HEADS UP ON THESE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS – OCTOBER 10TH
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FULTON FRESH MOBLE FALL MARKET STARTS OCTOBER 18TH
The Fulton County Fresh Mobile Market is getting ready to hit streets this fall to offer good nutrition and nutritional education to residents around the county. The Fulton Fresh Mobile, which will be packed with fresh-grown fruits and vegetables will roll through Fulton communities this fall for five weeks from October 18 to November 17, 2022. For more information or questions contact Shirley Dodd at email@example.com or 404-613-4935
AN OVERVIEW OF GEORGIA’S ADOPT-A-STREAM PROGRAM
Are you interested in learning how to protect our creeks and streams, but unsure as to how? Join Fulton County Public Works for a Splash into Citizen Science! On Wednesday, October 19th in commemoration of Clean Water Week, join us for an introduction to the Georgia Adopt-A-Stream Program. This virtual workshop will take place from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Register to attend by completing the short form provided here: https://forms.gle/MH2G1MbAUZpmvAVo7. Questions? Contact Kelli L. Edwards at Kelli.Edwards@fultoncountyga.gov.
SUSTAINABLE GARDENING LUNCH & LEARN
Considering some fall planting this year? Join Public Works for a virtual sustainable gardening lunch and learn at 12 p.m. on Thursday, October 27th. Learn about water-wise landscape planning, composting, and outdoor conservation. Register at: https://forms.gle/Fgyz374owqbB17jNA
FULTON COUNTY HOSTS SMALL BUSINESS FUNDING WEBINAR Comprehensive information on loans and business opportunities. Select Fulton in partnership with Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE) and Fulton County’s Purchasing & Contract Compliance Department will host a free Small Business Funding webinar on Tuesday, October 25 at 12 p.m. The webinar focuses on supporting small business owners at all stages of development and will share funding opportunities in the form of low interest loans and new business with Fulton County. To register for the Small Business Funding webinar, visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OMGuTLCASZyreyh63m6TFA. REMINDERS
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 11TH
EARLY VOTING BEGINS MONDAY, OCTOER 17TH!
Early voting in Fulton County begins October 17 and ends November 4, 2022.
For more information about how to register to vote, log onto https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/GAOLVR/welcometoga.do#no-back-button
NOTE: a list of advanced voting locations is attached.
Fulton County residents can also register to vote at each of Fulton County’s 34 library branches. Additionally, Georgia offers online voter registration. Voters can register by mail to vote in Georgia by printing a voter registration form, filling it out, and mailing it to your local election office. You can also register to vote in person if you prefer. If you have already registered to vote, you can check your registration and remind family and friends to also get registered.
FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH ANNOUNCEMENT
Fulton County Board of Health is now offering the bivalent COVID-19
booster for patients 12 years old and older. This booster is designed specifically to offer protection against both the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 as well as the Omicron BA.4/BA.5 strain, now the predominant variant of the virus.
For more information and appointment information, please visit: https://fultoncountyboh.com/.../covid-19-vaccinations/
FULTON COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES UPDATE
Fulton County Senior Services has many grant-funded programs available to help seniors maintain and improve their quality of life. Click on to hear the exclusive interview from Senior Services Director, Ladisa Onyiliogwu. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Em1d0HWW-Gk
SIGN UP TO BECOME A FULTON COUNTY POLL WORKER
Answer the call: Fulton County is recruiting poll workers for the upcoming elections. Advanced Voting begins October 17 and ends November 4, 2022. Fulton County Elections staff are conducting recruiting fairs, so check for events in your community. Visit: fultoncountyga.gov/elections for more information.
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988 SUICIDE CRISS LIFELINE
Contact the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline to connect directly with a trained crisis counselor. The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, confidential support to individuals in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress.
988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.
For more information visit the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988lifeline.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, October 20 http://ow.ly/Ht2i50Ko8Li
FULTON VOTES APP
This app gives users the latest Election information including early polling locations, sample ballots, key dates to remember, election results, and so much more!
Fulton County Board of Health is now offering the bivalent COVID-19 booster for patients 12 years old and older, without an appointment. This booster is designed specifically to offer protection against both the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 as well as the Omicron BA.4/BA.5 strain, now the predominant variant of the virus. Appointments can be made here, but walk-ins are welcome: https://gta-vras.powerappsportals.us/en-US/Get the facts about monkeypox & schedule a vaccine appointment at: https://fultoncountyga.gov/monkeypoxoutbreak
PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY!
Property fraud is a growing concern for property owners nationwide and The Office of The Fulton County Clerk of the Superior and Magistrate Courts remain committed to aiding constituents in preventing victimization.
By creating an account and registering a parcel ID number on R.E.A.A.C.T. (Real Estate Activity Alert and Contact Tool), property owners receive alerts any time filings are made regarding the registered property! If the filing isn’t recognizable, you can contact the Clerk’s Office and local authorities.
So don’t wait! Sign up now to protect your Fulton County Property with COSMC – R.E.A.A.C.T., Fulton County’s new real estate activity alert and contact tool! For more information and to register, go to apps.fultonclerk.org/reaact
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.
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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