The Catoosa County News
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Sunday, March 26, at 3 p.m. at the Marsh House, 308 N. Main St., Lafayette, Ga. It will be a joint meeting with the Marsh House Museum Clayton Bell Scholarship Reception. Come hear about the projects of the student interns, Jackson Ellis and Justin Freeman, and make a contribution to the scholarship fund or contribute by using the DONATE button on http://marshhouseoflafayette.org. Applications are being received for 2023-24 with an application form from high school counselors or on the Marsh House website at marshhouseoflafayette.org. The public is invited. Membership in the WCHS is open to all for $12/year mailed to 305 South Duke Street, La Fayette, GA 30728. More information: 706-764-2801.
CHI Memorial Foundation will present “Advancements in Health Care,” a free education event for the residents of North Georgia. The event will be held at the Walker County Civic Center on Tuesday, March 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dr. Krish Bhadra, interventional pulmonologist, and Dr. Betsy Washburn, breast surgical oncologist, will talk about the cancer care available through CHI Memorial’s Rees Skillern Cancer Institute. Registered Nurse Kim Shank, director of clinical services, will explain the many support services available free of charge through CHI Memorial’s Center for Cancer Support, including nurse navigators, dietitians, social workers, chaplains, support groups, and educational materials. The Advancements in Health Care event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. To make a reservation, call 423-495-4438 or send an email to karen_ email@example.com. The
Walker County Civic Center is located at 10052 U.S. Highway 27 in Rock Spring, Ga.
“My Voice Matters: A Walk to End Sexual Violence” will be held Thursday, April 27, at 5 p.m. at Gilbert-stephenson Park (large pavilion behind pool) on Van Cleve Street in Fort Oglethorpe in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Ticket purchases will include a one-mile walk, selfdefense presentation, a guest speaker, a butterfly release, and an event T-shirt. Tickets are $25 and available at https://www.eventbrite. com/e/my-voice-matters-awalk-to-end-sexual-violencetickets-514953057457.
Walker County African American Museum and
Cultural Center features graphic and interactive exhibits highlighting the history and culture of African Americans of the Lookout Mountain Judicial District with emphasis on Walker County but includes Catoosa, Chattooga and Dade counties. Located at 309 N. Main St. in Lafayette, the center is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Closed:
Mondays and Tuesday, the first weekend of each month, 1-2 p.m. for lunch and holidays. Museum phone: 706670-1165, email: wcaahaa@ yahoo.com; website: www. walkercountyafricanamerican.com; like us on Facebook at Walker County, Georgia African American Museum and Memorial Park (https:// www.facebook.com/walkercountygeorgiaafricanamericanmuseumandpark).