Henry Happenings


Henry County Veterans Day Service
On Wednesday, November 11 Veterans Day Service will be held at the Veterans Wall of Honor at Heritage Park in McDonough beginning at 11 a.m.

Veterans Day Parade in McDonough
The City of McDonough and United Way VetConnect invite the community to the 2015 Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 7. The parade starts at the McDon-ough City Parking Deck, around the Square to City Hall and back to the parking deck.

Stockbridge to honor Veterans
On Wednesday, November 11 the City of Stockbridge will host its 4th Annual Veterans Day Parade to celebrate all Stockbridge veterans. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the City Cemetery.

Social Security Presentation November 10
The Palms at Lake Spivey will invites the community to a dinner and presentation on Tuesday, November 10 at 5:30 p.m. Terrie Clark, a Financial Advisor, with Waddell & Reed, will present “Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income.” This educational presentation about Social Security filing options includes ample opportunity for questions. There is no charge for this event, and attendees are welcome to bring guests. The Palms at Lake Spivey is located at 8080 Summit Business Parkway in Jonesboro. Please R.S.V.P. by November 9 to Terrie by calling 404-766-0725 ext. 123 or emailing tlclark@wradvisors.com.

Community Blood Drive November 20
Henry County Police Department will have a community Blood Drive by Life South on Friday, November 20 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. It will be held in the Main Training Room, 116 South Zack Hinton Parkway in McDonough. Sign up online at www.signup genius.com/go/30e0e4da9a629abfe3-guns1 Each donor will receive a free T-shirt and refreshments. Donors must be 17 or older (16 with written parental consent), weigh 110 pounds or more and show photo I.D. For more information, call toll-free 888-795-2707 or visit www.lifesouth.org All donors receive a recognition item and cholesterol screening.

Simple Southern Jubilee at Nash Farms
A Simple Southern Jubilee will be held November 13 - 15 at Nash Farms Battlefield in McDonough. Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield, Inc. along with 30th Georgia Company E will host a living history event at Nash Farm Battlefield. The program will include camp life, school of the soldier, artillery demonstrations and other historical correct vignettes. There will also be a battle scenario on Saturday and Sunday. More details about registration and other activities will be posted later at www.henrycountybattle field.com/uncate gorized/simply-southern-jubilee/. Nash Farms is located at 100 Babbs Mill Road in Hampton.