Henry Happenings

Adopt-A-Senior Program ongoing in Henry
Henry County Senior Services is kicking off their annual Adopt-A-Senior program. Members of the Henry community will have the opportunity to help make the holiday season special for seniors in Henry County. For more information, contact Anne Marie Quincey at 770-288-6975 or by email at aquincey@co.henry.ga.us

Operation Toy Soldier seeking Donations/Drop Off Locations
Georgia Cremation in Fayetteville will be celebrating their second year assisting with Operation Toy Soldier, a holiday toy drive that gives back to the local community’s service men and women and their families. Donations are being collected locally at Brian Brakefield’s State Farm Insurance in McDon-ough. They are asking the community to donate new, unwrap-ped toys for this cause or consider placing a collection bin in your place of business. If you would like to participate, call Georgia Cremation at 770-756-8702. For more information on Operation Toy Soldier visit oper ationtoysoldier.com.

Christmas Tour of Homes
The Locust Grove Woman’s Club will hold their annual Christmas Tour of Homes on Sunday, December 3 from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $12 each and may be purchased from club members or at the following locations: Moye’s Pharmacy in Locust Grove and McDonough, The French Market and Locust Grove City Hall. Visit the Locust Grove Woman’s Club online at www.locustgrovewomansclub .org

Assistive Technology Events for Seniors
Henry County Senior Services is offering assistive technology events in partnership with Atlanta Regional Commission. Assistive technology (AT) is any item that makes your life easier, no matter your age or ability. The senior community of Henry County is invited to come try out some of the many AT options at local senior centers. They will have a variety of hands-on items to test out. Some examples are: aids for physical impairments, sock aids, freedom dinnerware, aids for hearing impairments including pocket talkers, TV sound box, aids for vision impairments including computer screen magnifiers and much more. The next event will be held on November 15 at Bear Creek Activity Center, 56 McDonough Street in Hampton.