On Saturday, May 10th, the "Stop Osteoporosis Special" will leave the Summerville Depot headed to Chickamauga. On board will be board members of the Georgia Commission on Women and 300 invited guests. The SOS Train will return about 4pm.
A health Fair for the public will be held in Dowdy Park from 3 to 6pm. Free screenings for osteoporosis and blood pressure will be available along with information on disease prevention. Any health related group is invited to set up a booth to provide free screening or health information. Any interested acoustic pickers and players are welcome to entertain in the park from 2:30 until the train arrives. Organized activities are planned for children.
Upon arrival of the train at 4pm, Nellie Duke, Chair of the Commission will speak and introduce guests who will demonstrate personal safety skills. Paul Puckett will entertain with country music.
Rep. Barbara Reece, Grady McCalmon of the City of Summerville, and Randall Magnason with the Chattooga Chickamauga Rail Road are co-ordinating events and may be contacted for further information.