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CHAIRMAN ROBB PITTS' OFFICE - COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS: AUGUST 2022

NEWS FROM THE CHAIRMAN’S OFFICE

On yesterday, Fulton County Commission Chairman Robb Pitts has secured $500,000 in key funding for Atlanta Technical College’s new Transportation and Logistics Center that will train students in truck driving, warehouse logistics and truck maintenance. “The trucking industry is seeing unprecedented demand and offers high paying jobs and endless opportunities,” said Pitts. “This state-of-the-art facility will benefit our entire region, especially South Fulton.”

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NEWS FROM FULTON COUNTY

ARTS & CULTURE UPDATES

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved to award $2.3 million in funding to Arts nonprofits through the Department of Arts and Culture. Funding awards ranging from $2,500 to $42,000 will be available through the Contracts for Services program to provide essential funding support for 190 non-profit organizations, public entities, and individual artists. The contracted services include programs, events and activities proposed to occur between January 1 and December 31, 2022. To view a complete list of artists and partners and for more information, please visit www.fultonarts.org or call 404-612-5780.

Fulton County Arts & Culture is accepting resumes for part-time instructors & musicians to deliver arts education, S.T.E.A.M., Aerospace & more! Learn more at fultonarts.org

Fulton County Arts & Culture fall class registration is now open! Sign up to be part of fun, free classes such as piano, quilting, dance and more, beginning September 13. Pre-registration is required. Learn more at fcacevents.org

SENIOR SERVICES HOSTING VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSES

Fulton County Department of Senior Services will host three virtual open house events. The series will inform seniors, caregivers and community partners about grand-funded programs and will provide additional details about the overall benefits of the services and how to access them. All meetings are held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the following dates:

Thursday, August 25 http://ow.ly/G1Re50Ko8Lj

Thursday, September 22 http://ow.ly/ubEh50Ko8Ll

Thursday, October 20 http://ow.ly/Ht2i50Ko8Li

BOARD OF HEALTH NURSING ADMINISTATION JOB FAIR

Fulton County Board of Health, the nursing administration is expanding its team! Come join a growing organization, helping to promote health education and well-being.

Wednesday, August 31, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

College Park Regional Health Center

1920 John Wesley Avenue

College Park, 30337

Any further questions should be directed to Elanda.Trice@fultoncountyga.gov or 404-613-8865

REMINDERS

MONKEYPOX UPDATE

Monkeypox is spreading throughout the country, and Fulton County Board of Health is working hard to vaccinate those most at risk of catching the virus despite extremely limited doses. Thankfully there are things you can do to help prevent the spread of monkeypox, even if you can’t get vaccinated.

Get the facts about monkeypox & schedule a vaccine appointment at: https://fultoncountyga.gov/monkeypoxoutbreak

UPDATE ON EARLY VOTING PLAN FOR 2022

Some organizations have shared inaccurate information about Fulton County’s early voting plans for 2022.

Please note that Fulton County’s early voting schedule has not yet been finalized.

The Fulton County Department of Senior Services in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission will host the Georgia Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

Upcoming market sites will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the following locations:

• September 14, 2022- Harriett G. Darnell Multipurpose Facility, 677 Fairburn Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30331

• September 15, 2022 – Helene S. Mills Multipurpose Facility, 515 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30312

For more information, and to register, please contact the Senior Services STARline at 404-613-6000 or Kendra Clayton, Program Coordinator at 470-878-7322 or via e-mail at Kendra.Clayton@fultoncountyga.gov. Or visit: https://www.fultoncountyga.gov/news/2022/08/08/fulton-county-senior-services-to-host-the-georgia-senior-farmers-market-nutrition-program

RECOVERY LOAN PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

With support from ACE | Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, the Fulton County Recovery Loan Program is relaunching to be more accessible to qualified business owners with businesses located in Fulton County. This reboot will provide the opportunity to serve more Fulton County business owners just like YOU! Learn more and apply at http://ow.ly/AQbO50K8Kkc.

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FULTON COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE HERE TO HELP YOU!

Everyone experiences a crisis at some point in their life. We are just looking to offer help when needed. If you or someone you know are experiencing a crisis related to mental health, drug or alcohol abuse, or developmental disabilities, please reach out to our call center at 1-800-715-4225

EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR FULTON RESIDENTS OUTSIDE OF ATLANTA

Fulton County residents living outside the City of Atlanta who are in need of Emergency Rental Assistance may learn more about eligibility and submit their application online or call 855-776-7912 to speak to a live agent.

SIGN UP TO BECOME A FULTON COUNTY POLL WORKER

Are you ready to help Fulton County vote? Did you know that signing up to work the polls helps to strengthen our electoral system, gives back to your community, and ensures safe, secure, and accessible elections for all? Plus, most poll workers get paid! Learn more at http://ow.ly/A8Yu50Kl2tC

Follow the @fultoninfo Facebook page for daily updates & announcements!

For assistance contact:

Jennifer Freeman, Special Assistant to the Chairman

Chairman Robb Pitts’ Office

Fulton County Board of Commissioners

O: 404.612.8273, M: 404.747.0677

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