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International City Optimist Club contributes $3240 to Abba House

International City Optimist Club contributes $3240 to Abba House

The International City Optimist Club's Christmas spirit continues. The Club donates $3240 to Abba House Perry.

That's enough to pay tuition for one for six months.

Chamber honors Karla Smart, RN as Outstanding Employee for November

Chamber honors Karla Smart, RN as Outstanding Employee for November

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber’s Business of the Month Committee presented Karla Smart, RN, Asst. Nurse Manager for Caring Solutions Pregnancy Center with the Outstanding Employee Award for November 2013.  Potential winner must be employed by a member of the Robins Regional Chamber, offers quality customer service and is dedicated to his employer.  The award presentation is sponsored by Spherion Staffing Services of Middle Georgia.

Karla is a 20-year labor/delivery veteran nurse who has chosen to work for Caring Solutions, a non-profit organization, to provide excellent care to their unique clients.

“Karla could work anywhere in Houston county and make 4 times what we are able to pay her,” said Laura Caum, Director for Caring Solutions’ Warner Robins office.  “Instead she has a heart and mind for our work in crisis pregnancy.”

Chamber hosts a ribbon cutting for Robins Chiropractic Clinic

Chamber hosts a ribbon cutting for Robins Chiropractic Clinic

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Robins Chiropractic.

Led by Dr. Greg Wheeler, Robins Chiropractic provides the highest quality chiropractic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative care in Middle Georgia.   

“We are celebrating our one year anniversary,” said Dr. Wheeler.  “It has been a privilege to serve the Warner Robins community over the past year, and I look forward to many more years of service as we continue to grow.”

For more information about Robins Chiropractic Clinic or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Wheeler, please call 478. 333.3320.

See photos at: hhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/robinsregional/sets/72157637419369506/

U-save It Pharmacy drive thru open

U-save It Pharmacy drive thru open

The U-Save-It Pharmacy in Centerville is back open for business through its drive-thru window.

The pharmacy located on Gunn Road was temporarily closed on October 30 after 71-year-old Jennifer Bibb drove her car into the building.

Bibb was turning into the pharmacy's parking lot when she pressed her accelerator instead of the brakes. No one was injured.

District Manager, Lindsey Bryan says the Centerville location will be fully operational by the third week of November.

Warner Robins Girl Sells Lemonade for St. Jude

A fundraiser for kids who are battling cancer is now an annual shop at the Sacred Heart School Festival.

The setup is operated by a young girl who has a desire to help others by selling lemonade.

Annabelle Balducci, a 4th grader at Sacred Heart, created "Annabelle's Lemonade Stand" 2 years ago.

She says sales from the lemonade stand will go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

She says she raised $3,600 over 2 years, and she's looking to raise $3,000 at this year's festival.

Annabelle says, "For every $70 I raise for St. Jude's, they can buy a little red wagon for the kids who can't fit in the wheelchairs.

The Sacred Heart School Festival is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the school in Warner Robins.

'Out of Darkness' Walk Returns to Wellston Park

'Out of Darkness' Walk Returns to Wellston Park

The Out of Darkness walk returns to Wellston Park in Warner Robins for suicide prevention awareness.

It's a national time for understanding of suicide and prevention through research, education and advocacy, according to a release.

The walk is on Sunday, October 20 with registration at 1 p.m. at the Kimberly Dr. entrance and sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Twenty five butterflies will be released at 12:30 p.m. in the park's pavilion in honor of all those who have been lost to suicide.  The butterfly release is sponsored by Lake Bridge Behavioral Health System.

To have a butterfly released in a loved one’s name, call 478-297-1137 and all names will be accepted until last the butterfly is spoken for at the event.

 

Help Navigating through the Health Insurance Marketplace

Since the healthcare marketplace opened last week with the advent of the Affordable Healthcare Act, there have been many problems with navigating through the website, most of them caused by high volume.  For other people, all the options are overwhelming once they actually get to create that account.

More than 200 of you were able to talk to UGA's Healthcare Navigators during 13WMAZ's phone bank Thursday.