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The Cedar­town Farmer’s Mar­ket has a new lo­ca­tion and time for the 2019 sea­son. Mar­ket­go­ers are in­vited to come out to the cor­ner of Ware and South Main Street in Cedar­town start­ing on Tues­day, June 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. Ad­di­tional dates and times will be forth­com­ing. Con­tact Five Cedars Farm to par­tic­i­pate at 678-246-1216 to learn more about be­com­ing a ven­dor.

Cross­fac­tor Church in Rock­mart is host­ing a three-day cel­e­bra­tion to mark their of­fi­cial open­ing week­end com­ing up June 21 through June 23. The church lo­cated at 1057 Nathan Dean By­pass in Rock­mart will start with Fri­day night wor­ship at 7 p.m., a Satur­day at 7 p.m. evening with Bishop Alana Mushe­gan, Pas­tor of East West Church, and 10 a.m. ser­vices on Sun­day with Pas­tor Todd Wil­liams. All are wel­come to join next to the Wal­greens and Lit­tle Cae­sars in the Tri­an­gle Shop­ping Cen­ter.

Rock­mart First UMC and Rock­mart Pres­by­te­rian are hav­ing a joint VBS, June 17 through June 21st, 2019, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Je­sus, My Friend” is the theme. Songs, Skits, Bi­ble Sto­ries, Art and Crafts for chil­dren age 3 through 5th grade. All VBS ac­tiv­i­ties will be at Rock­mart First UMC. Call RFUMC of­fice, 770-684-6251 or Rock­mart Pres­by­te­rian Church of­fice, 770-684-6289, for more in­for­ma­tion.

Fairview Bap­tist Church of Rock­mart is host­ing their one-day “Moose on the Loose” Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School on Satur­day, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are wel­come to join in the cel­e­bra­tions at 881 Fairview Road.

The 100 Black Men of Rome-North­west Ge­or­gia is set to hold their 25th an­niver­sary gala on Satur­day, June 29 at the Forum River Cen­ter in Rome start­ing with a so­cial hour at 7 p.m., and a pro­gram from 8 to 10 p.m. A grand party con­cludes the evening at 1 a.m. fea­tur­ing mu­si­cian/sax­o­phon­ist Mike Philips. Gala tick­ets are $100 and in­cludes din­ner and the grand party fol­low­ing. All pro­ceeds will go to­wards our pro­grams such as Men­tor­ing, Health & Well­ness, Foun­da­tion Camp, Education, Robotics, and Eco­nomic Em­pow­er­ment. For more in­for­ma­tion, spon­sor­ships, or tick­ets con­tact Ray­ford Horne at 678-231-5361 or James Lee at 706-936-6159 or go to http://www.100bmor. org/gala.html

The First Bap­tist Church of Cedar­town is host­ing a Pa­tri­otic Cel­e­bra­tion Wor­ship Ser­vice on Sun­day, June 30 at 11 a.m. Blessed is the Na­tion whose God is Lord, and the church plans to live in that spirit as they will rec­og­nize ser­vice­men from each branch of the ser­vice. Come and be a part of this Pa­tri­otic Ser­vice!

Come en­joy an day in the park with good food and mu­sic on July 27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Se­aborn Jones Park where Feed My Sheep Min­istry will be hold­ing a Fish Fry to raise funds for their an­nual Thanks­giv­ing Din­ner com­ing up later this year. Money raised will go to­ward the pur­chase of toys and food for the meal. Gospel sign­ing will be part of the day of fun at the Fish Fry. Those in­ter­ested in help­ing out can con­tact Flore­ace Stocks at 678-719-1981.

Out­reach Taber­na­cle and Gospel Mu­sic Park in Mus­ca­dine, Alabama is host­ing a Fam­ily Fun Day on Satur­day, June 29 at 2 p.m. Cen­tral. Every­one is wel­come, and ev­ery­thing is free with sev­eral events dur­ing the day in­clud­ing a gospel concert, gospel talent share-a-thon and more. They are lo­cated at 1351 County Road 31 in Mus­ca­dine, Ala., 36269. Call 770712-1032 or 770-826-1759 for more.

The Rock­mart Cul­tural Arts Cen­ter is of­fer­ing a Pot­tery Camp on June 17 to 21, 2019 for ages 8 to 12 taught by Paul Craig­head and an Art Camp on July 8 to 12, 2019 for ages 7 to 12 taught by Mar­garet Bear­den and Peggy Cline at the Arts Cen­ter. They also have two Theatre Camps. Theatre Camp I for ele­men­tary stu­dents with Aris­to­cats, Kids is full, how­ever there are still spots avail­able for Theatre Camp II on June 17 to 28 for mid­dle and high school stu­dents per­form­ing Mary Pop­pins Jr. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 770-684-2707. Ap­pli­ca­tions are avail­able at the Art Gallery, City Of­fices, and on our web­site: https:// www.rock­ Arts---Rock­mart-Cul­tur­alArts-Cen­ter

Anita Ken­nerly is of­fer­ing a Poly­mer Clay Bead Workshop at the Rock­mart Cul­tural Arts Cen­ter on Satur­day, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $45. It in­cludes all sup­plies, bring a sack lunch.

Kathy Tor­res is of­fer­ing Paint Par­ties on Tues­day, June 25, July 16 and Au­gust 27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for $20 each, which in­cludes all sup­plies, at the Rock­mart Cul­tural Arts Cen­ter. Have a fun time and take home a paint­ing you made your­self.

RCAC has classes for tod­dlers, chil­dren and adults at the Rock­mart Cul­tural Arts Cen­ter in draw­ing, paint­ing, photograph­y, yoga, cho­rus, pi­ano, whit­tling, and pot­tery. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 770-684-2707 or email [email protected] rock­

Give a child a safe place to go af­ter school and learn valu­able lessons about com­mu­nity, life and aca­demics by get­ting in­volved in the Boys & Girls Club of North­west Ge­or­gia in Cedar­town. Visit their cen­ter at 321 E. Queen St., Cedar­town from 2:30 to 6 p.m. on week­days and bring your chil­dren ages 5-18 for af­ter­noon ac­tiv­i­ties. For more in­for­ma­tion on how to par­tic­i­pate or vol­un­teer, call our of­fice at 770749-0869 or email [email protected] bgc­n­

The Rock­mart His­tory Mu­seum on South Mar­ble Street in down­town Rock­mart is open Tues­day through Fri­day, 10 a.m. un­til 4 p.m. and on Satur­day 11 a.m. un­til 3 p.m. The Mu­seum wel­comes vis­i­tors and group tours. Con­tact Pat Samp­son at 678-7645201 for in­for­ma­tion. RHM meet­ings are held on the first Wed­nes­day of each month and vol­un­teers are wel­come and en­cour­aged to take part.

In­ter­ested in be­com­ing a Foster or Adop­tive Par­ent? Open your heart to a child in need and find out how you can help. Join oth­ers who seek the love of a child ev­ery sec­ond Tues­day night of each month at 6 p.m. at Polk County Divi­sion of Fam­ily and Chil­dren Ser­vices of­fice, 100 County Loop Road in Cedar­town. In­for­ma­tion ses­sions ex­plain what is re­quired to be­come a foster or adop­tive par­ent in Ge­or­gia. For more in­for­ma­tion call Robin Forston at 404-895-6517 or email robin. [email protected] or call 1-877-210-KIDS. Visit www. fos­ter­ge­or­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Polk County Demo­cratic Com­mit­tee Meets on the sec­ond Satur­day of ev­ery month at 9:30 a.m. In the “even” months (Fe­bru­ary, April, June, Au­gust, etc.) the or­ga­ni­za­tion meets at The Rock­mart Li­brary at 316 N. Pied­mont Ave., Rock­mart and dur­ing the “odd” months (Jan­uary, March, etc.) they meet at the Cedar­town Wel­come Cen­ter, 609 Main St., Cedar­town, GA 30125.

The Amer­i­can Le­gion in Rock­mart is host­ing their monthly all-you-can-eat spaghetti din­ner com­ing up this Wed­nes­day, June 19. Meal of spaghetti, meat­balls, gar­lic toast and salad, $5. They hold din­ners on the third Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month. Join the group for a good meal and to sup­port vet­eran and chil­dren’s pro­grams. The Le­gion is lo­cated at 1 Vet­er­ans Cir­cle,


USAPA Pick­el­ball Am­bas­sador Da­neen Eng­land is hold­ing a free pick­le­ball clinic ev­ery Mon­day (weather per­mit­ting) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rock­mart Ten­nis courts, lo­cated at 436 Hogue Av­enue, Rock­mart. Loaner pad­dles and all nec­es­sary equip­ment will be on hand to learn t he sport. This is a free event for any­one and they just need to wear com­fort­able gym clothes and ten­nis shoes. Con­tact Eng­land at 770-356-1282, or by e-mail at [email protected]­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

The of­fice of Ex­cep­tional Stu­dents of Polk School District is avail­able to as­sist with the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of chil­dren with dis­abil­i­ties and pro­vi­sion a free ap­pro­pri­ate pub­lic education be­gin­ning at the age of three through the age of 21. If you sus­pect your child is ex­pe­ri­enc­ing any de­vel­op­men­tal de­lay or you sus­pect your child might have a dis­abil­ity and would like as­sis­tance or for more in­for­ma­tion about ser­vices avail­able through Polk School District, con­tact the PSD Ex­cep­tional Stu­dent Ser­vices of­fice at 770684-8718.

Lutheran Ser­vices of Ge­or­gia’s Her­itage Adop­tion Pro­gram part­ners with DFCS to find For­ever Fam­i­lies for chil­dren wait­ing in Ge­or­gia’s foster care sys­tem. In­for­ma­tion Ses­sions are held on the third Thurs­day of ev­ery month at 6 p.m. at the Rome Of­fice, lo­cated at 336 Broad St., Suite 200. In­di­vid­ual ses­sions may be sched­uled to ac­com­mo­date fam­i­lies as needed. For more email [email protected] or call 706-506-0649.

Did you know that na­tion­wide the Amer­i­can Red Cross as­sists 53 peo­ple ev­ery 60 sec­onds dur­ing per­sonal and lo­cal dis­as­ters? Our North­west Ge­or­gia Red Cross Chap­ter serves Polk County. If you’d like to do some mean­ing­ful vol­un­teer­ing, please con­tact Arthene Bressler at 762-2319896 and visit our web­site at­­cal/ ge­or­gia.

Save the date: The Boys and Girls Club of NWGA is host­ing a Polk County Golf Tour­na­ment on Fri­day, Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. at the Chero­kee Golf and Coun­try Club. Find more in­for­ma­tion at bgc­n­ or call 706234-8591.

Do you think you might be preg­nant? You can know for sure. Con­tact Life Mat­ters Out­reach today to sched­ule a free preg­nancy test. You have a right to know all the op­tions avail­able to you. We of­fer free ev­i­dence-based education and re­sources so that you can make a wellinform­ed de­ci­sion. The ser­vices pro­vided at LMO Preg­nancy Care Cen­ter are free of charge. Clients are treated with re­spect and un­con­di­tional ac­cep­tance. We are here to help YOU. Call 770748-8911 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Vic­tory Bap­tist Church’s Bread of Life Food Pantry is now open. One bag of non­per­ish­able food, five items to pick from pro­duce, eggs and milk and two items from frozen meats, breads and

oth­ers will be avail­able. ID is re­quired. Limit of two IDs per ad­dress. Reg­u­lar hours are Mon­days, 1 to 3 p.m.; Tues­days, 5 to 7 p.m.; and Thurs­days, 8 to 10 a.m.

Com­mu­nity Share Min­istries is host­ing “Hope for the Hun­gry” on the first Tues­day of ev­ery month to pro­vide food as­sis­tance to the com­mu­nity. They’ll be in town again on Tues­day, June 4. Food is pro­vided free of charge, and no iden­ti­fi­ca­tion is re­quired to get help. Those in­ter­ested can visit Com­mu­nity Share Min­istries Cedar­town thrift store at 1116 N. Main St., Cedar­town.

The Ge­or­gia Le­gal Ser­vices Pro­gram’s Claire Sher­burne will be on hand at One Door Polk in Cedar­town ev­ery fourth Mon­day to help those in need with free civil le­gal ser­vices to low-in­come per­sons. This will in­clude all cases re­lated to hous­ing, em­ploy­ment, education, do­mes­tic vi­o­lence, con­sumer fraud, wills, health­care and other is­sues in­volved in the le­gal com­pli­ca­tions of ev­ery­day life. Call 404-206-5175 for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Polk County Alzheimer’s Caregiver Sup­port group will meet monthly on the first Mon­day at 11 a.m. at Polk Med­i­cal Cen­ter. Those in­ter­ested can join for fel­low­ship and lunch in the cafe­te­ria. For more in­for­ma­tion call John Giglio at 678-246-8188.

Aragon First United Methodist Church of­fers a food pantry for the com­mu­nity to use if they need as­sis­tance. They are open Mon­days from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Tues­day morn­ings from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. A pic­ture ID is re­quired to par­tic­i­pate. Call 770-6844855 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery meets ev­ery Mon­day night at the First Bap­tist Church of Rock­mart start­ing with din­ner at 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Large Group at 7 p.m. and Small Share Group at 8 p.m.

Soup and Sav­ior, a lo­cal non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Tues­days to pro­vide needed items to de­serv­ing peo­ple. This in­cludes a free meal (soup), cloth­ing and gives other as­sis­tance. Meet­ings are held at Glad Tid­ings, lo­cated at 703 Robert L Parks Blvd. in Cedar­town. Dona­tions are ac­cepted.

Just Us Min­istries Inc. Food Bank has dis­tri­bu­tion ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day at 904 Young Farms Road in Cedar­town. On Tues­day the dis­tri­bu­tion is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on Thurs­days from 10 a.m. to noon. A pic­ture ID is re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion call 770-687-1009 or 678-901-3354, email jus­tus­[email protected], or visit Jus­tus­min­

A care­givers sup­port group meets on the sec­ond Mon­day of each month at 11 a.m. at Rock­mart Pres­by­te­rian Church. Call 770-684-6289 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Take back your life and get help. Nar­conon can help you take steps to over­come ad­dic­tion in your fam­ily. Call today for free for screen­ings or re­fer­rals at 1-800-431-1754.

The fol­low­ing birth an­nounce­ments were submitted by Floyd Med­i­cal Cen­ter on Wed­nes­day, June 5, 2019. Con­grat­u­la­tions go out to these new par­ents in the Stan­dard Jour­nal read­ing area.

Emori-Rose Jane Forten­berry was born on May 29, 2019, to Ebone and Michael Forten­berry of Cedar­town.

Kaleb Jones was born on May 29, 2019, to Kelly Jones of Rock­mart.

Nova Snell was born on June 1, 2019, to Cindy Wil­moth and Jaden Snell of Rock­mart.

The fol­low­ing pub­lic health food in­spec­tion scores were pro­vided by the Polk County Health De­part­ment and are avail­able online any­time at­in­spec­tions. us/ge­or­gia/search.cfm?county=Polk. These scores were re­ported from May 30 through June 5.

June 3- Bar L Bar-B-Que- 264 Elm St., Rock­mart- 91 June 4- Subway- 1400 Pied­mont Ave., Rock­mart- 85 June 5- The Bor­der- 720 N. Main St., Cedar­town- 88

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