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The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia

Francie Pastor of the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia

Financial burdens can place immense stress on cancer patients, potentially hindering their treatment progress. Cancer patients and recent survivors may have financial resources available to them thanks to the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia.

On February 7th, the Winterville Center host…

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Photos from Around Winterville

The Winterville Depot in Winterville Georgia

The Winterville train depot is on the corner of Main Street and Parkview. Winterville's train stop was original called Six Mile Station, before being called Winter's Station, and then finally the town around it was named Winterville in 1866. 

 

Downtown Winterville Georgia

A foggy morning in Winterville Georgia. In the …

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Winterville and Athens GA Event Rentals at the Winterville Center

 


 

Did you know that the Winterville Center offers some of the most affordable event rentals in Winterville, GA? Anyone seeking Athens GA event rentals or rentals in the areas surrounding Athens should consider the Winterville Center for their next event.

 

The Winterville Center h…

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Win with Chess in Winterville GA

Monthly Chess Tournaments in Winterville GA

 

Chess is catching fire at the Winterville Center!

Chess Club is one of the fastest growing groups in Winterville GA. The weekly chess club, which meets on Mondays at 6 p.m., has grown exponentially over the past few months since its inception.

Monthly Chess Tournaments

Once a mont…

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Help us Choose New Classes for the Winterville Community Center

Community Center New Class Poll

 

We are in the process of looking for new instructors and class opportunities at the Winterville Community Center.

You can help us out by voting in our initial poll to find out what kinds of classes interest those in our community.

Many of you have given us suggestions in the past for new cla…

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How to Crochet for Beginners

Athens crochet classes at the Winterville Center

 

Crocheting can be a relaxing hobby that can produce beautiful handmade items.

Crochet can look intimidating, but it is fairly easy to learn and start making items for yourself or for gifts.

Some crocheters are creating handmade items for charity. Others are "yarn bombing", or crochet…

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National Novel Writing Month - Nanowrimo

 

November is National Novel Writing Month! 

Nanowrimo is a worldwide endeavor to write a 50,000-word novel in one month. Participants write 1,667 words per day on their novels to "win" at the end of November.

Though officially Nanowrimo exists to help individuals write fiction novels, some …

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Become an Advocate for a Foster Child

Did you know that there are over 9,000 children in foster care in the state of Georgia?

At our First Thursday Luncheon on October 4th, Arden Bakarich of the National Association of Court Appointed Advocates spoke to us about how you can be involved as a CASA volunteer.

CASA volunteers are …

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Seeking Vendors for the Holiday Hoopla Handicraft Bazaar

The Winterville Center has opened applications to crafters and artists who are seeking a vendor space to sell their wares at our Holiday Hoopla handicraft bazaar. Vendors who apply must sell quality handmade crafts and art. 

The Holiday Hoopla handicraft bazaar will take place on December 8th fr…

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The Mental Benefits of Chess

 

Ever wanted to boost your brain power? Chess may be a solution to enhance your ability to learn, think, read, and create. But chess can offer more than just brain power to both children and adults.

 

Builds Brain Cells

Some studies indicate that chess can develop the dendrites in…

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UGA Tailgate Potluck - Thursday, Sept. 6th at 12:30pm

 

Come enjoy a good, old-fashioned Georgia Dawgs Tailgate on Thursday, September 6th, at 12:30pm.

Tony Tolbert will share with us about the Poets of Winterville Club.

Wear your red and black, and bring a favorite tailgate dish to share!

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Marigold Coffee House

Here's our latest venture. So many came to our coffee house during the Marigold Festival. Since then, numerous citizens have suggested we consider establishing a permanent coffee house. So we are doing just that. Below are the particulars. --Jack

Marigold Coffee House Pre-opening Announcement

The …

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New Poetry Group

I am excited about our new poetry group, Poets of Winterville. I often say we are all poets at heart.  Some of you have been writing poems since you were a teenager. I know several in Winterville who took up the art in their senior years. Perhaps you have never attempted a poem but secretly have alw…

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