Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar

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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 Sept. 2

Ken­neys Kru­saders 2nd an­nual Ben­e­fit Ride spon­sored by South­ern Devil Har­ley-David­son of Cartersville on Satur­day, Sept. 8; reg­is­tra­tion at 10 a.m., KSU at 11:15 a.m. $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 Cal­houn@gcsda.com.

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/ Speak­ing at the meet­ing will be GA TOTA Pres­i­dent Tony Har­ris and Patsy Edgar, Na­tional TOTA Board Sec­re­tary. Both Tony and Patsy are cit­i­zens of the Chero­kee Nation. The topic will be “Sur­viv­ing and Liv­ing in the New Land.” 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!

“Get your Pink On for Lacre­cia” Breast Cancer Ben­e­fit to be held on Satur­day, Sept. 8, 2018 from 5 - 10 p. m. at the Oostanaula School Com­mu­nity Club, lo­cated at 1595 Oostanaula Bend Rd. in Cal­houn. There will be a silent auc­tion, raf­fle, din­ner plates and cake walk. Any do­na­tions and or vol­un­teers are greatly ap­pre­ci­ated. For in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Angie Pack: 706- 879- 0208, Mary Jo Pack: 470-232-6327 or Machelle Gray: 770-547-2351. Lacre­cia Bai­ley was di­ag­nosed with breast cancer on Jan. 15, 2018. Through­out her jour­ney other med­i­cal is­sues have sur­faced. Please come show your sup­port and help raise money for this amaz­ing woman. All pro­ceeds with go di­rectly to Lacre­cia. 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- toFam­ily 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.

Crusin’ for St. Jude, a South­ern Cruis­ers Rid­ing Club mo­tor­cy­cle ride ben­e­fit­ing St. Jude Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal, will take place on Satur­day, Sept. 15, 2018. Reg­is­tra­tion be­gins at 10 a.m.; KSU is at 12 noon. $20 per bike. The es­corted ride will start and end at Easy Liv­ing Yamaha and Po­laris, lo­cated at 3120 Martha Berry High­way in Rome. There will be a silent auc­tion, 50/ 50 raf­fle, Door Prizes and mu­sic. There will also be food and drink avail­able for pur­chase. For - more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jon “Crank” Ben­son at 706901- 7445.

Vic­tory Lane mini- se­ries by John Earn­hardt at Cal­houn Seven­th­day Ad­ven­tist Church, lo­cated at 1411 Rome Road SW in Cal­houn on Fri­day, Sept. 4 at 7 p. m., Satur­day, Sept. 15 at 11 a. m., Satur­day, Sept. 15 at 7 p. m. and Sun­day, Sept. 16 from 1 - 4 p.m. Hear mu­sic, share stories and hear stories of years ago...talk with John Earn­hardt, cousin of Dale Earn­hardt and chap­lain for NASCAR. He’ll be hand­ing out au­to­graphed pic­tures of race car driv­ers on Fri­day evening. On the fi­nal day of the se­ries, Sun­day, Sept. 16, there will be a car show, so bring your show car from 1 - 4 p.m... there will be food, drinks and fun for all!

Cal­houn Sui­cide Preven­tion’s Chalk It Up! will be held on Satur­day, Sept. 15 from 12 noon un­til 2 p.m. This event is for sur­vivors of sui­cide to re­mem­ber their loved ones. Agen­cies may set up a booth with re­sources. For more in­for­ma­tion, email cauprice­clance@ high­landrivers.org. Week of Sept. 16

The Rome af­fil­i­ate of the Na­tional Al­liance on Men­tal Ill­ness will of­fer a free ed­u­ca­tional course ad­dress­ing men­tal ill­ness and re­cov­ery this fall. Peer-to-Peer is a 8-week course for adults who have a men­tal ill­ness and be­gins at 2:00 pm on Sept. 16. The course is peer taught and will be held in sep­a­rate class­rooms at the NAMI Rome trailer, which is next to High­land Rivers Cri­sis Sta­bi­liza­tion Unit, 1 Dr. Erik Smith, As­sis­tant Pro­fes­sor-Po­mol­ogy; Dr. Johnathan Oliver, As­sis­tant Pro­fes­sor- Fruit Pathol­o­gist; Dr. Brett Blaauw, As­sis­tant Pro­fes­sor- En­to­mol­ogy; Dr. Phil Bran­nen, Fruit Dis­ease Spe­cial­ist; Dr. Ash­faq Ah­mad Sial, As­sis­tant Pro­fes­sor- En­to­mol­ogy. Reg­is­tra­tion with $15 pay­ment must be re­ceived by Wed­nes­day, Sept. 12, 2018 by mail­ing to Gor­don County Ex­ten­sion, 1282 High­way 53 Spur SW, Suite 200, Cal­houn, Ga. 30701.

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