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This year the train will be rolling into the Sum­merville Train Sta­tion at 12:45 p.m. bring lots of smil­ing faces from Chat­tanooga. Booth rental is $20 for a 15’x15’ area. You will need to pro­vide your own tent, ta­bles, and chairs. There is elec­tric­ity has been re­done. For an ap­pli­ca­tion or more in­for­ma­tion call Judy Motes at 706-8576008 and leave a mes­sage or email Marie Hanna at [email protected]­stream.net with your ques­tions.

The Amer­i­can Red Cross is start­ing a Northwest Ge­or­gia Chap­ter Club for youth ages 13-18. This club will give youth mem­bers the chance to gain lead­er­ship ex­pe­ri­ence and skills, save and change lives, help with the com­mu­nity, build a re­sume and gain vol­un­teer hours for col­lege ap­pli­cants. The Northwest Ge­or­gia Chap­ter Club would be in­volved in Blood Drives, Fundraiser events, Emer­gency pre­pared­ness, First Aid and CPR classes and help­ing the home­less and veter­ans. Call Joe Nix at 706-767-8231 or email [email protected]

AARP celebrates its 60th an­niver­sary this July. The lo­cal Gor­don County AARP Chap­ter 3178 joins in the cel­e­bra­tion by con­tin­u­ing the vi­sion of its founder, Dr. Ethel Percy An­drus. Chap­ter spon­sored com­mu­nity ser­vices, projects and ac­tiv­i­ties are aimed to serve and aid those se­niors fifty and older. Mem­bers of the lo­cal chap­ter of AARP is vol­un­teer­ing their ser­vices to aid the com­mu­nity in ways that best serve the com­mu­nity. There are real pos­si­bil­i­ties when we serve the peo­ple of the com­mu­nity. AARP states it best: “to serve, and not be served.” The newly elected pres­i­dent of the lo­cal AARP Chap­ter 3178, Sarah Cur­tis, has asked all cur­rent mem­bers to serve on the Mem­ber­ship Com­mit­tee as a means of in­creas­ing the mem­ber­ship. The lo­cal AARP Chap­ter 3178 meets ev­ery first Fri­day of each month at 10:30. For the place of the meet­ing call Sarah Cur­tis 706-629-0569 or Wy­lene Turner 706 -629-8821 Week of July 22

The Christ­mas in July Elves will hold a Quar­ter Cloth­ing Sale on Mon­day, July 23, 2018 at Cal­houn First Bap­tist Church’s Chris­tian Life Cen­ter. The elves will sell all items avail­able (gen­tly used cloth­ing, used shoes, ac­ces­sories and books) for only a quar­ter each. Please come by and shop from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tell your friends.

The only out­doors ven­dor trade show in At­lanta re­turns to Du­luth’s In­fi­nite En­ergy Cen­ter on July 27-29. The 11th an­nual GON Out­door Blast, pre­sented by Ge­or­gia’s Best Chevy Deal­ers, is the hunt­ing show for sportsman. The Out­door Blast has some­thing for ev­ery­one with an in­ter­est in out­door re­cre­ation. The GON Truck-Buck Shoot-Out and State Duck Call­ing com­pe­ti­tion are held dur­ing the expo. At­ten­dees can shop hun­dreds of busi­nesses from across the South­east, and dozens are of­fer­ing spe­cial Blast Bar­gains, with prices up to 75 per­cent off re­tail. Ad­mis­sion is $10 for adults, and kids 12 and younger get in free. Please visit http://www. gon.com/out­door-blast or the GON Out­door Blast Face­book page.

Ac­cord­ing to Los An­ge­les Times, “The Nest is an ad­dic­tive, poignant read with an en­tic­ing premise: four adult sib­lings fight­ing over the trust fund they’re all count­ing on to bail them out of their par­tic­u­lar dis­ap­point­ments and self­in­flicted dis­as­ters.” ALL ARE WEL­COME! Ar­rive a lit­tle ear­lier to en­joy din­ner! For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Roberta Char­bon­neau at 678-773-5655.

H2O For Heroes needs your help! Fire­House Subs is com­mit­ted to serv­ing their lo­cal com­mu­nity. On Satur­day, Aug. 4, bring in an un­opened 24-pack of bot­tled wa­ter and re­ceive a medium sub. All wa­ter will go to lo­cal fire and po­lice depart­ments to be dis­trib­uted to those in need. Limited one sub per per­son per case of wa­ter. Fire­House Subs in Cal­houn is lo­cated at 1131 S Wall Street in Cal­houn. Week of Aug. 5

The Board of Trustees of the Cal­houn-Gor­don County Pub­lic Li­brary, Cal­houn, Ge­or­gia, will hold its reg­u­lar quar­terly meet­ing Tues­day, Aug. 7, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. at the Cal­houn-Gor­don County Pub­lic Li­brary, lo­cated at 100 North Park Av­enue Cal­houn, GA 30701. This meet­ing is open to the pub­lic. This reg­u­larly sched­uled meet­ing of the board of trustees will con­sider agenda items, ac­tions and re­view pro­posed amend­ments and or up­dates to the con­sti­tu­tion and by­laws of the pub­lic li­brary. Pro­posed changes to the con­sti­tu­tion and by­laws must be pre­sented to the li­brary board of trustees for re­view at least 2-weeks prior to the meet­ing date. The no­tice must also be pre­sented in the pub­lic news or­gan prior to the open meet­ing. O.C.G.A. § 50-14-1.

Young, Be­gin­ning and Small Farm­ers Ed­u­ca­tional Work­shop on Fri­day, Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Thorn­ton Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, lo­cated at 102 North Floyd Park Rd. in Rome. Al­ways wanted to know how to put to­gether a strong farm plan but not re­ally sure where to start? At­tend the work­shop to get go­ing in the right di­rec­tion. Lunch is pro­vided. Top­ics in­clude Bal­ance Sheets & Work Projects, In­come State­ment & Work Projects, Fam­ily Fi­nance & Fam­ily Bud­get­ing, Risk Man­age­ment, Ac­crual In­come, Ap­ply­ing for Fi­nanc­ing, In­tro­duc­tion to Busi­ness Plan­ning, FSA/SBA and Other Pro­grams, and other bonus top­ics. Reg­is­ter on­line at agge­or­gia.com Week of Aug. 19

On Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., ed­u­ca­tors will ex­plore the topic of teach­ing writ­ing with lo­cal writer and ed­u­ca­tor, Martha Tem­ple­ton at the Cal­houn-Gor­don County Li­brary. In Ms. Tem­ple­ton’s ses­sion, “Stu­dents as Au­thors: Em­pow­er­ing Stu­dents with Words, with Au­di­ence, and with Voice,” ed­u­ca­tors will ex­plore the mer­its of an au­then­tic writ­ers’ work­shop as an av­enue for stu­dent ac­cess to lan­guage. Teach­ers will en­gage in model lessons, dis­cuss the mer­its of giv­ing stu­dents choice in writ­ing, ex­am­ine stu­dent work, dis­cuss the use of as­sess­ment tools to guide and as­sess the work, and ex­plore the power of in­di­vid­ual and group con­fer­ences in fa­cil­i­tat­ing stu­dent growth. These ses­sions (and GATESOL mem­ber­ship) are good for any teacher who has English learn­ers in Week of Aug. 26

The Northwest Ge­or­gia Re­gional Com­mis­sion’s Area Agency on Ag­ing will hold its quar­terly meet­ing on Tues­day, Aug. 28, 2018 at the Thorn­ton Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 102 North Floyd Park Road, Rome, Ga. 30165 (across from Ar­muchee High School on High­way 27 North). The meet­ing will be­gin at 10 a.m. The meet­ing is open to the pub­lic. Week of Sept. 2

FIRST THURS­DAY BOOK CLUB will meet on Thurs­day, Sept. 6, at Shoney’s on Red Bud Road at 7 p.m. We will dis­cuss one of NPR’s Best Books of the Year “The Alice Net­work” by Kate Quinn. “Quinn de­liv­ers an en­thralling tale filled with breath­tak­ing nar­ra­tive that will make the reader feel as if they’re in the back of the road­ster, rid­ing along with the rau­cous Eve and coura­geous Char­lie on their clan­des­tine ad­ven­tures. Sus­pense­ful and engrossing, THE ALICE NET­WORK is a mus­tread!” writes Heather Webb, au­thor of Rodin’s Lover. ALL ARE WEL­COME! Ar­rive a lit­tle ear­lier to en­joy din­ner! For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Roberta Char­bon­neau at 678-773-5655. Week of Oct. 7

On Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Dr. Cherri Woods Wash­ing­ton will present “Yes! Take it Per­sonal! Per­son­al­iz­ing In­struc­tion to In­crease Stu­dent Achieve­ment,” at the Cal­houn-Gor­don County Li­brary. In this ses­sion, Dr. Woods Wash­ing­ton will ed­u­cate and in­spire ed­u­ca­tors to find cre­ative ways to make con­nec­tions with English learn­ers. These ses­sions (and GATESOL mem­ber­ship) are good for any teacher who has English learn­ers in their class­rooms! Class­room teach­ers are in­vited to join GATESOL and reg­is­ter for the ses­sions. Visit gatesol.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

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