Calhoun Rotary Update
Jorge and Lilly Mazariegos will celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 31. The couple were wed on October 31, 1944.
On Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, retired educator and former school superintendent Skipper Stewart briefed the Calhoun Rotary about the upcoming Special Purpose Local Optional Sales Tax vote. Stewart spoke on behalf of the Gordon County Economic Development Committee. Stewart reviewed the projects funded and completed by the last SPLOST, which has led to infrastructure and civic improvements in the area. He then listed the specific projects that are planned if the next SPLOST vote if approved by voters.Also attending the meeting were guests Gary Holcomb and his wife, Michelle, who is a Rotarian of the Fountain Hills Club, Arizona. The couple was guests of Bruce Thomas.
Pictured, left to right: Rotary President John King; Gary Holcomb; Michelle Holcomb; Skipper Stewart; Sam Thomas, program chair.
FIRST THURSDAY BOOK CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Shoney’s on Red Bud Road. We will discuss E. Annie Proulx Pulitzer Prize winning book The Shipping News. Amazon review states: In this touching and atmospheric novel set among the fishermen of Newfoundland, Proulx tells the story of Quoyle. From all outward appearances, Quoyle has gone through his first 36 years on earth as a big schlump of a loser. He’s
Gordon County Hunger Walk will be held on Nov. 5, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the Calhoun Recreation Department. The registration for the community walk together to raise awareness of hunger in our area will be at the Pavilion near the Yellow and Black Playground of the Calhoun Rec. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. Enter from McDaniel Station Rd. Any sized donation is accepted and