REMINDER… It’s brand new!
What is? Join us this Friday to find out! Bartow Collaborative will meet March 28, 2014 @ First Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Cartersville Networking and coffee beginning @ 8:15 am with the meeting following promptly at 8:30 am. Please review minutes from Feb. 28, 2014 meeting @ http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update March 24.
MEETINGS to enhance our STRATEGIES…
Cartersville-Bartow Mentoring Team will meet Friday, March 28th @ 10:00 am @ First Presbyterian Church. This meeting will follow the Bartow Collaborative meeting. For more information contact Tina G. Grubbs @ firstname.lastname@example.org. This is an open meeting to all.
Bartow Emotional Health Resources Prevention Work Group will meet April 17th @ 10 am @ the Bartow County Health Department. For more information, contact Cynthia Wainscott @ email@example.com.
Family Promise and Teen Maze meetings will be announced next week.
Bartow Youth Action Team -Bartow Youth Action Team is looking for new members and invites anyone who wants to join to attend a Planning Meeting this Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm at 140 Douglas Street (Teen Center). Any high school student (preferably upcoming 10th-12th), from any County or City high school is invited. To download a recruitment packet, visit http://www.bartow.gafcp.org.- Weekly Update March 17.
Goodwill Career Center -In March Cartersville Goodwill Career Center will be bringing back one of our previous workshops entitled “
What Not…” What Not covers everything job seekers should not do while on their job search. What not to say, what not to wear, and what not to post on social media. The workshop will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:00am. If you would like to be added to the calendar, please contact me as soon as possible. To access March’s Career Center calendar, visit the Collaborative website @ http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update – March 17 or visit http://www.goodwillng.org.
Bartow Resource Center 5k/1 Mile Walk for Life and Family Fun Day will be held on March 29, 2014 @ 10:30am. For more information, contact Maryland Guthas @770-881-6621 or visit bartowfamilies.com.
Soul Sista’s Fundraiser this Friday, March 28th and Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 11:30- 5pm. Friday the fundraiser will be held @ the Goodyear building/Saturday TBD. Fundraiser includes: Fish Dinner or Sandwiches (Tilapia-2 pieces coleslaw, baked beans, bread, & cake) or Fried Chicken Dinner or Snack (3 wings- coleslaw, baked beans, bread & cake). Plates are $7.00 and Snacks/Sandwiches are $4.00. Food can be picked up or you may call for delivery @ 404-201-4532 or 404-437-9945. You may download an informational flier @ http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update March 24.
Girls Run the World Empowerment Seminar will be held Saturday May 3, 2014 from 9am-2pm @ the Matthew Hill Center-129 ½ Aubrey St. in Cartersville, GA. The seminar is designed to bridge the gap with young ladies ages 10-19 to help them find their purpose, know their worth, and reach their highest potential. A panel of phenomenal ladies will facilitate an open forum discussing their own adversity and their success stories. To sign up or for questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-201-4532. You may download an informational flier @ http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update March 24.
2014 Service and Leadership Summit will be held Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Georgia Highlands Cartersville Campus from 9am – noon. Social service agencies, nonprofits, civic groups and churches are invited to join faculty to network, brainstorm and learn more about the essential ingredients for community-higher education partnerships. Lunch will be provided for attendees, but registration is required @ http://www.highlands.edu/limesurvey/index.php/713318/lang-en
Tables will be provided to organizations who wish to share information during registration and lunch. For more information, contact Juliana Breitha @ email@example.com. To download a flier, visit http://www.bartow.gafcp.org. – Weekly Update March 24.
Must Ministries and Goodwill Career Center
Looking for a JOB? This is about YOU! Sponsored by Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce, Goodwill of North Georgia, Department of Labor – Cartersville office, CAYA Reconciliation, and Must Ministries,
Step Up Your Game will be held April 25, 2014 @ Goodwill Industries Career Center, 929 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy in Cartersville. The day is filled with professional advice to “gear you up” in your job search. Lunch is provided for all registered participants. Check in begins @ 9:30 a.m. with post-game ending @ 3:30 pm. Seating is LIMITED. Register by April 18. No walk-ins the day of the event. You will be notified by April 22 if selected to participate. To download the informational flier and registration form, visit http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update March 24. For more information call 770-790-3883 or 770-276-7025.
Ray Southern Memorial Cleanup & ATCO Festival
This year’ Ray Southern Memorial Cleanup & ATCO Festival will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014. Organized by Keep Bartow Beautiful and the City of Cartersville, volunteers are encouraged to help in this community-wide family event. There are opportunities for agencies, civic organizations, church groups and youth to assist with clean up in and around the ATCO mill village AND provide festival games and informational booths/tables. The Festival would like organizations and groups to offer games such as bean bag toss, fish-for-prizes, and football-thru-the-tire with small prizes (snacks or otherwise) for ATCO residents. Volunteers and residents will gather in the parking lot directly in front of ATCO Baptist Church at the corner of Goodyear Ave and Parameter Street @ 11:00 am. If your agency, church or local organization would like to partner in this special day, please contact Richard Osborne @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-387-5614.
Cartersville-Bartow Chamber FAMILY FAIR – Unity in the Community
Join your neighbors for an Old-fashioned Family Fair with barbecue, snacks, games, activities, and prizes on Saturday, May 8, 2014 from 5:00-8:00pm at Plant Bowen Recreational Area. Any business, nonprofit, politician, or group may register for a booth space and sell items or food and receive the profit. Each sponsor is encouraged to host a fun carnival or fair theme activity or game and decorate their booth accordingly. Booth sponsorship is available for $100. You may download a registration flier at http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update March 24 or register online at the Chamber’s website http://www.cartersvillechamber.com. For more information, contact Joy Salter at the Chamber email@example.com or 770-382-1466.
Footprints of the Heart
Footprints of the Heart will be hosting a 5K/1 Mile Pregnancy and Infant Loss Memorial Balloon Release on Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Euharlee. The race will begin and end in Frankie Harris Park. Early registration for ages 13 and over: $25 till May 7th. After May 7th, registration is $30. Teams of 10 or more who indicate their team name on the registration form will receive a discounted registration fee of $20 for each team member, Race day registration begins @ 7, 5K begins at 8am, Walk begins at 8:05am, Memorial Balloon Release begins at 9am (or when the race course is clear). To register visit Active.com: http://www.active.com/euharlee-ga/running/races/footprints-on-the-heart-5k- 1m-and-memorial-balloon-release-2014. Additional information can be found http://www.facebook.com/footprintsontheheart.ga, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Khristie Staines at 770-547-4333.
NWGA Center for Independent Living is hosting a Free Lunch and Learn Series each month. Sponsored by Morehouse Group CPA, the classes range from gardening to money management, to technology and relationships. The event is designed for anyone, whether you have a disability or not. A calendar of events can be downloaded from http://www.bartwo.gafcp.org – Weekly Update March 24. For more information or to register, contact 706.314.000, 866.888.7845 or visit http://www.nwgacil.org.
Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter will be hosting several workshops in the common weeks. To register for the event below visit http://www.teepasnow.com – click on Upcoming Events or call 770-313-6347 or call Rebekah Davis @ 706-275-0819 or email @ email@example.com.
“Dementia and the Roadblock of Denial; When They Don’t Want Help and Things are Getting Worse” will be held March 26, 2014 @ Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech – 875 West Peachtree St N.W. in Atlanta. Registration Fee is $90 OR for professionals wanting CEUs $150. Approved for 6 CEUs – CCMC, LNHA, MFT, LPC, RN, SW, PT-Georgia, OT- Georgia. This 1 day intensive coaching class will help participants develop the art of working with those who don’t want, but need help. This workshop is designed for families, counselors, and other health care professionals who work with people exhibiting signs of dementia, but think they are fine.
“Digging into Dining and Dementia; Living to Eat & Eating to Live” will be held April 4 and April 5, 2014 (Register for one or both events. The event will be held @ Lenbrook Retirement Community – 3747 Peachtree Road NE in Atlanta. Registration Fee is One Day – $90 OR for professionals wanting 6 CEUs $150 – Both Days – $170 OR for professionals wanting 12 CEUs $290. Approved for 6 CEUs per day – CCMC, LNHA, RN, SW, OT- Georgia. This program will cover a variety of strategies and techniques to help care partners effectively notice and address concerns, provide the ‘just right’ amount and type of assistance, create environments and set-ups that help with meals, and maximize the dining experience for people with dementia. April 4 – content focuses on early stages of dementia April 5 – content focuses on late stages of dementia.
Chattahoochee Technical College Paulding Campus will host a Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Conference Thursday, April 10, 2014 and Friday, April 11, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Dallas. Training includes a wealth of expertise in the area of Sex Trafficking in Georgia, Caring for Sexual Assault Victims, Internet Safety, Laws and Forensic Interviews, Prosecution of Child Abuse Cases and education and prevention programs. Additional Training offered with the Darkness to Light Certification. Registration is FREE and OPEN to the public. Register online @ http://www.chattahoocheetech.edu/service-learning. For more information contact Marcy Hehnly@ 770-528-3539 or email @ Marcy.Hehnly@chattahoocheetech.edu. To download the packed two-day agenda, visit the Bartow Collaborative website @ http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update March 24.