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l, I II PAGE 2-A HOG, SVmLE HERALD - THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2012 ? The Troup Harris Regional Library is launching a New Logo Contest! The contest is open to any active student in a Troup or Harris County High School, or recognized home school pro- gram for grades 9 -12. Any student wishing to participate must abide by the rules - these are posted on our website at www.thrl.org. We are looking for a new logo that will incorporate our mission, vision, and values. Our logo needs to represent not only our area, but who we serve and what we do. It should be clean, easily dis- cernible, and digitally rendered. Please be aware of any copy- write infringements or previously used logos. Since we need to represent two counties, a broad spectrum approach would be optimal. The winner will receive a $500 Scholarship cIa ck cour- tesy of the LaGrange Friends of the Library. -. -- THE winning student will be credited with creating the new logo. This will be great for their college portfolio! The winner will also be posted on our website, social networks, and may be interviewed in the local media. We look forward to the many submissions we will receive. Thank you for taking the time to support the Troup-Harris Regional Library System. All entries must be submitted electronically by 31 October 2012 to logocontest@thrl.org and will become the property of the Troup-Harris Regional Library. A FINAL decision should be made by the end of the year, : with the scholarship awarded right after the Christmas break. :.: The top 10 choices will be submitted to the LaGrange Friends of the Library to be narrowed down to the top three. :.i The Regional Board of Trustees will choose the winner :: from the top three. Photo by Andy Kober SPREADING THE STUCCO - Hogansville area resident Cliff Godsey has been busy working in nearby Hamilton. Where a building once stood in the downtown a, rea, the city is creating a Courtyard to be enjoyed by residents, vis- itors and business people. As part of the project, Godsey is covering the old concrete block walls of the neighbor- ing businesses with stucco and was seen working last Saturday. Godsey explained that he will actually put on three coats of stucco with the last coat being smooth and containing a color chosen by Hamilton city officials. The project could be completed this week depending on weath- er. By ANDY KOBER The Hummingbird Golf ed by Hogansville Coffee Tournament will be heldClub. The annual Saturday, September 22, at Prizes are said to include Hummingbird Festival Golf the Hogansville Golf Club. the longest drive, closest to "Iburnament has been sched- The tournament will begin the pin, cash and more. tried for September. with registration at 9 a.m. fol- A hole in one on the 18th The golf tournament is lowed by a four-person Hole will win a car courtesy part of those events centered Scramble at 10 a.m. of SouthTowne. on the Hummingbird The cost is $40 per golfer: Space is limited to 11 Festival ,:uzd thin will De tile The fee incluues a commem- teams and 44 golfers so those fourth year of the tourna- orative t-shirt and lunch, interested need to register ment. Free coffee is being provid- early. DANIEL, HADDEN, & ALFORD, P.C. SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY If you have been turned down for social security disabil- ity benefits, we may be able to help. We have over 20 years experience in getting social security benefits approved. Please call Peter Alford for a free consulta- tion. (706) 882-9261 202 N. Lewis St. LaGrange, GA 30240 I In a hurry? We'll try to get you in today! - qf'e, Bvy I 1 Free (in house special day) every includes frome, SV lens Dr. Patrick E Heath O,D. 1140 13th St 706 Those interested in par- ticipating in the Hummingbird Golf Tournament should contact Marla at 706-637-8887 or 706- 957-9338 or email canned- eye@yahoo.corn : Proceeds from the Hummingbird Golf , Tournament benefits the Hogansville Charitable :: Trust. ; :: LEADING THE YOUTH - Several Callaway High School students have been selected to participate in Youth Leadership Troup which is sponsored annually by the LaGrange Chamber of Commerce and Leadef, ship,TrQup Divlir Ka L a senior at Callaway High, addressed the 26 new members of YLT at the Chamber On Tues(day afte cS6ff. Shk fi ed her experiences from the Summer Leadership Institute in Washington, DC this'past Jun'e."l rs. SheilaRowe di cts the Leadership and Youth Leadership Programs for the Chamber. Callaway participants and their parents include, seated (I-r) Casey Pruitt, Abby Kennedy; First row (I-r), Divlin Kaur, Pam Pruett, Ana Jones, Brittany Kennedy, Synahia "rigner. Back row (I-r), Keshun Freeman, Keisha Freeman, Antonia Jones, Deborah Kim, Sheila Rowe and Tamunya Sgner. Not pictured is Sarah Brown. Communities In Schools Troup County CIS of Troup County Photo courtesy of Mary Stewart SHOPPING IN DOWNTOWN - After hold- ing a similar successful event earlier this year, merchants in the downtown area held a special event last Saturday that featured sidewalk sales and live entertainment. Various merchants had tables outside their stores displaying merchandise helping pull people into the stores. Live music was pro, vided by Ralph Lynch and Friends, and free hot dogs were served in front of Hummingbird Mall. Pictured is Susie Osgood and her granddaughter, Madeleine Murdock, look a goodies found in front of Williams and Marry's Antiques and Blue Train Books/Hogansville Coffee Club. will participate in CIS of Georgia's annual statewide Dine Out For Kids (DOFK) fundraising and awareness event, in partnership with the Georgia Restaurant Association. DOFK will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012. Bring your appetite and head to a supporting local restaurant. For complete restaurant listings, visit www.dineoutforkids.org. Proceeds will help us provide more educational programs for the at-risk students that are served by CIS of Troup County. Participating DOFK diners win be eligible for a drawing to win donated prizes and restaurateurs have an opportunity to help kids succeed in school in an easy and affordable manner. Tell your friends and be a part of this worthwhile event. If you have any questions, or would like to he added to the participating restaurant list, contact Jack Eatman at 706-298-7230. Many restaurants across the State of Georgia are participating in this effort. Please support CIS of Troup by "Dining Out for Kids" August 23, 2012 at the local restaurants listed below: Burger King - LaFayette Parkway Burger King - New Franklin Road Burger King - Roanoke Road DJ's Wings & Things - Hogansville Road Moe's Southwest Grill - LaFayette Parkway Roger's BBQ of Hogansville - Main SWeet, Taste of Lemon - Mor~ban Street ~. Zaxbys - Lafa~,&te Pkwy 't[ ::':