Don't forget to mark your calendar for these events today Saturday, April 21
Apr 21, 2012
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National Drug Take Back Day in Gordon County. Bring your old, used or unwanted pills for proper disposal. Drop off locations in Gordon County are:
• Sonoraville Recreation Complex
• Gordon County Sheriff’s Office, Resaca
• Plainville Recreation Department
• Home Depot
• Corner of River and Line Streets (across from Hi-Tech Fuel)
No questions asked, legal or illegal drugs, come drop them off for proper disposal. For more information contact the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce at 706-625-3200 or visit
The Broken Heart Ranch and Arena is hosting a “Fun Show” April 21 with registration beginning at 10 a.m. The actual show will begin at 11 a.m. The ranch is located at 151 Cooper Road in Calhoun. For more information, call 706-218-0896.
Hounds 4 Hunter: Benefit for Hunter Calvert. April 21 at the Old Oostanaula School Com-munity Club in Calhoun. 1595 Oostanaula Bend Rd. SW. Doors open at 4 p.m. Raising money towards expenses for a “Seizure Alert” Dog! Meal starting at 5 p.m. $5.00 a plate, Silent Auc-tion, Cake Walks, Music, and a Drag Car, Come get your picture taken next to the car. For more information or to see how you can get involved contact Kim Foster at 770-548-2567.
The 10th Annual Relay For Life Fashion Show is scheduled for Sunday, April 22 at 2 p.m. We are excited this year to announce our new venue of the lovely downtown Gem Theater. As always, models are cancer survivors or friends/family of those in honor or memory. Tick-ets are on sale now at Reeses, Tot Roost or Biddy Boutique for $15. You may call 770-547-1728 for more information.
The Starlettes Relay for Life Team will be hosting a corn hole tournament Saturday, April 21, at the American Legion Post 47. Registration for the tournament will begin at 1 p.m. fol-lowed by the tournament at 2 p.m. During the corn hole tournament, the Starlettes will be selling hamburger and hot dog plates as well as opportunities for prizes. There will be a first, second and third place prize. All proceeds from the tournament will go to support the American Cancer Society. Cost of admission is $10 per player. For more information, call Sue Ellen Bryant at 770-881-0387.
There will be a "Cruise In" in downtown Calhoun April 21. The group will meet on Court Street beginning at 6 p.m. There'll be a meet and greet from 6-8 p.m. The Calhoun Hot Dog House and the Sweet Spot will remain open. Then at 8 p.m., the group will enjoy a classic film at the GEM theatre "American Graffiti" rated PG. Admission to the Gem is free. This will be a great family activity. Everyone is invited to attend.
Victory Fellowship Center, of Calhoun, will be hosting a first ever scholarship banquet Saturday, April 21 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Palladium in Rome, Ga. Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham will be the guest speaker for the event to raise money for scholarships to go to local college-bound students. Table or individual sponsorships are available. Adult tickets cost $40, students $25, tables of eight $300 or corporate sponsorships for $500. All donations are tax deductible. For additional information or ticket reservations, please call 706-625-1106 or 706-766-5630.
11th Avenue Baptist Church in Dalton will be hosting a gospel singing, Primitive Quartet from Candler, N.C., Saturday, April 21 beginning at 7 p.m. The singing will be free, and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 706-217-9966. The church is located on South Bypass.
The Gordon County Singing Convention will hold the spring singing on Saturday, April 21, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The church is located east of Calhoun just off state highway 156 (Red Bud Rd) on Pleasant Hill Rd. There will be a covered dish meal at 5:30 p.m. followed by the singing at 6:30 p.m. All singers and listeners are invite to attend.
Jesus is the Way will be hosting a Saturday night singing, April 21, beginning at 6 p.m. The Baker Family will be singing and preaching. Everyone is welcome.
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