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United Community Bank Partners with Action Ministries to Provide Hunger Relief for Food-Insecure Children

Six branches of United Community Bank will partner during the holiday season with Action Ministries to support the nonprofit’s SuperPack weekend feeding program for the 1 million children in Georgia who are eligible to receive free or reduced-priced meals at

Posted in Covington, News

Dine Out for a Good Cause on Nov. 10

Just under $8,000 was raised due to Newton County residents deciding to eat out on Dine Out, Do Good restaurant night in 2016, reported The Covington News on Nov. 1. The annual event is back this year, with 21 restaurants scheduled

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Dine Out, Do Good with Action Ministries on Nov. 10

The second annual Dine Out, Do Good fundraiser, a highly anticipated day of good food for a good cause, is coming again to the Piedmont region! Participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of their proceeds from Nov. 10 to Life-Changing Action Ministries programs in

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Literacy is an Important Attribute for the Entire Community

Literacy is one of the primary skills needed to graduate high school, earn a college degree or land a decent job, yet, according to Newton County Reads, 90 percent of area employers report they cannot find qualified employees, and 56

Posted in Covington, News

Newton County Partners with Action Ministries Inc. to Provide Hunger Relief

Check out this article about community hunger relief efforts in Newton County through private-public partnerships in the Fall 2016 edition of Georgia County Government magazine. Read the article here.

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Column: Good News is Found Beyond the Camera’s Glare

This column, written by Maurice Carter, appeared in All on Georgia: Newton County on Sept. 19. There were no TV trucks in sight as my wife and I parked in the shadow of the Newton County Historic Courthouse Sunday evening.

Posted in Covington, News

Rise and Shine: Second Annual Life-Changers Breakfast Set for Oct. 14

Purchase tickets here! Join us for the second annual Rise and Shine Life-Changers breakfast on Oct. 14, 2016, from 8 until 10 a.m. at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot. The keynote speaker will be Sen. Johnny Isakson, and facilitating the event is

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Community Sets Table for Farm-to-Table Dinner Sept. 18

COVINGTON — A photo posted online has led to a unique fundraising banquet in the Covington Square that will benefit area children who don’t get enough nutrition when away from school on weekends and during summer breaks, reported the Rockdale

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Heartland Woman’s Club Donates $7,500 to Action Ministries

Members of the Executive Committee of Heartland Woman’s Club recently presented Action Ministries with a $7,500 check – representing the proceeds from the club’s recent annual Heartland Croquet Tournament, reported the Newton Citizen on Aug. 28. This year’s event, the

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Covington’s Farm-to-Table Community Dinner Set for Sept. 18

Covington’s Historic Square will be the location for Action Ministries’ first-ever Farm-to-Table Dinner on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m. This community dinner, benefitting local programs to end childhood hunger, will be prepared by Oxford College Executive Chef Duke Walsh with delicious fare harvested

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