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October 2, 2012

Your Agenda 10/3

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Board of Assessors

The Colquitt County Board of Assessors will meet Mondays, Oct. 8, Oct. 15, Oct. 22 and Oct. 29; and on Wednesdays, Oct. 10, Oct. 17, Oct. 24 and Oct. 31 at 9 a.m., in the Courthouse Annex, Room 132, for a work session. They will also meet at noon on those days for a business meeting. All meetings are open to the public.

AARP Meeting

The Moultrie AARP will meet at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. A discounted meal and free soda is available at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria. The meeting will focus on the presidential debate and the Sunbelt Expo. For more information, please call Wilson at 229-769-5448 or e-mail dashers@windstream.net.

Cemetery Clean-up

Due to last Saturday’s success, It Takes A Village will sponsor another community cemetery clean-up campaign on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8 until 11 a.m., at Strong Memorial Gardens. It is located on N.W. 6th Ave. and 13th Street. Please bring rakes, hoes, weed eaters, lawnmowers, gloves, and limb trimmers. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided. For more information, contact Karen Ennis at 229-921-2109 or Susie Magwood-Thomas at 229-891-3781.

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