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HOGANSVIIA.E HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2004 PAGE 5-A WINTER PRO- GRAM Students in Pre- K, Kindergarten and First Grade at Hogansville Elementary School to enjoy their annual Winter Program. Principal Bret Bryant present- ed 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' for the assembled children. A Rescue Ride will be sponsored by the Meriwether CotmW Animal Shelter on Saturday, Jan_ 1 at 10 elm. Start your new year off right with a great trail ride and a great gift to the homeless ani- mals in Meriwether County. A 9.1 mile circtflar route starting and end- ing at High Hopes Farm, 483 Bishop Road off Strickland Town Road near Luthersville. A catered box lunch by My Chef Mel will be served with cokes, coffee and water at the ride's end around 2 p.m. The $20 fee includes the trail ride, lunch, arena, corrals, bathroom facilities, door prizes, and plenty of parking. All money and contributions go directly to the Animal Shelter Building Fund. Contact Bill and Gaff Coffee at High Hopes Farm at 770027-2847, or email to bgcof- fee@earthlink.net, for more information. ~ It~b Tdla~e USEFUL ADVICE FROM AN EXPERT- Meriwether and Troup County Extension Agerd _ David Moulder spoke fo members of the M~e~ Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, Nov. 30. His main topic of discussion was lawn care., avid is in Meriwether County each Tue .~y and Thursday and every other Friday. He spends his time in ]roup. L;oun~ me omer days. He is a graduate of Mississippi State university in Starkville, lives in LaLirange, and h~s two children and four grandchildren. His Meriwether phone numl3er is 672-4235 and his Troup number is 883-1675. Thursday, Dec. 16 Caitlin Wessinger Richard Herndon Dan L Moore " Cathy Deaton Sybil Harison Judy Lunsford Marsha Katter Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Pye Kailea Speer (A) Kolby Duffey Sunday, Dec. 19 Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sanuny Calhoun Adam Wegienka Burdette (A) Mr. andMrs. Joe Lane(A) Jodie Rowe Mr. and Mrs. V.R. Coggin Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ray Fritts (A) Phillips (A) Steven Beall Leon Hamby (M) Lois Shirey(M) Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Gottsball (A) Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Spradlin (A) Mr. and Mrs. Mike Medford (A) Louie Kent (M) Friday, Dec. 17 Wednesday, De~. 22 Jason Ritter Jennifer PrescaR Layman Powers Khristie Prophitt Wally Barrett Matthew Mize Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rachel Williams Newman (A) Tim Smith Monday, Dec. 20 Mr. and Mrs. Jean H.L Reynolds (M) Dakotah Reyes DeMarrias (A) -. Holly Hendrix Mr. and Mrs. Larry Saatrd~, Dec. 18 Dorrough (A) Angle Spinks Tuesday, Dec. 21 Garnett Buddy jackson Becky Jones Jackson Fohrman (M) AA Group Meeting in Hogansville Problem with Alcohol? [ Alcoholics Anonymous Meets Monday [ and Friday at 8 p.m. at the First United ! Methodist Church on Main Street in ! Hogansville. Visitor couples are welcome at $15 per cou- Farmers Home Administration has a pie. need for 502 and 504 Loan Applications. Enjoy swing, shag, foxtrot, waltz, rumba, Organizations wishing to package housing cha-cha, tango, samba, slow dancing and loan applications must attend certification more. For information on the dance or ball- training to be eligible to participate, room dance lessons, call (706) 884-5857 or Certification training will be held on Dec. (706) 637-9295. 28 at 10 a.m. Additional information may be obtained from the local FMHA office, locat- The Hogansville Pilot Club is now sell- ed at 580 Bullsboro Drive, Suite C, Newnan, ing befls for the Starlight Tree. GA 30265, phone 770-253-2555. This tree is located in the Calvin Hipp Park atrd proceeds will go to the Hogansville The Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club of Empty Stocking Fund. This would be a per- LaGrange and the Troup County Recreation fect way to honor or remember someone Deptartment will hold a casual dance on very special during the holiday season. Bells Friday, Jan. 14 from 8- 11 p.m. at the Troup are $10 for one name, or $15 for 2 names on County Recreation Center, 1220 LaFayette one bell. For more information, please call Parkway. Music will be the IBM Band. Neg Estes at 637-6440. Request for Quotations The West Central Georgia Workforce Investment Board (WCGWIB) is seeking quotations from qualified vendors to conduct a community audit to review the state of the workforce in the West Central Georgia Workforce Investment Area which includes the counties of Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup, and Upson. The audit should include review and update of the previous audit, collection and analysis of additional data as needed, determination of regional resources available to address workforce needs and identification of gaps, and rec- ommendations for addressing workforce development issues. The ven- dor would be responsible for preparation of a development of a five year workforce plan for the region. Approximate funding available is $20,000- $30,000. Application packages will be available December 6-31,2004. Proposals will be due January 31, 2005. Interested vendors may request an application package by writing Diane Davis at the office Of the West Central Georgia Workforce Investment Board, 134 North Hill Street, Griffin, GA 30223 or by calling 770-229-9501. The West Central Georgia Workforce Investment Board and the CEO reserve the right to cancel this solicitation and reject any offers received if it is in the best interest of the Board, the CEO, their agents, or constituency to do so. The WCGWIB is responsible for policy and oversight of activities funded under the Workforce Investment Act for Region IV and conducts its activities in compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity ACt and other applicable federal laws and regulations. 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