COMMUNITY · The criminal justice fraternity at Dalton State College will hold an awareness workshop on syn-thetic marijuana Monday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. The workshop is free and open to the public and will feature a panel of speakers including Mr. and Mrs. David Burnett, parents of the late Chase Burnett, for whom the recently-passed Georgia legislation, “Chase’s Law” is named. The 16-year old Fayette County honor student drowned in the family’s Peachtree City hot tub after smoking “Spice,” a synthetic marijuana product he reportedly purchased at an area convenience store. Other panel members will include Dr. Richard Collison, assistant professor of chemistry at Dal-ton State; Dr. Ujwal Reddy, medical director of Highland Rivers Medical Clinic; Detective Chris Tucker of the FBI’s Conasauga Safe Streets Task Force; and school resource officer Michael Bowen of the Dalton Police Department. The workshop will be held in Room 130 of Dalton State’s Gignilliat Memorial Hall. Anyone with questions is wel-come to call 706-272-2985.
CHURCH · Elizabeth Terrace Baptist Church will hold spring revival services through April 25. Services on Sun-day will be held at 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. Weeknight services will be at 7 p.m. The evangelist for the meeting will be Dennis Petty of Cornell, Ga. Special music and a nursery will be provided nightly. Everyone is welcome. The church is at 600 Mohawk Street in Rossville. George Pinion is pastor.
CHURCH · Shiloh Baptist Church in West Armuchee will hold a spring revival through Wednesday, April 25, at 6:30 each evening. Danny Cochran is the speaker and Chris McDaniel will lead worship and special music. The church is at 46 Manning Mill Road just off West Armuchee Road.
COMMUNITY · A.B.A.T.E. (American Bikers Active Toward Education) of Georgia District 1 West meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at the Dairy Dip in LaFayette. The next meeting is April 23. 6th Cavalry Mu-seum executive director Chris McKeever is scheduled to speak about the club’s participation in the April 28 poker run to benefit the veterans’ memorial garden. For more information, contact Eugene Bell at Eugenefirstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-260-5594.
COMMUNITY · The LaFayette-Walker County Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Monday, April 23, at 4 p.m. at the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library.
COMMUNITY · The LaFayette-Walker County Public Library will have their Preschool Ready to READ class on Mondays, April 23 and 30 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
ENTERTAINMENT · Auditions for “Honk!” a musical story of “The Ugly Duckling,” will be held April 23 and 24 at The Colonnade from 6 to 9 p.m. Those wishing to audition need to appear in person and be prepared to sing 30-60 seconds of a song of their choosing. No accompaniment is provided, but the one auditioning may bring a CD track of their song. Auditioners will be seen in the order they arrive. Actors and actresses of all ages are welcome.
Tuesday, April 24
COMMUNITY · Due to the lack of participation the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce’s “Candidates Col-lege,” scheduled for April 24, has been cancelled. For those who still may have an interest in information regarding running for public office, effective April 24, you may visit the Chamber website at www.catoosachamberofcommerce.com and click on “Candidates College.”
COMMUNITY · The Walker County Chamber of Commerce and the Northwest Georgia Joint Development Au-thority will celebrate Walker County manufacturers at the Walker County Chamber of Commerce’s April member-ship luncheon Tuesday, April 24, at the Walker County Civic Center. The cost to attend the event is $15 per person for chamber members and $25 per person for non-chamber members; registration will include a meal. Those wish-ing to attend must register online by visiting http://business.walkercochamber.com/events/details/membership-luncheon-84; no walk-ins will be accepted. Non-chamber members are required to pay by Visa or MasterCard at the time of registration. Attendees may begin arriving at 11:30 a.m.; the program will begin promptly at 11:50 a.m. For more information on this event, call the Walker County Chamber of Commerce at 706-375-7702 or the Joint Devel-opment Authority at 706-375-5793.
COMMUNITY · The Rossville Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m. at the Rossville Public Library.
COMMUNITY · The Brown Bag Book Club will meet Tuesday, April 24, from 12 –1:30 p.m. at the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library. This month’s featured book is “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot. Anyone with a love of reading should come to this event. The book for the month of May will be “The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain.
Wednesday, April 25
CHURCH · Cove Road Church of God will hold a spring revival April 25-27 at 7 p.m. nightly. The speaker is Rev. Harry Reeves of Mt. Bethel Missionary Church in Menlo. Cove Road Church of God is at 620 N. Chattanooga Street in LaFayette. James Brown Sr. is pastor.