The Georgia chapter of the Trail of Tears Association will meet today at 10:30 a.m. at the New Echota Historic Site near Calhoun. The speakers will be Donna Myers, president of the Friends of New Echota, and John Latty, author of “Carrying off the Cherokee: History of Buffington’s Company Georgia Mounted Militia.” For more information contact Leslie Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-757-0931.
The Spade and Trowel Garden Club will meet today at the Rome Federated Garden Center. Todd Bussey of Bussey’s Flowers, Gifts and Décor will present a program about floral arrangements. For more information call 706-232-1861.
A Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation support group will meet today at 10:30 a.m. at New Freedom Ministries, 13 Chieftain Drive. The group is divided into parents and teens with diabetes. For more information call Jessica Dowdy at 678-986-3282.
The Seekers of Rome are hosting the first annual ride for the William S. Davies Homeless Shelter today. The cost is $20 per rider, which includes lunch catered by Outta Bounds Sports Bar & Grille. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Riders leave at noon from Outta Bounds Sports Bar & Grille, 3349 Martha Berry Highway, and end at the Freedom Seekers MC Clubhouse, where live music will be provided by Scott Warren & the Booze Mountaineers.
Xavier Chapter DAR will meet today at noon at Coosa Country Club, 110 Branham Ave. The program will be “Betsy Ross and Friends,” a patriotic play by Sandra Salmon. For more information call Diane Harbin at 706-235-6292.
The East Rome High School classes of 1963-1969 reunion committee will stuff envelopes with registration letters for the Spring 2012 reunion today at 2 p.m. at the Joint Law Enforcement Center on West Fifth Avenue. Help will be appreciated. For more information email email@example.com or call 706-234-2376. For more information about the reunion visit www.erhs2005reunion.com. For a change of address or to add one email Greg Brandon at firstname.lastname@example.org.