25 Things You Need to Know About Region 2—Leveraging $30 Million to Improve Quality of LifePrint This Post
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.
This month we share 25 things you need to know about Region 2—poultry capital of the world and home of the Cabbage Patch Kids. Since 1997 the 13 county Collaboratives, located in the northeast Georgia mountains, have leveraged more than $30 million to improve the quality of life for children and families.
Check out this video, produced by the coordinators in Region 2, to learn just how they’re putting that leveraged cash to work:
Judi Lawson of White County said some amazing students from White County High School worked during snow days and holidays to make the idea of this video become a reality.
“It was a true partnership with our school,” said Judi. “Warrior TV competes each year in national student competitions and was named Best in the Nation in 2013. The competition will be in Atlanta this year and they will be there.”
Best of luck to our new friends and partners at Warrior TV.
We believe that by working together we can nurture children and families who thrive in vibrant communities—everywhere. So get involved with your local Georgia Family Connection Collaborative:
Go back to find out 25 things you need to know about Region 1—bringing communities together to help families thrive.
Then stay tuned in March, when you’ll hear from Region 3.
Georgia Family Connection turned 25 this year. If you’re part of a family, or you’re someone who supports families and communities in this state, this milestone anniversary should matter to you. Find out why.