Henry Happenings


Lacrosse League for Area Children
Wesley Way United Methodist Church is beginning a Lacrosse league for area children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration will be held January 3-24. The cost is $110 per child and games begin in March. All kindergarten through 3rd grade players will participate in a co-ed, soft stick program. All players will need to purchase a mouth guard and goggles. The sticks are provided for team practices and games. All players will use mini lacrosse sticks (FiddleSTX) for better manageability. Coaching opportunities are available. League training and background checks are required. For more information contact Tabitha Hunsucker at 770-898-3023 or by email at recreation@wesley way.org.

ReStore Seeking Volunteers
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore McDonough is seeking volunteers to give 4 hours a week to help make a difference in the community. The ReStore sells donated, new and gently used furniture, household décor, appliances, and building supplies to the general public, to raise funds to support Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity as they provide affordable housing for families in the community who need it. Volunteers in the ReStore assist shoppers, accept donations, unload donation trucks, and prepare and set up merchandise. The ReStore is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and is located at 1465 Hwy. 20 West in McDonough. For more information or to volunteer, contact Mary Robeck, Volunteer Manager, at mrobeck@habitat.org or 770-415-1636. For information about donating items to the ReStore, call 770-962-4200.

Henry Toastmasters
Henry County Toastmasters meet every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Piedmont Henry Hospital, 1133 Eagles Landing Parkway in Stockbridge. For information about the club, please visit http://2367.toastmastersclub.org

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.

Volunteers Needed at Local Hospice
Volunteers needed for Gentiva Hospice in Stockbridge Duties include patient companionship and socialization, caregiver respite, office/administrative work, special event assistance, community outreach, special projects. For more information contact Volunteer Services Manager, Christina Semple, Psy.D. by email at Christina.semple@gentiva.com or by phone at 770-389-5760.