Nominations for Senior of the Week open

Seniors are an important part of the community who are often not recognized as much as they should be.  Do you know a senior who uses their retirement time to volunteer or help others? A “Senior of the Week” will be highlighted on Sundays on the Senior Living page in The Newnan Times-Herald. To nominate someone you think is worthy of the honor, email kandice@newnan.com with the nominee’s name, why they should be the Senior of the Week, and a photo.

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Senior Friends will meet WednesdaySenior Friends, an independent organization of citizens from Coweta County age 55 and older, will gather for its regular monthly luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Newnan Centre, 1615 Lower Fayetteville Road. Any senior in the county is welcome to attend. Lunch will be served as guests enjoy fun, fellowship and camaraderie of their fellow seniors. There is no cost, but reservations must be made.

In addition to the monthly meetings, Senior Friends offers a stress-free bridge group that meets every Wednesday afternoon at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Roscoe Road from 1-4 p.m. The group also sponsors community projects and occasional group trips. For more information or to make reservations, contact Louise Swint, president, at 678 423-9289.  

Local couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

Cowetans Reginald and Virginia Banks celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 2. Reginald also celebrated his 83rd birthday on Aug. 21. The couple have two children, Beverly Johnson and Kenneth Banks; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Items for consideration as Golden Years Briefs should be emailed to kandice@newnan.com, faxed to 770-253-2538, or mailed to Attn: Golden Years Briefs, The Newnan Times-Herald, P.O. Box 1052, Newnan, GA 30264. Email submissions are preferred.


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