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Byron Lions Club Presents Winter Safety Tips

Byron Lions Club Presents Winter Safety Tips

An open meeting of holiday safet and winter auto tips will take place December 1 at 7 p.m. in the Old Byron School Lunchroom.

The program includes:

  • Holiday fire safety, by Michael Paull and Chief J.D. Mosby
  • Personal safety, by Chief Wesley Cannon
  • Pet safety by Dr. Terrence Ferguson
  • Winter auto safety tips by Jessie Townley

 

Your Guide to This Weekend

Your Guide to This Weekend

Friday, September 23:

  • MOPS Consignment Sale in Warner Robins, starts at 9 a.m. at Southside Baptist in Kathleen at 101 Bear Branch Rd.
  • Friday Fest in Downtown Macon: check for live music at Third St. Park
  • Mystery Road and The Lee Boys perform in Griffin at The Cavern, 8 p.m.
  • Saint Francis performs at The Hummingbird in Downtown Macon.
  • Ride to End Alzheimer's Poker Run. 11 a.m. at Summer's Landing in Warner Robins

Saturday, September 24:

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Georgia National Fair is set for October 6-16 this year.

October 6 opening day: Sneak-a-Peek Day

             Open 3-10 p.m.

             Admission $5, kids (10 & under) get in free with a paying adult.

Pay-One-Price Rides: Open 3:00 pm; $13.00 unlimited rides.

Opening ceremony takes place at 4 p.m.

October 7-October 16 Scheduled Events:

Admission:

Student Conducts Goat Milk Research

Student Conducts Goat Milk Research

 

While seeking professors proficient in goat milk research, Karen Hernandez stumbled upon Dr. Young Park, who is known internationally for his dairy goat research at Fort Valley State University. After contacting him by email, the Honduran student knew the institution would be a good place to 

gather data for a thesis due before her December graduation.

The National University of Agriculture student took a three-hour flight June

6 and worked this summer in labs to compare yogurts made from cow milk versus goat milk. Before returning home Sept.10, the food science major concluded that goat milk is easier to digest and has a softer texture. Hernandez said she is thankful for the opportunity she had to learn from an expert and work with advanced equipment.

Found Pit Bull

A dog has been found on Orange St. in Peach County.

He has a collar and is very friendly. 

If you are missing a dog, possibly a pit bull, contact Colleen at 478-882-9943

Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Summer Safety Tips for Pets
Summer Safety Tips

Hot weather can make us all uncomfortable, and it poses special risks for your dog. Keep the following safety concerns in mind as the temperature rises, and follow our tips to keep your dog cool.

Heat Hazards

If your dog is outside on a hot day, make sure he has a shady spot to rest in. Doghouses are not good shelter during the summer as they can trap heat. You may want to fill a child's wading pool with fresh water for your dog to cool off in.

Never leave your dog in a closed vehicle on a hot day. The temperature inside a car can rise to over 100 degrees in a matter of minutes.

Always provide plenty of cool, fresh water.

Avoid strenuous exercise on extremely hot days. Take walks in the early mornings or evenings, when the sun's heat is less intense.

Try to avoid prolonged exposure to hot asphalt or sand, which can burn your dog's paws.

Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 24 marks "Take Your Dog to Work Day."

The event is sponsored by Pet Sitters International.

They provide seven tips on ensuring you and your pooch have a great day at work together.