partlycloudy
Sunday February 14th, 2016 2:01PM

Sawnee EMC Foundation awards grants totaling $27,700+; Hall Co. group included

By Staff
CUMMING - The Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation recently awarded $27,733 to local charities and teachers/classroom grants through its Operation Round Up program. The money went to:

1. St. Vincent de Paul Society / St. Michael Conference / Hall Co.
2. Stand Up for Kids, North Fulton Initiative
3. Forsyth County Family Haven
4. Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County
5. Ryan Lee Holland Cancer Foundation, Inc.
6. CASA of Forsyth County, Inc.
7. MUST Ministries, Cherokee

The Bright Ideas classroom grants were awarded to teachers in Forsyth, North Fulton, and Dawson area schools.

1. Tasha Hamil
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
US stocks post sixth straight year of gains
U.S. stocks ended a strong 2014 with moderate declines Wednesday.
4:43PM ( 1 year ago )
Palestinians push ahead in pursuit of war crimes charges against Israel
Stung by a resounding defeat in the U.N. Security Council, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they joined the International Criminal Court to pursue war crimes charges against Israel.
1:57PM ( 1 year ago )
Business News
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 1 year ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 1 year ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Lula officials discuss joining economic development committee
Lula officials want to open the door for more economic development in the city, especially along the busy Ga. 365 corridor.
7:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
U.S, Cuba to resume commercial flights for 1st time in 50 years
The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next fall, U.S. officials said Friday.
By The Associated Press
9:35PM ( 1 day ago )
New doctor at Longstreet Clinic
The Longstreet Clinic welcomes Rebecca Bedingfield Ando, MD to the Center for Women’s Health.
By AccessWDUN staff
12:59PM ( 3 days ago )
Gainesville to update alcohol code for wine sampling
Some new rules are on the way for Gainesville businesses that offer wine samplings, thanks to an update to the city's alcoholic beverage ordinance presented Thursday morning to city council members.
10:37AM ( 3 days ago )
Cleveland-based bank holding company declares dividend
Mountain Valley Bancshares, Inc., the parent bank holding company of Mountain Valley Community Bank, has declared a cash dividend for shareholders.
By AccessWDUN staff
10:16AM ( 3 days ago )