Community briefs

May 15, 2013 

Volunteer opportunity at Massee Lane Gardens

Spring Volunteer Days at Massee Lane Gardens will be Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This is an opportunity for master gardeners, master naturalists or other agriculturally-related specialists to earn volunteer credit hours. RSVP by Wednesday by calling (877) 422-6355 or emailing ask@americancamellias.org. Complimentary Chick-fil-A box lunch will be served to each participant. Snacks and bottled water will be provided.

Volunteers will work with the American Camellia Society’s horticultural specialist to help prune, plant and mulch as well as do general cleanup.

For additional information, visit www.americancamellias.org.

Fine Art Society show, sale Sunday

The Fine Art Society of Middle Georgia will host a member show and sale 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Eagle Springs Club House, 102 Eagle Parkway, Centerville. There will be entertainment by singer/songwriter Louise Warren of Macon. Admission is free.

WRHS cheerleaders to hold 5K

The Warner Robins High School cheerleaders are having a Speed Demon 5K run/walk at 8 a.m. Saturday starting at the McConnell-Talbert Stadium parking lot. Race day registration, 6:30-7:30 a.m., is $30.

First place male and female runners win $100 cash.

Warner Robins celebrates Building Safety Month

The city of Warner Robins and the Building Inspections Office are celebrating Building Safety Month in May. The theme is “Code Officials Keep You Safe.”

Each week of May highlights an area of building safety. Remaining themes include:

• Disaster Safety and Mitigation, May 13-19;

• Backyard and Pool Safety, May 20-26; and

• Energy and Green Building, May 27-31.

“When our building safety and fire prevention experts inspect buildings during and after construction, they help to ensure that the places where you live, learn, work, worship and play are safe,” city building official Bill Mulkey said in a news release.

“Ensuring public safety is something we think about and do every day working with home builders, plumbers, roofers and other construction industry trades and contractors.”

-- Staff reports

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