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Per Month, Georgia's Best Contractors "'bur Local Window Specialist" 1-888-292-0694 Ida Jones Named *23,495 s15,898 s23,995 ';29,995 '29.898 s14,998 '9,998 Ms. Ida Florine Tarver Jones was honored with ten other ladies from throughout Georgia as "Gracious Ladies" during the 24th Annual Meeting of Gracious Ladies of Georgia at the Green Island Country Club in Columbus April 6-7, 2000. In being named a "Gracious Lady", Ms. Jones was cited for her work with the United Methodist Church on the local, district and conference levels, and with the United Methodist Women's Organization. She was cited as "demonstrating tremen- dous leadership within the Church, a wonderful spirit of humility, and a heart for being of service to all." She serves as a volunteer for the Lagrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and has been "Ambassador of the Year" twice (1998-1999) for the Chamber. She serves on the Boards for the Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra, and the Optimist Club of LaGrange. Also, she maintains active membership in the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Georgia Retired Educators Association, Troup Retired Educators Association, serves as historian for LaGrange Area Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Educational Organization, LaGrange International Friendship Exchange Organization having served as ambassador to sister cities of Poti, Republic of Georgia; Craigavon, Northern Ireland; most recently Aso. Japan. According to supporters, the following are some other com- ments shared "Her smile is con- tagious and blesses everyone," "She is a giver, not a taker! She gives her all in any task whether that be a participant in a three member tea party or a huge gala reception when we visited our sis- ter cities... She is always gracious and kind in her remarks, actions, and deeds." "As a teacher, she was a true professional, performing her duties with utmost efficien- cy and ability. She was innovative and dynamic, infusing her students with tremendous motivation and instilling in them as appetite for the joy of learning." 327 Georgia women from approximately 70 Georgia com- munities have been tapped for the honor of "Gracious Ladies" since its inception in 1977. Previous inductees from LaGrange include: Mrs. Mardrie Fackler, Mrs. Emily Shefield, Rev. Helen Freeman Henry, Mrs. Libba Traylor, Mrs. Annie Tarver Greene, Mrs. Morrill Hutchinson, Mrs. Claire Newman, Mrs. Sue Newman I2tnda; and former res- idents, Mrs. Julie Farr, Mrs. Biddy Hammett, Mrs. Mildred Davis, and Mrs. Marianne Murphy. Mesdames Click Bradfield, Charlie Jo Brady and Joyce Jackson (all deceased) were also "Gracious Ladies." Women selected for recogni- tion in "Gracious Ladies of Georgia" are noted for having made positive impacts in their communities and the world cbm- munity. Nominations for inclusion come from letters of nomination by previously honored "Gracious Ladies" with accompanying sup- port. The expressed criteria states that "For a lady to be honored, she must reflect an inordinate demeanor by demonstrating sin- cere concern for the welfare of all who surround her daily life." She must be without preju- dice in creed, race and social level. She is characterized by her kindness, politeness and compas- sion. The organization was found- ed by Mrs. Rozell Fabiani of Columbus, a noted television per- sonality. "Gracious MS. IDA FLORINE TARVER JONES Activit T golf contest will be conducted of fund and relaxati also for those interested in the All senior citizens i sport of golf. At 12 noon, the Hogansville Pilot Club will serve a bag lunch for the seniors. While enjoying the delicious lunch, the seniors will be entertained by the dance, group known as "The Sassy Seniors" of Coweta County. This entertaining group has per- formed throughout Georgia with its dance routines. You will not up are invited to com..*j in the activist ticipate and recreation. This of fellowship getting with new friends. The HogansvillI Center wants and n be present on this gre day of events. For f mation, please call the 637-6606, between 8 want to miss out on this field day p.m. Monday through'. Turner Seeks 3rd _Continued From Page I A emergency personnel are dis- patched to make sure the indi- vidual is O.K., or to provide any necessary assistance. Other programs launched during Turner's administration have been D.A.R.E. designed for fifth graders, and Junior Deputy, a third grade program. Both encourage school students to resist drugs and violence, avoid negative peer pressure, and become more productive, law- abiding citizens. Turner currently serves as Vice President of the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes,which provide short and long term hous- ing of abused and neglected chil- dren across the state, including the Pineland Youth Home in Troup County. "Local citizens always respond generously to our annu- al fund-raising efforts Pineland and the o home facilities. Since County has been in the! the Georgia Sheriffs' fund-raising for the Georgia. We are truly  this consistent sup 2hrner. lt In addition to his lac ment related duties,| Turner is a membajf LaGrange Lions Clu served on the Board of of United Way of west He and his family are bers of First Baptist The Square. "With the commu I feel that our agency tremendous progre improving the qualitY' our citizens. I look for  tinuing this positive eff t betterment of our co Turner concluded. HARWELL, BROWN & HARWELL, ATTORNEYS AT I Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1567 * 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 [ ii iii ii ii | ii III II III II III lib BI 1 II II ii iii p ,,' gA PP Y ! I Plus Tax, 1-2 POOpIO _ KID5 FREE, thin 5/19/00 I 1-85 Exit 6, Hogansville FREE HBO FREE LOCU_ Cm I (706) 637-9395 OUTDOOR POOL DELUXE ROO I 1-800-83555 Walk-In Rates Only .j Mst present oupon at ched-k, Not vah vd owr v LmmimmimmmmmimmmmwmammmmiwmlWlm i - : ::: ::   : :: ;:; The Hogansville -.Senior Center will be hosting a series of events and activities for the sen- ior citizens of Hogansville and all surrounding communities. The events and activities will begin on Monday, May 1, 2000 at 8 a.m. under the direction of Mrs. Jean Crocker. The Mayors walk will begin at the Hogansville sen- ior center. Following the Mayors walk, the seniors can enjoy a golf tour- nament at the Hogansville American Legion Golf Course. The golf tournament will start at 9:30 a.m. under the direction of Mr. Tommy Thrower. On Wednesday, May 3, 2000, the Hogansville Senior Center will host a field day of events and activities beginning with regis- tration at 8:30 a.m. located in Hogansville Elementary School Gymnasium. The opening cere- mony will start at 9 a.m. under the director of Mrs. Eve McKibben. Listed on the morning activ- ities will be a Domino Tournament beginning at 9:30 a.m. Schedules of activities include a basketball throw con- test and Frisbee toss. Also, a horseshoe throwing event and softball pitching contest will be held for those interested in the more physical sports. A clock Seniors Plan Outdoor