A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 14, at Maximum One Main Street Realtors, a new business located at 2 North Main St. in Cedartown.
A Comedy Mystery Dinner Show will be held at 6 p.m. June 27, at the Shriners Lodge, located at 109 Bells Ferry Road in Rome, Ga.
Tickets for the dinner and show are $25 and are available at Bradfords Drug Store in Cedartown. Proceeds will benefit the Shriners Children Hospital.
The Bold and Beautiful Redhatters sponsor the event. The cast will include people from Cedartown and Rome.
For more information, call Patricia Smith at 770-546-4717, Mahalah Rudeseal at 770-856-3419, Tony Warren at 706-235-5900 or Roy Meyers at 706-346-8029.
Carroll EMC will accept applications for Bright Ideas grants through September 15, 2015. Public school teachers may apply for grants of up to $1,000 for educational projects in the classroom. Applications are available at carrollemc.com.
May events at Van Wert Elementary School include 5th grade CHAMPS graduation from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 12 and pre-kindergarten through 2nd grade field day, Thursday, May 14.
Eastside Elementary’s May events include a kindergarten production from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 14, and field day on Tuesday, May 26.
Davitte Lodge No. 513 will host the 24th annual Aragon Children’s Day on Saturday, June 6, for all children under age 16.
Parents are encouraged to bring their children to play games and win prizes. A fishing rodeo is held and kids can try their luck at catching a big one. More than 350 youngsters attended the activities in 2014.
For more information, call 770-684-5207.
Bellview Baptist Church, 2333 N. Bellview Rd., Rockmart, will host homecoming and revival services May 18-20.
Zion Quartet will be featured during the homecoming service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 18.
Revival services will begin at 7:30 p.m. Speakers will include Stacy Dyer, Georgia Baptist Convention, John Leming, pastor of Corinth Baptist Church and Alex Schwartz, worship leader at Beulahland Baptist Church.
Pastor Justin Carter invites the public to attend these meetings. For additional information, call 770-684-3941.
The National Association of Letter Carriers are helping stamp out hunger with a food drive scheduled Saturday, May 9, which will include staff with the post office in Cedartown. Donated items will be presented to the Samaritan House.
The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission’s Area Agency on Aging will hold its quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the Thornton Recreation Center Activity Room, 102 North Floyd Park Road in Rome, Ga.
The meeting site is located across from Armuchee High School on Highway 27 North. It is open to the public.
Camp Antioch (Polk-Haralson Christian Life Center) offers a free Student Study Center from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday afternoons on regular school days.
Free wifi is available for students needing to log on to the Internet for study purposes (walk-in welcomed). Homework Helpers can be arranged if you call ahead to let us know the grade level and subject at 770-846-7760.
All Carroll EMC offices will close Wednesday, May 20 for a day of employee training. During the closing, make payments at the kiosks, automated phone payment system (770-832-3552), online at carrollemc.com or via the free Carroll EMC mobile app. To report a power outage, call 1-877-9-OUTAGE (1-877-968-8243) or report it online or via the mobile app.
The Tallatoona Head Start program in Rockmart is now accepting applications for limited space in their Head Start and Pre-K programs.
Those interested can schedule an appointment with Family Advocate Ashley Goddard at 770-684-5770.
Head Start is a federally funded program for pre-school children from low-income families. Children who attend Head Start or Pre-K participate in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care, have access to healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting at no charge.
There is an income eligibility requirement and children must be at least 3 by Sept. 1, 2015 to participate in the Head Start program or 4 by Sep. 1, 2015 to participate in the Pre-K program.
Keep Polk Beautiful will host a Community Recycling Day on Saturday, May 9, in Cedartown. Industrial or business recycling will not be accepted.
Polk residents are invited to bring household items to Home Depot, 1500 Rome Highway in Cedartown, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9.
The following items will be accepted: used tires ($5 per tire with a limit of 4 per household – standard automotive only), fluorescent light bulbs, electronics, flashlight batteries, ink cartridges, sorted household plastics, aluminum or household paint (limit 5 gallons).
Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise,. Take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get him or her the help they need.
Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals; 800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com