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Monday October 18th, 2021 9:44AM

SATURDAY EDITION: Around Northeast Georgia

By Ken Stanford Contributing Editor

*The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission’s Career Coach will visit the Good Samaritan Food Bank in Gainesville  February 26-27, 9:00-11:00, to help job-seekers with their search for work.

*North Georgia Zoo partners with Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts to promote “Stellaluna,” a full-scale theatrical production using puppets to tell the story of a young fruit bat finding her way in the world. To celebrate the final day of “Stellaluna” March 8, the Cleveland zoo will be onsite with some live Egyptian Fruit Bats.  For more info go to www.puppet.org.

*The 3rd Annual Gold on the Greenway fundraiser for childhood cancer research is scheduled March 21 in Gainesville at Midway Greenway Park beginning at 3:00.  This year's concert will feature John Driskell Hopkins of the Zac Brown Band and the Allen Nivens Band.  The concert is just one of several activities planned in conjunction with the event.

*Sautee-Nacoochee weekly update.

*For the seventh time in eight years, the University of North Georgia has been named a Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media.

*Seven members of Barrow County's Certified Emergency Response Team recently received special training in the care and use of chainsaws.   The CERT members are civilian volunteers who help county emergency services personnel in times of emergencies, which can include the removal of trees from public right-of-way.

*The Banks County Sheriff's Office is reporting a scam involving a white car with a "sheriff's tag" on the front going house-to-house soliciting funds for "a new jail."  The sheriff's department says if you are approached to please call 9-1-1 and report it.

*Brandon Carey, Paramedicine Technology Instructor, at Lanier Technical College, has been named 2020 Georgia EMS Educator of the Year by the Georgia Emergency Services Association.

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