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Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter Receives 2023 Best of Cartersville Award

CARTERSVILLE October 4, 2023 -- Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter has been selected for the 2023 Best of Cartersville Award in the Homeless Shelter category by the Cartersville Award Program.

Each year, the Cartersville Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Cartersville area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2023 Cartersville Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Cartersville Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Cartersville Award Program

The Cartersville Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Cartersville area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Cartersville Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Cartersville Award Program

CONTACT:
Cartersville Award Program
Email: PublicRelations@cities-recognition.com
URL: http://www.cities-recognition.com

Winter Wonderland Adventures to Try with Your Family

The holidays are nearly over, but there’s still a few months of winter left ahead. If you have children, you know how easy it can be to get winter fever while being cooped up indoors for three long months. Luckily, there’s still time to take advantage of the cold season!

If you’re ready for fun and flurries this winter season, check out some of these great winter wonderland adventures to try with your family.

 

Go sledding.

The first and most classic winter activity is of course, sledding. Sledding is a rite of passage for any childhood memory, and is sure to be one your kids will hold on to for a long time. Pack on the layers, grab your trashcan lid and find the nearest hill—it’s sledding time. 

 

Build a snowman.

If snow permits, make memories with your family by building a snowman (or woman). Or, get creative and build a snow creature of some kind; the more you can think of, the more fun your family will have!

 

Compete in a snowball fight.

If your family likes a good competition, the best option is definitely a solid snowball fight. Make teams or go one-on-one for the ultimate family feud. 

 

Hit up the ice skating rink.

Ice skating is an inexpensive way for your family to go out and have fun in the cold. Find your closest rink and lace up for a great time with the kiddos!

 

Have an indoor beach party.

If the cold is just too much to handle, focus your thoughts on warmer days by enjoying an indoor beach party. Put on swimsuits, break out the beach towels and put on some beach movies to play pretend. You can even make some juicy drinks, or build sand castles for extra fun.

 

Camp out, indoors.

Camping is always a great time, especially if it’s from the comfort of your own home. Find your old tent and pitch it in the living room for a play experience for the kids. Break out the sleeping bags, eat s’mores or even build a fake fire. The goofier it is, the more fun your kids will have.

 

Take time for arts and crafts.

Arts and crafts is always a great time for children, especially if you can relate it to the current season. Look online for simple and enjoyable crafts your family can try to teach your kids about winter, while still having a goofy and wonderful experience.

 

Assemble a blanket fort.

Blanket forts are a small amount of work for a long amount of playtime. Challenge your kids to build the biggest, most elaborate fort they can think of, and watch as their imaginations take over, all while staying indoors.

 

Eat out for a winter treat.

Finally, when your family is ready to leave the house and try something new, enjoy a winter treat at your favorite local cafe or restaurant. Some places have specials just for the winter season, and are definitely worth trying with your kiddos.

 

The holidays may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to be! This winter season, beat the cold by embracing it, and go on some winter wonderland adventures with your family. No matter what you decide to do, your kids will make memories that will last a lifetime.

Our Impact This Year

  • People Helped

    1000

  • Volunteer Hours

    250

  • Dollars Raised

    $10000

  • Program Participants

    1000

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