Buzz: Darlington offering a series of virtual open houses, from academics to arts to athletics. Golf tournament raises $8,000 for Habitat.

Buzz: Darlington offering a series of virtual open houses, from academics to arts to athletics. Golf tournament raises $8,000 for Habitat.

Darlington launches virtual open house amid pandemic safety protocols: As colleges have learned since last March, family visits to prospective campuses are tough amid the coronavirus. Darlington and other private schools understand the challenge and have added a digital option to help provide a closer look at the Rome school’s offerings. Packed with video and information updates. the admissions team has assembled a step-by-step look inside all levels, from Pre-K through day and board student options. Private visits to campus also are part of the optionl. The virtual open house schedule for Upper School students. includes:

For more: Virtual Darlington.


On Monday, Oct. 5, 15 teams participated in the first Habitat for Humanity – Coosa Valley “Drive One FORE Habitat golf tournament.” The event was held at the Stonebridge Golf Club in Rome and presented by International Paper.

“The support we received from the community was incredible. We raised more than $8,000 for our next build. We couldn’t have asked for a better way to celebrate World Habitat Day. Thank you to all of our sponsors and teams for participating and supporting our mission of building homes, community and hope,” says Betsy Allgood, Executive Director at Habitat.

Of the tournaments 15 teams, Harbin Orthopedics secured first place, followed by Marglen Industries in second and International Paper in third.

Habitat for Humanity – Coosa Valley thanks the Stonebridge Golf Club, the prize donations from local businesses, and the following event sponsors: International Paper; Brinson Askew Berry; Garner & Glover Company; Harbin Clinic Orthopedics; Hardy Realty; Parker Systems LLC; and Profile Custom Extrusions.

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