News and Events for Bartow County Ga.

Please note the change in the next Bartow Collaborative Meeting. Due to the holidays, we will be combining the Nov/Dec. meeting. The next Bartow Collaborative meeting will be Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Coffee and Networking begin @ 8:15 and the meeting will follow promptly @ 8:30. The meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the Cartersville First Presbyterian Church on Main Street.

Minutes from Oct. 25th meeting will be available next week.

MEETINGS…
Bartow Emotional Health Resources will meet this Friday, Nov.1st @ 9:30 am at the Remax Highlands Office on Tennessee Street. For more information contact Molly Schultz @ molly.schultz@yahoo.com.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Task Force will meet Monday, Nov. 4th @ 10:0 am @ The Teen Center. For more information contact Angie Robinson @ arrobinson@dhr.state.ga.us.

Family Promise of Bartow County will Thursday, Nov. 21st @ 6:30 pm @ Cartersville First Baptist Church. For more information contact pat_eberlein@huntsman.com.

PARTNER EVENTS…..

(new) Bartow County Recreation Department
The Rec. Dept. will host a Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct. 31st from 6PM-8:30PM, on the Hamilton Crossing Football Field! Local church groups will provide games, candy, and food! Hotdogs, chips, drinks, for everyone! Inflatables, DJ, and costumes.

New Beginnings Food Outreach
Community In Action Day will be held Saturday, Nov. 2nd from 10am – 8pm at New Beginnings Food Outreach – 7034 Glad Road in Acworth. The day will be filled with gospel singing, children’s inflatable’s, face painting, giveaways, a car/motorcycle show, free safety presentations, and free dinner. For more information, contact 678-231-6385 or 404-563-4591.

Bartow Christmas Coalition
Bartow Christmas is a community project aiming to help needy Bartow residents during the Holiday Season. Individuals who need assistance are required to sign up on November 8th, 2013 from 9am-7pm @ Liberty Square Church. For more details on eligibility contact 770-386-3399.

(new) Community Can-A-Thon
Please come out to the Community Can-A-Thon and Street Dance on Nov. 12th from 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm at the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce. Donations are being accepted at the Chamber, WBHF AM 1450, The Daily Tribune News, Walmart and McStatt’s Printing.

United Way of Bartow County
United Way annual TURKEY TROT will be held Saturday, November 23rd from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For registration, link to http://www.bartowliveunited.org/assets/2013TTflyer.pdf. For more information contact United Way of Bartow County at (770) 386-1677 or morehouseb@bartowga.org.

(new) Cartersville Goodwill Career Center
The Career Center will be hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, November 14th from 10:00am – 12:30pm. If you are interested in attending as employer or community resource, you may download the registration and return by Nov 8th. The November Calendar of events and Registration Form can be downloaded from the Bartow Collaborative website @ http://www.bartow.gafcp.org-Weekly Update Oct. 28. For more information contact James Benham @ (770) 276-7036.

Bartow Health Access
Bartow Health Access will be offering free breast cancer screenings and mammograms now through November 14th. On site breast screenings/consultation and mammogram vouchers are available by appointment only for women who are currently uninsured, enrolled in Medicaid or Medicare and are 35 and over. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact 678-535-7216.

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES…

(new) The Cartersville-Bartow County HR Academy presents a two-day training Nov. 7th and 8th. Topics include “Wages and Compliance, Social Media, Safety, Confidentiality and Performance.” Registration for Chamber Members is $35 per day/$50 for 2 days or Nonmembers $70 per day/$100 for 2 days. For more information, contact LaDonna Jordan @ 770-382-1466 or ladonna@cartersvillechamber.com. Registration deadline is Nov. 4th.

(new) National Alliance of Mental Illness – Rome Chapter will sponsor a Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, Nov. 13th from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm @ the Cartersville Goodwill Career Center on Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Learn how educational programs and support groups can be lifelines for individuals with mental illness. For more information contact 706-232-4607.

Community in Action Day

COMMUNITY IN ACTION DAY
CARING FOR EACH OTHER

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013
10 AM UNTIL 8 PM

LOCATION: NEW BEGINNINGS FOOD OUTREACH
7034 GLADE RD ACWORTH, GA 30102

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 678-231-6385 OR404-563-4591
SPONSORED BY: NEW BEGINNINGS FOOD OUTREACH
SON-SHINE BAPTIST CHURCH
SUFFICIENT GRACE GOSPEL SINGERS

LOTS OF FREE RESOURCES!
ALL DAY GOSPEL SINGING FEATURING
SPIRITUAL GUIDERS, TOUCHED BY GRACE, SHADY GROVE, STRAIT WAY,
GATHERED TOGETHER, ONE STEP FORWARD, BROTHERS IN CHRIST,
TRUTH & LIFE SINGERS, THE GARRETS

FREE DINNER – WE WILL BE SERVING BBQ, HAMBURGERS, HOT DOGS, ETC.
LARGE INFLATABLES & FREE CANDY BAGS FOR THE CHILDREN
SAFETY PRESENTATIONS BY:
BARTOW COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
DARE TEAM – SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT
STRANGER SAFETY
FACE PAINTING
BON-FIRE
GUEST APPEARANCE BY A VARIETY OF STARS EXPECTED
CAR SHOW, MOTORCYCLE SHOW
A VARIETY OF COUNSELORS ON SITE FOR ADDICTIONS, FAMILY, ETC.
WE WILL BE GIVING AWAY FREE GIFTS TO CHILDREN AND ELDERS AND ALSO HAVE A FREE DRAWING FOR FREE GIFT CERTIFICATES
OVERFLOW PARKING @ REDEMPTION BAPTIST CHURCH ON NEW HOPE CHURCH RD WITH FREE SHUTTLE PROVIDED.
SOME OF OUR CO-SPONSORS INCLUDE MODERN WOODMAN OF AMERICA, TOYS FOR TOTS, TRANQUILITY HOUSE- BATTERED WOMENS SHELTER, MERITAN FOSTER CARE AGENCY, GOOD NEIGHBORS SHELTER, AMERIGROUP.
SANTA CLAUSE- BRING YOUR CAMERA AND TAKE FREE PICTURES OF YOUR CHILDREN WITH SANTA, ALSO FREE CAR SAFETY SEAT CHECKS BY THE SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT, AND LOTS OF OTHERS.

LOTS OF FREE STUFF, SO GATHER YOUR FAMILY TOGETHER AND COME AND ENJOY THE DAY WITH US.