Twenty-two Hall County fifth- and sixth-grade Cloverleaf 4-H'ers traveled to Union County to participate in district project achievement on March 26. Each 4-H'er gave an illustrated talk, performance or demonstration on a topic of their choice.
Pfc. Matthew Charles Sneed recently graduated from Advance Individual Training at the Defense Information School, Fort Meade, Md. Sneed completed the Basic Television Equipment Maintenance Course, affiliated with the U.S. Army Signal Corps.
Hall County 4-H'ers recently competed at the 4-H District Project Achievement held March 4-6 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton. To be eligible to compete, the 4-H'ers submitted a portfolio in January that highlights their project and leadership activities, community service and other school and community related activities.
The Notre Dame Glee Club delivered an a cappella program of sacred, secular and contemporary music at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. Recognized as one of the finest all-male collegiate choral groups in the country, the University of Notre Dame Glee Club visited Atlanta during its spring tour of the Southeast.
At the recent Mid-South Regional Finals for Battle for the Best to benefit ACTS Samaritan Fund for seniors in need, Lanier Village Estates went head-to-head against Plantation Estates in Matthews, N.C., and came out on top in a cooking contest.
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.
Myra Nicole Turpin, a fifth-grade student at Tadmore Elementary, won the Gainesville-Northeastern Judicial Circuit Bar Association's 2015 student essay contest, awarded May 8 at the annual Law Day ceremony.