From providing healthcare and food for those in need to offering educational, cultural, and artistic opportunities, nonprofit organizations provide a substantial backbone to the community. The United Way of McMinn & Meigs Counties is now providing a way to maximize those efforts.
'Trees of Joy' this weekend
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Athens and alumni of the former Forest Hill School are teaming up for the first-ever Trees of Joy, which will be held Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, to raise funds for the church's building fund. Located on Chester Street near Downtown Athens, the church is housed in the last remaining building on the Forest Hill campus.
Rain date for Ten Mile Christmas Parade set
Weather permitting, the Ten Mile Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, the parade will be moved to Monday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m.
Breakfast with Santa is Saturday in Decatur
The Meigs County Chapter of the American Cancer Society will host Breakfast with Santa this Saturday, Dec. 7, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the City-County Building in Decatur.