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Polk School District has announced open house will be held, beginning Aug. 2 and will continue Aug. 3 – 4.
The schedule includes: Aug. 2 – CHS – seniors, 6 to 8 p.m. and RHS – freshmen 6 to 8 p.m.
August 3 – CMS – 6th grade, 1 to 3 p.m.
August 4 – All elementary, 2 to 4 p.m.
All middle schools, 4 to 6 p.m.
All high schools, 6 to 8 p.m.
Jason Purser, new pastor at New Prospect Baptist of Rockmart, has announced that Vacation Bible School is scheduled July 26 – 29.
Classes for all ages will be taught from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Supper will be served each day of VBS.
Family Day for registration will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23 and will feature a live petting zoo. You can pre-register online at www.newprospectchurch.net.
A prayer on the square will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays during July in front of the Polk County Courthouse on Main Street in Cedartown.
This is not a protest rally but a time for prayer for every challenge in life. It is open to the public.
Tandra L McClure, owner and operator of Hair D-Lites Beauty Salon, Rockmart, has announced Hair D-Lites and Hardkore Fitness are hosting the 1st Annual Adult Field Day to help sponsor some players for the Rockmart Youth Football team. There will be a host of vendors and activities for kids while the adults play. Admission is $5 adults $3 children
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Alzheimer’s Cafe will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Cedartown Church of God. Located at 448 West Ave.
Alzheimer Association officials have announced that all programs are free but registration is needed. For more information, call 800-272-3900.
Dallas Second Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, July 24, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the Bro. Vermon Parmer preaching and Zion Quartet singing.
Revival will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday and continue through 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27.
Bro. Vermon Parmer will be preaching, and there will be special singing each night.
The church is located at 413 West Memorial Dr. in Dallas, Ga. Pastor is Rev. Paul Hebert.
The Farmer’s Market at Berry College is expanding to 4 days a week from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Berry College’s Student Enterprises started the market on Wednesday, July 13. Shoppers can find vegetables, eggs, cheese, and herbs from Season’s Harvest, Martha’s Herbs, Blue Hen Eggs and Jersey Milk. The daily market will be located in front of the Berry College Police Department across from the school’s main entrance.
All markets are free and open to the public
A back-to-school clothing drive will be held in the activity building, located back of Bellview Baptist Church, located on Bellview Road, Rockmart, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6.
The church is accepting donations of gently used clothing to help families with children returning to classes in August. The event is open to the public and there is no charge for items received.
Additionally, snacks, coffee and juice will be available for breakfast. For more information about the event, call 770-684-3941 or email email@example.com. You can also register online at www.bellviewchurch.org.
The North Georgia General Missionary Baptist Association will hold 4th Sunday Fellowship Service at 6 p.m. July 24 with Flat Rock Baptist Church, 848 Cunningham Road, Rome, Ga. Rev. Scott McClure is the pastor.
The guest speaker will be Rev. B.J. Sims, Pastor, Friendship Baptist Church of Cedartown.
The Formby-Pope family reunion will be held from 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 30 at The Depot, located at 180 West Elm Street in Rockmart.
Hamburgers and hotdogs will be provided. If you plan to attend, please bring a side dish, condiments or deserts.
All family and friends are invited. For more information, call Joan at 828-421-3264 or 828-524-9082.
Ferst Foundation of Polk County will present a Symphony of Choirs at 3 p.m. Aug. 6, 2016 in Rockmart Civic Auditorium. Admission is free.
This is an annual fundraising event showcasing regional choirs, soloists and instrumental groups.
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, is pleased to offer a preventive health event at Cedartown Church of God on Aug. 5, 2016.
Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; arterial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis.
Register for a Wellness Package, which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount). All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, call 1-888-653-6441
The 14th annual Masonic Golf Tournament will be held at Cherokee Country Club in Cedartown Friday, July 22.
Registration starts at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 o’clock. Cost to sponsor a hole is $100 and the fee to play is $100 per golfer, which includes green fees and 4 mulligans per player.
Fliers and other information are available from Rockmart/Davitte Lodge members. For other information, contact Del Rayburn, 770-684-5207 or 404-936-0151 or Harold McDurmon, 404-379- 2136.
The local vegetable market will open at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in Peek Park in Cedartown. The market will be open from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and Friday or until the vegetables is sold.
The monthly spaghetti dinner at American Legion Post 12 in Rockmart will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20.
Spaghetti, meatballs, garlic toast and salad will be on the menu. For $5, you get all you can eat.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Rome along with the Atlanta Street Food Coalition will host the Street Food 101 training program in Cartersville on August 12, 2016.
Street Food 101 is an in-depth workshop designed to guide you through the ins and outs of mobile food entrepreneurship. The workshop will cover the dos and don’ts of social media and Internet marketing.
The workshop will be held at the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce on August 12. For more information, call Kinsey at 706-622-2006.
Movies are shown in the Cedartown Library, located 545 East Avenue, at 2 p.m. Thursdays and 1 p.m. Saturdays. Popcorn is available for 50 cents and soft drinks for 75 cents. Shows are rated PG.
The schedule will include McFarland USA at 2 p.m. July 21 and 1 p.m. July 23.
For more information, call 770-748-5644.
Polk / Haralson Christian Life Center (Camp Antioch) continues a summer of events for adults and children.
July 20-24 Northbrook United Methodist will be staying at the camp and doing mission projects at the Murphy-Harpst Home.
Abundant Life Ministry will hold their annual Boy’s Camp at Camp Antioch July 27-31.
If you would like to make a reservation for your group to use the camp, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yorkville Baptist Church will host homecoming services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 24.
Singers will be the Joymakers Quartet. Everyone is invited to attend.
The local Board of Elections has announced meetings in 2016 will follow this schedule: 3 p.m. July 29, 10 a.m. August 9, 10 a.m. September 13, 10 a.m. October 11, 10 a.m. November 14 and 3 p.m. December 9.
These meetings will be held in the Elections Office Conference Room, 144 W. Ave., Suite D, in Cedartown.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) will begin fall semester soon. Returning students in construction or any of the various programs GNTC offers on five different campuses, as well as online, can sign-up for classes. New student registration will be held July 28. New student application and testing deadline for the fall semester is July 18. For more information, visit GNTC.edu or call Georgia Northwestern at 866-983-4682.
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group in Polk meets the first Monday of each month at First Baptist Church of Rockmart, 311 E. Elm Street. The facilitator is April Williams. For more information about this group, call April Williams at 770-546-5188.
The following are dates for July 2016 Kiwanis Club meetings.
July 22: A visit and tour of the new Polk / Floyd Hospital. Most of our members have had one or more opportunities to tour the hospital. This meeting will emphasize and explain the importance of the pediatric care services of the Polk/Floyd Medical Center. Floyd will host and provide lunch.
Celebrate Recovery continues to meet in the First Baptist Church of Rockmart, 311 E. Elm St., Monday nights with dinner at 6 p.m. A large group gathers at 7 p.m. and small share group at 8:00 p.m.
Polk County Board of Health has announced its 2016 meeting schedule in the Polk County Health Department, 125 E. Ware St., Cedartown: August 11 and Nov. 10, 2016.
Soup and “Savior”, a local non-profit organization, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays to provide needed items to deserving people.
This includes a free meal (soup), clothing and gives other assistance. Meetings are held at Glad Tidings, located at 703 Robert L Parks Blvd in Cedartown. Donations are accepted.
“Revival Fire” is the title of a presentation by Charles G. Garrett, which is featured on Charter Channel 181 at 9 p.m. every Sunday night. He said this is his 17th year in Polk County.
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.
Call for a free brochure, screenings and referrals, 800-431-1754.