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Volume 10, Issue 7

The Village Monthly


July 2010

Parking Permit Deadline This is an important reminder to all residents of Family and Graduate Housing. Parking permits for the 2010-2011 academic year will be issued this summer. All residents wishing to have a parking permit for anywhere on campus, including Family Housing parking zones, MUST register online with parking services before the July 9 deadline. Failure to register will result in placement in the second round of assignments or may result in no permit awarded. Visit and go to My Accounts in order to sign up for your preferred parking permit.

July Events! Friday, July 16th Residents of Area 3 will be having a “moving sale” in the community room! All FGH residents are invited to come and shop!

The first round of permits will be issued on July 19, and students will be notified via email. Students will need to accept the offer by July 30th to keep their reservation. Payment will be posted to your student account and must be paid in full by the payment deadline or permit will be issued to another student.

M-F, July 19-23rd Graduate art education student and resident manager Elizabeth Sheain will be hosting “Art Camp” for FGH children. Contact Elizabeth at for more details.

If you are a resident with a spouse who needs a parking permit, you must come in to the Family and Graduate Housing office to obtain verification for Parking Services.

FGH Cookout One of our most exciting annual programs has returned! Because of construction last summer, we were unable to have our traditional FGH Lake Herrick cookout, but we have been able to reserve the pavilion, grounds, and even some boats for July 9th! Celebrate summer by attending the traditional FGH cookout at Lake Herrick! We’ll be grilling burgers and hot dogs and serving snacks and beverages as well on Friday, July 9th, from 5:30-7:30. Come out to meet other residents of Family Housing; volleyball, boating, table tennis and other recreation sports will be available. You must email with your name, apartment number, and number attending by July 5th to sign up. Inside this issue: Events & Activities around Athens


Sun Safety Tips


Movies at Tate


Activities from the UGA Master Calendar


Important Phone Numbers


Maintenance Corner


It’s important to know where the evacuation gathering spot signs are near your building. In the fall, FGH will begin conducting fire drills once a semester. Take the opportunity to locate the evacuation spot nearest you, and we will provide further instructions as the time approaches for our fall drill.

4th of July Festivities Star Spangled Classic 6:00pm with fireworks at 9:30pm, 7/4/2010 Bishop Park Looking for a place to enjoy the Fourth of July festivities? Bishop Park will have its family orientated July 4th celebration with live music and exciting fireworks at dark. Other festivities include concessions (ice cream, BBQ, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza), family games, and live music. Admission is free. July 4th from 6:0010:00pm. pangled.shtml Call 706-613-3589 for information.

Sun Safety Tips

Bear Hollow Trail Enjoy some fun with your family, or just spend an afternoon away from campus and city-life by taking a walk along the Bear Hollow Wildlife Trail at Memorial Park. This zoo is host to bears, bobcats, otters, and other wildlife. Trails, picnic areas, playground equipment, and a lake are also available to enjoy. For special programs such as feeding tours and exhibits, call for information. Zoo: 706-613-3616; Park: 706-613-3580. The area is open daily from 9am to sunset.

Summer brings opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, which often results in more sun exposure. One in five people in the United States, and one in three in the Sunbelt States, will develop cancer in his or her lifetime. A vast majority of the more than 1 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer diagnosed yearly in the United States are considered to be related to sun exposure. Please be safe this summer by taking the following precautions to protect yourself against sun rays and skin cancer: Try to avoid the sun during its strongest hours, between 10am and 4pm. Enjoy the majority of your outdoor activities earlier or later in the day.

Cover up! Wear a hat and sunglasses to protect your face and eyes from the rays. Wear sunscreen every day, even if you are not going to be outside for a long period of time or it appears cloudy! Sunlight exposure takes place through the clouds.

Farmer’s Market Want to enjoy fresh food this summer? The Athens Farmer’s Market is located at the Bishop Park Picnic Pavilion. Food from local growers is grown organically and humanely and they have crafts, music, and memories on Saturday mornings from 8am to noon during the summer months. Or, you can visit the market on Tuesday’s from 47pm at Little Kings, downtown.

Get your skin checked for cancer regularly by a doctor. Make sure you note any unusual changes in colors or sizes on your skin. Most skin cancers are highly curable if caught early, but melanoma, which can start as early as adolescence, is a more dangerous form of the disease.

Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before going outside and reapply throughout the day. Use an SPF of at least 15. Any less will not protect you fully. Make sure it protects against both UVA and UVB rays.

Movies at Tate Beat the heat by enjoying summer movies at the Tate Center. Movies are shown by the University Union and are a deal at only $1 per UGA student (with card) and $2 for guests.

All July showings begin at 7:00pm.


Monday, July 12 - Clash of the Titans Wednesday, July 24 - Clash of the Titans

Monday, July 19 - Death at a Funeral Wednesday, July 21 - Death at a Funeral

Saturday, July 24 - Kiss Ass Wednesday, July 28 - Kick Ass

The Tate Box Office opens 30 minutes prior to each screening and closes 30 minutes after the start of each screening. After the Box Office closes, no one will be admitted to the film and no refunds will be given. For more information, call 542-6396

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Activities From the UGA Master Calendar Sunday, July 11, 2010 Ocoee Raft Trip. Sponsored by the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Program. Raft on a Class IV whitewater river in Tennessee. For beginners and experienced paddlers. $75; $65 UGA faculty and staff; $55 UGA students. Ocoee River. Registration deadline: July 7. Another trip July 25. Contact: 706-542-8030 Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Friday, July 2, 2010

Sunflower Concert. Bloodkin performs. Stewart and Winfield (acoustic) open. $15, $10 Friends of the Garden, $5 for children age 6-12 , free for children 5 and under. Light refreshments provided. Chairs are not allowed. Attendees may bring blankets and picnics. Monthly series. 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Flower Garden, State Botanical Garden. If it rains, concert will be in Conservatory. Contact: 706-542-1244,

Friends First Friday at the Garden. Sponsored by the Friends of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. 'Education in the Garden.' Cora Keber, education coordinator at the garden, will talk about the education department and its teaching methods ranging from summer camps, puppet shows, and after school classes to relaxed adult evening classes with beverages and snacks to Zumba exercise classes. $10, $8 members. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Gardenside Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Cafe, State Botanical Garden. Contact: 706-542 Workshop: Canning the Summer Garden. -1244, An introduction to the pressure cooker method of home canning. $14, $12 members. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visitor Center, Classroom 2, State Saturday, July 3, 2010 Botanical Garden. Contact: 706-542-6156, Classic City Band Patriotic Concert. Popular, classical and patriotic music performed. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visitor Center Great Room, Friday, July 16, 2010 State Botanical Garden. Contact: 706-5421244, Informal Forum: “The Rising Cost of Food—What is our Food Future?”. Sponsored by the Russell Forum for Civic Life in Monday, July 5, 2010 Georgia. Using the National Issues Forums issue guide, the group will consider the chalIndependence Day Holiday Observed. No lenges of the higher cost of food, problems in classes; offices closed. the food system and potential solutions. Trained neutral moderators will guide the discussion. Wednesday, July 7, 2010 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Russell Library Auditorium. Contact: 706-542-5788, Workshop: Outdoor Adventure 101. sored by the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Program. Learn how to enjoy outdoor activities safely to ensure the highest level of fun. $15; Sunday, July 18, 2010 $12 faculty and staff; $10 UGA students. 6:00 Nantahala Raft Trip. Sponsored by the Georp.m. - 9:00 p.m. 226 Ramsey Student Center. Registration deadline: July 5. Contact: 706-542- gia Outdoor Recreation Program. Raft 8.5 miles on a North Carolina whitewater river. For be8030 ginners as well as veteran rafters. $70; $60 UGA faculty and staff; $50 UGA students. Saturday, July 10, 2010 Nantahala River. Registration deadline: July 14. Contact: 706-542-8030 Workshop: Botanical Illustration. Learn some basics of botanical illustration, including an introduction to botanical terminology and to Wednesday, July 21, 2010 interpreting illustrations. $100, $90 members. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Visitor Center, Classroom Cooking in the Garden: Time to Talk Tomatoes!. $27, $24 members. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 2, State Botanical Garden. Contact: 706-542Visitor Center, Classroom 2, State Botanical 6156, Garden. Contact: 706-542-6156, Page 3

Saturday, July 24, 2010 Global TESOL Certificate Program: Orientation to the Profession of TESOL. Sponsored by the Center for Continuing Education. A 150hour training program designed for individuals who want to teach English in a non-academic setting within or outside of the United States. Participants will develop skills in intercultural communication, linguistics and curriculum and lesson plan development. Each module includes 10 hours of online study outside of the classroom. Modules may be taken individually or all modules can be taken as part of the Global TESOL Certificate program. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. UGA Gwinnett Campus, Lawrenceville. Through Aug. 21. Contact: 706-542-3537, Kayak Touring Day Trip. Sponsored by the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Program. Learn to sea kayak on a mountain lake, explore some waterfalls and observe the wildlife. $50; $40 UGA faculty and staff; $30 UGA students. 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 21. Contact: 706-542-8030 Sunday, July 25, 2010 Ocoee Raft Trip. Sponsored by the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Program. Raft on a Class IV whitewater river in Tennessee. For beginners and experienced paddlers. $75; $65 UGA faculty and staff; $55 UGA students. Ocoee River. Registration deadline: July 21. Contact: 706-542-8030 Monday, July 26, 2010 Advanced SCUBA Course. Sponsored by the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Program. Develop dive skills and experience more of the underwater world. This course is designed for those who have obtained PADI Open Water certification. $100 UGA faculty and staff Ramsey members; $95 UGA Students. 6:00 p.m. Ramsey Student Center. Through July 28. Registration deadline: July 21. Contact: 706-542-8030 Saturday, July 31, 2010 Summer Commencement. Combined undergraduate and graduate ceremony. Speaker: David Adelman, U.S. ambassador to Singapore and UGA alumnus. 9:30 a.m. Stegeman Coliseum.


Important Phone Numbers to Keep Handy


Family and Graduate Housing Office 542-1473 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday) THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA FAMILY AND GRADUATE HOUSING The University of Georgia Family and Graduate Housing 710 East Campus Road Athens, Georgia Phone: 706-542-1473 Fax: 706-542-8402 Email:

Resident Manager 540-4366 (on call after 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and all day Sat & Sun.) •

Joe McLain

389-6100 (RM Bldgs ABCD)

Jonathan Gibson

389-6200 (RM Bldgs EFGH )

Nicole Kim

389-6061 (RM Bldgs JKL)

Elizabeth Sheain

389-6400 (RM Bldgs MNP&BO)

Charity Gateere

389-6500 (RM Bldgs QRS)

UGA Police 542-2200 (24 hrs)

Emergency 911 (24 hrs)

Work orders 542-3999 (24hrs) or EITS Help Desk 542-3106

The Maintenance Corner Jamie Wilkes Maintenance Supervisor


order, just as you would with your apartment. We need to know which laundry and which machine is not working.

*** Pest Control personnel have told me that roaches and other pest hate clean cool N-building renovation has been moving right The garden behind Q-building was cleaned apartments. To keep pest down remove along and the completion date is set for June out and tilled up late this year due to the wet your trash daily and keep your food such as cereal, rice, breads in sealable contain30th. P-building is next and we hope to start weather. I hope this didn’t put you too far ers. Wipe down your ranges and counter the renovations sometime in August. behind. tops after cooking. We have received all new appliances for HPlease do not tamper with the smoke debuilding and we will start Tuesday installing tectors in your apartment. This is the Important Note; Please call in a work order these. I will schedule the installation with our first warning that you will get in case for any problems you have in your apartment. resident to keep the disruption to a minimum. there is a fire in your apartment. If you Work order # 706-542-3999 disable the head and there is a fire not N-building appliances should be here around only are you endangering yourself but the first of July for installation. everyone in your building. Call the F&GH office during the day and the The outside of H-building was repainted and Resident Manager on duty at night to looks much better. All hand rails in University silence the head if you accidentally set it Village have been repainted. off while cooking. We will have around 200 apartments to turn Pest Control: Cannon Pest Control comes over this summer and around 50 transto Family Housing every Wednesday to fers. This will keep us very busy this summer. treat apartments. Please have your work orders in before Wednesdays of each When you use the laundries and you have week or you will have to wait until the trouble with a machine please call in a work following week.

Village Monthly online July 2010  

Village Monthly online July 2010

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