This testimony was written by a veteran who attends our Paulding Vet Life Community. The Paulding Vet Life Community meetings (for male veterans) take place every Thursday (6:30 p.m.) at the Bethany Christian Church Parsonage Annex located at 3264 Villa Rica Highway, Dallas, GA. 30157 Vet Life Community is a network of local weekly peer-based support meetings - the buddy system, veterans helping veterans face to face - offering tools to help them as they transition back into life outside the military. Meetings are free for all participating veterans and their loved ones.
Free Produce for Seniors 55+ - It’s that time of month again! We are giving away FREE fruits and vegetables to seniors age 55+ on Tuesday, August 15, 2017! They do NOT have to be clients of Helping Hands or residents of Paulding County.
Congratulations to Gary Brawner of White, GA, the lucky winner of a Smith and Wesson 9MM M&P Pistol for our recent raffle to raise funds to build a monument in New Hope dedicated to the memory of 72 lives lost and to honor 21 survivors of the worst air disaster in Georgia history.
Paulding Rotary welcomed Paulding educators and Mrs. Alicia Michael on behalf of the sponsored Interact clubs for Paulding County High Schools. Paulding County Rotary Club members Jim Henson and Brian Stover welcomed our guests and introduced Rotary District 6900 Gov. Alicia Michael for agreeing to speak on the Interact clubs to be sponsored by the Paulding County Rotary club and local Paulding County High Schools.
First Choice Solutions, a member of the Paulding Chamber’s Chairman’s Club is a family based business located in Hiram, Georgia with over 20 Years of hands on experience.
Several visiting dignitaries representing each of the four groups of the American Legion Family presided over the event. Larry Diehl, from the American Legion Department of Georgia and member of the American Legion National Security Commission, installed the new Post 111 Commander.
Paulding County Farm Bureau, Elrod Garden Center and Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers (MGEVs) recently sponsored the 2017 “Best Home Vegetable Garden Contest.”
Congratulations to Art Ragsdale, owner of Ragsdale Heat, Air and Plumbing, the lucky winner of a beautiful hand pieced quilt made and donated by Cathy Carter for our recent raffle to raise funds to build a monument in New Hope dedicated to the memory of 72 lives lost and to honor 21 survivors of the worst air disaster in Georgia history.
Jim Simpson the owner of the Jim Simpson Agency American Family Insurance located at The Crossroads in Dallas, GA. Jim has been a resident of West Atlanta all his life residing in Paulding County for 19 years with his wife Katie, and children, Sophie and Jack.
Paulding County Rotary Club president, John Grant introduced Steve Schiffman of Operation Not Forgotten. Mr. Schiffman thanked the Rotary Club members for the opportunity to share information with them about his cause and the purpose of this non-profit group. Operation Not Forgotten is a national organization of volunteers dedicated to bringing a better quality of life to our veterans and their families.
Paulding County Rotary club was proud to sponsor Ansleigh Foster the RYLA leadership program for 2017. Paulding County student, Ms. Foster visited the Rotary Club at their local weekly meeting to thank the club for their sponsorship of her in the program. She recounted the leadership skills she was taught and expressed gratitude for the opportunity to take advantage of the program. Ms. Foster was accompanied by her grandfather Mr. Fred Kilcrease.
The goal of this series is to educate and make all of Paulding County aware that litter is a problem in this county. Like so many social issues, littering is caused by human behavior. Whether it is intentional or accidental litter begins and will end with human behavior.
OrthoAtlanta orthopedic and sports medicine specialists have recently remodeled and expanded its Paulding office with additional exam rooms, expanded physical therapy facility and an expansive check-in desk and waiting room.
Cherokee Veterans Community helps Veterans and their families to lead a better quality of life by being a "one stop shop" for resources, Christ centered peer support groups, and service projects. Our mission is accomplished through providing skills and customized services that can be applied to everyday life. Weekly peer-support meetings are free for all participating veterans and their loved ones.
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?