The Harris Products Group recently announced it has more than doubled its prior year donation to Challenged Child & Friends of Gainesville, a nonprofit organization that assists children with disabilities including developmental delays as well as their typically developing peers.
To earn the highest award Junior Girl Scouts can achieve, Troop 10828 from Gainesville chose The Next Chapter as their community service project. Each scout completed 16 hours of work dedicated a book drive to help The Next Chapter.
Chirstopher A. MaHaffey of Gainesville has been selected for membership into the National Society of High School Scholars. The East Hall High School student was chosen for his outstanding academic excellence.
Nicholas Blackwell obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Mercer University. Blackwell graduated as member of the Phi Lambda Sigma National Leadership Society. He is the son of Doug and Christi Blackwell of Gainesville.
The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently gave the Gainesville Police finger food and other varieties of homemade dishes to show appreciation for their dedication to the community. With the help of Cpl. Kevin Holbrook, who works in the Community Relations Department, Rae Aldridge, Beverly Collins and Linda Brady delivered an assortment of baked goods provided by numerous GNC volunteers.
Georgia Mountain Food Bank raised more than $53,164.50 and received more than 6,313 pounds of food in its Stock the Shelves Campaign, which will help build up nutritional food supplies for more than 58 distribution partners.
Cadet Technical Sergeant Gabriel Robertson of the Civil Air Patrol in Gainesville was recently awarded the Silver Cadet Medal by the Daughters of the American Revolution for his work with the Wreaths Across America service in April at the Alta Vista Cemetery.