Despite recent heavy rains, much of metro Atlanta is still in a level two drought response. Why? The rain that has fallen in metro Atlanta has not reached Lake Lanier, which remains well below “full pool.” In fact, it’s about 9 feet low, and that means it's all of us to conserve water.
More than 100 older adults and their supporters gathered outside the Georgia capitol on January 26 to thank Governor Nathan Deal for including $4.2 million in new funding in his proposed 2017 budget that is dedicated to home and community based services that help seniors live independently at home.
ARC is forming a New Voices Global Atlanta Advisory Panel to ensure that the region’s dynamic, vibrant international community is well-represented at the regional planning table. We are accepting applications now through February 24 for this new initiative.
In 2016, WorkSource Atlanta Regional served more than 38,000 people in Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties. These individuals received a range of services designed to jump-start their careers, from resume preparation and career counseling to industry-specific training and computer literacy courses.
The cities of Norcross, Douglasville and Milton were recognized by ARC in January for leading the way to a greener region. These communities were certified through ARC’s Green Communities program for their commitment to environmental stewardship and their leadership in sustainability practices.