Important dates and happenings around Bartow County Georgia


Collaborative Meeting THIS Friday, October 23 at First Presbyterian Church Cartersville Fellowship Hall 8:30am—Help for the Holidays – Come learn about the various programs available to help families during the holidays.  If your organization is offering assistance to families during the holidays please contact Doug Belisle at or call 678-719-2041.





On October 20, 26, 29 and November 2 Crosspoint City Church will continue to have live sign up for Hope For Christmas – a one day event that will be held on December 12, 2015 for Bartow County Residents.  Fun activities are planned for the entire family.  Parents select two age appropriate gifts for all of the children in their family and are given a complete Christmas meal with all of the trimmings.  There is even a Secret Santa shop where kids can select and have a gift wrapped to give to parents on Christmas morning.  Registration is from 10am – 2pm at Crosspoint City Church, 245 S. Tennessee St. in Cartersville.  ID and copy of utility bill for proof of residence is required at registration.  For questions contact Bailey Beaver at or 678-887-8608.



On October 22 from 2pm – 6pm Chattahoochee Technical College will host a job fair.  The expo is open to all job seekers.  Resume help will be offered between 12pm and 3pm.  The expo will be held at the North Metro Campus, Building D, 5198 Ross Road, Acworth, GA  30102.  For more information visit the website or email


Tranquility House Events

19th Annual Golf Tournament October 23rd at Woodland Hills, Registration is at 8:00am, tee time-9:00am, $400 per team, $100 per person. Not too late for additional players. For more information, call 770-386-8093 or email Zanett  

30th Anniversary Celebration on October 24, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 6pm-10pm. Tickets are $80.00 per person. Tickets can be purchased online at or call 770-386-8093. Celebrating 30 years of service to victims of Domestic Violence and their children.


SMALL BRIDGES Adventure Trek 

October 24, 2015 starting at Louie’s Cafe – 1:30pm to approximately 6:00pm.  Questions please contact Denise Hutchinson, President @ or Jenn Wake, Secretary/Treasurer @  Website is – raising adoption awareness and providing financial assistance to Christian families seeking to adopt. 


Project SEARCH (a job training program for students with special needs) 

LUNCH AND LEARN:  Special Ed. At A Glance
Wednesday, 10/28/15 at Cartersville Medical Center, Classroom 1.  Drop in between 11:00 am and 1:30 pm to learn more about special education and the IEP process for school-aged students, job training and employment opportunities, and resources available in our area for all ages.  Representatives from the Bartow County Schools, Parent 2 Parent, Project SEARCH, and  Vocational Rehabilitation will be on hand to answer your questions about the special education process and the paperwork that goes along with it.  Also, see the benefits of hiring people with special needs and the skills these people bring to our community.  For more information please email or call 770-324-9834.


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.


GRASP Groups at the Goodwill Training Center

Thursday, November 5, from 5:30 – 7:00 at the Goodwill Training Center, a GRASP chapter will begin.  GRASP stands for grief recovery adult substance passing.  The group will meet every Thursday unless there is a holiday conflict.  Kindly pre- register by email to: or by sending your name and phone number.  You will receive a call from Jenn and of course your information will be proprietary.  Facilitated by Jenn Wake and Don Carson.








Highland Rivers is seeking a Lead Licenced Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) for their Floyd Outpatient program.  Minimum training & experience: LCSW or LPC with experience in the outpatient mental health setting.

Submit resume and cover letter by email or FAX:  706-270-5129


Highland Rivers is seeking a C&A Program Manager.  Minimum Training & Experience:

Georgia Licensed LPC, LCSW or LMFT AND Three years of experience in the provision of therapeutic services with at least one year in supervisory role.  Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with C&A Services, budget management skills, and strong communication skills.  Submit resume and cover letter by email or FAX:  706-270-5129


The Atlanta Community Food Bank is hiring for a Mobile Benefits Screener!  This person will be based out of Northwest Georgia (Polk, Paulding, Floyd, Bartow, Cherokee, and Cobb Counties) doing direct client outreach.  For more information contact Jolene Glenn  You can apply at


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