Henry Happenings

ESL Class at Fairview Library
English as a Second Language classes are being held at the Fairview Public Library, 28 Austin Road in Stockbridge on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. The classes are free of charge and are for beginners to intermediate. For more info, contact Andrea Faulk at 678-432-5353 ext. 3 or by email at faulka@mail.henry.pub lic.lib.ga.us.

Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends is for parents and other family members who have lost a child in death. They meet the first Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Center Point Church located at 4127 US Highway 41 Bypass South in Griffin. For more information contact Debbie Woerner, Co-Chapter Leader at 678-878-5256.

Diabetes Prevention Program
A CDC Diabetes Prevention Program is currently being held at the Hands of Hope Clinic, located at 1010 Hospital Drive in Stockbridge. The class leader, Jane Prince, is a registered nurse and a lifestyle coach. For more information contact Hands of Hope Clinic at 770-507-1344 to register for the class. Contact Jane Prince at jane.prince@ att.net.

Native American Festival and Powwow
The Butts County Historical Society will be sponsoring the 27th Annual Native American Festival and Powwow on September 10 and 11. The hours are Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. There is a donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 5 to 17, and infants are free. The Festival will be held at the Indian Spring Hotel/Museum, 1807 Hwy. 42 South, in Flovilla, Ga. For additional information, please contact Trina Mansfield at 770-655-5905 or e-mail trinamansfield11@gmail.com or the Butts County Historical Society at 770-775-3313.

Free notary public training classes
Free notary public training classes will be held on Friday, September 16 with Session 1 from 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. and Session 2 from 1-2:30 p.m. They will be held at the Henry County Courthouse, located at 1 Courthouse Square in McDonough. Offered in conjunction with the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority, these 90-minute classes are for veteran notaries, new notaries or anyone considering becoming a notary public. Reservations are available by calling the Clerk’s office at 770-288-8064 or 770-288-8124. It is important to remember that a notary public should perform their duties to the utmost extent of the law. Failure to do so could result in costly lawsuits and penalties.