Buzz: Goo-Goo, Community Kitchen, Heritage First team up to benefit those served by the kitchen. Pepperell High hosts Fields of Faith Oct. 16. Atlanta Braves OK $10,000 grant for new Y interactive playground. Pepperell High Class of ’61 to dine together.
The Community Kitchen and the Goo-Goo Express car wash’s North Broad location are barely a few blocks apart. In a neighbor-helping-neighbor move, Goo-Goo is offering a free car wash on Oct. 21 for anyone who donates canned goods or cash to benefit the Community Kitchen. Even better, the deal is good at all three Goo Goo locations, including Armuchee and West Rome. “Goo-Goo Good in the Neighborhood” also is supported by Heritage First Bank.
Annual Fields of Faith at Pepperell High School on Wednesday, Oct. 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This year, the message is “one day, one message, one stand.” This year’s event is hosted by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Rome Area. Fields of Faith is described as a peer-to-peer movement where thousands of students from across the nation and world gather on their school’s athletic field to share stories and challenge each other to apply the Bible as their “game plan for life.” For more: Local event / Fields of Faith
The YMCA of Rome and Floyd County has been getting some major thums up with the addition of the new play ground in the Child Care Center. The all-new equipment is open for kids ages six months to 6 years to play while parents exercise, swim and participate in classes. Now there’s something new on the way for kids ages 6 to 12. A $10,000 grant from the Atlanta Braves Foundation will pay for an interactive playground to provide a fun way for exercise in the youth arcade. It marks the fourth consecutive year the Braves have supported the Y.
The Pepperell High School 1961 graduating class is having a dinner for all 1961 graduates on Saturday, Nov. 2. If you have not been contacted about the dinner and would like to attend, please call or text Ben Forrester at 706-266-2128 to find out the details.