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HOGANSVILLE Holm NEWS -I'HURSDAY, bF_W. 2J, 2004 PAGE S-A Don't miss the second Greenville Fall sponsored by the Lions Club, to be 29 through Oct. 2. The fair will be located t6 the new High School on just north of The fair will be open through Friday S until I0 p.m., and on , from noon untillate. Planned for Sept. 29-Oct. 2 Last year was the first time this festival was held in Meriwether County. Fortunately, it was greeted by a hearty reception from persons throughout the coun- ty, as well as our neighbors from Troup, Harris, Pike, Talbot, Coweta and Upson counties. So it is back by pop- ular demand featuting Jon Luehrs' Spectacular Attractions, including addi- tional rides for the kiddies and adults. Frank Wells, Chairman of the Greenville Lions Club, spent endless hours negotiat- ing this contract, which prom- ises to become an annual affair. Last year Walls was amazed at the number of per- sons who attended and par- ticipated in the booth sales. So don't forget to purchase booths as a fund raiser for religious or civic organiza- tions. Call 770-927-6293 or 770- 927 1112 for more informa- tion. Walls' latest comments on this magnificent affair were, "This is an activity for our children. The Greenville Lions Club reaches out to help oth- ers to help themselves. It is so important that we come together as one to provide good wholesome fun for our children." SHOPPING, WESTERN STYLE- There was even a place for those to shop at rodeo in Gay. The Silver Spurs Drill Team had cowboy hats and rodeo tee shirts for Concerts Added to" Festival STAFF REPORTS The Hogansville Hummingbird Festival debuts a series of concerts from Friday night, Oct. 15, through Sunday afternoon, Oct. 17. Concert Series Coordinator Susan Reynolds, said the idea came from see- ing the 2003 festival conflict- ing performance venues. In an effort to bring the maximum amount of people to the shows, daytime per- formances will be heldat a single location- the Pavilion Hipp Memorial Park. The newest editions, two ev~g-sfi~Wg, will be held ............ " =~ t at the newly ~,,aed Hogansville Amphitheater. Kicking off the series on Friday, Oct. 15 will be Gordy Collins and his Jazz Band at the Amphitheater beginning at 8 p.m. Collins and his 10- piece band will play big band standards until 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 will see local favorite and former Locos karaoke master, Robert Glick, and several of his friends performing at the Pavilion in the park Glickand " friends will perform from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. At 8 p.m., in the Amphitheater, The Sundown Band will begin its two-hour set of classic rock and roll. Reynolds says this band is especially popular with returning Hogansville alum- ni. "They have been playing music from the Beatles, Volunteers For Festival Still Needed Rolling Stones, and the Eagles for more than 20 years." She adds that they play rock music from the seven- ties, as well as from the eight- ies. Fittingly, local gospel singers will wrap up the series on Sunday, Oct. 17, from noon until 5 p.m. at the pavilion. Among those per- forming will be Karla and C:W. Moore, Jimmy Nored, Steve Presley, Gary Johnson, Mary Weldon, Dean Stephens, and Ronnie LeFevers. Reynolds says that all of the bands are playing solely to promote Hogansville. "They are not asking for their usual fees because they are excited about the changes in Hogansville." She adds, "They are really excited about being a part of opening the door that will help further the arts in our community." People are encouraged to bring their blankets and lawn chairs. Rogers BBQ will be selling food at the Amphitheater and the pavil- ion is within walking distance of a variety of food vendors. Admission to each event is free. Guiding Light M!nistry, Inc. 6 Roger Arnold Road * Grantville, GA 30220 Presents It's 4th ANNUAL Pastor David & Pastor Mary T. Rosser WOIV S CONFERENCE 2004 Monday~ September 27th, 2004 thru Sunday, October 3rd. "Bought With A Price" Guest Speaker of the Week Prophetess/Evangelist Marian Latimer Fellowship Christian Center, International Newnan , GA Clinton Elder, Pastor Ib I Corin 6:20 "For ye are bought with a price: thor(fore glori~ God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. " With the Hummingbird Festival only four weeks away, Festival organizers have aneed for volunteers to work during all festival activ- ities. In addition to the dinner on Thursday, Oct. 14, the Student Art Competition on .Friday the 1Sth and the actu- al festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16 and 17, this year organizers are adding two free concerts on Friday and Saturday evening. The hours are long, the work hard and the pay non- existent, but th@ sense of sat- isfaction you will feel from participating in a very suc- cessful festival will be beyond compare organizers say. The festival has con- tributed over $60,000 to the City of Hogansvilfe over the last five years and has made possible such projects as the renovation of the exterior of the Royal Theatre, and the recently completed Streetseapes work down- town. If you can help in any way please contact Mary Stewart at 6370497. / Ride . eS 5p. 12[ II 04 proud to be cominq Lions Club Fall put our Amusement ;Is and are bringing it to e to the iiant Wheel, Absorb the "G" Gravitron, Family Fun Twilt r! irces of Elephant and more! Thurs. & Fri. Visit our new website for a wortd of heatth information. www.wghs.org The new and improved West Georgia Hea[thSystem website puts more heatth-retated information at your fingertips. Ifs faster, easier and better than ever, with new features including: Online gift shop [send flowers and much more] Web Health fan excellent source of health information on hundreds of topics} Community Resource Guide [featuring over 100 agencies and resources to help peopl.e with social services, transportation and more] Physician directory with p~ctures Information on at{ WGHS services, classes, support groups Weekly job postings and downloadabte application forms Speaker's Bureau {featuring WGHS staff and physicians avaitabl.e for .presentations to area civic groups} t Web Nursery/al.tows parents to post photos of their babies ontin;] WGHS employee awards Search engine and easier navigahon Hospital press releases, key announcements and more Visit us anytime at ~rcrw.wghs.org for your online hearth needs. WISI (~}()R(;IA HEALTH SYSTEM ()He heallh ~) ffent. All the 'at~ you need.