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Page 6 ~I~ {[[Ii~I~ {[.m~ ~T~ Wednesday, May 17, 2017 leaders graduate from The Board of the Academy has been offered Georgia Academy for annually in all twelve Economic Developmentregions of the state. Georgia announces Clinch CountyEMC and Georgia Power graduates from the 2017provide facilitators for the Region 11 Multi-Day program, and the Georgia Training Program. Class, Department of Community participants represented a Affairs provides staff number of professional and support to this important non-professional economic program. development ........ fi6lds, Georgia EMC!s Vice including- I c d o0ffi ffi "al ,- re sT(de-ntl Community and public ser#a t-s -business Economic Development social serviqe providers from 18 counties-in Southern Georgia. The Academy provided each of the graduates an opportunity to gain aunique understanding leaders, educators, and: (CED), Pat B. Merritt, CEcD says, "Our Community Development team is proud to partner with and provide facilitation and presentation services on behalf of Georgia's electric of the complexities of membership cooperatives. economic and community Involved since its inception, the Georgia Academy for James. ......... - economic development- this program in each of our Create d_.ArrJlg 93, the._ progress throughout the regions every year," says development on the .local, the team's work with regional, and state levels, the Academy graduates Clinch County graduates has enhanced .levels of at the May 9th ceremony leadership capacity and included: Gwen Hanks, community development Dane Heard and Lori preparedness for continued Region." In Region 11, CED cooperative members are Colquitt EMC, Irwin EMC, Okefenokee EMC, Satilla EMC and Slash Pine EMC." "Georgia Power has historically played a major role in the State's economic development. The Academy has formalized the opportunity to bring together stakeholders to share best practices, leverage expertise, and build relationships among our communities with the same goal in mind: ensuring economic growth Academy assembles a cross section of economic development professionals and resources to provide this training in all twelve service delivery regions in Georgia. The Board of Directors of the Academy represent public and private economic development organizations and agencies from across Georgia. Since its organization, the Academy has provided training for thousands of professional and non- professional economic developers around the state, and since 1998 the [ocatild on ilwv 129, From Fu ls of Hanks, Dane Heard, Lori and prosperity for our state. Academy for Economic plus specialized segments We are proud of the strong Development. "Many on business recruitment partnership that : delivers times the participants and retention, tourism product development, discover the issues facing their community are the Georgia Power Company same as those facing other Community Development communities in their region, Manager Johnna Robinson, and can then combine chair of the Georgia limited resources to address Academy board, the issue." "One of the goals for The Academy'smulti-day the multi-day regional program, taught one day a Academies is to encourage month over a four-month multi-county cooperation," period, includes training in says Corinne Thornton, the basics of economic and Director of the Georgia community development, Rite Aid of Homerville would like to thank the citizens and businesses of Clinch County for your support in raising $2277.13 for the Children's . Miracle Network this year. All the funds raised wiu go directly to the Phobo Putney Hospital in Albany, Georgia where it will Economic Development downtown development, planning, and other essentials for community success. In addition, the curriculum features specific leadership skills such as consensus building, ethics in public service, collaborative leadership and other segments needed for effective community leadership James, and Jenny Robbins of Georgia EMC. development. Local elected officials may receive certification training credits through the Association County Commissioners of Georgia and the Georgia Municipal Association for completion of this program. The next Region 11 Georgia Academy for Economic Development will begin in February, 2018. For more information on this, please contact Kelly Lane by email at kelly. in economic 's Miracle Network News, Jabbers,Heritage benefit of children served by or preserving the dreams of Builders Supply, Richard'sits associated hospitals, now a teenager whose hopes are Grocery, Babe's Boutique,numbering more than 170threatened by the malignancy Lutz, Brown, Peagler, andnationwide, of cancer, Children's Miracle ManleyIusurance, Flowersby. Whether investing in the Network is dedicated to the Carylene, andOne Trip Ruby life of a premature infant most precious resource-the Tuesday in Waycross, Wings whose weight is measured health and happiness of in Waycross, Dallas Wayne of in grams rather than ounces, children. Valdosta, and Jumbo Shrimp of Jacksonville. help children with variousThe $5 raffle ticket illnesses, purchase went towards the Rite Aid sold $I and $5 chance of winning a 65- Quart raffieticketsforvariousprizes. Yeti Tumbler Cooler donated Items donated for the $1raflie by Ohio Mulch. came from Carter's FriedOn Friday, May 5, Rite Chicken, Farmer's Furniture, Aid hosted a large event that Jerry J s, The Clinch County :included a bounce house, hotdogs, and face painting. Duri the event, Billy Holmes of Ohio Mulch drew out the winning ticket for the Yeti cooler. Mr. Kerry To n was the lucky ticket holder. Thank you to everyonewho who volunteered during the hotdog sale and also to Space Walk of Waycross for the use of the bounce house. Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) was established nationally in 1983 to help children by actively supporting improved health care for millions of young people around the world. CMNH's mission is to generate funds and awareness programs for the From left, Rite Aid employee Joni Edenfield, YeU cooler winner Kerry Tomlinson, and Rite Aid employee Kristy Watson. PEACH STATE SUMMER THEATRE ON THE CAMPUS OF VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY GEORGIA "S OFFICIAL MUSICAL TIIEA TRE ;) " :~i ~.~,~ Presenting in Rotating Repertory June 2 -July 16, 2017 :for an serwice , or: ........... Rated G F~ated G Rated G Spo~sorcd in mrt by The Heavenly Musical Sponsored in part by MBA in Healthcare Administration and Beta Gamma Sigma Featuring:. "Build a Wall", Featuring: "Cry", Featuring: "The Rain in Spare', "I "Big Bright Beautiful World", "Three Coins in the Fountain", Could Have Danced All Night", "I Know It's Today" "Love is a Many Splendored Thing" "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" for Performance Schedule, Tickets, and Season Details or Beginning May 18, 2017 Box Office: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 - 5; Sunday I0 - 1 229.259.7770 CORPORATE SPONSOR MEDIA SPONSOR 0 ~ Q