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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]­al­son­ 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 tom­ 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 face­­thinkrock­mart.

Join the Polk County Com­mis­sion for their up­com­ing work and reg­u­lar ses­sions fol­low­ing the La­bor Day Hol­i­day on Sept. 10 and Sept. 11. Check back for agen­das and more at Polk­stan­dard­jour­nal. com. Want to speak to the com­mis­sion? Get on the agenda for their Septem­ber work ses­sion by call­ing 770749-2100 and seek­ing out the County Clerk.

The Polk County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion will be back to work again on Tues­day, Sept. 4 for their work ses­sion at 6 p.m. Find out more about tak­ing part in board meet­ings by vis­its

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. this Thurs­day, Aug. 16, 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 Devel­op­ment Author­ity of Polk County board will hold their Septem­ber meet­ing on Fri­day, Sept. 14. Need more in­for­ma­tion? Call the DAPC at 678-883-9255.

The next meet­ing for the Cedar­town City Com­mis­sion will be com­ing up on Mon­day, Sept. 10, 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 Cedar­town­ge­or­ for more in­for­ma­tion, or call 770-748-3220.

The Rock­mart City Coun­cil is set to meet for their next ses­sion on Tues­day, Sept. 11, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the coun­cil cham­bers at city hall, lo­cated at 316 N. Pied­mont Ave., Rock­mart. For more in­for­ma­tion visit Rock­ or call 770-684-5454.

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