Don't forget to mark your calendar for these events today Friday, May 11
May 11, 2012
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The Gordon County Nutrition Site would like to invite seniors ages 60 and over to come to the senior center, located at 150 Cambridge Court Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m. for a nutri-tious meal. The meal is free of charge. For more information, please contact Darlene Thigpen, Nutrition Site Manager at 706-629-0392.
Gordon County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is recruiting new volunteers to serve as Child Advocates/Guardian Ad Litems for children involved in Juvenile Court deprivation hearings. It is the goal of the program to have a CASA volunteer to advocate for the best interests of all abused or neglected chil-dren placed in foster care. Currently the local CASA program has seven volunteers and there are 141 Gordon County children in foster care. For more information on how you can become a part of this very important program please call the Gordon County CASA office at 706-629-4561, extension 6 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adventa Hospice is looking for very special individuals or groups who can visit hospice patients in homes or nursing homes. Activity volunteers support hospice patients through running errands, reading to the patient, sharing a devotional, playing board or card games, or just making friendly visits. Volunteer by yourself or as a group and as often or as little as your schedule allows. Individual or group training is avail-able at your convenience. You can make a difference. Call Sheila Cameron at Adventa Hospice at 706-259-2518 or toll-free at 1-866-353-5915.
LifeLink of Georgia, the agency which coordinates organ and tissue donations in Georgia, has speakers available for civic and community groups, churches, schools, corporations, etc. Speakers are trained to provide information and dispel myths about organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Presentations are free to the public and tailored to the specific audience. To learn more about the Speaker’s Bureau or organ and tissue donation, contact Terri Medina at 770-225-5465 / 800-544-6667 or visit the Web site at www.lifelinkfound.org.
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