Do love you to read or are you good at math? Help an adult learn to read or improve math skills. Training and materials provided. You can make a difference in someone’s life. Call Newton READS at ( 678) 342- 7943.
Vietnam Veterans Against the War
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.
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..
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) 786- 8357.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Take Off Pounds Sensibly ( TOPS) No. 375 meets on Wednesdays from 10 a. m. to 11 a. m. on the second floor of First Presbyterian Church, 1169 Clark St. Weigh- in is from 9 a. m. to 10 a. m. If you need support to reach your weight goal, join us. Call ( 770) 7868937 or ( 770) 787- 7951 for information.