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November 5, 2009 Lily Pad Auction: Houses that Hope Built

By   /  November 5, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet While many non-profit organizations have endured a financial drain in the economic downturn, the Lily Pad SANE Center, a rape crisis and child advocacy center, has conversely been dealt an overwhelming sense of help and generosity from the Albany community. On Nov. 5, eight spectacular playhouses called Houses that Hope Built will be auctioned [...]

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Friday & Sat. October 30-31: Football,Golf,Parade,Concert – Shriners

By   /  October 27, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet PRINCE HALL SHRINERS DIABETES CLASSIC WEEKEND WHAT: A football classic, golf classic, parade, health fair and concert. The golf tournament is at 8 a.m. Friday at Flint River Municipal Golf Course; the concert featuring Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes is at 7 p.m. Friday at the Albany Civic Center; the parade is at 8 a.m. [...]

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Thursday, October 29: Foodstock Battle of the Bands

By   /  October 26, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet WHAT: Annual day of music, peace, love, and giving. Attendees are asked to vote for their favorite band by making monetary and non-perishable food donations.  At the end of the night, the band with the most donations will win $300 and the Battle of the Bands. Donations will go to the Food Bank of [...]

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Monthly: Mission October

By   /  October 23, 2009  /  People  /   Comments

Tweet Mission:Change truly believes we can “Change The World From Your Backyard” and with our volunteers we put that statement into action. On a cold fall morning we descended once again on the park in central Albany at Davis Street and First Avenue. We chose to spend those few hours Saturday investing in the lives [...]

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Battle Color Detachment kicks off toy drive

By   /  October 14, 2009  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment, News  /   Comments

Tweet By Caleb Eames The United States Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment will perform on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m., at the Albany Civic Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Battle Color Ceremony will serve as the kickoff for the Marine Corps’ Toys [...]

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MISSION:CHANGE HOPE FOR THE HUNGRY — JAN. 30

By   /  January 27, 2009  /  Faith  /   Comments

Tweet To launch our new Hope for the Hungry and Homeless mission, mission:change is pleased to host a Sleep Out in Albany, GA on January 30, 2009. So what exactly is a Sleep Out? We don’t blame you if you’ve never heard of it before. After all, this is the first Sleep Out event meant [...]

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‘Madeline’s Mission’ seeks organ donors

By   /  January 14, 2009  /  Faith  /   Comments

Tweet Losing a child is painful, but through organ donation, Amanda Wildes has found that her child lives on in the lives of infants who have benefited from her daughter’s donated organs. Madeline Wildes was born in January 2008. At 7 months old, she contracted meningitis and developed severe brain damage, leading up to her [...]

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Mission: Change December Mission

By   /  January 1, 2009  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Written by David Blackwell, Mission Project Coordinator Christmas Eve finds most people busy with last minute shopping, spending time with family, and receiving and giving of gifts. The day is usually filled with preparing elaborate meals for family and friends and wrapping last minute presents without a minute to spare. This Christmas Eve, nearly [...]

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