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Purses For Promise Place

Pictured with some of the purses are (L-R) Cathy Olson and Susan Piraino from First  Presbyterian Church and Vicki Farragut, the office manager at Promise Place. Photo/Special.

The Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, donated 50 filled purses to Promise Place, a domestic abuse women’s shelter in Fayetteville. The ladies donated old and new purses and filled them with toiletry items, jewelry, gloves, make-up, candy, gift cards and Bibles. Pictured with some of the purses are (L-R) Cathy Olson and Susan Piraino from First Presbyterian Church and Vicki Farragut, the office manager at Promise Place. Photo/Special.

Craft and Coffee event set for Hopewell UMC in Tyrone

Hopewell Methodist Women invite the community to participate in their upcoming “Craft and Coffee” event to be held Sunday, March 23, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the church.

The craft project will be a wooden bangle bracelet decoupaged with special paper to make it unique.

Each participant will create a one-of-a-kind bangle for personal use or as a gift for someone else.

The cost for supplies and instruction is $10 per person. Coffee and homemade coffee cake will be served. Read More»

Special Olympics helpers

Youth and sponsors from Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City traveled to North Atlanta to assist with Special Olympics recently.

Youth and sponsors from Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City traveled to North Atlanta to assist with Special Olympics recently. Read More»

Holy Trinity to sponsor trail run

Holy Trinity Catholic Church will host a Trinity Trail Run on March 1. All 5K and 2K participants will receive a t-shirt and complimentary breakfast of pancakes and tamales.

The top three male/female winners of each age group in the 5K will receive awards.

Proceeds of the race will benefit teens who will work this summer for Catholic Heart Work Camp and Amigos for Christ, two organizations dedicated to the revitalization of communities throughout the United States and Nicaragua. Read More»

St. Christopher’s annual Greek pastry sale set for April

St Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church in Peachtree City is having its annual Greek Pastry Spring Sale April 11 and 12 just in time for Easter entertaining.

Featured items include handmade Tiropita (cheese filo triangles) for $10 per dozen, Spanakopita (spinach, onion, cheese filo triangles) also $10 per dozen, Tsoureki (gorgeous braided Easter bread) for $10 per loaf, and Koulouria (twisted cookies with or without sesame) for $8 per dozen. Read More»

Cookies baked for quilt ministry

The Methodist Women’s group at Hopewell United Methodist Church recently baked 80 dozen cookies to raise money for the “Prayers and Squares” quilt ministry which provides “prayer quilts” for those who are ill or recovering from an illness or operation. The cookies were packaged for Valentine’s Day and the women raised over $300 with this project.Hopewell is at 351 Jenkins Rd. in Tyrone.

Hopewell UMC women host budding artists at ‘paint night’

Hopewell Methodist Women recently held a “Paint Night” and 15 women gathered to paint their version of a beautiful cross.

Most of the women had never painted before and artist Julie Compton, of Sassy Chick Painting Parties, led them through the steps to produce their masterpiece.

There were 15 grand, glorious, and joyful results and everyone proudly took their paintings home.

The night was such a success that another “Paint Night” is scheduled for July 25. The women will celebrate “Christmas in July” and paint a holiday scene. Read More»

Ribbon cutting is Friday at Christian City

Delta Air Lines employees helped raise the walls of the Crisis Stabilization Center, which is shown completed, below. Photos/Special.
The community is invited to a ribbon cutting at the Children’s Village at Christian City Feb. 21. The event is to celebrate completion of two new facilities on campus — the long awaited Crisis Stabilization Cottage and a new Multi-Court Recreational Facility.
 
Both will be valuable additions to the ministry of The Children’s Village at Christian City, and are the result of generous support from the community.

Fayette County Hall of Fame to induct class of 2014

Three athletes, two alumni and one special recognition in class

The Fayette County High School Distinguished Alumni and Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony for 2014 is March 15 at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

The Hall of Fame was created in 1999 to honor graduates who excelled in athletics at the high school or college level, as well as those who have made significant contributions to society since graduation. Since its inception, the Hall has inducted 76 athletes and coaches as well as 42 distinguished alumni. The Class of 2014 includes three student athletes, two distinguished alumni, and one special recognition. Read More»

Ga. Insurance Commissioner to speak at Rotary Club meeting in Senoia

The Coweta-Fayette Rotary Club will host Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens on Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Senoia Coffee and Cafe in Senoia. He will be speaking to the club and also will have a special presentation for the Coweta County Fire Department.

Hudgens was elected as Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner on November 2, 2010. Read More»