News

Our collaborative News page features stories about our work, partners, and events.

We welcome all news stories that relate to Family Connection.
To submit your news story, send it through the “Contact Us” feature of this Web site (click on the “Contact Us” button in the column to the left of this screen), or fax to ATTN: Laverne McConico 229-468-5044.

Please include the following information:

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25 Things You should Know about Region 11

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Georgia Family Connection turned 25 in 2016, so we’re taking you on a journey—region by region—throughout our anniversary year to show you the landscape for children and families across our state. Read more

No Bullying at Irwin County Elementary School

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No Bullying at Irwin County Elementary School  Irwin County Elementary School 4th and 5th Grade students learn about bullying on Tuesday, October 8th. Percey Chastang from South Health District spoke to the students about the different types of bullying, why …
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Snapshot of Irwin County

Snapshot of Irwin County

Playground Grants

Below is a list of playground fundraising and grant resources for your school, church, daycare or non-profit. While every attempt will be made to keep this current, your support & response is appreciated to make sure all links are current. …
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Five Star Annual Campaign Kickoff

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Our Board of Directors has launched its 2012 Five Star Annual Campaign. With our state funding cut by 10% and more cuts expected, private fundraising is more important than ever. All members of the Board donate, and through an exciting …
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Mentoring at Georgia County High School

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As January is Volunteer Appreciation Month, GCHS wanted to get a jumpstart on identifying and thanking the volunteers who serve the students so faithfully. For December, we want to focus attention on the role of the mentor at the high …
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