Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. BBQ, baked beans, cole slaw, cake. Price: $6 plate / $2.50 Sandwich. Come out and support us with this special fundraiser.
Andrew and Lemer Baker Family Reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 24 at Old Oostanaula School building. Doors open at 11 a.m. Bring a covered dish.
Week of Oct. 1
AARP Smart Driver - the new and enhanced driving refresher course from AARP Driver Safety will be offered at the Victory Fellowship Center Church, located at 925 Oothcalooga Street in Calhoun. The class will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 and will be taught by certified volunteer instructor Sheila Powell. Since 1979, AARP Driver Safety has helped over 15 million older drivers stay safe, educated and confident behind the wheel. AARP Smart Driver Course participants will learn: valuable defensive driving skills; proven safety strategies; how to stay current with the latest driving technologies; the current rules of the road, specific to your community, and how to manage and accommodate Common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Participants are encouraged to check with their insurance agent to see if they are eligible for an insurance discount. There are no tests required to pass the Course. The course is open to drivers of all ages and costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers, payment can be made by cash or check. Please bring your AARP membership card. Lunch will be on your own. Participants are encouraged to pre register as class size is
American Legion Post #47 invited everyone to Veteran’s Day Supper on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at The National Guard Armory at 6 p.m. Please call to confirm your seat at the Veterans tables. American Legion 706629-6975 Joe Raburn/ Commander.
Calhoun Elkettes presents BINGO on Saturday, Nov. 11 beginning at 7 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. at the Calhoun Elks Lodge, located at 143 Craigtown Road NE in Calhoun. Food, game prizes, door prizes and split the pot. Call Pam at 706-280-5168 for more information.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars post 5376 in Calhoun would like to announce that there will be a Post Service Officer on site to assist any veterans with benefits on Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. The VFW is located at 406 West Line Street in Calhoun. For more information, call Johnny Kelley 706-9888517. The Military Order
meets the first Monday of the month except holidays at the Rome Nation Guard Armory located at 340 Wilshire Road at 6:00 P M. All veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart are eligible for membership and are invited to join. For more information: Contact Howard Cothran at 706-676-44692 or Alfred Carnes at 706-802-8262.
The Calhoun Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month for the regular called Board Meetings at 12:00 p.m. Special Board meetings will be advertised in advance. All meetings are held at 607 Oothcalooga St. Calhoun, Georgia. The public is invited to attend. Call to verify a meeting is schedule prior to attending.
The Calhoun Area Writers meet every third Friday of the month at The Harris Arts Center from 6-7:30 p.m. The club exists to support writers, from published authors to those who simply enjoy writing down their thoughts.
If you are a HOMEOWNER and have served in the United States Military or are a Surviving Spouse and live in Gordon or Bartow County, you may qualify for up to $13,000 in FREE home rehabilitation such as a new roof, exterior windows and doors, central heat and air, low flow plumbing, etc. Contact New Foundations Development, Inc. and ask for Carol Hatch at 706-629-9183 ext, 14 Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Income limits apply and funds are limited so don’t wait or you will miss out. This program is for VETERANS and Surviving Spouses ONLY. ( New Foundations Development, Inc. is a local nonprofit working in conjunction with the Calhoun Housing Authority, NorthSide Bank of Calhoun, North Georgia National Bank.)
Fairmount Library is now located inside of City Hall on the second floor. Story time is held every second Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. and New Horizon Book Club is held on the second Thursday of the month. For more information call 706-337-5306.
Story times at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library, 100 N. Park Ave. in Calhoun, are 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays.
The Calhoun Adult Learning Center has so much to offer. Make the center your window to the world. Free study programs are offered during the day and evening sessions. Enroll in adult education today. Call 706-624-1111. The center is located on the campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
Lutheran Services of Georgia’s Specialized Foster Care Program is recruiting individuals and couples to provide safe and stable foster homes for children waiting in Georgia’s foster system. Information Sessions are held on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Rome Office, located at 336 Broad Street, Ste. 200 Rome, GA 30161. Individual sessions may be scheduled to accommodate families, as needed. For more information, contact Laura Fowler at 706-5127777 or email@example.com.
Lutheran Services of Georgia’s Heritage Adoption Program partners with DFCS to find Forever Families for children waiting in Georgia’s foster care system. Information Sessions are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Rome Office, located at 336 Broad St, Suite 200. Individual sessions may be scheduled to accommodate families, as needed. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-506-0649.
TALLATOONA BEGINS LIHEAP HEATING ASSISTANCE. Nov. 1 is the date Tallatoona will begin accepting appointments for the heating assistance program. Schedule an appointment online at www. tallatoonacap. org and click on Book Now, or by calling 770-773-7730. The following documents will be needed for appointments: drivers license or state issued photo ID; original social security cards for everyone living in household; proof of citizenship or immigration status such as driver’s license, US military ID, US passport, state issued photo I, US permanent resident card, alien registration card, employment authorization document, certificate of citizenship; most current heating bill within the past 30 days; if your home is heated with natural gas, kerosene, propane or wood you MUST bring both your heating bill and electric bill to the appointment; proof of income for the last 30 days for everyone 18 years or older living in the home including alimony, child support, disability, pension, rental income, retirement, social security, unemployment, wages from work, wages from self employment and workers compensation.