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Douglas County CORE, extension service celebrate new offices
by Liz Marino
September 26, 2012 01:47 PM | 1616 views | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend | print
From left, CORE Executive Coordinator Amanda Bryant, Douglas County Board Of Commisioners Chairman Tom Worthan, Cooperative Extension Service's Susan Culpepper and Board Of Commisioners member Ann Jones Guider cut the ribbon to ceremonially open Douglas County's new Extension Service and CORE offices.
From left, CORE Executive Coordinator Amanda Bryant, Douglas County Board Of Commisioners Chairman Tom Worthan, Cooperative Extension Service's Susan Culpepper and Board Of Commisioners member Ann Jones Guider cut the ribbon to ceremonially open Douglas County's new Extension Service and CORE offices.
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From left, County Commissioner Ann Jones Guider and Chairman Tom Worthan speak at the opening of the county’s new Extension Service and CORE offices on Fairburn Road.
From left, County Commissioner Ann Jones Guider and Chairman Tom Worthan speak at the opening of the county’s new Extension Service and CORE offices on Fairburn Road.
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CORE Executive Coordinator Amanda Bryant shows the ‘resource room’ at the county’s new CORE office.
CORE Executive Coordinator Amanda Bryant shows the ‘resource room’ at the county’s new CORE office.
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PEPP Inc. Chief Executive Officer Linda Shepard shows ‘Above The Influence’ artwork done by local students at the opening of the county’s new Extension Service and CORE offices.
PEPP Inc. Chief Executive Officer Linda Shepard shows ‘Above The Influence’ artwork done by local students at the opening of the county’s new Extension Service and CORE offices.
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Cooperative Extension Service's Rose Smith with some of the 4-H Club items on display at the county's new Extension Service and CORE offices.
Cooperative Extension Service's Rose Smith with some of the 4-H Club items on display at the county's new Extension Service and CORE offices.
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Douglas County CORE, which stands for Community Organizing Resources for Excellence, and the Douglas County Cooperative Extension Service celebrated a move last week from the Douglas County Courthouse to new, more spacious accommodations in the old Douglasville hospital facility at 6279 Fairburn Road. The building is home to Douglas Senior Services and was previously the home to Douglas County United Way. CORE is the recognized Family Connection collaborative for Douglas County with the mission to improve the well-being of the community, including support for producing self-sufficient adults and strong, healthy, educated families. The nonprofit holds a monthly forum on the second Tuesday of each month at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Lithia Springs, and is open to the public.

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