News & Notes
Give back to the community in a way that will last a lifetime by helping a child and get involved in the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Haralson and Polk County. The organization utilizes volunteers to be an advocate of a child in juvenile court proceedings, as well as acting as a mentor for our local youth. Help out today and become a CASA volunteer by enrolling in classes by contacting the organization by e-mail at con[email protected]alsoncasa.org or call 678-901-1021 for more information.
Keep Polk Beautiful needs your help today. Sign up as a Once Around the Block Neighborhood Captain now and help monitor and remove litter and trash in your neighborhood. Twice-annual monitoring assists Keep Polk Beautiful in making the community a more beautiful place, and only takes 30 minutes. For more information contact KPB at kpbeauti[email protected]
Need help dealing with a Federal agency? Rep. Tom Graves' office wants to help. Contact the office at 706-290-1776 today in Rome or come take part in an upcoming County Connection day with Graves’ staff on Sept. 11 following a summer break. Representatives will be available from 2 to 4 p.m. at Cedartown City Hall, 201 East Ave. Visit tomgraves.house.gov for more information.
Want to get involved in making Rockmart a better place? Join Rethink Rockmart and get involved in community cleanup efforts, revitalization of local neighborhoods and more. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Get involved at facebook.com/rethinkrockmart.
The Development Authority of Polk County will meet on July 13 at
8 a.m. at the DAPC offices within the Rockmart History Museum. Contact the DAPC to learn more about their board meetings and upcoming agendas by calling 678-971-3095.
The next meeting for the Cedartown City Commission will be coming up on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room at City Hall on East Avenue. Work sessions are additionally held on the first Mondays of the month, if necessary. Visit Cedartowngeorgia.gov for more information, or call 770748-3220.
The Polk County Board of Education will be back to work again on Tuesday, July 10 for their combined community input, work session and regular session for next month. Find out more about taking part in board meetings by visits www.polk.k12.ga.us/Board.
The Rockmart City Council is set to meet for their next session on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall, located at 316 N. Piedmoant Ave., Rockmart. For more information visit Rockmart-ga.gov or call 770684-5454.
The City of Aragon will be back to work for their monthly work session at 6 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018. Contact the city at 770-684-6563 to learn more about the upcoming meeting, or to address the city council during the regular session.
The Polk County Commission will be back to work for their August meetings on Monday Aug. 6 for their work session, and Tuesday, Aug. 7 for their regular session. Check back for agendas and more at Polkstandardjournal.com. Commissioners met for their July session after press time on Monday and Tuesday.