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Master Gardeners aid local extension office

Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners continued their efforts at the Dawson County Extension during the month of September.

November 16, 2008 | | LIFE


Challenged Child and Friends has benefited from United Way

United Way for Dawson County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign in September with plans to collect more than $100,000 for area social service organization partners. This is the fourth in a series of articles highlighting success stories from local agencies that receive assistance from United Way for Dawson County.

November 09, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


READ is glad to accept funds from United Way

United Way for Dawson County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign in September with plans to collect more than $100,000 for area social service organization partners. This is the third in a series of articles highlighting success stories from local agencies that receive assistance from United Way for Dawson County.

November 02, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


No One Alone gets aid from United Way

United Way for Dawson County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign in September with plans to collect more than $100,000 for area social service organization partners. This is the second in a series of articles highlighting success stories from local agencies that receive assistance from United Way for Dawson County.

October 26, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


Lunch at An Artful Table set for Nov. 1

The second annual "Lunch at An Artful Table" will be Nov. 1, 2008, at noon at the Bowen Center for the Arts. Fifteen tables will be decorated in fun, colorful, elegant, and over the top place settings. Lunch will be provided by Fireside Café and Perfect Gatherings, and hors d'oeuvres will feature selections from The Blue Bicycle. There will be entertainment, door prizes and opportunities to win delightful gifts. The beautiful quilt donated to the council will go home with the lucky ticket holder. The new Gift Shop will be open for everyone, and guests will be challenged to ...

October 26, 2008 | | LIFE


Are You Smarter Than a 10-Year-Old on horizon

What is the lithosphere? What are stalagmites? What country gave America the Statue of Liberty?

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


Dawson County Arts Council kicks off membership campaign

Dawson County Arts Council and the Bowen Center for the Arts recently announced that it is membership 2009 kick off time.

October 19, 2008 | | LIFE


Humane Society’s Furball set for Oct. 11

The Dawson County Humane Society is set to host its annual Furball fundraiser from 6 - 11 p.m. on Oct. 11 at the Lakeview Center.

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


Sandy’s Walk brings her closer to transplant

Family and friends of Sandy Olson, a local single-mother of four in desperate need of a heart transplant, hosted a walk Oct. 4 at War Hill Park to raise funds for Olson's medical expenses.

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


United Way supports Rape Response Inc.

Editor's Note: United Way for Dawson County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign in September with plans to collect more than $100,000 for area social service organization partners. This is the first in a series of articles highlighting success stories from local agencies that receive assistance from United Way for Dawson County.

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


Dash raises cash

Young Life, a Christian youth ministry, hosted the third annual Dawson Dash, a 5K race, at Rock Creek Park Sept. 20, with 108 runners participating.

October 12, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


Etowah grills up hot dogs for United Way fundraiser

Etowah Water and Sewer Authority, one of several local businesses whose employees contribute to United Way for Dawson County, collected more than $600 last Thursday with a community hot dog lunch fundraiser.

October 12, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Woman’s Club garage sale raises $8,000

Members of the Dawson County Woman's Club collapsed in exhaustion and civic pride Saturday evening after raising more than $8,000 for several local organizations with the club's annual Garage Sale-Abration at Rock Creek Sports Complex.

October 12, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Community picnic honors CERT volunteers

One of the largest crowds in the last eight years was in attendance last Tuesday for the county's annual community picnic at Amicalola Falls State Park.

October 05, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Donate your old cell phone to the soldiers

The Ninth District of School Social Workers Association of Georgia announced this year's community awareness initiative will be to collect unused cell phones, as well as financial donations, on behalf of a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization, Cell Phones for Soldiers.

September 28, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


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The spirit of campmeeting

Mardie Townley remembers the Thursday night of Lumpkin Campmeeting eight years ago like it was yesterday.

During his sermon, Chad Rogers, a local Baptist preacher ...

July 29, 2015 | Michele Hester | LIFE


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