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The Colonel William Candler Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution installed new members at the October meeting, for a total of 164 members. Pictured from left are Chapter Registrar Marcie Fletcher; new members Millicent Moreland, Elaine Royston, Joyce Reins, Melissa Tingle, Margaret Whalen and Myra Meade; Membership Chairwoman Nancy Baumgardner and Chapter Regent Helen Powell.
The Jackson EMC Foundation, funded by the donations of the cooperative’s members through the Operation Round Up program, has awarded $32,500 to four agencies that provide services to Hall County residents. A grant of $10,000 went to St. Vincent de Paul–St. Michael’s Conference in Gainesville to help provide Hall County families and individuals in need with funds for housing assistance, including rent, mortgage payments or temporary housing when needed. A grant of $10,000 went to Tiny Stitches, Inc. in Suwanee, which uses a network of volunteers to make handmade tote bags filled with a 37-item layette donated to mothers in nine North Georgia counties who have little or nothing for their newborns.