The origin of the term “Gold Star” can be traced back to World War I where it became practice for families with those serving in the military to place a service flag in a visible window of their home. The flags, which hang vertically, have a white rectangular center surrounded by a thick red border.
A Paulding Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Tuesday, October 23 rd for Small Town Bank in Dallas. Small Town Bank opened in 1999 and is owned and operated by local shareholders across East Central Alabama, West Georgia, and the surrounding areas.
Paulding’s Chamber of Commerce hosted their November Georgia Power Luncheon in Dallas last week. WellStar President John Kueven was the keynote speaker. Kueven, a veteran hospital administrator, took over at WellStar Paulding Hospital in March as senior vice president and president of WellStar Paulding Hospital. Kueven oversees the day-to-day operations of the 112-bed hospital facility in Hiram and 182-bed skilled nursing center in Dallas.
A very excited Ms. Jones took the podium to give an update for the Paulding Boys and Girls Club. Ms. Jones was very excited about their current progress working with the youth after school. The Boys and Girls Club goals are to inspire and empower youth to reach their full potential. She was quick to dispel the idea that the Boys and Girls Club was a place for children to stagnate after school. She shared their plans to educate, expose, and expand these young children with the afterschool programs that are currently available.
Fortified Hills Baptist Church in Dallas, Ga hosted a forum on Sunday, October 21st to inform the church and community of the need of support for foster and adoptive children in Paulding County.
Every year the Paulding County Rotary Club delivers apples to all elementary schools in Paulding County. This 2018 was no exception as the Paulding Rotarians met and loaded up apples to deliver all over the county. Our club members love the opportunity to continue this tradition.
Precision Heating & Air is a family owned and operated heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) company that was founded in 1985, and our team has more than 60 years of experience in the industry. We value our clients, which is why we exceed expectations and are always on time.
A ribbon cutting was held for The Jewel Suite located at 5745 Wendy Bagwell Pkwy. Suite 27 in Hiram. They have a variety of jewelry to select from and they are dedicated to helping young adults with special needs.
A ribbon cutting was held for Jimmy John's located at 66 Hiram Douglasville Highway in Hiram. Jimmy John's specializes in gourmet sandwiches and making them freaky fast. Jimmy John's can also cater your next event.
A ribbon cutting was held for Catchin' Rays Tan at 80 Seven Hill Blvd. in the Cedarcrest Community of Dallas in the Publix Shopping Center. Catchin' Rays Tan offers a variety of tanning options including spray tanning and several spa services.
The Annual Rotary Golf Tournament provides our club with the ability to invest in our local community. We appreciate our many sponsors and supporters, whose continued participation has made this event such a great success.
The Paulding County Boys & Girls Club is proud to announce the 2018 Youth of the Year winner at our Club – Kani Davis (he received this honor for two consecutive years in a row). Kani will join about 20 other youth from Clubs across the city to compete in the Metro Atlanta Youth of the Year event on November 2.
WellStar Health System today announced the opening of the Imogene Walraven Waldrop & Charles W. Waldrop Infusion Center at WellStar Paulding Hospital. The new outpatient infusion center, supported by a planned gift from Paulding County native Imogene Walraven Waldrop to the WellStar Foundation, provides patients undergoing cancer and other medical treatments with additional resources and amenities, leading to a higher level of comfort and emotional support.
Paulding County area residents came out to White Oak Park to clean up, as part of the continuing statewide campaign to clean and preserve over 70,000 miles of Georgia’s rivers and streams. The effort was part of Rivers Alive, a joint program of the Environmental Protection Division’s Outreach Education Programs and the Department of Community Affairs’ Keep Georgia Beautiful Program.
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?