Bald Ridge Lodge is a non-profit in Cumming, GA providing a 12-bed Group Home and Community Based Services. The Group Home serves young men (age 12 to 21) who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect, while the Community Based Services serve youth and families in the community in need of support. The services offered through Community Based services include Case Management Services, Nurtured Heart Approach (TM) training for caregivers, and an Independent Living Program in development. Their mission is to provide safe and stable support to young men in the Group Home, Independent Living Program, and Community Based Services, in a manner that nurtures the youth, strengthens healthy relationships, and aids young men in their transition to adulthood. This is accomplished through partnerships with caregivers and a community seeking to care for its own. Come out to Solid Rock Brewing on October 8th, 2023 to support Bald Ridge Lodge! To learn more visit www.baldridgelodge.org
Family Promise of Forsyth County, Inc. serves families who are experiencing homelessness. In cooperation with community churches and volunteers, they provide a safe place to stay and meals along with programs and supports to help the families gain or regain sustainable independence.
They strive for their families to attain sustainable independence. Therefore, each family works on personalized, weekly goals to provide them the knowledge and skills needed to be successful. Each family is also provided a mentor who will continue to work with the family beyond graduation to be a support and a link to additional services they may need.
To learn more about Family Promise Forsyth AND participate in the upcoming Luminary Garden Event at Vickery Village on October 15th, 2023, visit www.fpforsyth.org
The 2022 Cumming Greek Festival- Bringing more than just GREEK Culture to you! The Cumming Greek Festival is Forsyth County’s largest ethnic event, and they are excited to celebrate with you once again on October 14, 15, and 16, 2022. Stop by for a unique opportunity to experience the rich Greek culture. There will be authentic Greek cuisine as well as continuous live entertainment, including traditional bouzouki and other live music, and energetic performances from our very own Greek dance troupe!
If you’re just passing through and can’t stay to eat, drink, and shop, they offer our fabulous drive-thru service. Whether you check out our menu early or make your decisions on-site, you’ll order when you arrive, and they bring your delicious Greek food and drinks directly to your car! Come out to the Greek Festival October 20th-22nd, 2023! www.cumminggreekfestival.com
Festival and Parking Location:
Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox Church
3074 Bethelview Road
Cumming, GA 30042
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