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~m PAGE 2 HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS TttURSDAS; JUNE 16, 2011 Kick- off for 2011 H.O.EE. for A Day Breast Cancer Walk will be in Hogansville this Saturday, June 18th beginning downtown at the Hogans-ville Homegrown and Homemade Market @ 8am. Come by the "Pink" umbrellas and find out more about the walk Sept. 24th in conjunction with Paint The Town Pink in LaGrange. Registration and donation informa- tion will be available. And if you miss us at the Market, come by Roger's BBQ at the Hummingbird Station after lunch. This walk is the second annual and funds raised are being used locally to assist women by providing mammograms, grants for financial assistance during treatment, and sup- port. Money raised will also be used to support organizations involved in research and support for breast cancer. So wear your PINK and come join usI 102 East Main Street, Hogansville GA 30230 Breakfast Served All Day Saturday and Sunday Monday thru Friday 11am to 9pro Saturday 9am to 10pm Sunday 9am to 3pro 706.637.6OO4 www.hogansvillecafeanddiner.com "V:~ Look-Alike Photo Contest Are you and your Dog or cat so close in looks that people say you look alike? Enter our contest to prove it. Send or bring into our shop a photo with your pet for a chance to win prizes and your photo in the local newspaper! . ...... House of Paws Look-Alike Photo Contest ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 31, 2011 Dog or Cat' s Name Breed or Mix Owner' s Name Address City, State,Zip Phone Signature Mail to: House of Paws Look-a-Like Contest, P.O. Box 172, Warm Springs, GA. 31830 Call for more information: 706.655.3452 Come Vigit our Showroom www.Windo :World, corn @ e"xn - . ...................... ) We Will Feat Any Written Offer! Husqvarna Exceptional Products for Exceptional Results. RZ4216 RZ3016 Zero Turn Hower ~:~,:~ c~t~:nq f:.=.~ L5' to 4.5" ;~ i/2" ~n~reme~t~ Price.. ,$2,399,95 Price...$2,299.95 YTH2~V42LS Price,. ,$Z,299.95 DUDLEY'S OUTDOORS 2479 WEST POINT ROAD ', - i LAGRANGE GA 30240 :! : :, ' ' - " ~ 706-885-1000 l, |' ~ .... www.dudleysoutdoors~,com GOLF OUTFING-The CHS football team hosted their sixth fundraising golf tournament at Overlook Golf Links on June 4th. It was an outstanding success. The football coaches would like to thank all their sponsors and teams that came out in support. Eleven teams competed in the tournament this year; it was won by Clint Smith Collision shooting a 571 followed by Columbus Trophy with a 58. Individual winners include: Jamie Pike (closest to the pin), Chris Murrell (longest drive), and Jim Phillips (putting competition) The Vacation Reading Program is off to a great start at the Hogansville Public Library. The children were delighted to participate in the antics of "Amelia Bedelia", portrayed by Ms. Amy Beauchum. Laughter and shouts of "your fired" was heard throughout the library for as you see Amelia always does as she is told, not nec- essarily the right way. The program continued with a visit from West Point Park Ranger Officer Mathis who demonstrated the prop- er use of Life Preserver's and gave pointers on how to stay afloat and how to help others if they are in distress. On Thursday, June 23rd everyone's favorite "Mama Jama" will be at the Library with her storytelling. Remember to continue to read this summer and if you need more information IPlease visit the Troup Harris egional Library web site or ,[call 706-637-6230. ~ :::;::ii I I iiii!iiif :i~iiiiii~: :~ii~i,~i,: ........................ O Attendingthe53rd Georgia Retired Educators Association Annual Convention held at the SavannahRegencyHyatt, May 10-12, 2011, were Mesdames Ida Jones and Cherts English, delegates from the Troup RetiredEducators Association. 624 members representing 140 local unites across the state were in attendance. GREA President, Mrs. Dorothy Wilson, presided over the con- vention implementing the theme: "Building a Gigantic Organization." The 21,164 member organization strives to unite retired educators in Georgia for fellowship, sup- port, and educational/commu- nity service, and to improve benefits for all retired educa- tors through cooperation with local, state, and national organ- izations. A mission project imple- mentedby GREAthis year pro- vided 15,000 tee-shirts and socks to five Georgia Regional Hospitals. Ten $500.00 schol- arships are awarded annually to certified teachers who are advancing their education. Retired educators are also valuable for the number of hours spent in volunteer work in the various communities. During the Awards Luncheon, TREA received the following recognitions: History Participation, Public Relations, Scholarship, Scrapbook of Excellence, GREA Archives and History, "NRTA-Create the Good Award (Community Service Award)," and NRTA-with our youth award. Mrs. Kate Finch, of Lexington, was installed as the 2011-2012 GREA President, and Bobby Dennis of Buena Vista (Marion/Tri Counties) was installed as Area IX Director which includes Troup County. Dennis succeeds retir- ing Director Jerry Carter of Columbus. OLD FRIENDS- Oda Jones and Cherts English represents Troup Retired Educators Association during the GREA convention in Savannah, May 10-12, 2011 ::: i LaGrange, Georgia - Troup County School System announces that CRCT results for ele- mentary and middle school students in grades three through eight are available for pick- up. Parents or legal guardians may go to the school where their student took the CRCT to pick up student score reports June 14th through June 16th from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Any student score reports not picked up between June 14th and June i6th will be dis- tributed at registration on August 3rd. Grab a cab and head to the Big Apple Adventure! Amid the exciting sights and sounds of the city,, kids will learn that they can con- nect faith and life through a relationship with Jesus. During their evening in the city, kids will visit Worship Rally at Times Square and Bible Study at Battery Park. While tour- ing the city they will also visit, Midtown Snacks, Missions Central; Music Backstage, Playground 1017 and the Crafts District. Children age 3 years Old It is Vacation Bible School through 6th grade are at First Baptist Churchlike admitted free from you've never experienced Monday-Friday, June 20-24, before! 2011, 5:45pm-8:30pm. There will be a meeting on June 18 at 10 a.m. for the for- mer employees of Playtex concerning your pension. This meeting will be held at the City Hall in Woodbury. If you have any questions please contact Patricia Copeland at (706) 655-2219. The address for the City Hall is: Woodbury City Hall 30 Durand St. Woodbury.