Still Time to Commit to 'Community Makeover'

Service projects happening this weekend in five counties, including Paulding, are still in need of volunteers. Though the "Community Makeover" campaign is officially under way, those wishing to help have a chance to do so.

Though today is the first day of "Community Makeover"—, including Paulding—one of the organizers says those who have not yet officially joined the efforts on the campaign's website but who wish to help still have a chance to make an impact.

Dallas-Hiram Patch spoke to Paul Richardson, director of Community Makeover's sponsoring organization, Engage Atlanta, Wednesday afternoon regarding the campaign. Watch the video attached to this article to learn more.

About 100 churches from the counties of Paulding, Cobb, Polk, Fulton and Douglas are involved.

At the conclusion of this weekend, a night of celebration is set for Sunday at 7 p.m. in front of the in Dallas.

Carolyn Cunningham July 22, 2011 at 11:06 PM
Here is today's update from Pastor Paul Richardson: "You may have served for an hour, a day, or completely forgot you signed up for a project. We still want you to Celebrate with us on Sunday Night! "110 Churches, over 1000 projects and more than 12,500 volunteers. I believe we have things to CELEBRATE! "This Sunday night, July 24th at 7:00 pm we will be in front of the Paulding County Courthouse off of Hwy 278. Bring a chair. Bring friends and family. Bring those that you have served and served with! This Celebration is about what can happen when a community comes together and truly engages with the love of Jesus Christ. "There will be more stories from this weekend than can ever be told. Help us capture what we can by uploading photos at www.facebook.com/communitymakeover. Create a whole album if you want, and give us some good stories to go with those photos. "If you are on twitter, you can follow Engage Atlanta at twitter.com/engageatl. This weekend we are using twitter hashtag #engageatl11."


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