Sono­rav­ille’s FCCLA hold­ing com­mu­nity book drive

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To spot­light Ge­or­gia’s fas­ci­nat­ing past, State His­toric Sites are of­fer­ing free ad­mis­sion on Sun­day, Feb. 11. The event is part of Ge­or­gia His­tory Fes­ti­val’s statewide cel­e­bra­tion of “Su­per Mu­seum Sun­day.”

To spot­light Ge­or­gia’s fas­ci­nat­ing past, New Echota and Chief Vann State His­toric Sites in Cal­houn and Chatsworth will be open with free ad­mis­sion, Sun­day, Feb. 11, from 9 a. m. - 5 p. m. The event is part of Ge­or­gia His­tory Fes­ti­val’s statewide cel­e­bra­tion of “Su­per Mu­seum Sun­day,” with ad­mis­sion waived at dozens of sites across the state.

Vis­i­tors can see the his­toric Vann House, known as the ‘ show­place’ of the Chero­kee Na­tion, tour the his­toric town of New Echota and tour the mu­se­ums and trails found at both sites on this spe­cial free day!

Vis­i­tors can see the Chero­kee Na­tion’s first news­pa­per, walk in the foot­steps of Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War sol­diers, ad­mire FDR’s hand­con­trolled road­ster, or climb to the top of an In­dian mound at var­i­ous sites across the state of Ge­or­gia. Find places to step into the past at GaS­tateParks. org/ Al­lHis­toricSites or by call­ing 770- 389- 7286.

Sono­rav­ille High School’s FCCLA is hold­ing a com­mu­nity book drive dur­ing the month of Fe­bru­ary. FCCLS is gladly ac­cept­ing new or gen­tlyused chil­dren’s books (ages birth - 5). Col­lec­tion bas­kets are lo­cated in the li­braries at SHS and Sono­rav­ille El­e­men­tary School. On Fri­day, March 2, which is Dr. Seuss Day, FCCLA will host a “book sign­ing” at Sono­rav­ille El­e­men­tary School and Head Start to present each Pre-K stu­dent (ages 3 - 5 years old) with a book. The goal for the book drive is 200 books. When this goal is ex­ceeded, other Pre-K stu­dents within Gor­don County Schools will also re­ceive books. Any­one who would like more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact Lori Key at



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