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As part of the AASCU American Democracy Project, KSU is promoting several programs this week aimed at increasing civic involvement.

You might be interested in the TurboVote CyberBlast initiative encouraging students, faculty and staff to sign up with TurboVote to make registering, changing addresses, getting reminders, or requesting absentee ballots easier. If you sign up by midnight today using the special link, you will be registered for a chance to win $50! At other times, the link is

Georgia no longer requires a specific reason to request an absentee ballot; anyone can vote from the comfort of home. If you live in Cobb County, the link to download the application form is Other counties have similar services.

"Tee Up!" -- Play Golf with KSU Retirees Association


The Kennesaw State University Retirees Association is planning its first ever “Golf Outing” for all members and/or significant others.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
8:30 am—???
Woodland Hills Golf Club  (
256 Summit Ridge Dr. SE
Cartersville, GA     30120

The Senior Rate is $33 per person including cart and tax. If we have more than 20 players, the price drops to $27.

We will draw for tee times, but couples, friends, former KSU office mates, etc. may play together in foursomes. Tee times will start at 8:30 am. This is just a fun outing, not a tournament — no prizes or trophies, just bragging rights!

Contact KSURA Co-chair Harry Trendell by phone or text (404-384-7881) or by email ( by August 20 to register your interest.

Directions: Take Interstate 75 north to exit 285, Red Top Mountain Road. At end of exit ramp, turn left onto Red Top Mountain Road (which becomes Old Alabama Road). Travel 6 miles to Hwy 61 and turn left. Proceed 1.2 miles to Summit Ridge Drive and turn left. Woodland Hills Golf Club is straight ahead.

Refresh your sense of wonder experience twilight...

Refresh your sense of wonder…
Experience “Twilight in the Gardens”

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 5:30-9:30pm

The KSU Retirees Association invites you to gather for a relaxing and enjoyable evening at Gibbs Gardens located in Holly Springs off I-575.

Take a stroll at sunset surrounded by the beauty of the Valley Gardens. Soak in the sights and sounds of nature, gaze at reflections in the ponds, listen to birds singing nearby and the gentle splashing of waterfalls.

After your walk, meet up in the Arbor Grove to listen to live music, relax with a glass of liquid refreshment (alcoholic or non) and enjoy a snack or two.

Admission to the Gardens is $18.00 for seniors. Refreshments are sold by the vendor.

PLEASE RSVP: email or call 770-794-7984 if you plan to attend.

June 14: Twilight in the Gardens begins at 5:30 pm, featuring gourmet treats from Madeline’s Cafe and Bakery and music by Sweetwater: Cynthia Cero on dulcimer, Vince Ciliberto on guitar, Zachary Denton on fiddle and Jon Ciliberto on bass.

NOTE: We will NOT gather if the weather is not conducive to outdoor activities.

For more information and directions, go to


Join the KSU Retirees for a Lunch-n-Learn afternoon in Cartersville on May 21, 2014.

11:30 a.m.
Scott’s Walk‐Up Bar‐B‐Q
206 N Tennessee St, Cartersville, GA 30120
Dutch Treat

1:30 p.m.
Tellus Museum
100 Tellus Dr, Cartersville, GA 30120
$12 Admission Fee

To RSVP, call Janice Sanders at 770.794.7984 or email

We've Got Spring Fever!

Join the KSU Retirees Association as we tour Smith-Gilbert Gardens on April 1st, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. to see the new spring flowers. No RSVP required, just show up for some fun in the sun. Tickets for Seniors are $6.00 and can be purchased once you arrive at the Gardens. Look for Carol

image Pope or Diana Ward, they will be waiting for you all at the ticket booth.

Smith-Gilbert is located at
2382 Pine Mountain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30152

For more information, please visit