OPERATION BBQ RELIEF
Hurricane Michael Relief Day at Sonny’s BBQ
On Wednesday, October 17, participating Sonny’s locations, will donate 10 percent of sales to Operation BBQ Relief, a nonprofit that provides meals to displaced residents and emergency personnel during times of natural and other disasters. Operation BBQ Relief and Sonny’s BBQ have been collaborating with local government agencies and the Salvation Army to help provide meals.
Locations near you:
Sonny’s BBQ – Warner Robins Sonny’s BBQ – Perry
811 Russell Parkway 1001 St Patrick’s Drive
Please spread the word to those in your network, we would greatly appreciate it!
To learn more about Operation BBQ Relief here, LEARN MORE
For more information about Sonny’s BBQ in Warner Robins, visit their Facebook Page here, VISIT SONNY'S BBQ - WR
WHO’S NEW AT THE CHAMBER
The Chamber is excited to introduce our new Marketing & Communications Specialist, Terri Marion. Terri, a Macon native, returns to Central Georgia from living in Central Pennsylvania for the last two years. She brings a wealth of knowledge and creativity to The Chamber and hopes to take them to the next level.
We also want to congratulate JoAnn Roberts on her recent promotion to Investor Development & Benefits Manager. JoAnn will continue to lead our membership recruitment efforts, and in her next expanded role also coordinates sponsorship, member benefits and retention efforts.
MOBILE MONDAYSChick-fil-A of Warner Robins (Watson & 96 locations) will be offering Mobile Monday every Monday in October. Check out these freebies!
With every mobile order placed on a Monday in October you can receive:
- Oct 22 – Medium Fry
- Oct 29 – Chicken Biscuit
Just download the CFA One App. Sign up as a member. Place mobile order. Receive a FREE reward!
HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING
OKTOBERFEST | OCTOBER 20
Join The City for this year’s FIRST EVER Oktoberfest right here in Perry, Georgia! Mark your calendar for this fun fall festival on October 20th, 2018! Food, drinks, and entertainment will be available for everyone. We’ll be serving up craft Beer, Brats, Pretzels and more! We’re bringing Bavaria, Germany right here to historic downtown Perry. #WhereGeorgiaComesTogether
Join in on the fun! Register for our 2018 Sausage Eating Contest, sponsored by Stripling’s General Store – Perry, GA, or our Yodeling contest at the link below! These fun + friendly competitions are first come, first serve for registration!LEARN MORE
SACRED HEART FALL FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 20
Save the date!! Our Fall Festival will be here before you know it. Come join us for a day of family fun with rides, cake walks, and new this year …a gaming truck for the older kiddos! Brian Roberts from the WPEZ morning show will broadcast live from the event! They’ll be performances on three separate stages by our area schools, multiple food & craft vendors, silent auction, bingo, and so much more. Can’t wait to see everyone there!BECOME A VENDOR LEARN MORE
TRUNK OR TREAT AT WARNER ROBINS NAZARENE | OCTOBER 24Join Warner Robins Nazarene for their FREE event, “Trunk or Treat”! Going to be a blast! Lots of trunks, inflatables, candy, and dinner! Dress up if you want! Watch out…because you’ll have a super fun time! They will be collecting cans for their food pantry! Bring a can or 2 with you! It’s a family fun event! LEARN MORE
PARKWOOD ELEMENTARY NEEDS YOU! | OCTOBER 25
The Parkwood Elementary School needs volunteers to read to the youth for their 2018 Read for the Record campaign on Thursday, October 25th. Please register to volunteer by Friday, October 19th. For more information, please visit the school’s campaign page below.LEARN MORE
CENTRAL BAPTIST’S HARVEST FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 25
Central Baptist’s Harvest Festival will be held noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1120 Lake Joy Road, Warner Robins. There will be carnival games with candy and prizes, hayrides, big blow up slides and games for children. Hotdogs, popcorn, peanuts, funnel cakes and drinks also will be available. The cost is $2 per person for everything, including food and games.LEARN MORE
GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE – WR FALL FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 27
Pumpkin carving/decorating, Costume contest, Trunk or Treating, Bouncy Houses, Live Music, Vendors, Free Admission
GMC-Warner Robins campus: 801 Duke Ave., Warner Robins, GA 31093
NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER FOR THE JEFFERSON AWARDEach month, WGXA News honors one outstanding volunteer with a Jefferson Award on ABC16. In 2019, one of the monthly winners will be nominated to represent Middle Georgia in Washington, D.C. for the National Awards in June.
Many outstanding community members are deserving of this recognition for their efforts and we are proud to bring this chance for national recognition to our community.
Nomination is easy!
To nominate someone for recognition, simply fill out this form
About the Jefferson Awards Foundation
The Jefferson Awards Foundation (JAF) powers others to have maximum impact on the things they care about most. Through celebration, they inspire action. With programs and partnerships, they drive Americans to change their communities and the world.
“Recognizing individuals who are making a positive difference in their communities – and encouraging people to follow their lead – has never been more important,” said Hillary Schafer, Jefferson Awards Foundation CEO. “The Jefferson Awards Foundation is proud to continue its long tradition of honoring those who have dedicated their lives to serving others.”
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