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The Griffin/Spalding Chamber of Commerce is getting ready for their 52nd Annual Christmas Parade to be held Saturday, December 6th at 6:00 p.m.

“Characters of Christmas” is this year’s theme; participants are encouraged to decorate their entry accordingly.  All entries are required to have a decorated float, car or truck.  Walking units are encouraged to dress in holiday attire.  Judging will be held in the following categories:

Chamber’s Cup—Best Overall Presentation

Santa’s Choice—Best Representation of Parade Theme

            Best Walking Group—Marching, dancing skating, etc.

            Most Original—Based on originality and uniqueness

The regular parade route on West Taylor Street will be used beginning at 16th Street at Chick-fil-a with units dispersing at 4th street turning right at the Old Cola Company.  Due to safety concerns, this will be a candy free event.

For more information or to register, please contact the Chamber at 770-228-8200 or print a registration form under Special Events at griffinchamber@cityofgriffin.com .

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Spalding Regional Hospital today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Spalding Regional was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care. Spalding Regional is one of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care, as well as for inpatient psychiatric services and immunizations.
FREE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA DED 20TH.

FREE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA DECEMBER 20TH.

The Spalding County Parks and Recreation Department to hold Free Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 20, 2014
The event will be at City Park, 601 Camp Northern Road.and also at Fairmot Park 241 Blanton Street, and AMBUCKS Park 110 Highfalls Road  Griffin, GA.   The time is 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  The program will be open to youth ages 10 and under.  This event will be limited to the first- 50 registrations accepted at each site. The event is only open to Spalding County residents only. Registration can be made online at www.spaldingparkandrec.com
For further information please contact the Spalding County Parks and Recreation Department at (770 )467-4750  or www.spaldingparksandrec.com
SPALDNG PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT.

SPALDNG PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT.

SPALDING COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION  ANNOUNCES ADULT BASKETBALL REGISTRATION
Spalding County Parks and Recreation will be accepting registration for the
2014-2015
Men’s Open and Men’s Industrial
Basketball Leagues
From
November 3, 2014 through December 1, 2014
At the
Spalding County Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices
843 Memorial Drive
Griffin, GA
Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday
From 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Only team registration will be accepted.
The entry fee for both leagues will be $450.00 per team.
Payment must be made at the time of registration.
No personal checks will be accepted.
For more information please contact
Robby Milner at 770-467-4750.