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Concert helps fund mini-grants for Lumpkin Co. teachers

By Staff
DAHLONEGA - The Lumpkin County Invest in the Future initiative is sponsoring a Bluegrass/Country Music Concert on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7:00 at Lumpkin County High School with all funds going directly to Lumpkin County School teachers. <br /> <br /> Tickets, which will be available at the door, are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The concert will feature John Martin and the Southern Drive Band, The BS Band with Gary McCullough and group, The Buzzard Mountain Boys, and Pick & Bow Traditional Music School students.<br /> <br /> Invest in the Future is a Lumpkin County Retired Educators Association-sponsored initiative to raise funds to provide teachers with mini-grants for enrichment activities in the classroom. A number of fund-raising activities are planned and carried out by an Invest in the Future Task Force composed of retired educators, school employees, and concerned community members.
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