Buzz: Bartow ‘Give a Kid a Chance’ returns July 28. Floyd Commission meets Tuesday. Upcoming ‘Sanctuary at Berry College’ lecture on white-tailed deer.

Buzz: Bartow ‘Give a Kid a Chance’ returns July 28. Floyd Commission meets Tuesday. Upcoming ‘Sanctuary at Berry College’ lecture on white-tailed deer.


The Floyd County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in the Community Room, Suite 206, on the second floor of the Floyd County Administration Building, 12 East 4th Avenue, Rome, Georgia. Caucus will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Caucus Room, Suite 204, followed by the Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. Agenda


Berry College Animal Science Professor George Gallagher will explore all aspects of the white-tailed deer population in his lecture at 10 a.m. (SaturdayJune 16 at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum. Gallagher’s lecture, “White-tailed deer – We love them —- We love them less!” will cover the basic life cycle of deer as well as information about his 20 years of deer research at Berry. The lecture is the fifth and final installment of the five-part Sanctuary at Berry Lecture Series as part of the museum’s current exhibition, “Sanctuary at Berry: Wildlife Photography by Gena Flanigen.” The lectures focus on the research and experience of faculty members with various species found on the Berry campus. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or call 706- 368-6789.


The Rome Chapter of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Civil Service Employees will have its monthly meeting at the Landmark Restaurant on Martha Berry Highway in Rome on Thursday, June 14, starting at 11:15 a.m. and lasting until about 1 p.m. The guest speaker at this month meeting will be Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman, Coosa River Basin Initiative executive director.The local chapter is concentrating on their member recruiting and retention efforts. The monthly luncheon meeting are open to all current Federal civil service employees in Northwest Georgia  who want to learn what NARFE stands for and the organization’s on-going fight for the right and benefits of current and retired federal civil service employees. All current and retired federal civil service employees have the right, and are encouraged to become members of NARFE, for through membership current and future members will be able to obtain many answers as they pertain to their earned rights and privileges.  Meeting attendees will always receive the latest news regarding federal civil service matters and retirement data, as well as changes to Social Security. For additional information please contact Duke Borchardt at 706-232-1986. All active and retired federal civil service employees living within Northwest Georgia are invited to attend our meeting, and to learn more about the organizations goals.

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