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PAGE 10A THE HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, AUG. 3, 2000 SHOW TIME - Bluegrass music at its finest is coming to Hoofer's in LaGrange this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. III Tyme Out, pictured above, will be headlining a lineup which starts at 12:30 p.m. On Thursday. The Everett Brothers, Fontana Sunset, White Sands Panhandle Band, Trinity Mountain Boys, the Marksmen,Village Singers, Reno Brothers and many more groups will be on hand this weekend. For more information call (706) 885-9300. DEACONOF THE WEEK: Howell Spradl. CONGRATULATIONS to the Ever Ready S.S. Class (Mavis Garrett, Teacher) and Homer Wilson S.S. Class (Carl Bennett, Teacher) on having 100% perfect attendance on July 30. Tony Maxwell presented a Bible to Ciara Willoughby in Honor of her recent Baptism. Welcome new members: Austin Bartrose and Brittany Bartrose. We were happy to have many visitors with us Sunday morn- ing. CONGRATULATIONS to: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Thompson on the birth of their son, Joseph Dale, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce at West Georgia Medical Center on Saturday, July 29, 2000. The Adult Choir Special Music Sunday A.M. Was "There is a river." Rev. Harold Willis sermon Sunday morning was ,"He Preached What He Practiced" (Hosea 3:1-5). Our church par- ticipated in the Fifth Sunday night song service at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church. We had our Friday Night supper and monthly organiza- tional meetings at the church last night (August 2). The Betty Carpenter Circle meets at the church August 7. As you pray, remember: Bob Tillman, Avis Hammond, Louise Wilson, M/M Clyde Burks, Press Miller, Mozelle Dial, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Willis, Meghan Parker, Liz Parks, C.E. Stevenson, Mr. and Mrs. A1 Swanson, Doris Bradford, Amada Broussard and Freda Kelley. Our Christian sympathy is extended to the families of Harvey Brooks and Agnes Brawner. Rev. Bobby Boswell of Lawrenceville will be Homecoming speaker at our church August 6 at the 11 a.m. Service. Special music is by the adult choir and also soloist Mrs. Deana King of Snellville. There will be no evening service. The Western Baptist Association is host of a Leadership Development Seminar on Monday night, August 14 from 6:30- 9 p.m. This is a Sunday School seminar to be hosted by Royal Baptist Church in Newnan. All Sunday School teachers are asked to attend and transportation is going to be provided. A special happy anniversary wish to: Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Yarbrough who celebrated their 40th on July 31, 2000 .... HAPPY BIRTHDAY in August to: Tony Maxwell on August 1, Linda Smith on August 2, Belle Willis on August 5, Travis Chaff in and Mary Jo Furlow on August 6, Christopher Cross on August 9, Lib Jones on August 10, Debbie Spradlin on August 13, Angela Chaff in and Bill Wright on August 15, Clint Cruse on August 16, William Johnson on August 17, Drew Campbell on August 18, Evelyn Spivey on August 22 and Joanne Keith on August 30. Happy wedding anniver- sary in August to: Mr. and Mrs. Bubba Hendrix and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Phillips on August 4, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Rhodes on August 11, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hines on August 15, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Braswell on August 17, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Cruse and Rev. & Mrs. Ralph Parks on August 21, Dr. And Mrs. Jerry K. Cross on August 26, and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Waldrop on August 27. West Georgia (', Ends First Year of The West Georgia Tech Prep Consortium and School to Work Collaborative has completed its' first year of activities. Funded by a grant received by the state of Georgia under the federal Carl Perkins legislation, this committee is made up of repre- sentatives from business/indus- try, community leaders, sec- ondary and postsecondary instructors and administrators, as well as state organizations such as the Department of Labor and West Georgia RESA. This committee serves a four county area: Harris, Heard, Meriwether and Troup. Members, past and present, are: Perrin Alford, West Georgia Tech; Carol Barley, US FilterAVheelabrator; Tom Barnett, Manchester High School; Joey Branch, Troup County Sheriff's Office; Patsy Brewer, Georgia Department of Labor; Kevin Cain, Mansour's; Daina Caldwell, Randstad Staffing; Tim Cockrell, Harris County High School; Steve Cole, LaGrange High School; Diane Davis, Private Industry Council; Georgia Drake, Meriwether County Schools; Jan Fain, Milliken; Jane Fryer, LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce; John Goddard, Youth Apprenticeship Program; Gall Gordon, Callaway High School; Frank Gurley, Troup County Schools; Rex Jones, Kimberly-Clark; Missy Kendrick, Meriwether County Development Authority; Donna Lackey, Heard County Chamber of Commerce; Michael Lee, West Georgia Tech; Carol Lewis, Troup County Schools; Peggy Lyda, Harris County Chamber of Commerce; Robert Lynd, Callaway High School; Patsy Marlow, West GA RESA; Catherine McConkey, LaGrange College; Virginia McKenzie, West Georgia Tech; Jim McNair, West GeorgiaTech; David Mills, Troup County Comprehensive High School; Tanya Mitchell; LaGrange High School; Lori Moreman, West Georgia Tech; Mary Louise Moultrie, Troup County Comprehensive High School; Kathy Oxford, Georgia Department of Industry, Trade and Tourism; Celie Parker, Meriwether County Schools; Carol Price, Callaway Gardens; Jerry Prince, Heard County High School; Charles Ragsdale, Harris County Chamber of Commerce; Joan Sheffield, City of LaGrange; Frances Stroud, West Georgia Tech; Shirley Terry, Greenville High School; Angela Thompson, Heard County High School; Tonya Whitlock, West Georgia Tech; and Kay Williamson, West Georgia Tech. The purpose of the commit- tee is to form a collaborative of individuals who are concerned with producing an effective work force for the 21st centu- ry. One of the first actions taken by the committee was to hire a Consortium Coordinator. Some of the duties of the Coordinator are to serve as a liaison between secondary schools, technical institutes, and colleges; to coor- dinate all Tech Prep related activities; and make presenta- tions to and meet with commu- nity organizations and employ- ers to explain the Tech Prep pro- gram, work-based learning, and related career initiatives. Carmen Dill was hired as the Coordinator in October of 1999. "Contrary to poplar belief, Tech Prep is not new. It has been around since the late '80's. My job is to educate our communities about tlie ben- efits of Tech Prep and help our students make a smooth transi- tion from high school, to post- secondary education, to the world of work," says Dill. Governor Roy Barnes is a big proponent of the initiative. "The Tech tiative provides a seamless career enables them to toward a cate, diploma, or they are in high students with the to get a minimum of of high school career tion and at least two for technical while ers. The challen matically expand the of students that take of this am confident that together, our high our postsecondary will be able to do this few years," says ernor's vision is through the fla. There are 37 tia in the state dinator. Within statewide ments are The benefit ulation is that any student can transfer a of credit earned in to any state that offers course. If you would like mation about Tech would like to have come and speak to about the Tech Prep in Georgia, please Dill at 706-845-4323. OFF ALL One low monthly payment bans secured by Houses, Land, e Good or Bad Credit:' From 7.9% to 30 years. ' 1-800-553-9256 Greenville .... 109 Court Sq. 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