Buzz: YMCA seeks donations for ‘One Warm Coat’ drive. Green joins The Breast Center at Floyd.  Garden Lakes Elementary sets Local School Governance Team meeting dates.

Buzz: YMCA seeks donations for ‘One Warm Coat’ drive. Green joins The Breast Center at Floyd. Garden Lakes Elementary sets Local School Governance Team meeting dates.

From the YMCA of Rome and Floyd County: “It’s been a cold start to 2018 and we will see more cold weather in the coming weeks. Please help us spread the word about our annual One Warm Coat Drive at the Rome YMCA. If you have a clean, gently used or new coat to donate, please bring it to the Y on Second Avenue this week (open 4:30 a.m.-9 p.m.). If you need a coat, or know of someone who may, please have them come to the Y this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday to pick up a free coat. Donations of sweaters, hoodies, caps and gloves also accepted.


Alisha Green, RN, MSN, NP-C, has joined The Breast Center at Floyd as a Nurse Practitioner. She will also practice in Floyd’s Primary Care Network. Green’s primary responsibilities will be clinical breast exams, personalized risk assessment and risk management, genetic evaluation, counseling and testing, and survivorship care. Nurse practitioners prescribe medications and other treatments under the direction of a physician. They also obtain medical histories, perform physical examinations, order and perform diagnostic studies.         Green earned a Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of West Georgia in Carrollton.


Garden Lakes Elementary Local School Governance Team Meetings: Each is set for 7:30 a.m. in the school conference room. Upcoming dates: Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19 and May 17 (at 11:30 a.m.; location to be determined).


The Floyd County Development Authority will have its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 8 a.m. at the offices of McRae, Smith, Peek, Harman & Monroe, LLP, 111 Bridgepoint Plaza, Suite 300.

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