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United Way supports Rape Response Inc.

Editor's Note: United Way for Dawson County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign in September with plans to collect more than $100,000 for area social service organization partners. This is the first in a series of articles highlighting success stories from local agencies that receive assistance from United Way for Dawson County.

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE

Dash raises cash

Young Life, a Christian youth ministry, hosted the third annual Dawson Dash, a 5K race, at Rock Creek Park Sept. 20, with 108 runners participating.

October 12, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE

Etowah grills up hot dogs for United Way fundraiser

Etowah Water and Sewer Authority, one of several local businesses whose employees contribute to United Way for Dawson County, collected more than $600 last Thursday with a community hot dog lunch fundraiser.

October 12, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE

Woman’s Club garage sale raises $8,000

Members of the Dawson County Woman's Club collapsed in exhaustion and civic pride Saturday evening after raising more than $8,000 for several local organizations with the club's annual Garage Sale-Abration at Rock Creek Sports Complex.

October 12, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE

Community picnic honors CERT volunteers

One of the largest crowds in the last eight years was in attendance last Tuesday for the county's annual community picnic at Amicalola Falls State Park.

October 05, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE

Donate your old cell phone to the soldiers

The Ninth District of School Social Workers Association of Georgia announced this year's community awareness initiative will be to collect unused cell phones, as well as financial donations, on behalf of a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization, Cell Phones for Soldiers.

September 28, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE

United Way kickoff set for Friday

This Friday will be casual day for several local businessmen and women as they dress down and get their hands dirty for a Day of Caring.

September 28, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE

Lodge seeks help to find old pictures

The Etowah Masonic Lodge No. 222 will be celebrating its 150th birthday Oct. 28.

September 21, 2008 | | LIFE

KARE for Kids gears up for holiday season

KARE for Kids, the organization that provides for Dawson County's children in need, is now gearing up for the upcoming holiday season.

September 21, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE

Annual community picnic on horizon

The time has come for the Dawson County annual community picnic, one of the largest community events for the last 12 years.

September 14, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE

Quilt exhibit opens Friday at Bowen Center

The Bowen Center for the Arts is hosting a Southern Comforts Quilt reception on Sept. 5, from 5 - 7:30 p.m. The opening night will feature local artists from the Heart In Hand Quilt Guild and Big Canoe, who will debut their works of art.

September 14, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE

Stinking good time supports 2-Day walk

It's a bizarre fundraising effort, but a lucrative one for two prize winners and a group of local women hoping to aid the fight against breast cancer.

September 07, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE

Former POW touts McCain

At 23, Air Force Col. Lee Ellis was flying on his 53rd combat mission. It was where he wanted to be.

September 07, 2008 | By Jennifer Sami DCN Regional Staff | LIFE

A little off the top

Jack Martin says barbershop music is about as American as it gets.

September 07, 2008 | By Frank Reddy DCN Regional Staff | LIFE

Ditch the workout and join the party

"Make it sexy girls," Patsy Brookshire said as infectious Latin music played in the background. "It's got to be sexy."

August 31, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE

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