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Today, Patrick discusses Carnegie Library’s 5th year of operation with librarian, Amy Maple.
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Manufacturing Growth Strategy Seminar: Developing New Business Through Technology, 11:30-1:30 pm, Callaway Conference Center, $15. Discover how to find new technology or leverage existing technology to increase business and serve new markets; gain new evaluation techniques to avoid wasting valuable time or resources pursuing unprofitable opportunities, and learn to use Mind Maps and other tools to organize information to develop new ideas. Seminar sponsored by Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute, West Georgia Technical College and the Chamber. Reserve your seat at http://tinyurl.com/kj78vlw.
Social Media Summit has been postponed; watch for more information re: new date and time.
Community Events and Activities for September 13-19
Saturday, September 13
Market on Main (8 am to 10 am, Carmike Cinema Parking Lot, LaGrange)
Enjoy this local farmer’s marketing each Saturday morning this month! Purchase the freshest produce, baked goods, preserves and plants around. Worth waking up early for on Saturday!
Sunday, September 14
Bisham Manor Bridal Open House (1-5:30 pm, 1901 Young’s Mill Road, LaGrange)
Contact Donna Arnold (firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-884-7908) for more information.
Saturday, September 13
CASA Benefit Ride (8 am, Baptist Tabernacle Church)
Participate in a motorcycle ride to benefit CASA of Troup County. Contact Ken Little (email@example.com or 706-523-0301) for more information or to participate.
Tuesday, September 16
LaGrange Symphony Guild’s “My Favorite Things” Luncheon (10:30 am – 1:15 pm, Del’avant)
Festive luncheon, auction and marketplace to support the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra’s Youth Program. For more information, please contact Raylene Carter (firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-616-4154).
Thursday, September 18
Prevent Now! Faith-Based D2L Training (11:30 am – 1 pm, 200 Main Street, Suite D, LaGrange)
The United Way of West Georgia sponsored training is a great opportunity for the faith-based community to educate its adult congregants to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse during this lunch and learn. For more information, please contact McKenzie Jackson (706-594-0290 or email@example.com).
Upcoming Activities for a Good Cause
West Point Lake Coalition Gas Raffle
To raise funds for additional buoy lights on West Point Lake, the Coalition is partnering with McDonald Oil Company to raffle off $1750 in Shell Gas Cards (1st Place $1000, 2nd Place $500 and 3rd Place $250). Tickets are $5 each and may be purchased at the Chamber or from a Coalition member. Contact Dick Timmerberg (firstname.lastname@example.org or 706.884.5916) for more information.
Saturday, September 20
Walk to End Alzheimer’s (9 am, Vernon Woods, LaGrange)
Join the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support for families and caregivers and research. For more information about how to participate, please contact Josh O’Neal (706-302-1717 or email@example.com).
6th Annual Hogansville Hummingbird Festival Golf Tournament (9 am, Hogansville Golf Club, Hogansville)
All proceeds benefit the Hogansville Charitable Trust. $35 per golfer; $120 for team of 4. Lots of prizes; lunch included! Contact Marla Dannebring (706-637-8887 or firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and to register.
Today, Patrick discusses cancer with Dr. McCauley who is the head of the Oncology Department at West GA Health.