ACWORTH HAPPENINGS –

Sharing the upcoming events hosted by the city of Acworth and the Acworth Business Association.  A wide variety to chose from.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

In January, Acworth will be turning a day off into a day on! Join the community as we celebrate a day of service in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The City of Acworth invites you and your family to join us for a light welcome breakfast at the Roberts School Community and Education Center at 8:30 a.m. Following the welcome breakfast, the Unity Walk will begin at 9:15 a.m. and leave from the Roberts School and finish at the Acworth Community Center. Our program honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Tanyard Creek Overlook at the Acworth Community Center. After the program concludes, we will begin our service project helping an organization in our community. MLK Day of Service shirts will be for sale at the Acworth Community Center leading up to and on the day of the event. All proceeds will go towards the Acworth Expanding Horizons and Acworth Achievers programs. For more information on the Acworth Expanding Horizons and Acworth Achievers programs, please visit www.acworthexpandinghorizons.org.

ABA UPCOMING EVENTS

ABA JAN AA5

Will be held Thursday, Jan 13, 5:30-7:30, at Center-Street Tavern. This restaurant is our version of cheers.  Can’t walk in there without seeing someone you know.  Center-Street is located at 4381 Center Street (formerly Senator Russell Ave) Acworth. Great food, great staff, great place to network and start the year off in a positive mood. RSVP www.acworthbusiness.org.

WOMEN’S BUSINESS NETWORK

The ABA Women’s Business Network will be held on January 20 at 11:30 am at the Broken Anchor Winery, 3335 Cobb Pkwy, Suite, 930 Acworth. Enjoy Wine Tasting, a Meal, Networking and learn about the Valhalla Charity. Please RSVP at www.acworthbusiness.org.

 

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION

Save the date for Thursday, January 27th, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Acworth Community Center!
The City of Acworth has partnered with the Acworth Business Association, Cobb Chamber, the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, and Earnest Davis with E3 Consulting to host part four of the community conversation: a Minority, Women, and Veteran owned small business seminar. This program will be designed to help businesses understand resources available to them including grant funding opportunities and how to market their business. To attend, please RSVP by emailing communityconversation@acworth.org by January 24th, 2022.

Acworth’s State of the City address

Please join Mayor Tommy Allegood as he delivers Acworth’s State of the City address at 11:30 a.m. at the Acworth Community Center on Thursday, February 3, 2022. You don’t want to miss this program.  Best way to find out Acworth’s plans and accomplishments – all in one place. This event will be held at Acworth Business Association’s February monthly luncheon. Pre-registration for this event is required and can be found at www.acworthbusiness.org.

Special Olympics Georgia Polar Plunge

Special Olympics Georgia is proud to present the 13th Annual Polar Plunge which will be held on Saturday, February 19th at Cauble Park in Acworth, Georgia, and the plunging will occur between 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The Polar Plunge is one of Special Olympics Georgia “coolest” and largest fundraising events through the efforts of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Program (LETR). All proceeds raised go to help provide 26,620 Special Olympics Georgia athletes free year-round sports training. For more information and to register, visit polarplungega.org

Active Adult Programs

Senior Warriors Gentle Movements
Senior Warriors is designed for Acworth’s amazing Active Adult (55+) population. Join our instructor, Omar Welch, as we use traditional Korean movements to increase balance, mental focus, and movement. The goal is to help students continue to be the best they can be in all things! Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Acworth Community Center www.acworthparksandrecreation.org

Chair Yoga with Mary
Mary’s Chair Yoga is designed for Active Adults aged 55+. This class is conducted in a chair with gentle movements that concentrates on relaxation and strengthening muscles. Mondays or Wednesdays from 11:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Acworth Community Center www.acworthparksandrecreation.org.

Gentle Yoga with Mary
Mary’s Gentle Yoga is designed for Active Adults aged 55+, but ages 18+ are welcome. This class is conducted on a mat with gentle movements that concentrates on relaxation and strengthening muscles. Tuesdays or Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Acworth Community Center www.acworthparksandrecreation.org

City of Acworth’s Senior Luncheon
Join us every third Wednesday of the month for the City of Acworth’s Senior Luncheon. Come join us for lunch at noon and Bingo after with prizes.. This program is free to all seniors but you must RSVP to attend. Reservations will be accepted the week prior to the event. The luncheon is held at the Acworth Community Center (4361 Cherokee Street Acworth, Ga 30101) Please RSVP: (770) 917-1234 (1 week prior to the luncheon)

 

 

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