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Saturday August 29th, 2015 3:25AM

Couch to receive Ga. Sheriffs' Association President's Award

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch has been named the recipient of the 2014 Georgia Sheriffs' Association President's Award. <br /> <br /> The award, which is given to one Georgia sheriff each year, is designed to recognize a sheriff who has made a "significant contribution" to the Georgia Sheriffs' Association Youth Homes. <br /> <br /> Couch will receive the award July 22 during the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes banquet at the Georgia Sheriffs' Association Summer Conference at Lake Lanier Islands. <br /> <br /> He hosted two fundraising events for the youth homes last year, his first year in office, and three events are planned this year.<br /> <br /> The Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes are not reform schools, nor are they correctional institutions. (You can read more about their purpose by clicking on the link below.)
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