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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Forsyth Baptist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary Sept. 10-11. The church has been located on Cox Street since 1966, with its present sanctuary added in 1970. The church was originally located in the Oddfellows Hall at the corner of Smith and Moon streets beginning in July 1961.

An Elder Watch meeting will be held Monday, Sept. 12, at 1 p.m. in the Community Center located in Forsyth Public Library. The speaker will be Macon County Animal Control.

Main Street Café in Maroa will continue to provide meals for senior citizens for $2 per meal through the end of 2011. It was expected that the cost for non-Maroa township residents would rise to $3 per meal on Aug. 1. A private donation made it possible to continue meals at the existing price, said Penny Hardy, the café’s owner.

Hickory Point Fire Protection District volunteers will conduct their “Fill the Boot” campaign for muscular dystrophy research on Aug. 27-28 at the intersection of Rt. 51 and Barnett Avenue. Past efforts several years ago netted nearly $5,000 in donations.

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