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900 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Sign up at volunteernwga.org

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Color the Gym at NWGA Family Crisis Center

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Prep and paint the domestic violence shelter’s gym.

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Build a Rock Climbing Wall at The Boys and Girls Club

Chatsworth Nature Explorer Classroom Install bushes that will attract butterflies. Hang butterfly houses.

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Lawn Extravaganza at Mercy’s Door Spruce up three residential homes for foster children.

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Paint the Women’s Shelter at Carter Hope Center Beautify this residential recovery center.

Install weather stations, mulch areas, and rebuild a pond.

Paint, install equipment, and help with landscaping.

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Build a Learning Garden at Dawnville Elementary

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Butterflies and Birds at Fort Mountain Plant wildflowers. Build butterfly boxes. Paint benches and railings

Conasagua Watershed Cleanup Volunteer at six locations on the river and its tributaries.

United Way of Northwest Georgia

816 S. Thornton Ave. Dalton, GA 30722 706.CAN.HELP CALL 211 from a landline


ADVANCING EDUCATION, BASIC NEEDS, AND HEALTH

UNITED BY MISSION

We come from different places. We come to different conclusions. But underneath it all, we share a passion for improving the human condition. When we LIVE UNITED, we create a real, lasting change in the building blocks of life: the education, basic needs, and health of our communities, our families, even the person next to us. Real change won’t happen without you. SIGN UP TODAY AT OURUNITEDWAY.ORG.

GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. United Way of Northwest Georgia ourunitedway.org


GIVE THANKS. GIVE TO YOUR NEIGHBOR. Please donate food and toiletries to United Way until November 16 Each person who brings an item will be entered into a drawing for: -gift certificate -donation to United Way in winner’s name -LIVE UNITED T-shirt

THANK YOU! United Way of Northwest Georgia 816 S. Thornton Ave. P.O. Box 566 Dalton, GA 30722 tel. 706.226.4357 ourunitedway.org


Rule of 3 competition

Nov. 15 from 6 p.m-8:30 p.m

@ THE DALTON FREIGHT DEPOT 305 Depot Street, Dalton, GA 30720

$15 per person includes heavy hor d'oeuvres and wine tasting Register online at www.ourunitedway.org/ruleof3

How to Participate The competition is based on what we call the Rule of Three. Teams, consisting of 1 to 3 participants, are admitted by bringing 3 bottles of the same wine. At the event, 2 of each team's 3 bottles are bagged, tagged, and ranked by each participant. The 3rd bottle is set aside and left unopened. The unopened bottles will be divided amongst the 3 teams with the highest ranked wines, except for the lowest ranked wine which will be returned to the team that brought it.

All proceeds benefit United Way of Northwest Georgia


ADVANCING EDUCATION, BASIC NEEDS, AND HEALTH

UNITED BY MISSION

We come from different places. We come to different conclusions. But underneath it all, we share a passion for improving the human condition. When we LIVE UNITED, we create a real, lasting change in the building blocks of life: the education, basic needs, and health of our communities, our families, even the person next to us. Real change won’t happen without you. SIGN UP TODAY AT OURUNITEDWAY.ORG.

GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. United Way of Northwest Georgia ourunitedway.org


“LIFE’S MOST URGENT AND PERSISTENT QUESTION:

WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR OTHERS?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK CELEBRATION & GASTON COMMUNITY CENTER ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY GASTON COMMUNITY CENTER

218 North Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA

JANUARY 21, 2013

MLK Prayer Breakfast: 9:30 a.m. MLK Blood Drive: 10:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. UNITED WAY Cultural Festival -crafts & games: 2:00 p.m.

Community Talent & Fashion Show: 3:00 p.m. Zumba Exhibition: 4:15 p.m. Karate Demonstration: 4:30 p.m. Boxing Exhibition: 4:45 p.m. Basketball Games: 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. -Police Dept. vs. Community Stars: 5:00 p.m. -Dalton Stars vs. Hispanic Stars: 6:00 p.m.

MAKE IT A DAY ON, NOT A DAY OFF.

SERVE ON MLK DAY AND THROUGHOUT THE YEAR To volunteer or exhibit on MLK Day, visit volunteerNWGA.org.


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Murray County Schools

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NWGA Family Crisis Center

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Whitfield County Schools

United Way of Northwest Georgia 816 S. Thornton Ave., Dalton, GA 30722 706.CAN.HELP ourunitedway.org /unitedwaynwga

Dalton Public Schools NWGA Regional Library Whitfield-Dalton Day Care


ADVANCING EDUCATION, BASIC NEEDS, AND HEALTH

UNITED BY MISSION

We come from different places. We come to different conclusions. But underneath it all, we share a passion for improving the human condition. When we LIVE UNITED, we create a real, lasting change in the building blocks of life: the education, basic needs, and health of our communities, our families, even the person next to us. Real change won’t happen without you. SIGN UP TODAY AT OURUNITEDWAY.ORG.

GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. United Way of Northwest Georgia ourunitedway.org


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