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YLS Activities, Events & Projects

2018 Quarterly Community Service Initiatives

  • Q1 - Prevent Child Abuse @ Family Resource Center Gordon County
    • Tuesday, February 28 - YLS hosted an Open House to celebrate the Family Resource Center's new building. Visitors were able to tour the new building and enjoy light refreshments while meeting and interacting with the staff and hearing what they do on a daily basis.
    • During the month of March, YLS Members purchased and collected various art supplies for art therapy at the Family Resource Center to further the ongoing efforts of the therapists helping children in abusive or traumatic situations. 
  • Q2 - Gordon County 4-H
    • Tuesday, May 22 - YLS hosted an Ice Cream Social for Cloverleaf Campers at their Camp Orientation
    • Friday, June 1 - YLS donated 75 water bottles to local campers and staff to take on their annual Cloverleaf Camp trip to Rock Eagle!
  • Q3 - Voluntary Action Center
    • Over the quarter, YLS collected over 700 individually wrapped laundry pods, 75+ boxes of cereal and funds to the VAC so that they may purchase more cereal in bulk.
  • Q4 - Gordon County Domestic Violence Outreach Office
    • Friday, October 5 - Donated funds to provide lunch to Walk A Mile Volunteers, Participants and Attendees

Upcoming Social & Networking Events:

  • Cards & Coffee: Date & Location: TBA

Past Social & Networking Events:

  • Cards & Coffee - September 7 @ Calhoun Coffee Company, 8:00-9:00 a.m.  (The first 15 people get a free coffee on us!)
  • Food Trucks & Friends - Friday, August 24, 6:30 - 10:30 P.M. @ the Historic Calhoun Depot hosted by United Way of Gordon County's YLS, Downtown Calhoun, and Wall St. Catering Co.
  • Food Trucks & Friends -  Friday, April 13, 2018, 5:00-9:00 P.M. @ the Historic Calhoun Depot hosted by United Way of Gordon County's YLS, Downtown Calhoun, and Wall St. Catering Co.
  • Food Trucks & Friends - Thursday, November 2, 2017, 5:00-9:00 P.M. @ the Historic Calhoun Depot hosted by United Way of Gordon County's YLS, Downtown Calhoun, and Wall St. Grille
  • Food Trucks & Friends - Friday, August 18, 2017, 5:30 - 8:00 P.M. @ the Historic Calhoun Depot hosted by United Way of Gordon County's YLS, Downtown Calhoun, and Wall St. Grille
  • Lunch with Leaders - Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - Brenda Knowles Shaw Industries, Vice President, Commerical Marketing & Product Development
  • Lunch with Leaders - Friday, August 12, 2016 - Brian Carson, Mohawk Industries,  President of North American Flooring