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Jackson EMC Foundation awards almost $35K to agencies
Quinlan Visual Arts Center
Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville received $5,000 from the Jackson EMC Foundation to enable disadvantaged but exceptional students with exemplary artistic skills entering first through eighth grades at Title 1 schools in Hall, Jackson, Lumpkin, Gwinnett and Barrow counties. - photo by For The Times

The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $34,985 to agencies serving area residents.

  • $15,000 was given to Lindsay’s Legacy Inc. in Jackson County to help fund the coordinator’s position for a program that recruits and trains adult mentors to work with students within the county.
  • The Boy Scouts of America’s Northeast Georgia Council was given $14,985 to provide uniforms, handbooks and summer camp fees for underprivileged youths participating in scouting.
  • Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville received $5,000 to enable disadvantaged but exceptional students with exemplary artistic skills entering first through eighth grades at Title 1 schools in Hall, Jackson, Lumpkin, Gwinnett and Barrow counties.
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