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CALL TO ACTION: Your Opinion is Needed!

Over a decade ago, while serving as a business/chamber leader in another Georgia county, I witnessed firsthand, and lived through, the collapse of a school district due to a series of ill-advised decisions made by their local school board.  After the school district lost its academic…

National Guard to be Deployed to Macon in COVID Response

From 13WMAZ: https://www.13wmaz.com/article/news/local/georgia/gov-kemp-announces-georgia-national-guard-to-be-deployed-to-macon-warner-robins-in-covid-response-2/93-f59eebf6-57bb-479e-abdd-4370fa76ba3c   “Last week, Gov. Brian Kemp announced his plan to handle Georgia’s latest surge of COVID-19, which includes deploying the national guard. Kemp announced Tuesday the locations where the guard and about 200 troops will be deployed. The governor said about 96…

Stronger Together: Nonprofit Partnerships & How They Can Increase Funding

From Convergent Nonprofit Solutions – https://magazine.acce.org/index.php?src=directory&view=stories&srctype=detail&back=stories&refno=137 How Community Partnerships Can Increase Funding Community impact is the driving force in so many capital campaigns for nonprofits, chambers and economic development organizations today. Joining forces with like-minded organizations to increase the impact makes perfect sense, but it’s…