Clubs and Organizations
in Ellijay and Blue Ridge


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Ellijay The Moutain Light Book Discussion Group will meet on Sunday June 28 at noon at GAHA. Charles Fraizer's book 13 Moons will be discussed. Attendees are invited to bring a salad or finger food to share. Everyone who likes to read is welcome. For more information, call 706-636-5657.
Ellijay The Gilmer County Genealogical Society meets each month at the Gilmer County Library in Ellijay Georgia in the conference room. There is a genealogy room at the Gilmer County Library.
Ellijay The Gilmer County Homebuilders Association meets at the Gilmer County Bank's conference center on the first MOnday of each month for networking, dinner, meeting and sponsor presentation. Networking begins at 6 pm and dinner at 6:30 pm. Meetings at 824 Industrial Blvd. For more info, call 706-276-1781 or go to
Ellijay The Ellijay Amateur Radio Society is open to all amateur radio operators and anyone interested in learning more about amateur radio. Meets the second Thursday of each month at the United Community Bank Building in Ellijay, except in August and December when there are special events. In August, there is a Ham Fest at the Lyons Club and in December, they hold their Christmas Party. Call Dave Meadows for more info: 706-273-0030.
Ellijay Gilmer Friends of Foster and Adopted Families - GFFAF - New foster parents or those in training are invited to attend, but please call to sign-up to attend first. For more information, call the President, Kimberly Long at 706-636-4995.
Ellijay Gilmer Parent Survivors Group - for parents who have lost a child of any age. This group meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30pm at the United Community Bank Community Room. For more info, call June Davis 706-276-2229.
Ellijay Alzheimers Support Group - for all caregivers. For more info, call 1-800-272-3900.
Ellijay Gilmer Retired Educators - will meet at noon March 14 at Gilmer County Bank Conference Center on Industrial Blvd.
Blue Ridge
National Association of Retired Federal Employees - keeps members informed of legislative and benefit changes. Meets third Thursday of each month at 11:30 am. For meeting location or more info, contact Jim Veal, President at 706-258-2213.
Blue Ridge American Legion Post 248 - helps veterans and the community. Meets the first Monday of each month at 7 pm at 4584 Old Hwy 76 in Blue Ridge. For more info, contact George Pletcher at 706-632-5002.
Blue Ridge Rotary Club of Blue Ridge - Meets every Thursday at noon athe Appalachian Community Bank in the Community Room. For more information, contact Rob Kaser at 706-745-5571.
Blue Ridge Blue Ridge Kiwanis Club - serves the youth of the community. Meets the first 4 Mondays of each month at noon at the Circle J Steakhouse and the any 5th Monday usually at the fairgrounds, but call ahead to check. For more information, contact Steven Miracle at 706-258-3247 or 706-455-0998 or visit
Copperhill Copperhill Kiwanis Club - serves the youth of the community. Meets every Tuesday at 6 pm at Copperhill City Hall. For more, contact Frank Shinpaugh at 706-258-4000.
McCaysville McCaysville Lions Club - Civic service orgainzation with a focus on youth and blindness prevention. Meets on the first and third Tuesday at 5:30 pm at McCaysville Family Restaurant. For more, contact Dr. William Mitchell at 706-492-4234.
Ellijay Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association - 207 Dalton St. Ellijay, GA 30540 706-635-5606
Ellijay Gilmer Democrats - Contact Brad Jenkins at 706-636-1488 for more information and upcoming events.
Ellijay Gilmer Republican Party - For more information, call Mary Jones at 706-276-2728.
Ellijay Ellijay Women's Connection - For more information, call 706-636-5256.
Oakland Community Club - a group of women who live in the Oakland and Cartecay Community. They meet once per month to hear a speaker and enjoy light refreshments. For more info, call Jill Chastain at 706-636-2103.
Blairsville Mountain Sounds Dulcimer Club - meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 1:30pm at the Senior Center 706-745-8064
Blue Ridge Blue Ridge Dulcimers Group - meets every Monday at 1pm in the basement at the back of the Blue Ridge Shepherd of the Hills Church at Forge Mill Rd and Hwy 515. Visitors are welcome. 706-632-3854 or 706-492-5759.
Blairsville High Country Harmonizers - meets every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at the First Methodist Church - 859 Hwy 515 in Blairsville. Men of all ages interested in singing four part harmony are welcome.
Lloyd Dunham 706-379-1078
Blairsville Smoky Mountain Melodies Women's Chorus - meets every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at the First Methodist Church - 859 Hwy 515 in Blairsville. Women of all ages interested in singing are welcome.
Lloyd Dunham 706-379-1078
Ellijay Ellijay Horse Sense Pony Club - Eagle Mountain Stables hosts the Pony club for adults and juniors.
Blue Ridge Backcounty Horsemen of North Georgia - is a non-profit organization working with state and federal agencies to construct and maintain equestrian trails. For more info, contact Susan Shedd at 706-838-0392 or
Ellijay Dedicated Ellijay Merchants and Associates (DEMA) - meets the third Tuesday of each month at a variety of Members eateries. Check our website for more information and contact information:
Ellijay High Country Cruisers - Motorcycle Club in Ellijay founded on the fun and enjoyment of riding motorcycles. Monthly meetings second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Contact club for more info at
Blairsville Christian Motorcyclists - meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 pm at the Bank of Blairsville across from Home Depot. 706-374-0246
No. Georgia Georgia Crawlers - Family oriented 4x4 off-road club. Always looking for new members. Meets at 1pm on the second Saturday of each month at Buffalo's Cafe in the Cobb Galleria. www.Georgia
Ellijay Ellijay Mountain Bike Association - Ellijay Mountain Bike Association is a non-profit club dedicated to having fun, riding bikes and trail maintenance. Monthly EMBA metting - first Thursday of each month. Meet at El Agave Mexican Restaurant at 7:30 p.m. Downtown Ellijay across from Newspaper. Please browse our calendar page for current events and we look forward to riding together.
Ellijay Georgia Mountains Health Walking Club - Join the Monday walking club. For more info, call 706-635-6898. Sponsored by Remax and Georgia Mountains Health.
Blue Ridge Blue Ridge Wood Carvers - meets every Monday 6-8pm at the Blue Ridge Arts Association. 706-635-6139 or
Blue Ridge Poets and Writers - Meets twice each month at 1 - 3pm on the second Thursday and 6-8pm on the fourth Thursday. New members are welcome. For more info, contact Carol Crawford at 706-492-2644.
Ellijay Write On - Writers Club sponsored by the Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association. Meets every second Thursday of the month at the Book Nook in Ellijay at 7 pm. All are welcome to share their own writings.
Ellijay Book Club - meets at the Gilmer County Library on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm. The book for discussion in May is Widow of the South by Joanne Hutton.
Blue Ridge Blue Ridge Mountain Storytellers - meets monthly at the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association on the first Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm.
Tri-State Model Railroaders - meets on the first Monday of each month at 7pm. Contact Gordon Tuenge for more info and meeting location at
Blue Ridge North Georgia Regional Development Center Historic Preservation Advisory Committee - will meet Tuesday March 6 at 5 pm at the Baugh House in Blue Ridge.
Georgia Georgia Canoeing Association - Paddle some of Georgia's most scenic rivers. Day trip - BYOB (Bring your own Boat) any type of canoe or kayak. 770-529-7103 or
Blue Ridge Trout Unlimited - Blue Ridge Mountain Chapter. Monthly meetings. 706-253-2457
Blue Ridge Georgia Mountain Classic Car Club - Meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. Contact Rex Miller at 706-632-3656.
Georgia Chapter Trail of Tears Association - dedicated to identifying and preserving sites associated with the removal of Native Americans from the Southeast and educating the public about this tragic period in history. For more info, contact Linda Baker at 770-704-6338 or by email at
Ellijay FOGAS - Friends of Gilmer Animal Shelter is for anyone interested in the welfare of stray and abandoned animals in Gilmer County. Meets at the Gilmer County Library.
Ellijay Gilmer Girl Scouts - There are currently 8 troops for a total of 110 girls. Join today! 706-635-4865.
N. Georgia North Georgia Mountain Crisis Network - serves victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Contact Cindy Westburg for more info at 706-632-8400.
Georgia Canyon Climbers Club - for those who have scaled to the top of Amicalola Falls, explored the depths of Providence Canyon, braved the swinging bridge in Tallulah Groge and faced the staircase at Cloudland Canyon. $10 membership can be purchased at the four state park locations.

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