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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2004 I~\{;l.~ 5-A Festival Seeks Local Authors Coweta Writers Group has it will be having a booth g tables' for local authors Day community festi- on Saturday June 12. Aay local author who wishes to con- for his book may do so. to be a member of par Each writer wishing to participate David Wilson no later than can be reached at 770-583 or by email at Also each participant must make his own arrangements to bring his books there and he must supply his own table and chairs and refreshments, etc. There will be no need, though, to pro- vide an umbrella, because the CWG booth will be located under a large canopy provided by a local funeral home, similar to those used at graveside serv- ices. Each participating author should arrive in time to get set up by 10:00 AM, the opening of Grantville Day. The CWG Booth will remain avail- able until late afternoon. During the past three years a total of five local authors have participated in these Grantville Day book signings, three of whom were CWG and two of whom were not. The Coweta Writers Group consists of writers and aspiring writers living in and near Coweta County. It meets on the second Thursday night of each month at 7:00 PM at the Newnan-Coweta Public Library. It cur- rently has 68 members. There are no membership fees or dues. Afiyone wishing to join CWG can contact either Wilson or Forrest Sehultz at 770-583-3258 or schultzf_2002@yahoo.eom. ~~ofD DAY FOR A ...CRAB RACE?- Spectators crowd around to watch Crab , an association fund raiser which was part of the program for the March meet- the Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia. Painted and numbered it crabs purchased by attendees competed in a series of races. The Association a~ves builders in Meriwether and nine other Counties. Service Helps Visually Impaired Read Best-Sellers Suzanne Barnes, repre- senting the Columbus Library for Accessible Services, CLASS, spoke to the Manchester Kiwanis members recently concern- ing the services they offer in the twelve county area. If you cannot read the materials printed by conven- tional method, you may qual- ify for a free public library service. Books and magazines are available on tape from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. CLASS serves as the distribution center for these materials. The collection includes best sellers by such popular authors as Danielle Steele, Sue Grafton, Louis UAmour, and Tom Clancey. If you qualify for the service, you can choose and receive your material through the mail, or you can come to CLASS and select your tapes, items by mail. Services are available in and "lYoup by calling CLASS at (706)-649-0780. Central Georgia Job Expo Underway Today ,The Georgia Department ~ t~bor's LaGrange Career and several other in the West Central area. The event will be held 22, from 2-6 at the Callaway Center, West 2~echnical College, Fort Dr. In LaGrange. job expo sponsors the West Central Workforce (WIB), the Georgia-LaGrange Committee, the County of Commerce, and Daffy News. The job expo, which will to the public, is an for job seekers to meet area employers and discuss job openings at their companies. In addition to pro- riding a wide v~et~ of employrflent 9]?potties, the e~'~ shops on such employment- related topics as how to write a successful resume and how to conduct a successful job search. Computers will also be available for job search- es. Employers expected to attend include: American Home Shield, Boys and Girls Club, Care Master, Cherokee County Sheriffs Office, City of LaGrange Police Department, Coalition for Healthy and Responsible Tobacco Free Troup, Cobb County Sheriff and Police Departments, Columbus Fire and EMS, Columbus Police Department, Community Action for Improvement, Consumer Credit Counseling, Crown Technology, Deco Star Industries? DeKalb County Sheriffs~ '~i Department, Durand Wayland, Excel Communications, Experience Works, Express Temporary Service, Georgia Department of Labor-Human Resources, Home Nurse, Industrial Specialty Fabrics, Interface Flooring, Kelly Services, LaGrange Transitional Center, Lexington Components. Liberty National Life, MaconfBibb County Fire Department, Milliken and Company, New York Life, Parmer Water Company, Plantation Patterns, PSL Wireless. Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, Safa, LLC, Southern Mills, Staffing Solutions, Standard Textile, Tahitian Noni International, The Mike Company, Tredegar, ~dad Benham, ~ ~LtnU, t~~t Service, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Social Security Administration, Wal-Mart Distribution Center, West Georgia Health Systems, and W-mpag Applicants should bring copies of their resume and work history, dress appropri- ately for the type of job they are seeking, and be prepared to fill out applications and interview for jobs. For more information about the job fair, contact Employment Marketing Representative Mary Henderson of the labor department's LaGrange Career Center at (706) 845- 4000. 24-Hour Drop Box Will Receive Grant from Tennis Association The United States Tennis , announced that Troup Parks and Recreation has been awarded a grant part of the Tennis in the Parks The USTA has partnered with the Recreation and Park t (NRPA) for the second con- year to award $250,000 in to over 80.park and recreation agencies across the nation. Grantees were selected from over 400 applications to receive up to a $5,000 grant to enhance the quality of their park and recreation programs. The Tennis in the Parks grants sup- port one of three specific needs: hiring a certified pro, hosting and/or attend- ing a USTA Development Coach Workshop, or offering USA Team Tennis for youth and adults including a com- mtmity event. "Parks are a critical component in our efforts to grow the game," said Kurt Kamperman, Chief Executive, Community Tennis, UST~ "This program provides the oppor- tunity for the USTA, NRPA, USPTA and PTR to work together to make tennis more accessible to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in communi- ty parks throughout the country." Georgia Christian ,Academy "Continuing a tradition of excellence and Investment in Your Child's Future is the only area Christian school accredited by ACSI and the GAC and is the only Christian scLool with grades K-4 to 12th Grade. WGCA serves over 80 churches in 8 counties. * WGCA has an established library of over 13,000 volcmes, two science labs and two computer labs. * WGCA has a competitive athletic program for the middle school and high school. Make the Right Choice About Your Child's Education WGCA has the Accderated Reader Program WGCA has a ~oint enrollment opportunity available to high school students. WGCA has a Learning Resources Center planned for the coming year. West Georgia Christian Academy has been recognized by the Association of Christian Schools International as an exemplary school. 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