Master Gardener Extension Volunteers in Paulding offer a local scholarship, available to Paulding County residents that are incoming freshmen or students attending post-secondary accredited institutions. The group gives first consideration to Paulding County students in the following fields of study: Agriculture, Horticulture, Landscaping, Forestry, Botany, and Biology.
Paulding County Farm Bureau members traveled to Atlanta, Feb. 13 to participate in Georgia Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol. While at the capitol, members of the Paulding County Farm Bureau delegation along with the Paulding County High School FFA officers visited with several of our legislators.
The American Library Association hosts a bi-annual event in Washington, DC, National Library Legislative Day (NLLD). This is a two-day educational event. May 7th and 8th, 2018 that brings hundreds of librarians, trustees, library supporters and patrons to Washington, D.C.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK of Douglas County partnered with the Paulding Education Foundation’s Casino Royale on February 10, 2018. “Each year the Paulding Education Foundation hosts three fundraising events designed to raise capital for specific educational programs and scholarships for high school seniors.
Paulding County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers competed at District Project Achievement (DPA) at Georgia Highlands College in Rome. This year there were 12 counties represented with 560 competitors with 23 being from our county!
Paulding County 4-H is proud to share that we have a history of contest interest. We participate in the Make Your Own Piggy Bank Contest with Georgia 4-H and Georgia Saves! Also, 2018 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest, which is contest is a national competition offered by the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.
The American Library Association hosts a bi-annual event in Washington, DC, National Library Legislative Day (NLLD). This is a two-day educational event. May 7th and 8th, 2018 that brings hundreds of librarians, trustees, library supporters and patrons to Washington, D.C. This year, West Georgia Regional Director, Jessica Everingham has invited Paulding County Library Services Coordinator, Cherry Waddell to attend the event along with other Georgia Library Representatives.
A Paulding Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting was held on February 22nd for Bodyplex of Hiram. At Bodyplex it is all about getting results and helping members achieve their health and fitness goals.
Valentine's Day the residents of Well-star Paulding Nursing Home were treated to a Valentine Party sponsored by the Paulding Retired Educators Association. The Valentine Party has been an outreach of the Paulding Retired Educators for many years and it has always been a huge success.
Paulding County UGA Extension Master Gardener Volunteers recently recognized Bob Banks and Carolyn Burce as Paulding County Master Gardeners of the Year as well as the New Georgia Library as the Friend of Master Gardeners.
Dr. Kathryn Melton visited the Paulding County Rotary Club at the February meeting. Dr. Melton took the podium and thanked the Rotary Club members for their continued support of the Shepherd's Rest Ministries.
“The Full Circle Project,” a charitable arm of Waste Industries USA, Inc., recently donated $5,000.00 to the American Legion Post 111 in Dallas to assist with their “Raise the Roof” fund.
The Paulding Fine Arts Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2018, 31st Annual Student Art Show. A very special thank you to our sponsors this year, Walmart of Woodstock and Paulding Trophy Shop for their generous support of our annual event. We would also like to thank all the parents and teachers who encouraged these young artists to enter this year's Student Art Show.
Ford Thigpen introduced George Jones, the new Paulding County Department of Transportation Director and Scott Greene who is now the Director of Operations for the county.
With a population in excess of 150,000, Paulding County is able to sustain two (2) Rotary Clubs: Dallas Rotary Club AND Rotary Club of Paulding County.
The Dallas Rotary Club is the newer of the clubs. It was established in 2003 and has 17 active members. This club currently has its regular meetings on Thursday mornings at Audrey’s Cafe. Please check Facebook for schedule.
The Paulding County Rotary Club, the first Rotary Club in Paulding County, was chartered in 1969. It has approximately 42 active members and meets regularly.
Although the clubs are different from one another, the common mission is the same – SERVICE TO COMMUNITY. We invite you to visit each club to determine which is the best fit for you. Please see each club on Facebook for current meeting schedule. FOUR WAY TEST: Of all the things we think, say or do…. Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build good will and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?