Hosted by United Way of Bartow County, proceeds benefit it and 16 local nonprofit organizations, including Cartersville's Boys & Girls Club of Bartow County, Habitat for Humanity and The Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Support Advocates for Bartow's Children leading up to the May 18 Duck Derby, set to include prizes, vendors, entertainment, food and more festivities.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Thirty lucky youngsters will have an opportunity to do something that against the rules at the Pettit Environmental Preserve just outside Cartersville in Bartow County.
Thirty lucky youngsters will have an opportunity June 5 and 7 to do something that’s against the rules: fish in the lake at Pettit Environmental Preserve. Pettit Preserve is hosting its second-annual Youth Fishing and Outdoor Camps for kids age 8 to 14, sponsored by Cohutta Fishing Company, which brings more than 50 years of experience as a sport fishing outfitter to the camp. “Andy [Bowen] at Cohutta Fishing really has a heart not only for fishing, but for teaching kids about the environment,” preserve Executive Director Marina Robertson said in a statement. “He approached us about having the camps last year, which were a huge hit with the kids.” Bowen, a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captain, will lead the two camps, assisted by his staff …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Last year, the nonprofit helped more than 10,200 people find employment through the variety of job training programs and employment services it offers, including at its Career Center in the Cartersville Goodwill Store.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Etowah Valley Humane Society's eighth-annual Hoggs for Dogs ride benefits the adoption of dogs and cats boarded from the Cartersville shelter.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The purpose of the May 4 event in Cartersville is to promote a family-friendly venue for local vendors to promote their goods—swap meet items, hand-crafted goods, services, independent distributors, small businesses and causes.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Have fun and help babies by participating in a 2-mile walk at Cartersville Dellinger Park, hosted by South 107's Moby in the Morning and benefiting the March of Dimes.
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.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Georgia Highlands College foundation made 89 awards totaling $77,000 for the 2012-2013 academic year and several Cartersville and Bartow County students and donors are among the college's honorees.
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