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The Atlanta area Chamber wants you to know

JunKtion (125 East Hiram) this Friday, August 1st, for a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at 11:00AM.

This new Indoor Flea Market and Upscale Consignment Shop is bringing some new life to Downtown Atlanta, and we need to show our support! Not to mention - you just might find a treasure or two in one of the many vendor booths she has all set up and ready!

See you there Friday, and come back Saturday from 10-2 for the official Grand Opening Event!


Emmitt Smith to Speak at Fifth-Annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon

Shreveport, La. – Pro Football and College Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith will be the featured speaker for the fifth-annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon.

The kickoff luncheon is set for Wednesday, August 13, at 11:45 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. Tickets are $50 per seat or $400 for a table of eight, and can be purchased by calling the bowl office at (318) 221-0712, toll free at (888) 414-BOWL or online at duckcommanderindependencebowl.org.


The newly formed Atlanta Animal League provides help for the homeless animals in our community! In the past two months they’ve placed approximately 30 animals that would have been euthanized from the cities of Atlanta and Queen City. The Atlanta Animal League is currently holding a leash and collar drive for our organization. Donated leashes and collars will help keep costs down, as every dog adopted out has to have a collar to attach their rabies tags to. Please drop off leashes and collars at Superior Realty in downtown Atlanta; New and slightly used collars or leashes will be accepted.


Attention residents of Marietta. You may have recently received the 2013 Texas Rural Survey in the mail. The Center for Rural Studies at Sam Houston State University is sending out this official survey of rural Texas and your participation is extremely important. Marietta was one of only 22 rural communities in the state of Texas selected to participate. And if you received the survey in Marietta, you were one of only 100. The survey includes questions on rural living, community and economic development, health and medical care, disaster preparedness, agriculture, and other topics. The results of the Texas Rural Survey will be used to write a series of reports to be shared with local community stakeholders, state legislators, local government officials, university scientists, industry leaders, news media, and the general public. What we learn from the survey will be information for both local and state programs and policies. Please complete and return the survey to us as soon as possible. Your participation is needed to provide the most complete picture of the social and economic conditions in rural Texas and to understand how recent transformations have affected the citizens and communities in rural Texas. Thank you for your time and effort.


The Christus St. Michael Hospital-Atlanta Auxiliary is selling one pound bags of shelled pecans for $10.00 each. You can purchase the pecans in the hospital gift shop. All proceeds are used for college scholarships and are given to local graduating seniors interested in the medical field.
 

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CASA for Children, 1201 Main Street, Texarkana, TX
For more information, please contact:
CASA for Children
903-792-1030
casatxk@casatexarkana.org or visit www.becomeacasa.org


Friends of the Atlanta Public Library welcome new members to support the library’s many services and programs. Individuals can join for $5 or $10 for families, and $25 for businesses and organizations. For more information contact the library at 903-796-2112


Queen City ISD is accepting nominations for the Gifted and Talented Program. For more information contact Jennifer Lance at 903-796-6304 J.K. Hileman Elementary Or Kendra Bates at 903-796-6412 for the Morris Upchurch Middle School or Courtney Morton at Queen City High School at 903-796-8259


QCHS Project Graduation Cook Books $10
Can be purchased at Cass County Bank
Call Jackie Yates at 903-799-6700


Free archery range in Bloomburg 903-650-3317


The Huffines Community Center has frames open and ready to turn your quilt tops into treasured family heirlooms starting at $45.00 with proceeds going to the upkeep of the Community Center building. Get more info from Novelyn Philpot at 903-796-1848 Monday through Saturday or Thursdays 8 am to 3 pm 903-796-3678 at the center. Experienced hand quilters will “keep you in stitches”.


Damascus Home of Redwater, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 Christ centered 90-day substance abuse treatment program for men and women. The ministry operates out of three facilities in Bowie and Cass Counties: Straight Street Restoration Center for men located in Maud, TX; Damascus Women’s Center located in Atlanta, TX and Damascus Home Transitional Center located in Redwater, TX. We will be celebrating 15 years in ministry at our Graduate Homecoming and Benefit Luncheon Sunday April 7, 2013. We anticipate we will serve lunch to 500-600 guests and church members of the sponsoring church, First Baptist Church, Redwater, TX where the event is being held. We are asking you to help us publicize the event to reach as many graduates, graduate families and supporters as possible. All tax deductible contributions support applicant scholarships and ministry operations. Cassandra L. Allday (903) 796-7173.


2nd Chance Fur Babies

Looking for volunteers to help clean out dog pens, play with animals, help with manual labor in association with the animals, and fund-raising events.
Call Sarah Ridpath at 903-824-3157


The Atlanta Public Library’s hours are Monday: 10a-8p Tuesday-Friday 10a-6p and Saturday 10a-2p

Every Monday night from 6p-8p The Atlanta Library has a family game night

Every Tuesday from 10a-3p The Atlanta Library has a quilting class
Friends of the Library meet every 3rd Thursday at 3pm.

For more information on The Atlanta Public Library, contact Jackie Icenhower at 101 W. Hiram, Atlanta, TX 75551. 903-796-2112. fax 903-799-4067.www.atlantalib.com


Concealed handgun license class in honor of KPYN’s Bob DelGiorno the instructor fee of $115.00 will be blown to bits-the bull’s eye pricing for this day is just $75.00. This is your chance to save $40.00 and hit the target of getting your concealed handgun license. The class will be one mile north of Bloomburg on FM 3129 at 8am Call Paul at 903-244-1748 or John at 903-728-5966.


The Atlanta Senior Citizens Center, 300 West Miller, Atlanta srves lunch for $2.00 Monday through Friday for 60 years and older.


The AACOC makes it possible to renew car tag registrations locally. Visit the Chamber during office hours from 9 am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-4pm Monday- Friday, or call 903-796-3296 for more information. The Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce is located at 101 N. East Street in Atlanta


Come save a life in Atlanta, TX and Cass County area with LifeShare Blood Centers. LifeShare is the sole supplier of all blood products to the Atlanta and Linden Hospitals. Blood supply is low and we need you. To schedule an appointment for any of these blood drives you can call 903-794-3173.


Volunteers Make the Difference for Texas Children in Foster Care
When a child enters the foster care system because his or her home is no longer safe because of abuse or neglect, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer, called a CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocate™. CASA volunteers research case records and speak to everyone in a child’s life, including their family members, teachers, doctors, lawyers, social workers and others. The volunteer’s independent evaluations and advocacy help judges make the best decisions needed to help keep the child safe. Texas CASA needs volunteers from all over the state. Volunteers can come from all walks of life. Substantial training is provided and volunteers are never expected to place themselves in dangerous situations. CASA volunteers offer children a consistent, helping hand to guide them through the foster care system to safe, permanent homes.
For more, visit BecomeACASA.org
To preview the free audio download, visit www.vnr1.tv
For interview requests call @ 817-794-0555


Cass County Patriots meet 6pm every Monday night at the Silver Spur restaurant on HWY 59 Loop in Atlanta. This group has formed to educate people about the government. For more information call Jeff Akin at 903 733 2546


MOPS group (which stands for Mothers of Preschoolers) will meet on the first and third Wednesday mornings from September through May at the First Baptist Church in Atlanta. MOPS groups are local communities that help moms be better moms by understanding their unique needs, challenges and joys during the early years of motherhood. All moms with children ages birth through kindergarten are invited to join us on Wednesday at 9:30 am in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist on Baker Street in Atlanta. Free childcare is available in the MOPPETS program where children can play and learn in a preschool-like setting. For more information please call 903-796-7925.


Community Service hours can be served at 2nd Chance Fur Babies in Cass, Texas. 2nd Chance Fur Babies is a non-profit organization that is always looking for volunteers to help clean out Animal Cages, Kennels, and to socialize the animals. For more information, Call Sarah Ridpath at 903-824-3157

 

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