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Golden Years Briefs


  • By Kandice Bell
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  • Jul. 21, 2019 - 12:00 AM

Golden Years Briefs

Photo courtesy Ann Watts

Ann Watts, left, and Betty Stapler, right, dress up for Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day at the Thomas Crossroads store for a free sandwich last week.

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 who 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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Locals participate in Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day

Cow Appreciation Day is the one day of the year when it’s okay to dress udderly crazy in exchange for free food, according to the restaurant’s website.

Cow Appreciation Day was held nationwide at participating Chick-fil-A restaurants Tuesday, July 9.

Anyone who dressed as a cow, by either making or buying a costume, received a free entree.

Ann Watts and Betty Stapler participated at the Thomas Crossroads location.

Watts said they had “loads of fun.”

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.