Community briefs: Volunteer meeting for regional tournaments

Staff reportsJune 11, 2014 

A volunteer briefing for the 2014 Little League Baseball and Softball Region Tournaments will be held 6:30 p.m. June 17 at the region headquarters administrative building, 439 Snellgrove Dr., Warner Robins. Attendees are asked to park in the stadium parking lots.

The meeting is not required for volunteers who can serve in areas such as concession stand, game operations, gift shop, grounds crew, team hospitality, parking, team meals and usher.

The softball tournament opening ceremonies will be July 23 with games from July 24-28. The baseball tournament begins with opening ceremonies Aug. 1 and games from Aug. 2-8.

For questions, call 478-987-7227 or email Matt Weber, assistant director, at

Libraries receive check, book

The Friends of the Library in Houston County gave $26,100 to the Houston County Library System on May 29. The funds were raised by the Houston County Old Book Sale held in April. The organization also gave a book, “War Baby of The South 1940-1945 Robins Field, Georgia” written by TSgt. Charles W. Grind staff to be housed in the local history room at Nola Brantley Memorial Library.

-- Staff reports

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