Participants Needed for a Group-based Exercise Study

Have you been a caregiver for a family member or friend in the last three years? If so, do you meet the following criteria:

  • Are you a caregiver for someone over the age of 60?
  • Are you at least 60 years old?
  • As a caregiver, have you experienced weight loss, felt depressed or lonely, or needed help yourself?

If these apply to you, please come join our 12-week exercise and education program! The program will last one hour, one day a week and will be located at Brenau University’s Downtown Center. The goal of this study is to provide a group exercise and educational program to caregivers.

For more information or to participate, contact Dr. Jeananne Elkins at 404-621-5119 or ude.uanerb@sniklej, or Dr. Tracy Wright at 404-455-4522 or ude.uanerb@5thgirwt.

Free Eight-Week Exercising Safely Course

Brenau student physical therapists are hosting “This is My Health: Exercising Safely,” a free eight-week course of basic health knowledge and supervised exercise to help you exercise safely. Coordinated and led by Dr. Kathye Light, this course will be two hours once a week on Wednesdays, beginning with a basic education section followed by supervised aerobic, strength and flexibility training.

The program starts Wednesday, June 6, 1-3 p.m. The course will be held at the Brenau University Downtown Center. You can park in the free parking deck and enter in the front doors.

If interested, please email Emily Stamps at ude.uanerb.regit@spmatsE.

Searching for a Vehicle to Assist Nonprofit Organization

Crystal Toombs’ mother, Gloria Frazier, is looking for a mid-size car or small SUV to aid in the work of her nonprofit organization, Prodigal Sons & Daughters Ministries, Inc. Please send pictures, car specs and asking price to ude.uanerb@sbmootc.

Box Tops for Education

Box Tops for Education guideJill DeMarotta is collecting Box Tops for Education, which can be found on hundreds of products such as Kleenex boxes, General Mills cereal boxes and Ziplock freezer bag boxes. Each Box Top for Education is worth 10 cents and will be donated to a public elementary school. Please email Jill at ude.uanerb@attoramedj and she will pick them up from you.

Brand New Nutribullet Pro for Sale

Brand new Nutribullet Pro for sale.For sale: a brand new Nutribullet Pro blender, still in the box. We’re asking $85, or best offer. They normally retail for $100. We received it as a gift, but already have one. If you’re interested, contact Allison Lauricella at  ude.uanerb@alleciruala.

Free Income Tax Assistance

The United Way of Hall County and Brenau University will prepare and e-file tax returns at no charge this coming tax season for households earning up to $54,000 a year.

Location: The Compass Center, 615 Oak Street Suite A, Gainesville, Georgia 30501

Phone: 770-535-7066 or email Dr. Denise Smith  at ude.uanerb@51htimsd

Dates: Every Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – starting Jan. 27, 2018 thru April 7, 2018 (Closed Feb. 10 and March 3)

No appointments needed. First come first serve. Drop-off available.

Home For Sale

1724 Fairview Dr. Gainesville, GA 30501.

We have put our house at 1724 Fairview Dr.  in Gainesville on the market! Great location-very close to Main Campus and on a quiet street. Check it out online or schedule a viewing at

Handmade and Upcycled Furniture for Sale

Purple furniture set and Owl Stool.

Pink and brown furniture setLainey Kennedy has two sets of children’s furniture for sale. The pink and brown set contains a small bookcase handmade by her husband as well as an upcycled rocking chair and small stool, perfect for kids age 2-4. The price is $75 dollars for the set. Lainey will consider subdividing, please email for individual prices.

The purple set contains a sturdy, hand-built, oval table with three upcycled chairs. This set is perfect for kids age 1-3 and is priced at $85. This set cannot be subdivided.

Also pictured is a $25, sturdy, handmade green and brown stool with an owl on it. This is perfect to help little ones reach the sink for brushing teeth!

If you are interested or have any questions please email Lainey Kennedy at ude.uanerb@1hcslewl.

Math, Writing and SAT Prep Tutor Needed

Tutor needed in math, writing and SAT prep for two high school boys. Available hours are after 4 p.m., evening and/or weekends. Must have references and own transportation to North Hall area. Pay is $15 per hour. Please contact Stacey Hoffman 352-256-9757.

Halloween Wreath for Sale

If you would like a beautifully spooky Halloween wreath to decorate your home, Samantha Mixon is selling one for $65. Contact her at ude.uanerb@1noxims if you’re interested.