Support Advocates for Bartow's Children leading up to the May 18 Duck Derby, set to include prizes, vendors, entertainment, food and more festivities.
Advocates For Bartow's Children
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Cartersville nonprofit's 12th-annual Duck Derby Festival: Ducks of the Etowah is set for May 18, but the goal of 25,000 ducks to "set sail" on the Etowah River need to sold by volunteers.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The annual talent show for kids benefits Advocates for Bartow's Children, a Cartersville nonprofit.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The 1.4-mile fun run for all ages and levels of runners precedes Cartersville's Christmas parade and benefits Advocates for Bartow's Children.
Advocates for Bartow's Children is tying on jingle bells to host its first-annual Jingle Jog fun run in Cartersville in December. Partnering with the Cartersville Exchange Club, runners will lead the Cartersville Christmas parade along the parade route and then settle in with thousands of onlookers to ring in the holiday season. Sponsored by Gary Fox, CPA and McDonalds, Jingle Jog is a 1.4-mile fun run for all ages and levels of runners. Participants are asked to dress up in their wackiest holiday gear and prizes will be awarded to our top three favorite costumes and the overall winner of the race. Each runner will also receive bells for jingling down Main Street, a long-sleeved signature T-shirt and a sweet treat at the end of the race. …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Mary Clayton Gilbert's $1,000 Leadership in Action prize will help fund Advocates for Bartow's Children’s annual Every Child’s A Star talent show.
Former Bartow County and Georgia Distinguished Young Woman Mary Clayton Gilbert, who finished in the top ten in the national competition, has won the Georgia 4-H Leadership in Action award. But unlike the other awards, she won't use it attend the University of Oklahoma to study in the school of Musical Theater. Gilbert this year served as volunteer chair of Advocates for Bartow's Children’s annual Every Child’s A Star talent show. The $1,000 award is earmarked for the 2013 production, and will be spent on a first-class microphone and sound system for the show and to help publicize its 20th anniversary. The competitive award was granted recently at the 70th-annual state 4-H Congress, and is sponsored by 4-H alumnus Jayson Dukes to …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Advocates for Bartow's Children is asking for the community's support and participation in its community-wide photo adventure.
Advocates for Bartow's Children is asking members of the community for support via participation in its Share the AdvoLove campaign, a community-wide photo adventure to display positive messages of why Advocates' programs make a difference in Bartow. Friends, supporters and neighbors participate by: Photos will premier at Advocates' May 11 Rockin’ on the River Concert at Riverside Day Use Area and be distributed for display this summer in local businesses. "Everyone and anyone is encouraged to participate! Your contribution to Share the AdvoLove will help to raise awareness about our kids in need, what is being done for them, and how you and others can help," officials said in the press release. Do you support local nonprofits and …
Monday, February 13, 2012
In an Advocates for Bartow's Children fundraiser, a group braved frigid waters to help children in need.
Advocates for Bartow's Children's 2012 Polar Plunge
Friday, February 10, 2012
Radio personalities and a Bulldog punter are among those jumping in an icy pool on a snowy day to raise money for Advocates for Bartow's Children.
With near freezing temperatures expected Saturday, a group of local celebrities are set to brave the icy, cold water of Dellinger Park's pool in an Advocates for Bartow's Children fundraiser. Cartersville High School football coach Frank Barden and punter Collin Barber, who is headed to play between the hedges; a group in The Wizard of Oz costumes; and WYXC-AM 1270 radio personalities are among those participating in Polar Plunge. SupportBartow.com sat down with Advocates' Director Patty Eager to talk about the 10 a.m. event. While it's free to watch, plungers—who can register immediately before the event—are required to raise at least $100. National Weather Service calls for a 30 percent chance of snow Saturday afternoon, a high near 37 …
Monday, February 6, 2012
See Bartow County through the lenses of 'Cartersville UNCUT.'
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Monday, January 30, 2012
Cartersville UNCUT captured more contestants trying out for the upcoming talent show that benefits Advocates for Bartow's Children.
'Every Child's a Star' auditions wrapped up Saturday, but the annual talent show benefiting nonprofit Advocates for Bartow's Children is coming up in March.