June + July 2020
FREE COVID-19 Testing Available by Public Health in Paulding
Northwest Georgians with symptoms of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), such as fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath, may receive free testing provided by public health. The following people without symptoms may also be tested:
– Healthcare workers, first responders, and other critical infrastructure workers that have been exposed to COVID-19.
– Residents of a long-term care facility or other group residential setting experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19.
Call 706-802-5329 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday to be screened for testing.
The Dallas Farmers Market – Regions Bank Parking Lot
Saturdays 8am - 12pm, Downtown Dallas
Trail Hiking at Pickett’s Mill Battlefield
Due to large crowds, admission may be limited. Visit facebook.com/pickettsmillbattlefield or call 770-443-7850
Georgia’s Bucket List Challenge – Historic Hidden Georgia
How many of Georgia’s most beautiful sites have you seen? Amicalola Falls, Anna Ruby Falls, Beltline Atlanta, Brasstown Bald, Rock City and more… Questions? facebook.com/groups
Georgia Classic Rides “Block Parties” – Downtown Dallas
June 27 and July 25; 4th Saturday of the month; 4pm - 9pm
Beautiful cars and family fun! georgiaclassicrides.com
Taste of Douglasville in Historic Downtown Douglasville
July 18; Saturday 11am - 5pm
Performances, a restaurant showcase, community booths for products and services, and a children’s entertainment area. Questions? 770-949-2787
CARELink of Northwest Georgia
CARELink of Northwest Georgia is a community-based clinic delivering healthcare, dental care and other resources to those in need in Paulding County. They need volunteers for “everything” including building projects, painting and general clean up. To get involved, visit: carelinkga.org
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Paulding
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Paulding seeks volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Juvenile Court. Learn how you can help a child in foster care find a safe, permanent home. Email email@example.com or call 770-505-0065. casapaulding.org
CAYA Reconciliation Ministries
CAYA Reconciliation Ministries shows God’s love by reaching out to feed and clothe those who are physically and spiritually in need, welcome the stranger and visit the sick. cayaministries.com
Family Alliance of Paulding
Promoting activities that enrich the lives of families by providing community advocacy, education, and vital social services for individual development. familyallianceofpaulding.org
Helping Hands of Paulding
Pantry Volunteer, Case Managers, Store Pick-Up, Back up Truck Driver, Clothing Center Volunteer, Fundraiser Volunteer and Grant Writer. Questions? 770-443-1230
Keep Paulding Beautiful
Help us create a clean environment in which to live, work, and play. keeppauldingbeautiful.org
Manna Food Ministry – Feed the Hungry
Offering affordable, pre-packaged, high-quality nutritious food boxes. Questions? 678-310-9660. Major credit cards accepted. 460 S. Johnston St, Dallas, 30132
DONATION REQUEST: Paulding County Animal Control
Shelves are low on dry food for SMALL BREED dogs, or small/mini bit sized food. There is also a need for GRAIN FREE dry dog food. Donations can be sent to:
Paulding Co Animal Control
779 Industrial Blvd North
Dallas, GA 30132
Amazon or Chewy.com orders are accepted. Questions? 770-445-1511
***The shelter can also assist if you need food for your dog or cat.
Established in 1947, MUST Ministries is dedicated to servicing their neighbors in need whether the need is food, clothing and more. Check online to see their full programs. mustministries.org
Warehouse of Hope
Their mission goes beyond providing families with food and clothing; they strive to show and teach them the love of Jesus Christ. Questions? warehouseofhope.squarespace.org
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
Paulding is seeking volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Juvenile Court. For more information how you can help a child in foster care find a safe, permanent home please call 770-505-0065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit casapaulding.org to learn more.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Keep Paulding Beautiful
You can help Keep Paulding Beautiful create a clean and healthy environment in which to live, work, and play. To volunteer call 770-443-0119.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Helping Hands of Paulding
Pantry Volunteer, Case Managers, Store Pick-Up, Back-Up Truck Driver, Clothing Center Volunteer, Fundraiser Volunteer and Grant Writer. Questions? 770-443-1230
ONGOING MONTHLY EVENTS – Confirm dates/times with coordinator:
Book Writers Critique Group
Every Tuesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm at Starbucks - Crossroads
8655 Hiram Acworth Hwy. Dallas, Georgia.
Questions? email@example.com or 678-414-6146 (leave a message)
Dallas Rotary Club at Audrey’s Cafe
Every Thursday; 7:30am networking, 8am meeting
Contact Madge Lovingood 770-439-7991 with any questions.
Grief Share Support Group at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Classes offered every few weeks. Contact them for dates and time. 678-435-5951
Manna Food Ministry – Feed the Hungry
Offering affordable, pre-packaged, high-quality nutritious food boxes. Questions? 678-310-9660. Major credit cards accepted. 460 S. Johnson St. Dallas, 30132.
Paulding County Beekeepers Club
2nd Thursday of the month; 7pm at Dallas Primitive Baptist Church
222 Legion Rd., Dallas or follow on Facebook at Paulding County Beekeepers! Questions? Call Sue McCleary at 678-310-7305.
Paulding County Singles Ages 50 and OVer
2nd Tuesday of the month; 6pm at Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant, Hiram
Paulding Singles 50 and Over on Facebook or call Phyllis Coble at 678-247-6499.
Paulding County Writers’ Guild Meeting
Call 770-943-0571 or check www.pcwgga.org/calendar for meeting info.
Paulding Literacy Council Programs
Learn more by calling 770-974-5531.
– Become an adult reading tutor – tutors needed; training provided.
– Learn and improve your reading skills – tutoring sessions for Paulding residents.
– English classes on Mondays and Wednesdays. To register call 770-443-1660.
– Class instruction for GED. To register call 770-443-1660.
Paulding Parks & Recreation Program Registration
Now offers registration at all park offices and online at https://recreation.paulding.gov/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/SPLASH.html
Check online for list of their programs and registration periods.
Paulding Photography Club – Downtown Dallas
2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month; 7pm
Meetings are at 122 Main Street, Dallas. Monthly competitions, field trips, etc. For more information visit: www.facebook.com/PauldingPhotographyClub.