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For in­for­ma­tion on hold­ing or sup­port­ing a ben­e­fit at the Oostanaula Com­mu­nity Club in

Cal­houn, call Bar­bara Tal­ley at 770-608-2050. The club is lo­cated at 1595 Oostanaula Bend Road SW in Cal­houn. The Fu­ture He­roes Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram has been es­tab­lished by Owen Se­cu­rity So­lu­tions to pro­vide schol­ar­ships to the chil­dren of first re­spon­ders to at­tend the col­lege of their choice. The $500 schol­ar­ship is awarded an­nu­ally to a stu­dent in North Ge­or­gia who has demon­strated scholas­tic achieve­ment, civic en­gage­ment and lead­er­ship in his or her com­mu­nity. The dead­line for sub­mit­ting your ap­pli­ca­tion for the 4th an­nual

Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram is March 19, 2018. Pro­gram de­tails, along with the ap­pli­ca­tion, can be found at www.owense­cu­rity.com/fu­ture­heroes.

Com­mu­nity Sur­vey: Un­der­age Drink­ing What do you think about un­der­age drink­ing in Gor­don County? The Coun­cil on Al­co­hol and Drugs would ap­pre­ci­ate your in­put …if you live in the com­mu­nity please take a few min­utes to com­plete this on­line sur­vey that fo­cuses on your per­cep­tions re­gard­ing un­der­age drink­ing. https://ken­ne­saw.co1.qualtrics. com/jfe/form/SV_6PTAbU3zhGEYLs1 It only takes 3 – 4 min­utes!

Week of Jan. 21

Oostanaula School Com­mu­nity Club, lo­cated at 1595 Oostanaula Bend Road SW in Cal­houn, will be hold­ing Jan­uary Jam­boree on Satur­day, Jan. 27,

2018 fea­tur­ing Blue­grass groups High­way 411 and Barb­wire & Roses. A home-cooked meal will be served at 5 p.m. for $6 per plate, which in­cludes a drink and dessert. Mu­sic will be­gin at 6 p.m. Cake­walks and auc­tion to fol­low. Come out and en­joy the first event of the new year at the lo­cal com­mu­nity club who has been spon­sor­ing events to help peo­ple in the com­mu­nity for more than 44 years.

Week of Jan. 28

FIRST THURS­DAY BOOK CLUB will meet on Thurs­day, Feb. 1, at Shoney’s on Red Bud Road

at 7 p.m. We will dis­cuss THE 100 YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WIN­DOW AND DIS­AP­PEARED by Jonas Jonas­son.. “[A] laugh-out­loud de­but . . . His­tor­i­cal fig­ures like Mao’s third wife, Vice Pres­i­dent Tru­man, and Stalin ap­pear, to great comic ef­fect. Other char­ac­ters-most no­tably Al­bert Ein­stein’s hap­less half-brother-are clev­erly spun into the rau­cous yarn, and all help drive this gen­tle lam­poon of pro­ce­du­rals and thrillers.” Pub­lish­ers Weekly. ALL ARE WEL­COME! Ar­rive a lit­tle ear­lier to en­joy din­ner! For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Roberta Char­bon­neau at 678-773-5655. Pest Man­ager Train­ing on Fri­day, Feb. 2 at

the Gas­ton Com­mu­nity Cen­ter in Dalton. Earn sev­eral types of re­cer­ti­fi­ca­tion credit: 5 hours GA Com­mer­cial Pes­ti­cide Ap­pli­ca­tor Credit to di­vide over any cat­e­gories 21,22,23,24,25,26,27,31,35,36,37, 38,39 or 41; 2 hours GA Pri­vate Credit. Regis­tra­tion $69 through Thurs­day, Jan. 25 or $75 af­ter. Find all info or reg­is­ter on­line at dal­tonpmt.eventbrite.com or con­tact at 478-972-9981 or wchance3@gmail.com.

Week of Feb. 4

Amer­i­can Red Cross Blood Drive to be held on Thurs­day, Feb. 8 at the Sono­rav­ille High School Gym, lo­cated off of High­way 53 E. in Cal­houn. Blood Drive will be held from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Gor­don Hospi­tal and the North­west Ge­or­gia Re­gional Can­cer Coali­tion are spon­sor­ing a LET’S TALK MOTHER/DAUGH­TER DIN­NER at Gor­don Hospi­tal on Thurs­day, Feb. 8, from 5 – 7:00 p.m. This is a spe­cial event to cel­e­brate and ed­u­cated moth­ers/guardians and their daugh­ters about tak­ing care of their health. Dr. Joy Nwadike will pro­vide in­for­ma­tion about pre­vent­ing cer­vi­cal can­cers and breast health. There will be a FREE catered meal. Call or text 706-602-5139 to re­serve your spots or for more in­for­ma­tion. Email Roberta@gor­don­con­nec­tion.org.

Week of Feb. 11

Amer­i­can Red Cross Blood Drive to be held on Mon­day, Feb. 12 at Crane Eater Com­mu­nity Church, in the fel­low­ship hall, from 2 - 7 p.m. Crane Eater Com­mu­nity Church is lo­cated off Red Bud Road in Cal­houn.

Week of Feb. 18

Amer­i­can Red Cross Blood Drive to be held on Mon­day, Feb. 19 at the Fair­mount Com­mu­nity Cen­ter from 1 - 6 p.m. The com­mu­nity cen­ter is lo­cated at 11921 Fair­mount Hwy. SE in Fair­mount.

Poul­try In­te­gra­tors, Pro­duc­erse, NRCS staff and oth­ers in­ter­ested in know­ing more about how NRCS en­gi­neer­ing cost share pro­grams work are in­vited to a meet­ing to ex­plain the NRCS en­gi­neer­ing pro­grams on Tues­day, Feb. 20 from Noon - 2 p.m. at the Gor­don County Agri­cul­tural Ser­vice Cen­ter lo­cated at 1282 High­way 53 Spur SW in Cal­houn. Lunch will be pro­vided-please RSVP by Feb. 13 to 423-421-2543 or email steve­bon­tekoe@gmail.com.

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