August 3, 2007
Albany - - The South Georgia Peanuts are thinking pink.
At Friday evening's game, players wore pink jerseys to support breast cancer awareness.
The Peanuts teamed with a group called Perky with a Purpose.
For each person who attended the game wearing pink, the Peanuts donated one dollar to the group.
Perky with a Purpose says they need that money for an upcoming awareness walk in Atlanta.
"We walk 60 miles over 3 days and each one of us has to raise in order to be in the walk. so what this is a fundraiser for our team so we'll be able to walk in the walk in October," says Beth Green.
The Peanuts also had pink lemonade for sale.
The Bainbridge Public Safety Department brought two firetrucks to the Oscar Jackson Outdoor camp for kids.
The Dougherty County School System will host a three-day orientation for teachers new to the system starting on Thursday.
Health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated before the new school year.
Dougherty County Officials said that on Wednesday they had dozens of homeowners signing up for root ball help as the deadline approaches.
A new addition to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Phoebe Putney Hospital will help give newborns a more healthy start to life.