second place winners.
For more information about the competition, call 377-5142.
to start meeting
GriefShare, a special seminar and support group for people grieving the loss of someone close to them, will be meeting on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Faith Christian Center starting on Feb. 4.
The seminar is lead by people who understand what you are experiencing and want to offer you comfort and encouragement during your difficult time.
For more information about GriefShare, call Don or Lavonia Carter at 397-0281
Spring Sports registration held
The Grady County Recreation Department is holding registration through Feb. 15 for its 2014 Spring Sports including baseball, girl's fast-pitch softball, co-ed tee ball and smurf league tee-ball.
For more information, call the Rec Department at 377-8221.
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