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Cal­ or call 706-6295470 or 706-383-5661.

The Cal­houn Area Writ­ers meet ev­ery third Fri­day of the month at 343 S Wall St. from 6-7:30 p.m. The club ex­ists to sup­port writ­ers, from pub­lished au­thors to those who sim­ply en­joy writ­ing down their thoughts. Week of Aug. 26

Grief Sup­port Group to help and en­cour­age after the death of a loved one. GriefShare is a spe­cial weekly sem­i­nar and sup­port group de­signed to help you re­build your life. Mon­days, 7 - 9 p.m., Aug. 27 - Nov. 26 at the Cal­houn Sev­enth-day Ad­ven­tist Church, lo­cated at 1411 Rome Road SW in Cal­houn. For more info, visit Cal­ or call 706-629-5470 or 706-383-5661.

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.

“Fall Fash­ion Fi­esta”- A spe­cial sales event of fash­ion­able cloth­ing for ladies of all sizes. Spon­sored by Cal­houn First Pres­by­te­rian Church, 429 Red­bud Road (next to Gor­don Hos­pi­tal). The event will be held Aug. 29 - 31 from 12 un­til 7 p.m. and Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. un­til 2 p.m. Sale will in­clude new and gen­tly-used dresses, suits, skirts, tops, slacks, shorts, shoes, sleep­wear, jew­elry and other ac­ces­sories. Items are de­signer and off-the-rack. Noth­ing over $25.00! This is a com­mu­nity wide event, and Week of Sept. 2

Com­mer­cial Veg­etable Work­shop on Wed­nes­day, Sept. 5, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Gor­don County Agri­cul­ture Ser­vice Cen­ter, lo­cated at 1282 High­way 53 Spur SW, Suite 200 in Cal­houn. The cost is $15. This work­shop will teach con­trol tac­tics for in­sects and dis­ease in com­mer­cial veg­etable pro­duc­tion. Fea­tured speak­ers will be Dr. Tim Coo­long, As­so­ciate Pro­fes­sor- Veg­etable Spe­cial­ist; Dr. Al­ton Sparks, Pro­fes­sor-En­to­mol­ogy; Dr. Bhabesh Dutta, As­si­tant Pro­fes­sor-Ex­ten­sion Veg­etable Dis­ease Spe­cial­ist. Reg­is­tra­tion with $15 pay­ment must be re­ceived by Wed­nes­day, Aug. 29, 2018 by mail­ing to Gor­don County Ex­ten­sion, 1282 High­way 53 Spur SW, Suite 200, Cal­houn, Ga. 30701.

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. ALL ARE WEL­COME! Ar­rive a lit­tle ear­lier to en­joy din­ner! For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Roberta Char­bon­neau at 678-773-5655.

An or­ga­ni­za­tional meet­ing for girls and par­ents to find out more about join­ing Girl Scouts in the Cal­houn-Gor­don county area this year is sched­uled for Thurs­day, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cal­houn Recre­ation Cen­ter, lo­cated on River Street. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Rachel Barker Se­nior Vol­un­teer Sup­port Spe­cial­ist with Girl Scouts of Greater At­lanta at 678-787-1605 or email her at RBarker@ gs­

Ken­neys Kru­saders 2nd an­nual Ben­e­fit Ride spon­sored by South­ern Devil Har­ley-David­son of Cartersville

$20 per bike; $10 pas­sen­gers. In­cludes food and drinks. In sup­port of Ken­ney Hart who is in need of a kid­ney trans­plant. All pro­ceeds go to pay for dial­y­sis and other med­i­cal costs. 50/50 raf­fle as well as other raf­fle prizes; $1 per ticket or 20 for $10. $5 raf­fle tick­ets for Yeti Tun­dra 65 Cooler. For more in­for­ma­tion, email Ken­neysKru­saders@ ya­hoo. com or call 678-535-8946.

Steve Green in con­cert on at 7 p.m. on Satur­day, Sept. 8, 2018 at Cal­houn Sev­enth-day Ad­ven­tist Church, lo­cated at 1411 Rome Road SW in Cal­houn. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. An of­fer­ing will be taken to help de­fray the costs. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 706-6295470 or email Cal­

The Ge­or­gia Chap­ter of the Trail of Tears As­so­ci­a­tion will hold its next gen­eral meet­ing on Satur­day, Sept. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at the Old Spring Place Methodist Church. The ad­dress is 731 GA-225, Chatsworth (Spring Place), GA 30705. This is very close to the Vann House His­toric Site. https://www.face­book. com/ OldSpringPlaceChurch/ This pre­sen­ta­tion will be the fourth in our se­ries com­mem­o­rat­ing the 180th an­niver­sary of the Chero­kee Re­moval from Ge­or­gia. As usual, our meet­ings are free and open to the public. Hope to see you there! Week of Sept. 9

The Septem­ber meet­ing of Conasauga Chap­ter GNA will be held on Septem­ber 10, 2018 at The Chop Shop, Dal­ton, 7 p.m. The pro­gram will be pro­vided by No­var­tis Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Tushar Sheath with speaker be­ing Kris­tine Corbin, nurse prac­ti­tioner with Pied­mont Hos­pi­tal Heart Fail­ure Clinic. Her pro­gram will in­clude dis­cus­sion about heart fail­ure and the use of En­tresto. A meal will be pro­vided with in­ter­ac­tion with other nurses. Please in­vite an­other nurse to at­tend with you! Please RSVP to Mae John­son 706-280-0324. Please leave a mes­sage!

The Rome af­fil­i­ate of the Na­tional Al­liance on Men­tal Ill­ness will of­fer two free ed­u­ca­tional cour­ses ad­dress­ing men­tal ill­ness and re­cov­ery this fall. Fam­ily-to-Fam­ily is a na­tion­ally renowned, 12-week course for adults who have a fam­ily mem­ber or friend with a men­tal ill­ness. It be­gins at 2:00 pm on Sun­day, Sept. 9. Peer-to-Peer is a 8-week course for adults who have a men­tal ill­ness and be­gins at 2:00 pm on Sept. 16. Both cour­ses are peer taught and will be held in sep­a­rate class­rooms at the NAMI Rome trailer, which is next to High­land Rivers Cri­sis Sta­bi­liza­tion Unit, 1 Wood­bine Ave., Rome. For more in­for­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion, call Jim at 706-232-4607.

Cal­houn An­i­mal Con­trol is part­ner­ing with Adairsville An­i­mal Hos­pi­tal to host their 5th an­nual Open House Vac­cine/Adop­tion Clinic from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Satur­day, Sept. 15 at Cal­houn An­i­mal Con­trol, lo­cated at 200 Kirby Road in Cal­houn, ap­prox­i­mately 3/4 mile west of the Na­tional Guard Ar­mory. Ser­vices of­fered will be Ra­bies Vac­cine, $5; DA2PP (5 in 1), $10; Borde­tella (ken­nel cough vac­cine), $10; Combo Vac­cine for cats, $20. Dr. Amy John­son and her team at Adairsville An­i­mal Hos­pi­tal will be ad­min­is­ter­ing vac­ci­na­tions. The fa­cil­ity will be open for view­ing and there will be some great dogs and cats for adop­tion. Cal­houn An­i­mal Con­trol’s Clyde Burchett and Dustin Wil­banks will be on hand to an­swer any ques­tions re­gard­ing day-to-day op­er­a­tions at the an­i­mal con­trol fa­cil­ity. Adop­tion fees are $60 or $25 for al­ready al­tered an­i­mals. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 706-629-6746.

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