May Newsletter


ANGELS ON HORSEBACK will be at Buffalo’s in Canton on May 20, 2017 from 1:00-8:00PM for a fundraising event. Please come join them!

CHATTAHOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE is enrolling now through August 4, 2017 for the fall semester which begins on August 21, 2017. Visit for more information or to register for classes.

GEORGIA MOUNTAIN HOSPICE is holding their Annual Golf Tournament on June 7, 2017. Call 706.253.4100 or for more information or to register.

SALVATION ARMY ~ PROJECT SHARE is administering emergency funding for Pickens County residents at the Salvation Army Service Center in Canton. Applications are accepted each Monday at 121 Waleska Street in Canton or by calling 770.720.4316 or 770.547.9038

PICKENS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT will be offering Free Car Seat Classes every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Health Department. Please call 706.253.2821 to sign up, space is limited.

ANGEL BABIES STORE is having a sale the month of May. Buy one clothing item, get one free. The store is open Monday and Wednesday 12:30pm-5:00pm and Saturdays10:00am-4:00pm. They are also in need of volunteers. Please call 706.253.6303 for more information.

PICKENS COUNTY LIBRARY will be holding their summer reading club May 25, 2017 through July 31, 2017. Visit the library or their website at

COLLABORATIONS FOR RESILENCY invites you to attend Trauma/Brain 201: Building Resiliency on July 25, 2017 in the Pickens Room at the Pickens County Administrative Offices Build-
ing. Please note you must have Trauma 101 and Brain Development 101 to be able to attend. Save the date, registration details will be forthcoming.

PICKENS COUNTY WIC OFFICE will be having it’s annual Farmer’s Market for it families on Tuesday July 18, 2017. Their hours are Monday: 7:30AM-4:30PM, Tuesday: 7:30AM-7:00PM and Thursday: 7:30AM-4:30PM.

PICKENS COUNTY SENIOR CENTER is offering help to senior citizens in the county from the Florida Boys. During June 7-13, 2017 Tampa Fl. Jesuit High School young men will be here to volunteer to work at a senior citizen’s home doing yard work, cleaning windows, etc. Call Kimberly to schedule a time 706.692.6133.

APPALACHIAN CASA and THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAIN CRISIS NETWORK are holding their First Annual Playhouse for a Cause. Tickets are being sold to win a one of a kind playhouse valued at $10,000.00 Please call 706.276.2272 or 706.632.9024 for information or to purchase tickets.

UGA EXTENSTION is offering Food Talk, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education to anyone 18 or older. The class can be offered anytime at or by calling Becca Pritchett at 706.635.4426.

STEWARDS OF CHILDREN has started a Darkness to Light Initiative. Meetings are the first Monday of each month at 1:00pm in the Pickens Room of the Administration Building. Contact Steve Fallin for more information at

NORTH GEORGIA PREGNANCY CENTER presents Baby On the Way! Sign up for free classes on Nutrition, Childbirth, New Born Care and Breastfeeding. For dates and times visit or email or call 706.253.6303


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