Results of Turkey Trot 2014

We have received the results of everyone’s time who ran in this year’s Turkey Trot and have included them below as linked .PDFs. Congratulations to all who participated! Happy Thanksgiving!!

2014 TT Results Male Overall

2014 TT Results Male Age Group

2014 TT Results Female Overall

2014 TT Results Female Age Group

 

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News, Special Events and important dates for Bartow County Georgia

Please join us THIS FRIDAY, November 21st…. Community Building in Bartow! Collaboration doesn’t happen by itself; it’s done intentionally. Hear from families experiencing success and find out how you can be a part of building a strong and self-sufficient community. Don’t forget your donation of Fruit Cups or Easy Mac and Cheese for the . The meeting will be held at the Cartersville Back Pack Buddies ProgramFirst Baptist Church (241 Douthit Ferry Road) from 8:30 am – 10:30 pm. A light breakfast will be served. Please note, there will not be an eblast next week, November 24th. Eblast will resume Monday, Dec. 1st. MEETINGS… Family Promise of Bartow will meet Thursday, Nov. 20th at 6:30 pm at Georgia Highlands College-Student Center Room 102. For more information, contact Pat Eberlein @ pat_eberlein@huntsman.com. The Bartow Teen Maze Team will meet Monday, January 26th @ 2:00pm at Teen Center (140 Douglas Street). For more information, contact Tina Grubbs @ bartowcollaborative@gmail.com. PARTNER EVENTS…
Goodwill of North Georgia
Join Goodwill of North Georgia in connecting local Veterans with various employers and Community resources. The Veterans Job Fair will be November 19th at the Goodwill Career Center in Smyrna. No advance appointment is necessary. In addition to the Job Fair & Veteran resources, there will also be résumé critiquing, online application assistance, interviewing resources available, and networking opportunities during this event. Resource and Services Available include Transferring your Military Skills: Interview and Resume
Veterans Affairs Benefits, On the Job Training for Veterans, Continuing Education for Veterans, Readjustment Counseling,Dept. of Labor Veterans Assistance, Georgia State Veterans Benefits, Services and Trainings at Goodwill of North Georgia. The Job Fair is Open to the General Public. Bring Résumés and Dress for Success. For more information, contact Phyllis Bunch @ 770-276-7036 or pbunch@ging.org. To download a flier, visit http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update Nov. 10th.
United Way Turkey Trot and 5k The Turkey Trot and 5K will be held Saturday November 22nd, 2014 at 9 am. Walkers are Welcome! Jogging Strollers are Welcome! Start and Finish: Cartersville Soccer Complex (behind Cartersville Middle School), 152 Milner Road, Cartersville, GA 30120
Certified Course around Cartersville Middle School and Etowah River Walk. Entry Fee is $20 postmarked before Nov. 1, $25 after Nov. 1 (rain or shine (even if it is cold), non-refundable). All 5k participants will receive a long sleeve T-shirt. The overall male and female winners will receive trophies. Top finishers in each age group will receive a frozen turkey. Online Registration: http://www.active.com/cartersville-ga/running/distance-running-races/united-way-of-bartow-turkey-trot-5k-2014?int. Mail in Registration can be printed off
from the website http://www.bartowliveunited.org. For more information, contact, United Way of Bartow County at (770) 386-1677 or morehouseb@bartowga.org. Downloaded flier from http://www.bartow.gafcp.org- Weekly Update Nov. 10th..
(new) Soul Sista’s First Annual Black Tie Scholarship and Legacy Awards Gala will be held Dec. 6th, 6:00pm at the Cartersville Civic Center. The first scholarships will be awarded to deserving students and six additional awards will be given to community leaders within our community. Tickets are $30.00 per person or $50.00 per couple or a table for 8 for $220. Tickets may be purchase online at http://www.soulsistasrun.org or from any member of our organization. If you have further questions, please contact Jacquelyn Dodson, Public Affairs Director at 404-437-9945 or by email at jacquelyndodson11@gmail.com or Pamela Whitfield, President at 404-201-4532 or soulsistasrun@gmail.com. Proceeds are tax deductible and directly placed in the scholarship fund.
PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENTS…
(new) MUST Ministries
MUST Ministries Housing Services are centralizing all requests for assistance to determine the housing needs in the communities served. If you receive a phone call inquiring about housing, or if you have a client that may require an assessment for housing services with Must Ministries, please direct those inquiries to 770-790-3911 (ext. 1171) or send emails to housingservices@mustministries.org.
(new) Georgia HOPE
Georgia H.O.P.E. has immediate openings for individuals to provide Case Management, Parenting, Supervised Visits, and Transportation to families involved with DFCS. Bachelor’s Degree OR High School Diploma with 5 years related experience required. If you or someone you know is interested, please email resume to fcf@optilink.us.
(new) Bartow Health Access
The Louis B. Tonsmeire, Sr., Clinic introduces Dr. Alan Barnes providing Family Practice. The clinic is located at 31 Pointe North (across Tennessee Street from the movie theater)
in Cartersville. Hours of operation include Monday, 12pm-8pm, Tuesday, 9am-5pm and Wednesday, 12pm-8pm. $45 per visit, with a sliding fee scale based on income. Please call for appointment 678-535-7216. Behavioral Health for adults and youth are also available through Highland Rivers by calling 1-800-729-5700. Bartow County Social Services are also available Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm. Call for appointment @ 770- 387-5133
HOLIDAY MEALS
The New Frontier of Bartow County will host their 14th Annual Feed the Community Dinner Saturday, November 22nd from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm @ the Cartersville Civic Center, 435 West Main Street. Free on-site services will include haircuts, legal aid, HIV awareness and testing, voter registration, winter coats, books, and toys. Free transportation to the dinner is available by calling Bartow Transit at 770.387.5165. For more information, contact Scott Mays at 678.431.3108.
Pine Log United Methodist Church will be providing free Thanksgiving meals on Thursday, November 27th. For more information, contact 770-548-5682 or email at plumcthanksgivinglunch@gmail.com by Friday, Nov. 21st.
The 6th Annual Toyo Tire Bartow Community Christmas Luncheon will be held
Saturday, Dec. 20th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Cartersville Civic Center, 435 W Main
St in Cartersville. For more information, contact Tina Jennings at 678-899-9525 or
tina@panamacitycondovacations.com.
WISH TO VOLUNTER THIS HOLIDAY?
Salvation Army: Angel Tree Host Site- Volunteer businesses and locations needed to put
up a tree at their location for individuals to “adopt” a needy child to buy gifts for Christmas.
Angel Tree Warehouse – Volunteers needed to help sort, receive and distribute toys to
needy families. Christmas Kettles – Varying Hours (11/26-12/24/2014)- Volunteers needed
to help man kettle stands outside local retailers collecting donations. To volunteer, contact
Michelle Wilson @ 770-386-6256.
The 6th Annual Toyo Tire Bartow Community Christmas Luncheon, Dec. 20th –
Volunteers are needed to serve the day of the event as well as to provide homemade fresh
desserts, brownies, cakes, pies, cookies, or breads. For more information, contact Tina
Jennings at 678-899-9525 or tina@panamacitycondovacations.com.
14th Annual Feed the Community Dinner, Saturday, November 22nd contact William
Solomon 404.625.3880.
HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE
-Salvation Angel Tree – Screening is complete, but donors are needed. Contact 770-386-
6256 for more information.
-Toys for Tots – Screening is complete, but unwrapped toys are neee. Contact 404-593-
3547 or email ricgoodson@yahoo.com.
-Bartow Christmas Coalition – families have already signed up, but donors are needed.
Contact 770-386-3399, 770-773-3812, or email nbcs@bellsouth.net.
-Shop with a Hero. Donors are needed. For more information Stan Bradly @ 770-386-6696 or
email shopwithahero.net.

News, important dates and events around Bartow County Georgia

A FEW SPOTS ARE LEFT….
Don’t wait until a crisis erupts to address areas that need attention. The Georgia Center for
Nonprofits, Nonprofit University will offer Accounting For Your Mission Friday,
November 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm at the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of
Commerce AB Community Room, 122 W Main St, Cartersville, GA 30120. Registration is
$10 for staff, board members, and volunteers of local nonprofits, social services, churches,
government agencies and businesses in Bartow County and $25 for those serving outside
Bartow County. Registration will be processed through Eventbrite. In order not to incur fees,
all registration will be paid at the door. You may register by visiting http://www.bartow.gafcp.org
and click on the Cartersville-Ga. Center for Nonprofit Training tap or copy and paste
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/accounting-your-mission-tickets-13758878175 to your browser.
Download a flier from http://www.bartow.gafcp.org.
PARTNER EVENTS…
Alzheimer’s Association
A variety of support groups are offered in Northwest Georgia. A Family Caregiver
Workshop will be offered in Rome on Thursday, November 6th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
@ Redmond Regional Medical Center, Classroom A. For more information, contact
Rebekah Davis 800-272-3900 or rdavis@alz.org.
Cartersville Downtown Development
First Friday Downtown will be THIS FRIDAY, November 7th
. The Downtown Development
Authority would like to spotlight nonprofits. At no charge, interested nonprofits may set up a
table in Friendship Plaza and highlight their services, as well as sale/promote any items,
activities or needs. The event will be held from 5-8. For more information, contact Tara
Currier @ 770-607-3480 or tcurrier@downtowncartersville.org.
NW Georgia Public Health
You’re invited to Let’s Talk, a Mother-Daughter Dinner set for November 13th from 6-
8pm at Rollins Child Development Center. This is a special event to both celebrate and
educate mothers or other female caregivers and daughters (grades 6th – 8th) about taking
care of their health. The Harbin Clinic Women’s Center/Etowah Valley OB-GYN staff will
provide information about preventing cervical cancers and breast health. The presentation
was developed by the American Cancer Society. Puberty topics will be covered as well, and
there will be time for questions and answers. Dinner will be served following the
presentation to celebrate the new knowledge and communication and goody bags will be
distributed. Registration deadline is Nov. 5th. To register, contact Angie Robinson @ 706-
802-5828 or angela.robinson@dph.ga.go. Download a flier from http://www.bartow.gafcp.org.
MEETINGS…
The Bartow Teen Maze Team will meet Monday, January 26th @ 2:00pm at Teen Center
(140 Douglas Street). For more information, contact Tina Grubbs
@ bartowcollaborative@gmail.com.
Family Promise of Bartow will meet Thursday, Nov. 20th at 6:30 pm at Georgia Highlands
College-Student Center Room 102. For more information, contact Pat Eberlein
@ pat_eberlein@huntsman.com.
Tallatoona CAP, Inc.LIHEAP Heating Assistance is available for Senior Households, 65 & Older
r beginning
Nov. 1st. Individuals can schedule a heating assistance appointment online at
http://www.tallatoonacap or by calling the appointment line @ 770-817-4666 beginning November
3, 2014. The General Public can schedule an appointment via the website or by calling the
appointment line beginning Dec. 1st
. An appointment for heating assistance does not
guarantee processing or payment. .Approvals and payments are made when and if funding
is received
Holiday Assistance
-Salvation Angel Tree (sign ups passed, but additional date may be announced). Contact 770-
386-6256 for more information. Donors needed.
-Toys for Tots Ric Goodson (sign ups passed). Contact 404-593-3547 or email
ricgoodson@yahoo.com. Unwrapped toys needed.
-Bartow Christmas Coalition (sign up is Thursday, November 6th). For more information,
contact 770-386-3399, 770-773-3812, or email nbcs@bellsouth.net. Donations needed.
-Bartow County Resource Office – new bicycle’s. Contact Susan Barfield @ 770-387-3708.
-Shop with a Hero. For more information Stan Bradly @ 770-386-6696 or email
shopwithahero.net. Donors needed.
Holiday Meals
Pine Log United Methodist Church will be providing free Thanksgiving meals on
Thursday, November 27th. Meals can be delivered or picked up between 9:30 am and
11:30 am. For more information, contact 770-548-5682 or email
plumcthanksgivinglunch@gmail.com by Friday, Nov. 21st
. Download flier from
http://www.bartow.gafcp.org – Weekly Update Nov 3rd
.
The 6
th Annual Toyo Tire Bartow Community Christmas Luncheon will be held
Saturday, Dec. 20th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Cartersville Civic Center, 435 W Main
St in Cartersville. Volunteers are needed to serve the day of the event as well as to provide
homemade fresh desserts, brownies, cakes, pies, cookies, or breads. If you are interested
in volunteering, donating, or have questions, contact Tina Jennings at 678-899-9525 or
tina@panamacitycondovacations.com. Download flier from http://www.bartow.gafcp.org
Weekly Update Nov.3