Published Sunday, January 13, 2013

Newnan Notes: Holzaepfel named Artist of Month

By GINA SNIDER

City of Newnan Public Information Officer

Faye Holzaepfel was named Newnan-Coweta Art Association’s Artist of the Month for the month of January.

She is an aspiring painter now that she is the president of the NCAA. Her showing at City Hall this month features photos of her recent trip to Asia. Faye Holzaepfel is the president and a member of the Newnan-Coweta Art Association. NCAA meets the third Thursday each month (from September through May) at the Harriet Alexander Art Center on Hospital Road at 7 p.m. Visitors and new members are welcome.

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Here is a tip from the Keep Newnan Beautiful campaign: January is all about new starts. How about a resolution to recycle more in 2013? Newnan offers curbside recycling for all residents and all you need is a bin! Check out the Waste Industries for pickup days for your neighborhood at www.wasteindustries.com .

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Here is the Carnegie schedule of events:

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 3:30 p.m. Lawyers in the Library – Local attorney Nan Newman provides a free, 15-minute private consultation on matters concerning property, probate, bankruptcy, and family law.

Wednesday, Jan. 16, noon Sack Lunch Cinema – “Moonstruck.” Bring your lunch and enjoy the romantic comedy starring Cher and Nicolas Cage.

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2:30 p.m. Five Biggest Challenges Facing Seniors and How Families Can Help – Important trends impact aging: what to expect with aging parents, caregiving information, tips and tools to assist loved ones. Presented by Benton House. Refreshments served.

Friday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. Professional Development Seminar – Part 2 of 4 sessions offered in 2-hour sessions. Seminar is designed for attendees to participate in all 4 sessions. This second session is “Improving Self Control and Strengthening Discipline” provided by guest speaker Paul Peeler.

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The city of Newnan Animal Warden wants to remind all pet parents of the poisons lurking around their home. Many don’t realize that some of the biggest culprits are sitting right on their own nightstands.

In 2007, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center received 89,000 calls related to pets ingesting over-the-counter and prescription medications. To help you prevent an accident from happening, our experts have created a list of the top 10 human medications that most often poison our furry friends -- NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like ibuprofen or naproxen, antidepressants, acetaminophen, methylphenidate (for ADHD), fluorouracil, isoniazid, pseudoephedrine, anti-diabetics, vitamin D derivatives and baclofen. If you suspect your pet has ingested any of the following items, call your veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center’s 24-hour hotline at 1-888-426-4435.

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The city of Newnan continues to support the Clean Water Campaign and the Engineering Department would like to thank you for your help in cleaning our city. With the help of our community, we all have the common goal of a healthy environment. Please continue to help keep our water supply as well as city streets, sidewalks and accessible ramps clear. Please report any clogged storm drain inlets or illegal dumping to the city of Newnan Environmental Hotline at 770-253-1823.

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