Club Information
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton Georgia
Chartered in 1947
Carrollton Kiwanis Club

Serving the Children of the World

We meet In Person
Fridays at 12:00 PM
Courtyard Marriott
180 Barnes Rd
Carrollton, GA 30117
United States of America
Every Friday at Noon - Online Zoom Meetings alternating Fridays
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The newest member of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club was welcomed by membership Chair Joey Key.   Shane Davis is sponsored by Terry Langley.   Shane is owner and operator of Best Bonding.  He and his wife have five children.  Shane has an enlightened approach to the bonding business by including an emphasis on social services, helping persons access 
rehab, and assisting persons to acquire housing.
 
 
Welcome New Member !
 
 
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Allyson Tarpley coordinated an update of the SPARK program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Courtyard Marriott.
Allyson is a psychology major at UWG and assists with the SPARK program.  She invited the creator of the program, Dr Tom Peterson, to assist with the presentation.
 
 
 
Photo:  Ray Smith, Allyson Tarpley, Dr. Tom Peterson, Clint Backstrom.
 
 
 
 
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FAKE NEWS:  Financial Advisor nets nine dollar profit at Civic Club Raffel!
 
Real News:  Joey Key is unable to select still elusive Joker,
 
 
39 cards remain in the deck.
The pot thickens .
 
 
 
 
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6:00 PM  Sunday, February 14, 2021
 
Thanks in advance for sending your best music students !
(or request document from neil_weathington@bellsouth.net.)
 
Applications must be “received”  by Monday,  February 1, 2021.  Please return only the last page of the application; one page per student (excluding accompanists)  preferably edited (MS Word) by replacing blanks with requested data; then print, sign, scan, and return via e-mail.  Hey, So I’m old school:   Send scanned signed document via e-mail.
 
Thanks for getting this in the hands of your best music students.  The Carrollton Kiwanis Club is currently accepting applications for participants to compete for scholarships in the juried music competition to be held at the Carrollton Center for the Arts on February 14, 2021.  Thanks to sponsors,  a total of three thousand dollars in scholarships will be awarded to art and music students.  Winners will be eligible and must agree to be available to advance to the State competition  in Gainesville, Georgia on April 24, where a total of $ 15,000 in scholarships will be awarded by the Georgia  District Kiwanis Foundation.
 
Please mark your calendar:
 
February 1, 2021 Music Application Deadline
February 4, 2021  Selected Participants will be notified
February 14, 2021  Carrollton Art and Music Showcase
April 24, 2021  State Art and Music Showcase Finals in
                                   Gainesville, Georgia
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club asks for your assistance in notifying and assisting high school music students with this opportunity.
 

Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

Guests January 8, 2021

 

Carri Tarpley  -  
Carrie Tarpley joined us to hear a deeply moving program by Dr. Tom Peterson, a UWG Professor of Education and the founder of the SPARK Mentoring program.  Carrie is the mother of Allyson Tarpley, UWG student and graduate assistant to Dr. Peterson.  Carrie works at Southwire, home-schooled her two children for 12 years, and served on mission trips to Ghana, West Africa.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chyna Smith -
We were also blessed with a visit from Chyna Smith, the older sister of Ray Smith, one of the young men in the SPARK program.  Chryna is training to be a paramedic.
 
 
 - Fred
 
 
 
 
 
Invite Guests !
 
 
[  Editor's note:   When you bring a guest, please collect contact information.  Thanks to  Matthew Clay for designing the Guest Form that is parked on the Club's website.  We will add friends to the weekly e-bulletin and stay in touch.  ]
 
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

Guests December 18, 2020

 

A proud Richard Dixon invited brother and legendary All State Halfback for Carrollton High School, Joe Dixon.  He is retired from Joe's Tools.  Joe is married to Judy and they have two daughters and two granddaughters.  Joe also ran track with Jim Carter.
 
 
 
 
 
Prospective member, Shane Davis returned to us to hear Carrollton City Manager, Tim Grizzard's program.  Sponsored by Terry Langley, Shane is owner and operator of Best Bonding.  He and his wife have five children.  Shane has an enlightened approach to the bonding business by including an emphasis on social services, helping persons access 
rehab, and assisting persons to acquire housing.
 
 
 
 
 
Randy Miller brought long-time friend and exercise buddy, Charles Anderson.  Charles is also a former co-worker of Randy's and retired from Koch Foods & Gold Kist.  He is married to Wanda and they have two children and two grandchildren.
 
 - Fred
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invite Guests !
 
 
[  Editor's note:   When you bring a guest, please collect contact information.  Thanks to  Matthew Clay for designing the Guest Form that is parked on the Club's website.  We will add friends to the weekly e-bulletin and stay in touch.  ]
 
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Tim Grizzard, City Manager for Carrollton Georgia,  provided the program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club at the Courtyard Marriott.
 
 
photo:  Kiwanis President Clint Backstrom and Carrollton City Manager Tim Grizzard.
 
 
 
 
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Scott Bentley and Krista Treadaway led the Kiwanis Club in a Zoom Meeting on Estate Planning on Friday, December 4, 2020.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Speakers
Craig Williard, Lt Governor via Zoom
Jan 15, 2021 12:00 PM
Dr. Brendan Kelly
Jan 22, 2021 12:00 PM
University of West Georgia President
Allyson Tarpley via ZOOM
Jan 29, 2021 12:00 PM
Drybutt Diapers
Robin Worley
Feb 05, 2021 12:00 PM
Sewells Clothing
LaToya Gamble via Zoom
Feb 26, 2021 12:00 PM
Addressing Food Insecurities in Carroll Co One Meal at a Time
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