Community Stuff – Blairsville, Georgia
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
For King and Country
The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds is proud to host the band “For King and Country” on January 29th at 7pm! Come listen to their hit songs as they are on tour throughout the country. You won’t want to miss this concert! Ticket prices vary; for more information, or to buy tickets, go to https://georgiamountainfairgrounds.com/localevents/id/181. Get your tickets before they sell out!
The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds is located at 1311 Music Hall Road, Hiawassee, GA 30546.
The UNG Blue Ridge is proud to present their ACT Bootcamp on February 5th from 9:30am-12:30pm! In this ACT Bootcamp, you will learn how to think critically and solve problems to improve your ACT score! There is no admission fee.
The UNG Blue Ridge is located at 56 Nighthawk Dr Blue Ridge, GA 30513.
Paw-lentine’s Day Photo
This Valentine’s Day season, the Safe Pet Project is providing an opportunity to take a photo with your four-legged Valentine! On February 12th from 1pm-4pm, bring your four-legged friend into the Safe Pet Project Thrift Store for a photo shoot. No admission is required, but a $5 donation is appreciated. For more information, visit https://safepetproject.org/events/ or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Safe Project Thrift Store is located at 307 Cleveland St. Unit O. in Blairsville
Smoky Mountain Center of Performing Arts The Whisnants
The Whisnants—a Gospel-singing family band—is coming to the Smoky Mountain Center of Performing Arts on February 12th from 7pm-9pm EST! Come and listen to some of their hit songs, while also being edified by their Christian messages! Admission is $18 per person; for more information or to buy your tickets, visit https://smokymountainarts.com/pec-events/the-whistnants/.
The Smoky Mountain Center of Performing Arts is located at 1028 Georgia Road Franklin, NC 28734, about an hour from Blairsville.
The House of Prayer Church CLBC Fundraiser Dessert Auction
Do you have a sweet tooth? Then this event is for you! The House of Prayer Church Family Life Center is hosting the CLBC Fundraiser Dessert Auction on February 13th from 6pm-8pm EST! Come put your bid in for the finest dessert while you help support an opportunity for kids to go to Bible Camp for free! It’s a sweet way to lead children to Christ! For more information, visit https://members.visitblairsvillega.com/events/details/clbc-fund-raiser-dessert-auction-116743?calendarMonth=2022-02-01#eventcalendar.
The House of Prayer Church Family Life Center is located at 145 Bible Camp Circle
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association Youth Art Month Exhibition: Opening Reception
On February 24th from 3:30pm-5:30pm, the Richard Low Evans Gallery will be showcasing artwork from students in Fannin County and Copper Basin! Come enjoy this celebration of youth talent in this opening reception! Artwork will be displayed from February 24th-March 31st from 10am-6pm. There is no admission fee; for more information, visit https://members.visitblairsvillega.com/events/details/youth-art-month-exhibit-opening-reception-116758?calendarMonth=2022-02-01#eventcalendar.
The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association is located at 420 West Main Street Blue Ridge, GA 30513.
The Rock Church of Blairsville
The women of The Rock Church are holding a devotional group called “Women Made Beautiful” every Tuesday from 7am-8am. Come and be encouraged through fellowship with other women as you journey through the Word together.
The Rock Church of Blairsville is located at 620 Shoe Factory Rd.
UNION COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY MONTHLY MEETING
The Republican Party of Union County is inviting you to their monthly meeting every third Saturday of the month at 10am at the View Restaurant! Get to know some of the candidates running for office, listen to keynote speakers, and more! Admission is free; for more information, visit https://members.visitblairsvillega.com/events/details/union-county-republican-party-monthly-meeting-02-19-2022-116550?calendarMonth=2022-02-01#eventcalendar.
The View Restaurant is located at Recreational Road, Blairsville, GA 30512.
BINGO NIGHT - Castoff Pet Rescue
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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline. The number 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
The caller is routed to their nearest crisis center to receive immediate counseling and local mental health referrals. The lifeline supports people who call for themselves or someone they care about.
In July 2020, the FCC finalized an order to direct telecommunication carriers to implement 9-8-8 as the new toll-free nationwide telephone number for the hotline by July 16, 2022. Check with your carrier to see if they have implemented the service!
FELLOWSHIP OF THE HILLS TO LAUNCH NEW SATELLITE WORSHIP SERVICE AT BLAIRSVILLE CINEMA
SUNDAYS @ 10am, at the Blairsville Cinema, Fellowship of the Hills (FOTH) has launched a satellite Worship Service at the THEATER. This will be a first for Union County as FOTH will simulcast its Sunday Worship Service on the “big screen” live from its main campus.
it’s free and it’s come as you are. If you’ve been hesitant about going to a “church building”, well, why not be our guest at the Theater.
Our Satellite Worship Service will be every Sunday at the Theater at 10am.
For those with children, we would like to encourage you to bring the family to our main Worship Center located in the Mountain Village Plaza where we offer both Nursery and Children’s church ministries at that location.
Come be our guest and let us share and show you the love of Jesus Christ. FOTH is a place where you’ll hear the Truth of God’s Word. See you soon!!
Ground Zero Ministry would like to invite you to its once-a-month coffeehouse gathering. They meet at United Community Bank's Roy Ash Community Room on East Jarrard Street in Cleveland from 7-9pm on the first Saturday of the month.
Everything is free: entrance, coffee, snacks, live entertainment in this Christian coffeehouse environment.
For more information, visit Ground Zero Outreach on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groundzerocleveland
Tractor Supply Farm and Craft Sale Day
The last Saturday of every month
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
North Georgia Tri-State Amateur Radio Club, Inc. began offering testing sessions for Amateur Radio Licenses in Union County to individuals interested in running their own amateur radi
Once your license has been issued by the Federal Communications Commission, which takes just a few days with our new computerized testing process, you can use the Amateur Radio Frequenc
Since testing began, the Club has added or upgraded 123 licensed radio operators, including 68 Technicians, 39 Generals and 16 Extra Licenses. The men and women who have passed the test ranged in age as young as 11 and into their 90’s! Interested to learn more?
The North Georgia Tri-State Amateur Radio Club has all the tools, study guides and encouragement you need at https://www.w4ngt.com/
Log onto www.w4ngt.com to find out more information and start your new and exciting hobby today.
Publishing the Gospel of Jesus Christ for 95 years, the GOSPEL TRACT SOCIETY has been sharing the message of salvation and encouragement ‘to all the world … to every creature … through the printed page,’ with Gospel Tracts and Gospel comics for adults and children. The Christian based
GOSPEL TRACT SOCIETY is founded on God’s Holy Word. With over 900 spirit- filled messages, you’ll find the right ‘seed’ to plant in God’s Harvest field. Click, write, or call and ask for a free sample pack.
Share the Gospel of Jesus with others.
Call 816-775-1997, visit www.gospeltractsociety.org to view their selection of literature or write to GTS, P.O.Box 1118, Independence MO 64051
Ever thought it would be fun to communicate around the globe using radio waves? Would it be helpful to have an emergency communications capability when the power and phones go down?
Well, you are in luck, the North Georgia Tri-State Amateur Radio Club based in Union County has all the tools, study guides and encouragement you need to get started at www.w4ngt.com. The good news is you can take the test right here in Blairsville once your ready.
Log onto www.w4ngt.com to start your new and exciting hobby today.
Confidential help for Veterans and families
If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, connect with caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
They are there anytime, day or night – 24/7
Call TTY if you have hearing loss 800-799-4889
The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, signed into law in 2020, authorized 988 as the new three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. All telephone service providers in the U.S. must activate the number no later than July 2022; however, many providers will choose to implement the service sooner.
Once a Veteran's telephone service provider makes 988 available, Veterans can use this new option by dialing 988 and pressing 1 to contact the Veterans Crisis Line.
If you think or know you had COVID-19, you can be around others
• After 10 days since symptoms first appeared, and
• After 24 hours with no fever without fever-reducing medication, and
• After other symptoms have improved.
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and you had no symptoms, you can be around others:
• 10 days after you got tested for COVID-19.
To learn more, visit coronavirus.gov.