Fall 2018 Newsletter

Image of a brown owl smiling while various fall-colored leaves fall around it.

Fall is in the air!

Summer is winding down to a close, and it’s been both hot and busy for us here at NWGA CIL. We want to thank everyone who attended any of our events thus far in 2018! But we’re not done yet: take a look through this newsletter and see what else is coming up.


Preparing for Emergencies
Tuesday, September 18th
10:30am – 1:00pm
Goodwill of Rome Career Center
154 Hicks Drive SE, Rome GA 30161
 Be part of a round-table discussion with first responders and people with disabilities
 Learn about the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) & Emergency Prep
 Receive a Go Bag starter kit
All are invited to attend! Lunch will be provided.
For more information, contact Kathy Baker at 706-314-0008 or at kbaker@nwgacil.org

The Access Collaborative

A collaborative of agencies/groups led by and/or who serve people who have disabilities.
For September’s session we will host broadcast of a webinar/conference call on:
“Expanding Housing Options in Your Community”
Thursday, September 20, 2018
3 p. m. – 5 p. m.
Where: Our office at 527 Broad Street, Rome GA 30161
Light refreshments will be provided. Group discussion will follow the webinar.
You’re Invited to…
Our Thanksgiving Open House,
with a focus on showing appreciation to our veterans!
Wednesday, November 14th 10am – 2pm
Come enjoy food and conversation at our office!

We would like to extend our congratulations to everyone that completed our first EmployABILITY course, and our thanks to all who participated. Several attendees completed the course, learning job-readiness skills and acquiring certificates of completion.
Missed out on a course or two, or the whole thing?
Don’t worry! We’ll be starting another course in the next few months. Keep an eye on your mailboxes & inboxes for information. We can’t wait to help more people get on the way to finding employment!

Our office will be closed to the public for winter holidays beginning Friday, December 21st through January 6th. We will reopen at 9am on Monday, January 7th. We hope you and your loved ones have a peaceful & joyous holiday season!


Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker and Whitfield
We sincerely apologize for any errors/omissions. Please contact us so that we may correct them.