Volunteers Needed for Magnolia Designer Show House

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- Sept. 23, 2016: Advocates for Children is calling for volunteers with a love of design and a few hours to spare to ensure the success of the Magnolia Designer Show House, which is taking place from Wednesdays through Sundays Oct. 19 through Nov. 13. Volunteers are needed in the role of docents at the house during the hours that it is open to the public.  This includes such duties as registration and ticket sales on-site, as well as answering questions, directing guests, and welcoming them into the home. As the home is not accessible for those with ...

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Early Bird Registration Extended for Duck Dash 5K and Fun Run

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- Sept. 16, 2016: Those wanting to pre-register for the Duck Dash 5K and Fun Run, benefiting Advocates for Children, have a few extra days to enjoy the early bird registration prices. Early bird registration has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 20, 2016. Prices will increase after that by $10 for the 5K and $5 for the Fun Run. Both races are scheduled for Oct. 1 at Cartersville Primary School. On-site registration will start at 7 a.m., as well as packet pick up. Those who pre-register are guaranteed a t-shirt, as well as have the opportunity to ...

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Thank you, Publix

Publix managers and associates from stores located within the District 87 territory, including Cartersville and Acworth spent the day with Advocates for Children August 30, volunteering their time and energy at the Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter. Working both inside and outside the facility, Publix team members worked on landscaping projects, pressure washed, painted inside, organized, and performed maintenance on the playground equipment. This was not the first year for the local employees of the company to include Advocates for Children as part of their United ...

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Magnolia Designer Show House Tickets On Sale Now

In a little over a month the doors will open on Magnolia Designer Show House in one of the historic districts of Cartersville. Atlanta magazine, Atlanta Magazine's HOME, and Beverly Baribault Design Group (BBDG) are presenting the Magnolia Designer Show House with ticket proceeds going to benefit Advocates for Children. Tickets are currently available to tour the home that was originally designed in 1940 by the Smith & Daves architectural firm of Atlanta and inspired by a drawing by Philip Trammell Shutze – a friend of the residence's original owners, Dargan ...

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12th Annual Advocates For Children Duck Dash 5K & Fun Run

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- Aug. 24, 2016: On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 runners will lace up their running shoes for the 12th Annual Advocates for Children Duck Dash. Registration has already started for the event that will benefit Advocates for Children. The 5K chip timed race will take off at 8 a.m. from the parking lot of Cartersville Primary School at 315 Etowah Drive, with the Fun Run starting at about 8:45 a.m. On-site registration will begin at 7 a.m. the morning of the race. However, participants are encouraged to pre-register in order to guarantee receipt of a technical ...

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Flowering Branch Children’s Center

Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter is our residential program for abused, neglected, and runaway youth. Our goal is to assess and stabilize these youth in our community by partnering with non-abusing parents, relatives, foster parents, and adoptive families, all while maintaining community ties such as original school placement.

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