Events and Opportunities in Bartow County Ga

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 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


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 or call 678-744-4192. You can also visit our website at 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.




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.



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 or call 706-602-5139









Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia is looking to hire a full time Health Benefits Navigator to outreach, education and enrollment assistance.  Detailed job description is attached.  If you are interested please contact Roger Humphrey at




Bartow Collaborative serves as a communication hub for community partners such as nonprofits, social service agencies, faith based organizations, local, state and federal entities, businesses, support groups, and local programs and projects which support issues pertaining to children and families in our community. Agencies and individuals may submit announcements or events to be included in weekly eblast or social media avenues. Content may be edited as needed. Programs sponsored, hosted or facilitated by Bartow Collaborative will be specifically noted


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