Important dates and Happenings around Bartow County Georgia

REMINDER…
Bartow Collaborative will meet in Friday, August 28th at the First Presbyterian Church in
Cartersville.
PARTNER EVENTS…
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 http://www.neighborhoodsummit.org/. For more
information, contact Amanda Tant @ 678-605-9023.
Empower & Lead: Family, Schools & Community Engagement Conference will be
held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Georgia Highlands Campus in Cartersville from 9am-3pm.
This conference will involve all families from Pre-K up to high school in the county of Bartow. If
your organization would like to present, share information, or sponsor please contact Annabel
Rodriguez-Romero at 770-387-4732 or emailarodriguez@cartersville.k12.ga.us.
Bartow Hispanic Center will be having two fundraising events:
1) Soccer Tournament at Legends Sports Complex (next to Cracker Barrel) on Saturday,
September 12th and Sunday, September 13th at 9am
2) Latin Health and Resource Fair at Carterville Civic Center (next to Bartow Public Library)
on Sunday, September 20 from 10am-4pm.
If you would like to participate, share information, or sponsor please contact Joel Romero
at info@bartowhispaniccenter.org or call 678-744-4192. You can also visit our website
at http://www.bartowhispaniccenter.org for more details about center and events.
Highland Rivers is opening THE ROC CLUBHOUSE
THE ROC Clubhouse, here, in Cartersville. Our only requirement is that the referral be an
adolescent with a mental health diagnosis, be free from recent suicide ideation or attempts, and
must be stable in the community for at least 60 days. At this point, we are accepting
applications and conducting assessments on Thursdays after 2pm. See attached referral form.
WORKSHOPS/CLASSES…
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 carla.smith@chattahoocheetech.edu for more information.
COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN:
A Problem in Georgia’s Back Yard
Presented by Loronda C. Giddens, Victim Advocate II, Department of Juvenile Justice Office of
Victim Services
Thursday, August 27, noon—3:00pm at The Depot in Calhoun
Bring your lunch and join this important educational session!
Register: email roberta@gordonconnection.org or call 706-602-5139

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