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Sunday July 21st, 2019 11:36PM

Saturday: Around Northeast Georgia

By Ken Stanford Contributing Editor

*Sautee-Nacoochee Community Association weekly update.

*The North Georgia Community Foundation is accepting grant requests for projects funded through its Community Impact Fund. Nonprofit organizations located in the Foundation’s 15-county North Georgia service area are eligible.  Applications must be submitted by June 30 at 5:00 p.m.  Contact Margaux Dolenc, Director, Grants & Community Partnerships, for additional information.  770-535-7880 or mdolenc@ngcf.org.

*Keep Forsyth County Beautiful is hosting a paint and electronics recycling event on Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot #3 off of Castleberry Road.   For a complete list of acceptable and nonacceptable items, visit keepforsythcountybeautiful.org and click on the ‘Recycling/Disposal’ tab, call (770) 205-4573 or email kfcb@forsythco.com.

*The University of North Georgia has added two more national rankings to its list of accolades thanks to its Division of Professional and Continuing Education. Leadership Excellence & Development ranked UNG's certificate program with emphasis on human resources as second in the nation. UNG placed fifth for PCE's certificate program with emphasis on leadership and organizational development. UNG was the only school from Georgia ranked in the top 10 in both categories. This is the third straight year PCE received a top 10 ranking for this program.

*Click here for Red Cross blood donation opportunities in northeast Georgia May 1-16.  Use your zip code and the "Find A Blood Drive" search to locate blood drives in your area.

*Two Piedmont College students are among 19 college students chosen to participate in this year's Beasley Media Group Radio Talent Institute, sponsored by the  Georgia Association of Broadcasters.  They are Zachery Grizzle and Leslie Pritchett.  According to the GAB, the institute is a "campus-to-career connection" used by students to begin their broadcast career, as well as a way for broadcasters to discover and hire entry-level talent.

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