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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVIIJ2 HERALD - THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016 HOGANSVILLE STUI3ENTS WIN SCHOLARSHIPS - Diverse Power scholarship win- ners from Hogansville are (left to right)Chase Drake and Garrett McCartney of Callaway High School arid Katharine Stringham of Lafayette Christian School. e e Sr The Diverse . Power In the past 13 years, the cooperative and its members Foundation recently present- Diverse Power Foundation has do their part to help ease the ed scholarships to 24 students awarded $852,500 in scholar- economic burden faced by within the Diverse Power serv- ships, including $48,000 award- families in the communities we ice territory, including three to ed this year. Headed by a nine- serve," says Diverse Power students who live in. the member volunteer board, the Residential Services and Hogansville area. Foundation distributes funds Marketing Coordinator Ken Selection of Diverse bower raised through OperationPope. Foundation scholarship -win- Round Up, Diverse Power's For how and when to apply ners is based on grades, SAT philanthropic, program in for 2017 scholarships, contact scores, extracurricular activi- which consumer-members Diverse Power at (706) 845- ties, personal character, civic round up their power billto the 2000 or (800) 845-8362, or visit responsibility, and financial next dollar with the extra w w w . d p f i . o r g need. The winning students change earmarked for educa- where each received a $2,000 aehol- tion. scholarship applications are arship to the technical sti- ' "By providing scholar-online. Applications also may tute, junior, or four-year col- ships to area students, the be obtained through school lege of their choice. Divel'se Power Foundation, the counselors or administrators. Too many people are depending on the wrong thing toi bring about a positive direction "" for America. Anyone who believes that putting the right per- son in the White House or the right party in Congress will auto- matically make America great again is not only misguided but also mistaken. The greatness of America will notbedeterminedbyanyofthose from the United States. political solutions. Do not misread "Blessed is the nation whose this truth, it does matter who you God is the Lord," Psalm 33, verse vote for and who ends up being 12 reads. The nation who sub- President of the United States. It mits to the lordship of the One does matter who is the majority True God, the maker of heaven in Congress and the direction that and earth, the Almighty God who the President and Congress want brings salvation through Jesus to take America. So you should Christ, will be the nation that vote the convictions of your heart receives the blessing from God. as you understand what God The nation that does not sub- wants you to do. But the end result mit to God as Lord will not receive of this election will not determine the blessing from God. And the if America is made great again, nation who does not receive The only factor that will deter- God's blessingswill not be agreat mine if America is great or not is nation. You can write that down the blessing or lack of blessing as the country song says. from God. The leadership of the By reading the rest of Psalm country determines that to a point 33 we know several other things but mainly the heart of the nation about how God works. First, we will determine whether God will cannot fool God. He knows who bless or withhold His blessings we are as a nation and if we are Hogansville Community Calendar Hogansville's Splash Pad is open Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays, noon to 6 p.m. - ~ Thursdays, noon to 8 p.m. - ~ Saturdays and Sundays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m..- Closed on Wednesdays Strozier Park, 526 Boyd Road American Legion Post karaoke and grill open 7 p.m. Saturday, June18 For more information or reservations call 706-977-4822... God's Bread Basket food pantry, open 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, June 23, behind Hogansville Senior Center Sponsored by Hogansville Ministerial Association. Hogansville Pilot Club meeting, 6 p.m., Monday, June 20, at the Hogansville Recreation Department. Hogansville City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Monday, June 20, in city hall. The public is encouraged to attend Active Life Center Spring Fling, Saturday June 25, at the senior center. Donations of items being sought for yard sale, fe[.,W ti0r~ ' " Downtown Development 'Authority ~'meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, in Hogansville City Hall The public is welcome to attend. Downtown Development Authority Summer Concert, 7 p.m.. Saturday, July 2, at the Hogansville amphitheater featuring McGruvin Rhythm Section. Call 706--333-2520 or 678-973-6232 for tickets or more information. Contact The Herald at (706) 846-3188 Hogansville Municipal Court, 1:30 p.m. and: 8:30 p.m., Friday, July 8, at the Hogansville Police Station. Hogansville Masonic Lodge:meeting, 7:30 p.m., Monday, July 11, at the Lodge in Hogahsville. .. . Hummingbird Quilt Guild, 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in the Community Roem of the Hogansville Housing Authority. Hogansville Pilot Club meeting:, 6 p.m., Monday, July 18, at the Hogansville Recreation Department. , To ha ve your non-commercial Hogan'sviUe area community event listed in the Community Calendar, send the information to andykOberL~).otmail.com The deadline is each Monday at noon. ByANDYKOBER Baba Tunde will be visit- ing the Hogansville Public Library on Wednesday, July 20, with a program on African Freestyle Storytelling. This program will be con- ducted 2 p.m. at the Hogansville Recreation Center gym located at 407 Church Street. The final summer read- ing program will take place on Wednesday, July 27, with Jugglerl: ,gB;i ; ; Grand , ,Finale b !:xla,and Prizes, plus an Ice Cream Party, 2 p.m. at the Hogansville Active Life Center Cafeteria at 407 Church Street. For more information about the Summer Reading Program, call 706-637-6230. H A R V l!il Gl' 't:I M M 1 N I S"l" I E S l~.i,:]~ard & (;inns' Nash Bm~lvr}~ood Meeti~gs, t~.eviva]s. 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And our nation can be a blessed nation again if it will turn back to God with a sub- missive, God honoring heart that God will bless. Only a nation that is blessed by God can expect to survive and to thrive in this world in which we live. And God will bless a nation. " who will walk with Him. "Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord." NING Of the HISTORIC HILL BROTHERS STORE, which has been mostly vacant ;rod deteriorating tbr the last 30 years. Completely renovated With care to prese 'e fl e historic thtures, fl e building now 0tt ;rs fi)r rent - 4 one-l edro()na loft apartments and 2,800 square teet of retail space. OPENING CELEBRATION COURT SQUARE IN GREENVILLE, GA SATURDAY, JULY 1 6, 20 1 6, 1 0 AM -- 2 PM Memories of Court S(luare from the days when buildings were filled with f unily owned businesses and Satt rtlays were bustling with activities. Music! Tours ! Stories ! Artists ! 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