Chattahoochee Bend workday Saturday

The next volunteer day at Chattahoochee Bend State Park will be for work on the hiking trails this Saturday, June 7, at 8:45 a.m., followed by the annual meeting of the Friends of Chattahoochee Bend State Park.

The annual meeting kicks off at 1 p.m. at the riverside pavilions. There will be a cookout and lots of information on what has been going on at the park and with the friends organization. The cookout begins at 1 with the meeting business beginning at 1:30.

All Friends members are invited to join the meeting.

The friends organization and volunteers have been responsible for building all of the trails at the state park, as well as lots of other work. Work recently began on mountain bike trails, and equestrian trails are in the future.

Volunteer workdays are held regularly. But if you can’t make the scheduled work days, there are still plenty of opportunities to help out around the park.

And coming up June 25 in downtown Newnan is the Chattahoochee Bend River Fest, with a variety of activities.

For more information about the Friends of Chattahoochee Bend and volunteer activities, visit www.bendfriend.com or call the park office at 770-254-7271.



More Local

Downtown, Ashley Park hosting Santa Claus

Santa Claus will be in downtown Newnan today – following that appearance with another at Ashley Park on Saturday. Santa will arrive at ... Read More


Museum fundraiser deadline extended

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society’s second public art project is attracting attention from area businesses. The society is mounting ... Read More


Jarrard to become adjutant general

Joe Jarrard, whose father was born in Newnan, will become adjutant general of the Georgia Department of Defense in January. Jarrard, 48, has ... Read More


Safe Shopping Tips

Keep the ‘Grinch’ away during holidays

Now that Black Friday has arrived, shopping season is officially in full swing. During the craziness of the season, the Newnan Police Depart ... Read More


Organizers prepare for MLK Jr. observance

Preparations are in full swing for the 28th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Newnan, and this year’s commemorative ... Read More

Police on lookout for ‘Tony Montana’

Newnan police are on the lookout for a man suspected of robbing another man with a handgun on Sunday and stealing $20. About 4:30 a.m., Offi ... Read More