News, happenings and special events happening around Bartow County Ga.

Bartow Give a Kid A Chance, Saturday, July 25th at the Bartow County College And
Career Academy-738 Grassdale Road in Cartersville. Volunteers can register at
Goodwill Career Center
The July Calendar can be downloaded from from – July 20th or from For questions, contact James Benham,,
NW Ga Center for Independent Living
You are invited to Open House and afternoon desserts Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Come by after lunch and enjoy a Dessert Sampler in celebration of the
Americans with Disabilities Act: 25 Years and Beyond! Open House will be at NWGA
Center for Independent Living, 242 N 5th Avenue, Rome GA 30165. For more information
call: 706-314-0008.
The next Mentor Training will be August 12th at the Teen Center, 140 Douglas Street. For
more information, contact
Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta
The Neighborhood Summit, held on Sept. 26th, provides opportunities for nonprofits, civic
organizations and community partners to meet, exchange ideas and explore opportunities
for collaboration. Participants attend workshops, enjoy exhibits, and network with
community leaders. Early Bird Registration by or before August 31, 2015, General
Admission is $20.00/person*, Students and Seniors (55+) is $15.00/person*, and Groups (5
or more individuals) is $10.00/person. Register at For
more information, contact Larry Silver @ 404-718-0040.
Addiction Solutions
Understanding Drugs of Abuse will be held Saturday July 25th, 2015, 9:00 to 4:30.This
session will provide education and understanding of drugs of choice typically used by both
adults and adolescents, also providing treatment interventions to meet the needs of the
client/patient and reduce the risk of relapse potential. Location will be at Cartersville Civic
Center, 435 West Main Street Cartersville, Ga. To register, visit
or contact Donna L. Johnson, @ 770-714-7605.
Bartow College and Career Academy
A Welding Class will be offered at the Bartow County College and Career Academy this fall
on Tuesday nights. The deadline to apply is October 2nd. Please contact Carla Smith at
770-606-5800 ext. 3015; or for more information.

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