Monthly Archives: April 2017

Feeding Our Guests

A big thank-you goes out to Linda Kelly for providing delicious chili for the Strengthening Families group on April 18.  Gayle Wood provided a salad to complete the meal.  The participants and children are enjoying a relaxing meal together every Tuesday evening.  Ann Low keeps the children busy during any “down time”. Providing for Strengthening … Continued

Dine and Help the Gilmer Food Pantry

Savour The Moments Food & Wine Club invites you to Farm To Table “Spring into Southern Style Cuisine” on April 22 at The Martyn House.  The farm-to-table dinner party will be a night of live music, great cuisine & raising awareness for Gilmer County’s Food Pantry. A portion of the ticket sales will be going … Continued

Annual Meeting June 11

Our Annual Meeting will be on June 11, 2017. All members and friends are invited. We will elect a new slate of officers. If you are interested in running for president, secretary, treasurer or director-at-large (2 positions), please talk to Kasey or Helen. The term of office is one year with eligibility for one additional … Continued

Active Hope Workshop Offered at Emerson

Based on the work of Joanna Macy, Eco-philosopher, scholar of Buddhism, general system theology and deep ecology, and author of 13 books including Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re In Without Going Crazy.  This participatory workshop on Active Hope addresses the environmental and social problems that we are facing. It is based on over four decades of community-based work with thousands … Continued

Earth Day Trash Pick Up

The Keep Gilmer Beautiful campaign has requested that all Adopt-a-Road organizations conduct their litter cleanup on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, in conjunction with a community-wide event to clean up the environment.  All those willing to help on our 1.5-mile stretch of Yukon Road should meet at the north end of the Ingles parking lot at 8:45 am. Dress for the … Continued