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Kids encouraged to 'Plug into Nature'

Kids encouraged to 'Plug into Nature'

(WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has brought back its Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest for 2014.

This year's theme is Plug into Nature, emphasizing the importance of experiencing wildlife and plants firsthand.

Forum addresses Acquisition policies, processes and strategies at Robins AFB

Forum addresses Acquisition policies, processes and strategies at Robins AFB

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – The Aerospace Industry Committee of Warner Robins is hosting a forum Wednesday to discuss the policies, processes and procedures that drive acquisition strategies and decision-making process at Robins AFB.

Experts from the Robins Small Business Office, the Judge Advocate’s Office, and other organizations will outline the details behind the procurement and contracting programs at Robins.

This forum will provide valuable information for companies and small businesses planning to do business with Robins Air Force Base. 

National Pancake Day returning March 4

National Pancake Day returning March 4

(WXIA) -- IHOP will once again participate in the National Pancake Day promotion on Tuesday, Mar. 4.

Customers who visit any IHOP location on National Pancake Day will be treated to a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In exchange, the restaurant chain encourages diners to leave a donation for a number of charities, namely the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Krispy Kreme to sell coffee-inspired donuts

Krispy Kreme to sell coffee-inspired donuts

(WXIA) -- Coffee and donuts are a great way to start the day -- but what if the two breakfast staples were combined?

Krispy Kreme is now offering two coffee-inspired donuts at participating stores through Sunday, Mar. 30.

Customers can feast on:

Valentine truffles recipe: Chocolate, bacon and peanut butter

Valentine truffles recipe: Chocolate, bacon and peanut butter

 

 

Peanut Butter, Bacon, Chocolate Truffles

 

Ingredients:

6 slices thick-cut bacon

Join Us for February’s Business After Hours at Rigby’s

Join Us for February’s Business After Hours at Rigby’s

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce would like to invite established members, new members and the general public as our guests to the February Business After Hours, sponsored by Rigby’s Entertainment Complex.  The event will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Rigby’s, located at 2001 Karl Drive in Warner Robins.

Rigby's is an exciting, state of the art venue for company events, team building, employee functions and group parties.  They offer meeting rooms and conference space that will accommodate any sized group...from a small department luncheon to a company-wide meeting for up to one thousand guests or more.  Activities include high performance go-karts, laser tag, bowling, skating and a large arcade will all the most popular games!

2014 Houston County STAR Students, Teachers & STAR System Winners Announced

2014 Houston County STAR Students, Teachers & STAR System Winners Announced

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber’s Educational Foundation and the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2014 Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) System Award winners.  The 2014 STAR System Winners for Houston County are: student- Willa M. Wang and teacher- Sherin Hinnant from Houston County High School.  The award is given to one student from a high school in the county.  STAR students compete for System Title and System STAR student in turn compete for region honors in the 12 STAR Regions.  Region winners and their STAR teachers are invited to further compete for the state STAR awards.

Six seniors and teachers from each high school in Houston County were awarded on Wednesday evening.  The 2014 STAR students and their teachers who were recognized include: