Snake Night returns to the E.C.O. Center June 29: One of the most popular events of the year returns to the E.C.O. Center on Thursday, June 29. Snake Night is set at the center at Ridge Ferry Park at 393 Riverside Parkway with programs set for 6, 7 and 8 p.m. followed by a Q&A session, as well as crafts for kids and refreshments. Herpetologist and ECO Center volunteer John Lee will give a presentation on the diversity of snakes in Floyd County. This family friendly discussion will showcase different snakes and give families a firsthand experience with some of Rome’s finest reptiles. Admission is free but you can register for the session of your choice by calling 706-622-6435 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Snake Night will kick off the Rome-Floyd ECO Center’s Community Program Series: “Nature is Neat,” so we look forward to sharing other exciting events in the future.
Katrice Brewer has joined Floyd as a Physician Recruiter with the Floyd Family Medicine Residency Program. She is responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies for physicians in the Floyd Family Residency Program. She will also be in charge of advertising open positions, screening potential candidates, scheduling interviews and contract negotiations. Brewer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in human services from Shorter College. She came to Floyd in 2014. She previously worked as a Practice Administrator for Floyd Physicians and as an Assistant Case Manager/Program Leader for Outpatient Rehab.
Making Hypertufa Planters. Set for Saturday, June 24, 10 a.m., Chieftains Museum. $5 per person (for supplies). Instructors: Nelle Luthi, Ginny Word, a host of Master Gardener Volunteers and Keith Mickler. You can register by calling the Floyd County Extension office at: 706-295-6210 or email: email@example.com. Please bring a container that you can us as a form to place the hypertufa mix around so to make your planter.