Events and Special announcements around Bartow County Georgia



Donut Dash 5K Benefitting Shop with a Hero

Saturday, September 12 at 8am at Adairsville Elementary School the Adairsville Police Department is sponsoring a challenging 5k run through Historic Adairsville.  Pre-registration is $30/Race day registration is $35.  Every runner will receive a t-shirt on race day from Eagle Sportz.  Register online at or at the Adairsville Police Department.


Empty Bowls Project to help Backpack Buddies

On Sunday, September 27 from noon until 2:30pm at the Cartersville Civic Center enjoy food from 10 of the area’s best restaurants as well as great entertainment all to benefit a great cause.  $20 (cash or check payable to Bartow Collaborative) gains you entry into the event as well as a handmade ceramic bowl.  Tickets are available at the Rose Lawn Arts Festival, Spring Place Pottery or your local school counselor’s office.  For more information email:


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.


Bartow Recreation Department Fall Festival at Hamilton Crossing Park on October 31st.  We invite all churches, businesses, and non-profits that would like to come and set up a booth to hand out candy or set up games for the children.  This is all free of charge to the participants as well as no cost to set up a booth.  We have had a very large turn-out the last few years.  Contact Eddie Chastain for more information at 770-387-5149.




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.









The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy is hiring a Regional Coordinator who will work in partnership with local agencies to promote child sexual abuse prevention training throughout an 14-county region, consisting of Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield Counties.Candidates must currently reside in and be familiar with at least one of the listed counties and be able to travel to others.  Position not available to start until October 1, 2015.  For more information contact Tiffany Sawyer at


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