Viet­nam Vet­er­ans Against the War

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Viet­nam Vet­er­ans Against the War, a na­tion­ally char­tered or­ga­ni­za­tion since 1967, has formed a Greater At­lanta Re­gion unit. Vet­er­ans and oth­ers in­ter­ested in par­tic­i­pat­ing with or join­ing the new unit should con­tact Michael Burke at (770) 491-6817.

Dis­abled Amer­i­can Vet­er­ans Driver

The Dis­abled Amer­i­can Vet­er­ans, Chap­ter 55, Inc., needs vol­un­teer driv­ers to drive the DAV van on Tues­day or Thurs­day from Cov­ing­ton to the V.A. Med­i­cal Cen­ter, Decatur. The time is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Bobby Hug­gins at (770) 787-7698 for in­for­ma­tion.

New­ton County Nav­i­ga­tor Team

The New­ton County Nav­i­ga­tor Team helps link New­ton County fam­i­lies, es­pe­cially those with chil­dren with dis­abil­i­ties, to com­mu­nity re­sources through a statewide par­ent lead­er­ship net­work. The team meets the last Mon­day of ev­ery month at 6:45 p.m. at the YMCA Af­ter­School Build­ing, New­ton Drive. If you are in­ter­ested, please at­tend. For in­for­ma­tion, call (678) 712-2258, or e-mail yeno­big@ mind­spring.com.

Ste­wart Bap­tist Preschool

Ste­wart Bap­tist Preschool is now reg­is­ter­ing 3 and 4 year olds. The teach­ers have 24 years of ex­pe­ri­ence. For in­for­ma­tion, call (770) 851-4481.

12 Step Re­cov­ery Pro­gram

Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery, a Christ-cen­tered 12-Step re­cov­ery pro­gram, meets each Thurs­day at 7 p.m. on the cam­pus of Eastridge Com­mu­nity Church, 8636 Ga. High­way 142. For in­for­ma­tion, call (770) 7862048, ext. 250.

Abbey Hospice

Abbey Hospice, 215 Aza­lea Court, So­cial Cir­cle, needs vol­un­teers to help with pa­tients by visit­ing, read­ing, talk­ing, of­fice work, vis­its with pa­tient care­givers, run­ning er­rands and other ways to show you care. If in­ter­ested or for in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jay Bai­ley, vol­un­teer co­or­di­na­tor, at (770) 464-5858 or at vol­un­teer@abbey­hos­pice.com.

Kin­ship/Grand­par­ents Care­giver Sup­port Group

The Kin­ship/Grand­par­ents Care­giver Sup­port Group meets each Tues­day from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Wash­ing­ton Street Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 4138 School St. For in­for­ma­tion call Jeanette Perry or Janet Kitchens at (770) 786-4002 or e-mail kitchen­scov@aol.com..

First United Methodist Church of Cov­ing­ton

The peo­ple of First United Methodist Church of Cov­ing­ton, 1113 Cony­ers St., wel­come ev­ery­one to come and wor­ship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sun­days. Sun­day school classes are avail­able for ages 3 years to se­nior adults at 9:45 a.m. Nurs­ery is pro­vided for all ser­vices.

Sin­gles over 50

Sin­gle, wid­owed or di­vorced per­sons over 50 are in­vited to join one an­other for meet­ings full of fun and fel­low­ship at Thomas’s Coun­try Buf­fet on the sec­ond Tues­day of each month at 6:30 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call (678) 342-0538.

East Metro Women’s Con­nec­tion

East Metro Women’s Con­nec­tion meets for a lun­cheon and spe­cial in­ter­est pro­gram from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the sec­ond Tues­day of each month at Al­ways Ban­quet Fa­cil­ity, 1613 Mil­stead Road, Cony­ers. Cost is $14. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Jean (770) 7868357.

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