COMMUNITY · On Feb. 15, Parkridge Health System will offer AngioScreen, a simple, non-invasive vascular screening designed to provide men and women with information about heart rhythm, neck and leg artery blockage, blood pressure and body mass index in addition to an overall fitness assessment. The Feb. 14 screening will be held from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. at Parkridge East Hospital in the Lamaze/Birthplace Classroom and the Feb. 15 screening will be held from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. at Parkridge Medical Center in the Fowler Classroom. The cost for the Angioscreen is $50. A screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm can be added for an additional $30. For more information or to schedule a screening, call MedLine at 800-242-5662.
Thursday, Feb. 16
COMMUNITY · Early voting in Catoosa County for the presidential preference primary has begun at Catoosa Hall on Nashville St. in Ringgold. Registered voters can cast ballots Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. until March 2. New this year is Saturday voting on Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and late voting will be available March 1 until 7 p.m.
COMMUNITY · Coosa Valley Regional Services will hold a monthly board meeting Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. at their main office at 3 Riverside Industrial Parkway in Rome. The public is invited.
COMMUNITY · The REFRESH Committee and interested community members will meet Thursday, Feb. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the work room at Fort Oglethorpe City Hall.
COMMUNITY · Walker County’s Constitutional Officers – clerk of court Carter Brown, probate judge Christy Anderson, tax commissioner Carolyn Walker and sheriff Steve Wilson – will present a program on the services and duties of their respective offices at the Armuchee Valley Community Center Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.
COMMUNITY · Rock Spring Elementary will be featured in a one-hour documentary on “Spotlight on Schools” from 4 to 5 p.m. on local cable channel UCTV: North Georgia Comcast 265, Charter 5 and Chattanooga Comcast 96.
Friday, Feb. 17
ENTERTAINMENT · Come see the movie “Courageous” Sunday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. at Fairview Baptist Church, 108 Junkins Road in Rossville. The movie is free and childcare will be provided. For more information, contact the church office at 706 866 5744
COMMUNITY · Highland Presbyterian Church in LaFayette is offering free childcare for couples wishing to go out on Valentine’s weekend. The church will offer childcare for children (infant to 12 years old) on Friday, Feb. 17, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The church is at 1211 W. North Main Street. Childcare must be scheduled in advance. Call 706-638-8940.
COMMUNITY · The next meeting of the Georgia Highway 27 Association will be on Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at Columbus Technical College in the Carl Patrick Hall in the Student Center. Please see http://www.columbustech.edu/about/location/ for a map and directions. Our host and sponsor for this meeting will be Walker County. Please RSVP no later than Feb. 17 to email@example.com to let Virgil know if you will be attending the meeting.
ENTERTAINMENT · Four Points, Inc., is sponsoring its fifth annual Father Daughter Dance at the Walker County Civic Center Friday, Feb. 17, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Light hors d’oeuvres, beverages, corsages, portraits, music and dancing will be available. Dress up or dress down—just come! This event will provide a memorable night for you and your daughter, granddaughter, stepdaughter or foster daughter. Cost is $5 per person. Proceeds from the event will go to support Four Points, Inc., a non-profit organization that serves the needs of the family unit in Walker, Dade, Catoosa, Chattooga and Hamilton counties. For more information on the Father Daughter Dance or to pur-chase tickets, call 706-638-1555. Tickets will also be available for purchase on the nightof the event.
ENTERTAINMENT · “Seniors of the Sahara” will be performed live on stage at The Colonnade in Ringgold Feb. 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. Ticket prices are: $11 adults, $9 seniors (age 55 and older), $9 students, $8 for groups of 15 or more. Call 706-935-9000, ext. 103 for more information or visit www.colonnadecenter.org.