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The 14th Annual Anita Ponder and Friends Holiday Feast Scheduled for Christmas Day

A free, holiday feast will take place on Christmas Day at the Douglass Theatre from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The event will serve over 1600 people and will include over 1000 Meals on Wheels clients. Toys, clothes and shoes will be available for those who need them.

Local barbers will be on site to give complimentary haircuts and a complimentary salon service with a local stylist will also be available.

AJ the DJ will provide the live, holiday music entertainment.

For more information, contact Anita Ponder at 478-978-5067.

Community members are asked to call for free rides to the dinner, call if you or someone you know is in need, call if you want to volunteer and call if you want to donate food, toys or clothes.

 

Lunch with Santa

Lunch with Santa

Lunch with Santa will be on Dec. 11, hosted by the Byron Area Historical Society (BAHS).

The cost is $10.00 and includes a lunch accompanied by Santa and picture with Santa.

This year’s theme is Gingerbread Christmas and will take place at the Historic Train Depot.

The lunch will begin at 10 a.m. and there will be five sessions in the afternoon.

Seating is limited. For more information or to reserve your spot at this special event, contact BAHS president Glenda Myers at 478-956-0328.

The Methodist Home for Children and Youth: Day 6 of 13 Days of Giving

The Methodist Home for Children and Youth: Day 6 of 13 Days of Giving

The Methodist Home for Children and Youth is more than a home for children, it is also a home for a host of children and family programs and services.

You can help with The Methodist Home for Children and Youth by adopting a child or cottage for Christmas.

Learn more by visiting www.themethodisthome.org, e-mail information@themethodisthome.org or call 478-751-2800.

We'll have more on Methodist Home for Children and Youth on 13WMAZ Eyewitness news today and tonight.

Day 3 of 13 Days of Giving: Twilight Moms

Day 3 of 13 Days of Giving: Twilight Moms

Twilight Moms of Middle Georgia is a non-profit group that was formed in 2009 to bring together Moms (women who are over 21, married or have children) who are fans of the Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer.  

They not only enjoy meeting and sharing enthusiasm for this series but love helping local and national charities while having fun.

How You Can Help:
Twilight Moms will have an event on Dec. 3 from 10 p.m.-Midnight at the Galleria in Centerville.  Twilight Moms will celebrate the release of Eclipse on DVD but will also have several fundraisers during the event.  They will have a Cookies for Kids with Cancer bake sale, will collect items for Christmas for the Children’s Hospital and will also collect canned food items for Monroe County EMS.

Contact the Twilight Moms of Middle Georgia by e-mailing cindyadrien@twilightmomsofmiddlega.com or call 478-951-4311.

We'll have more on 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.

An Evening with Santa

An Evening with Santa

Take photos with Santa at the Byron City Complex in downtown Byron on Tuesday, Dec. 7 from 6-8 p.m.

The event is sponsored by The Boys and Girls Club of Georgia Heartlands.

Fort Valley Parade Scheduled for Saturday

Fort Valley Parade Scheduled for Saturday

on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m., the Fort Valley Parade will begin in front of the Blue Bird parking lot and will proceed downtown.

The parade will end at the intersection of Camillia and College St.

For a listing of community holiday parades, click here.

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Rep. Anthony Edward "Tony" Sellier

There will be two visitations held on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 at the Byron Municipal Complex; the first beginning at 11a.m. until 2 p.m. and the second from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a Rosary service immediately following at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at St. Juliana’s Catholic Church in Ft. Valley, Georgia at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4.

Rooks Funeral Home in Byron is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made either to the American Cancer Society or a favored charity.