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There will be a senior dance Friday, Feb. 23, at the WPA Center on West Chandler Street in Carrollton from 7:30-10:30 p.m. featuring Danny Mote and Band. Admission is $6.
BOARD OF ELECTIONS
The regularly scheduled Feb. 20 Board of Elections and Registration meeting has been rescheduled to Feb. 23 and will be held in the Elections & Registration office located in the Carroll County Administration Building, on the first floor, 423 College St., Carrollton. The board will conduct a public hearing regarding the merger and relocation of the Lowell and Roopville precincts. Tthe Board of Elections and Registration may consider any other business it deems necessary, and may move into closed session to discuss matters deemed exempt under the Open Meetings law. The meeting will start at 4:30 p.m.
The Carrollton City Council will hold an out-of-town work session on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Lodge at Callaway Gardens, Sourwood Meeting Rooms 4 & 5, 4500 Southern Pine Drive, Pine Mountain, Georgia. The purpose of the work session is to discuss the 2018-2019 budget.
The monthly membership meeting for the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park Association will be Monday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. in the Carroll County Veterans Building at 1790 Stripling Chapel Road. Plans for upcoming events at the park will be announced and discussed. Guests are welcome. Membership is open to any Carroll County resident or anyone outside the county who has ties to the county. Annual membership cost is $10 per individual. The first event in the park this year is scheduled for 2 p.m. on April 28 and is sponsored by the Sons of Confederate Veterans. It will honor those who served and died during the years of the War Between the States with special attention given to the 195 on the KIA Wall from Carroll County.
The Community Foundation of West Georgia is accepting applications for Alice H. Richards Arts Enrichment grants. Art, music and drama teachers in public schools, grades pre-K through 12 located in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties are eligible to apply for grants up to $1,000 to purchase supplies and supplemental teaching materials or to secure the services of an outside artist. More than one teacher from each school may apply. The deadline for applications is March 31. Go to cfwg.net and at the top of the page click on Nonprofits to access the grant application. Call 770-832-1462 for information.
Neva Lomason Memorial Library in Carrollton hosts meditation classes with Margo Barnard from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on most Mondays. There is no charge, but donations are welcomed.
CASA volunteer training dates will be Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 5 through March 5. Anyone interested in becoming a CASA volunteer and attending the training session can fill out an initial application online at www.carrollcasa.org.
During February romance novels, poetry and relationship books are half-price at Harvey’s House of Books, operated by the Friends of the Whitesburg Public Library. The store at 1140 Main St. in Whitesburg has 20,000 adult and children’s books, audio books, magazines, DVDs and music. No book is more than $3. All sales benefit the library. Hours are Mondays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to noon and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 470-345-9397.
The Carroll County AARP will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. at the Carrollton Senior Center on West Avenue. The meeting is open to the public.
TRINKA DAVIS GRANTS
The Community Foundation of West Georgia is accepting applications for grants from the Katherine “Trinka” Davis Rynne Fund, which was established as a legacy both to honor the life work of Ms. Davis and to provide permanent funding to assist local veterans and their families. The deadline for applications is April 30. Go to cfwg.net and at the top of the page click on Nonprofits to access the grant application. Call 770-832-1462 for information.
Neva Lomason Memorial Library in Carrollton has free computer classes for the public on Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. Call 770-836-6711 or email email@example.com to sign up for a class.
Carrollton Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Pilates mat class on Tuesdays and Thursdays (one day a week $35, or two days a week for $35) This is a monthly fee. The CPRD is also offering martial arts class for Judo and Aikido. You can register at cprcad.org. For information contact Dottee Morton at 770 834-1127 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neva Lomason Memorial Library in Carrollton will have a baby storytime program, with music and movement with parents’ involvement, for children age 0-30 months on Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. Older siblings are welcome.
Neva Lomason Memorial Library in Carrollton hosts yoga classes with Angie Pace every Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. There is no charge, but donations are welcomed.
The Domestic Violence Support Group meets weekly on Tuesdays in Carrollton for women seeking help from present or past abusive relationships. The support group is free and completely confidential. Talking with women who are in or who have been in the same situation gives participants the care, understanding and information they need to rebuild their lives. If you or anyone you know could benefit from such a group, call Carroll County Emergency Shelter. For information, call 770-834-1141.
Circles of West Georgia provides long-term, adult mentoring for families looking to move into permanent financial self-sufficiency. It meets on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:45 p.m. and provides a meal and child care for everyone in attendance. The organization is looking for volunteers who would like to spend some time playing, reading and doing crafts with Circles kids, ages 6 months to 12 years. Those interested can contact Leslie Register Davis, coordinator of Circles of West Georgia, at 678-551-4395 or email@example.com.
The Community Foundation of West Georgia is accepting applications are being accepted for grants from the Church Improvement Fund that provides grants for capital improvements to churches that primarily serve the African American communities in Carroll County. Priority will be given to churches that have limited ability to raise funds above normal operating costs. The deadline for applications is April 30. Go to cfwg.net and at the top of the page click on Nonprofits to access the grant application. Call 770-832-1462 for more information.
Neva Lomason Memorial Library in Carrollton has preschool storytime every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
Neva Lomason Memorial Library in Carrollton offers an after-school storytime for ages 4 and older every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.
The Carroll County Genealogical Society will host a free workshop on Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Neva Lomason Memorial Library in Carrollton. Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt, certified genealogist, will present a program on “Ancestry DNA In Depth.” Pre-register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Bill Maddox at 770-832-6442.
Barks, Blues & BBQ, including music, dance, barbecue, live auction and cash bar, is scheduled for March 3 from 5:30-11 p.m. at The Barn at Sierra Springs, 1075 Old Four Notch Road, Whitesburg, as a fundraiser for the Carroll County Animal Shelter. Tickets available online www.fullcirclerescue.com or can be picked up at Carroll County Animal Shelter, Cheers or Jill Duncan State Farm. For information call 770-214-3590
STEP AT A TIME
The 16th annual “Step At A Time” 5K road race and 1-mile fun run will be Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m. at the East Carrollton Recreation Center. The course features the Carrollton GreenBelt and is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Proceeds benefit the Carroll County Emergency Shelter (women’s shelter). Register through active.com, or email email@example.com for registration forms and more information.
Mt. Zion Elementary School will have Title 1 Parent Georgia Milestone Information Night Stepping Stones
to the Parent & Guardians Information Night for third through fifth grades on Tuesday, March 6, at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Parent and guardians will learn about the Georgia Milestone Assessment and gain understanding on how to support their children to maximize their assessment scores
The Bowdon City Council will have its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in the new mayor and council chambers, 182 Grammar School Road, Bowdon. All citizens are invited to attend. If you have any special needs please contact City Clerk Susan Pierce.
Tabernacle Baptist Preschool will be having registration for the 2018-2019 school year on March 12-13 for church members and families currently enrolled. Registration opens to the public March 15-16. When you come to register bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate, #3231 immunization form, and a recent picture of your child. You may come by the preschool to pick up a registration form if you would like to fill out the registration forms in advance. If you have any questions, call 770-834-4611. You may also download forms on the church website at tabernaclebaptistpreschool.org
The Carroll County Water Authority Board of Directors will meet March 15 at 10 a.m. at the administrative office at 556 Old Bremen Road, Carrollton.
The Golden City Cruisers classic car club will hold the first cruise in of the year Saturday, March 17, from 5-8 p.m. at The Mill in Villa Rica (and every third Saturday of the each month through October). There will be classic cars, food vendors, and games. Admission is free to all spectators and all money raised goes to local charities. This is a family event.
For more information, visit goldencitycruisers.com.
The Furniture Bank of West Georgia needs gently-used furniture donations. Furniture that will be accepted includes beds (mattresses, frames and box springs), sofas, loveseats, armchairs, bookshelves, armoires, dressers, entertainment centers, dining tables and chairs, end tables, night stands, coffee tables. Household items also will be accepted, including lamps, towels, silverware, dishes, microwaves and other small working appliances. Donors may call John Griffin at 678-634-9685 to arrange a time for furniture to be dropped off. In some circumstances, such as an elderly donor, furniture may be picked up. The facility is hosted by Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Ministries in conjunction with local nonprofit organizations and the Community Foundation of West Georgia.
The Ephesus Neighborhood Closet is open the third Friday of every month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Closet has everything from clothing and toys to linens and dishes, sometimes even furniture. Every item is free, so visitors can take home what they need. It is located in the white house next to Ephesus Baptist Church on Highway 100 in Ephesus.
Drop-N-Shop is a not-for-profit Christian thrift store at 360 Columbia Drive, Carrollton. It supports the community, missionaries, fresh water in Africa, and spreading God’s word. Items in the store are priced so that everyone in the community can afford to buy what they need. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Donations are accepted on these days. Volunteers are needed. Those interested in serving should call 770-838-2212.