Makiko Jinnouchi and Andrew Safigan were married at 7 p.m. on July 2, at home of the groom. The bride is the daughter of Hirokazu and Tomoko Jinnouchi of Taku. The groom is the son of Steve and Jamie Safigan of Rome.
Rome Rotarian Karl Waechtler has contributed $10,000 to the Georgia Rotary Student Program, which brings international students to the state to attend a year of college through the program’s scholarship endowment.
Merrimac Locklear Forsyth, Sandy Hemphill, Anita Sealock, all from Elm Street Elementary, and Becky Sidwell, from West End Elementary, recently graduated from the Kennesaw State University’s Math & Science Program with their Science Endorsement.
The first-ever Camp Sidney Dew Yard Sale will begin on Saturday, September 3 at 7 a.m. and will be continued on Sunday, September 4.This sale will benefit Camp Sidney Dew and the youth served in the Northwest Georgia Council.
Members of the Rome Fire Department are set to kick off the fire fighter’s annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association find urgently needed treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases that severely limit strength and mobility.
Between the rivers and beneath the stars, the Rome Downtown Development Authority has partnered with the Rome International Film Festival to offer two free outdoor movie screenings Sept. 9-10. The event will kick off RIFF’s 13th year of bringing cinematic art from all over the world to Rome.