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How Can we Serve Some of Those Who Served us?

A month ago today, we, as a nation, observed Veteran’s Day. Each year we set this day aside to say thank you to all who served in our Armed Forces for their service, reported the Covington News on Dec. 12.

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Raise the Roof on Action Ministries Sunday, Dec. 4

Action Ministries Sunday is Dec. 4, 2016! We at Action Ministries are excited about this special annual opportunity to tell our story and engage the North Georgia United Methodist Conference with their neighbors in need. On any given night, there are

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Action Ministries, United Community Bank Team up to Fight Hunger

COVINGTON — Action Ministries, a Covington nonprofit organization serving Newton and Rockdale counties, will partner with six branches of United Community Bank during the holiday to support the nonprofit’s SuperPack weekend feeding program, reported the Rockdale Citizen today. Statewide, the

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

COVINGTON (Nov. 15, 2016) – 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

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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

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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.

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