Member Doug LaRoss introduced guest speaker Rita Norris current CareLink Board of Directors Chair. Ms. Norris, who brings years of experience with community service programs, has been involved with CareLink for three years and is held the chair for the past year and a half. CareLink serves as a community health, dental and wellness clinic providing low-cost and high-quality medical support care and resources to the residents of Paulding County. CareLink is a 501(c)(3) organization and is committed to addressing access to care barriers while promoting healthy lifestyles through education and prevention.
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recent addition of Jody Martin as the Director of Communications and Events. Jody has been involved with the Chamber for many years serving as an Ambassador, Co-Chair of the Empowering Women Committee, a Leadership Paulding graduate and an active volunteer. We are excited about the many talents, skills, and ideas Jody brings to the Chamber.
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Glovers Mobile Tutoring on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Glovers Mobile Tutoring is a safe, fun, and friendly drop-in tutorial program that caters to all learners. Glovers Mobile Tutoring provides continued learning tutorial camps throughout the summer, daily tutorials, remediation and advancement for all K-12 subjects, and afterschool tutorials.
Paulding County Rotary Club President-elect Jackie Crum received the gavel today from now-past Rotary Club President Ford Thigpen. Jackie now in her third year of membership with the Paulding Rotary Club is looking forward to strengthening the Rotary Club's service and presence in the community.
The Paulding County Rotary club welcomed Angela Moses on behalf of the Paulding County Special Olympics. Larry Jernigan introduced Mrs. Moses to the club as the Special Olympics coordinator for the past three years. She thanked members for the invitation to speak.
The Paulding County Rotary Club welcomed Laurie Ashmore, Director of the Paulding County Water System to the June 11th meeting. Mrs. Ashmore gave a thorough presentation and an update on the status of the Richland Creek Reservoir project. The Richland Creek Reservoir is a critical infrastructure element for Paulding County. The reservoir project is a 20-year effort to ensure safe, sustainable drinking water for now and into the foreseeable future. This project is the largest county undertaking in its history.
Truth in Nature is a volunteer program to help young men growing up without a father or in a single-parent environment. Many young men in middle school or high school are growing up in our society without a positive male role model. The strain of being a single parent leaves little time to communicate with and provide that role model which is so desperately needed in these young men's lives.
WellStar Paulding Hospital hosted its first ever Cancer Survivor Day celebration. It was said the event catered to 106 cancer survivors and their family members for a day in honor of their survival.
The Paulding County Rotary Club rallied this past week for their Annual Senior Cookout at the Wellstar Paulding Nursing Center in Dallas. Paulding Rotary Club members began to arrive around 11AM to start preparing the meals for the center's senior residents and staff members.
Premiere Team Fitness is a 4,000 square foot facility that specializes in large group personal training, semi-private training and private training. We are the only facility in the area that gives every member a custom program tailored exactly to what each client wants and needs to work on.
Mark Caffery member of the Paulding Rotary welcomed guest speaker, Ricky Flores of the FAA, to speak on behalf of the Aviation Career Education Academy program coming to the Paulding County Airport. Mr. Flores spoke highly of the career opportunities available in the aviation industry. He was also very optimistic about the value of these jobs moving forward.
American Legion Post 111 at 2587 Scoggins Road, Dallas, will be holding an Open House – Meet & Greet, this Saturday, May 18th, on Armed Forces Day, from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM, for interested veterans and their family members who would like to learn more about membership in the organization.
HIRAM, Ga., May 9, 2019 - Big Air Trampoline Park ® opens the doors to the public with new franchise located in Hiram Georgia, May 10th. Big Air Hiram, located at 4471 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway, Hiram, GA, is the ultimate indoor trampoline park. Nearly 40,000 square feet in size, the new park includes 12 activities for guests of all ages; including trampoline dodgeball, trampoline volleyball, climbing walls, slam dunk courts, ninja-warrior courses and more.
The 2019 Paulding Chamber Classic Golf Tournament presented by BLD Roll-Off Containers was a huge success! Nearly 200 golfers, sponsors, and volunteers filled the fairways at Bentwater Golf Club on Wednesday, April 24th for this year’s annual tournament.
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?