EDUCATION · Ridgeland High School’s annual Career/College Fair will take place from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the RHS gymnasium. There will be a wide range of careers and colleges represented, including: Southeastern University of Lakeland, Florida, University of West Georgia, Valdosta State University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Hiawassee College, Kennesaw State University, Dalton State College, Piedmont College, Georgia State University, Lee University, University of Phoenix, Georgia Highlands College, Nashville Auto Diesel College, Miller Motte, Chattanooga State, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Battle-field Imaging, the Walker County Sheriff’s Department, Ambiance Modeling Agency, Iron Workers of Chattanooga, Hutcheson Hospice, Angel Medical Service, Walker County Teen Center, Flintstone Childcare & HeadStart, Wells Fargo, Regions Bank, the Georgia Department of Labor, Lacey D. Photography, Regency Beauty Institute, US Army, US Marines and the US National Guard. For more information, contact Cathy Forrester at 706-820-9063.
COMMUNITY · The Battlefield Farmers’ Market will host a meeting for new vendors wishing to join the market for the upcoming 2012 season. The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 17, at the Walker County Ag Center at 7 p.m., for potential new and returning vendors. The market is open to all individuals in Walker, Dade, Catoosa, Chattooga, Whitfield, Gordon and Floyd counties in Georgia, DeKalb and Jackson counties in Alabama, and Marion, Hamilton and Bradley counties in Tennessee. Vendor applications and additional information will be available at the meet-ing. For more information, visit www.battlefieldfmkt.org, call Karen Bradley at 706-638-7366 or Kathy Coffey at 706-375-9860 or email email@example.com.
COMMUNITY · Erlanger at Hutcheson will host a community health screening on Tuesday, April 17, focused on common health issues and stress management. The event will be held from 4-7 p.m. in the main lobby of the Fort Oglethorpe campus. Free cholesterol, melanoma, oral cancer, blood flow and many other screenings will be of-fered. In addition, health vendors will be onsite with information on stress management, rehabilitation and much more. Informational seminars will be held throughout the event by local physicians on topics such as diabetes, cholesterol, and healthy eating. To register, call 706-806-1100.
Wednesday, April 18
COMMUNITY · The Chickamauga Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, April 18, at 3 p.m. at the Chickamauga Public Library.
COMMUNITY · Homeschooled children are invited to come to the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library Wednesday, April 18, at 1 p.m. to read books, learn and converse with other students their age.
Thursday, April 19
COMMUNITY · Center Post Community Center will hold a members’ meeting Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. The 2012-2014 Center Post board of directors will be selected by a nominating committee, and old and new business will be discussed.
COMMUNITY · The Dade County Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, April 19, at 4 p.m. at the Dade County Commission Building.
COMMUNITY · The Lookout Mountain Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host the 2012 Home Team Banquet April 19. Former UGA quarterback David Greene will speak. Proceeds from this annual fundraiser will benefit the FCA ministry of Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade and Walker counties. A silent auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. All-American Sponsors ($2000 – two tables, seats sixteen), and All-Conference Sponsors ($1000 – one table, seats eight) will have the opportunity to meet David Greene at a closed reception prior to the meal. Other opportu-nities to attend are also available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-764.-1954 for more details and to reserve a table.