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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Did You Know?   That after-school programs for students in Baldwin and Jones counties are powered by the Boys & Girls Club of Baldwin and Jones Counties. The agency reports that two-thirds of the parents who have their children enrolled in the after-school program are in the lower-income...
Monday, March 12, 2018
A former teacher, Doretha Calhoun, has returned to her school and the classroom to volunteer as a literacy mentor through the AARP Foundation. This program boosts a student's ability to read, getting them ready to excel in school. Are you ready to volunteer? Click the button to learn how.
Friday, March 9, 2018
Did You Know?   GEICO’s Regional Office in Macon raised $1.13 million during its 2017-18 United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG) fundraising campaign. For the fifth time in a row, the company has shattered the $1 million mark and for the 13th straight year it will lead the region in corporate UWCG...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Volunteering has a reward for both the recipient and the volunteer. Paul Baker, general manager of The Shoppes at River Crossing, found a connection with the Read United program and has found joy in being a mentor. Hear his story and think about volunteering yourself.
Friday, March 2, 2018
Did You Know? That the developmentally disabled have gotten a hand up from the Houston County Association for Exceptional Citizens since 1954. Today the agency serves Bibb, Houston and Peach counties and, as a Warner Robins-based service, the Robins Air Force Base. With the Happy Hour Service...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Did You Know? Since 2005, the Houston County Volunteer Medical Clinic has given free health care to more than 1,400 patients. The clinic aims to give primary care to uninsured people of Houston County who, as the agency reports, "fall through the cracks of the health care system and have nowhere...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Did You Know?   That the Rehoboth Life Care Ministries is the only dental clinic of its kind in Central Georgia? "By providing low-cost dental care to the poor and uninsured, the Care for Life Clinic is an important part of the solution to an existing problem in Middle Georgia," writes the...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Did You Know Why there is a Macon Volunteer Clinic? Prevention for Macon-Bibb residents is one of the reasons. The clinic evaluates patients for colorectal and breast cancer. During 2017-18, the clinic gave screenings to 315 people. The agency also gives group patient education sessions every...