Remember, there will not be a July Collaborative Meeting. The August meeting has been changed to Friday, August 16th. You won’t want to miss the special geo-mapping program presented in partnership with the Bartow County Juvenile Court. Location and time provided next week.
(new) Georgia Highlands College
Georgia Highlands is looking for 10-15 agencies that our Communications courses can work with this Fall. The students will complete a class project in which they must research a local non-profit and recruit student volunteers on behalf of that non-profit during our volunteer fair in October. For more information, contact Juliana Breithaupt @
706.368.7756 or email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Bartow Give a Kid a Chance
Bartow Give a Kid a Chance will be Saturday, Aug. 3rd @ Cartersville Civic Center. Registration is now closed. If you have families that were not able to make the deadline, they may drop by the Cartersville Civic Center from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. If there are supplies remaining we will distribute those at that time.
Contractors Connection Golf Tournament
Bartow Business and Contractors Connection is sponsoring a Golf Tournament benefitting Pettit Preserve on August 5th. There’s room for 12 more golfers…for more information contact Jessica Fleetwood 770-547-2157, Nicole Hughes 404-391-6335, James Hall 770-866-2528, or Parnick Jennings 678-767-7169
(new )National Alliance for Mental Illness
NAMI Rome is sponsoring a FREE educational event – Choices in Recovery – in an effort to make more people aware of mental illness and offer hope as well as practical information about coping with the illnesses. The Training will be Monday, August 12 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Gaston Community Center, 214 Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA 30721. You must register by August 5th. For more information contact Jim at 706-232-4607 email@example.com.
From Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter
Tickets are on sale for the 17th Annual “Our Hearts, Their Harbor” Silent & LIVE Auction event on August 17th at the Booth Western Art Museum. VIP tickets are $100 and Standard tickets are $75. For more information contact Jessica Mitcham @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770.607.0610.
Bartow’s Amazing Race
The first ever Bartow’s Amazin’ Race will be a two day event consisting of multiple challenges each day, an overnight stay somewhere, and an exciting race to the finish line at Pettit Creek Farms. On Friday August 23rd and Saturday, August 24, 12 teams with 2 competitors from each team will complete in 12 challenges while raising critically needed fund for Kim Cowart, a community advocate recently diagnosed with kidney. Sponsorships are needed – deadline is August 1st. Volunteers are needed over the course of the two days so whether you can come for 2 hours or both days. For more information contact 678-646-7440 or visit http://www.bartowsamazinrace.org.
Advocates for Bartow’s Children
Advocates FORE! Children Inaugural Golf Tournament will be held September 23rd at the Woodland Hills Golf Club. For more information, contact email@example.com or visit http://www.AdvoChild.org. You may also visit http://www.bartow.gafcp.org for a registration form.
From Action Ministries
Join 2,000 of your Georgia neighbors on Labor Day – Sept. 2 – for the second annual Action Dash 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run race to beat the cycle of poverty. The nearest location is in Rome. Together, we will run and walk to support Action Ministries in its mission to mobilize communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education. Register now @ http://www.actiondash.org.
From Action Ministries
Action Ministries is still taking applications for Veterans who are homeless and/or at risk of being homeless. Applicants must meet the following requirements: 1) You must have at least one day of active service in the armed forces, 2) You must not have been dishonorably discharged, 3) You must be homeless, meaning you are staying in your car, staying at a homeless shelter, staying in a hotel or motel paid for by a government program or a charitable organization, or staying in another housing program for people who are homeless. OR at the risk of Eviction or foreclosure, and 4). And you must be low income, based on family size and county.
To apply for the program, each veteran must complete an application. Applications can be found on our website http://www.actionministries.net. Completed applications and accompanying documentation may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by fax to 404-881-1902, attention SSVF. If you are working with a veteran who would like to speak with an intake coordinator, the intake line will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 1pm-4pm and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-12pm. The toll free number is 1-888-206-7372 or 404-881-1991, extension 5608. For more information contact Shon Brown @ email@example.com.
Prevent Child Abuse Georgia
2nd Annual Prevent Child Abuse Georgia One-Day Conference will be held on Wednesday September 4, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Atlanta Marriott Century Center. Confirmed workshop topics include: Safe Sleep, Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment, Teen Dating Violence Prevention, Evidence-Based Prevention Programs, Home-Visiting Services, Organizational Capacity Building, and Statewide Efforts to Prevent Child Abuse. PCA Georgia is pleased to offer conference attendees a reduced hotel rate of $119 at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center on September 3rd and 4th. For more information call 1-800-228-9290. Register for the conference @ http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7427480795.
Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta
On Saturday, September 21, 2013, the Neighborhood Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation, will host the fifth annual Neighborhood Summit. This is an incredible event that links neighbors from across the region to new tools, information and resources for building smarter and healthier communities. Registration is $25 which includes lunch. To register or for more information visit http://www.neighborhoodsummit.org.
Georgia Dept. of Public Health – Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
The Southern Crescent Area Agency on Aging training to become a certified workshop
leader for the Stanford University Chronic Disease Self–Management Program (CDSMP) will be held October 16 & 17 and October 23 & 24 at Coweta County Fairgrounds in Newnan. For more information contact Erika Lee @ 404.657-0939 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit http://www.livewellagewell.info for more information on this program.