EDUCATION · Catoosa County Public Schools Board of Education will hold a called meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11, to review personnel recommendations.
COMMUNITY · The Catoosa County Tea Party will meet from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Boynton Voting Precinct, 4057 Boynton Drive, in Ringgold. For more information, contact Teresa Tatum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RELIGIOUS · Join in song and prayer during the first “Cities of Walker County On Our Knees” event from 7-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Walker County Civic Center Pavillion. For more information, contact Lisa@LisaHeyer.com.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
COMMUNITY · Seniors and Friends of Fort Oglethorpe meet from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, at Constitution Hall on Forrest Road in Fort Oglethorpe, for games, crafts, refreshments and blood pressure and blood sugar checks. For information or transportation, call Peggy Stanfield at 706-866-1369.
COMMUNITY · Special displays of Civil War weapons, equipment, personal items and recovered relics will be exhibited at Walker County Georgia Heritage Museum and Civil War Center, at 100 Gordan Street in Chickamauga (Railroad depot) now through Nov. 30. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 -.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Adult admission is $2, $1 for children. Call 706-375-4488 for more information.
COMMUNITY · The public is invited to a panel discussion on the challenges and successes of creative placemaking featuring special guest Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. The event will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Ballroom A at the Chattanoogan Hotel. Admission is free. The discussion is presented by Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga, Public Art Chattanooga, the City of Chattanooga, Lyndhurst Foundation and the Arts Education Partnership. For more information, call Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga, (423) 756-2787.
COMMUNITY · The Chickamauga Public Library will hold a “Ready to R.E.A.D.” story time program at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 20 and 27.
EDUCATION · Kid's Station Christian Learning Center, Inc., (14237 Alabama Highway, Rock Spring near the Woodstation Community) is accepting Georgia Lottery Pre-K applications for the the 2012-2013 school year. Children must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2012. Meals are free. Call 706-937-8585 for more information or visit kidsstation.org.
Thursday, Sept. 13
COMMUNITY · United Way’s Volunteer Center is working to recruit groups of volunteers for two projects in North Georgia for the 23nd Annual Day of Caring on Thursday, Sept. 13. This year’s event also ties in with the nationwide “9/11 Day of Remembrance and Service,” an event focused on turning tragedy into triumph by honoring the victims of the 9/11 tragedy and their families by voluntarily engaging in charitable service in observance of the anniversary. The Volunteer Center still needs the community’s help to find groups of volunteers for projects in North Georgia, including tornado clean-up at the Boy Scout meeting hall in Trenton, and renovations and construction at Heartland/Spirit Horse Therapeutic Riding Center for individuals with developmental and physical disabilities, in Flintstone. To volunteer a corporate, church, or civic team for a project call Windy Brooks at United Way’s Volunteer Center at 423-752-0316 or e-mail email@example.com or call at 423-752-0316.
COMMUNITY · Bike! Walk! Northwest Georgia will meet at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Sam King Room of the Rome City Auditorium. For details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-844-8509.
COMMUNITY · The Sparrow's Nest Children's Consignment Sale will be held Sept. 13-15 at Ringgold United Methodist Church, 7484 Nashville Street, in downtown Ringgold. Hours are from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Find gently used children's clothing, shoes, games, books and other items. For more information, visit ringgoldumc.org.