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Non-profit Offers Low-Cost Internet and Discounted Computers to Macon Residents


Non-profit Offers Low-Cost Internet and Discounted Computers to Macon Residents
EveryoneOn is a national non-profit working to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses, accessible to all unconnected Americans. Through partnership with Cox, EveryoneOn's goal is to connect Georgia families to low-cost home internet, computer...

Community Design Workshop for East Macon


Community Design Workshop for East Macon
The Macon Arts Alliance is hosting a two-part COMMUNITY DESIGN WORKSHOP to design Mill Hill, an East Macon Arts Village, based on the recommendations of the recent Macon Action Plan. We need your help! On Monday, October 26th, come for an introduction to the project,...

Growing Power’s Will Allen Getting Onboard with Macon’s Shalom


Growing Power’s Will Allen Getting Onboard with Macon’s Shalom
Will Allen on the right with a Shalom Zone resident   Will Allen, Founder and CEO of Growing Power, Inc., visited Macon on October 8th to attend our city-wide Shalom Zone meeting and discuss with Zone residents the possibility of urban farming in Macon. Mr. Allen has...

Shalom Zones and Wellcare Partner for Community Gardens


Shalom Zones and Wellcare Partner for Community Gardens
Shalom Zone Coordinator Frank Austin and Mayor Robert Reichert accepted a donation of $15,000 on behalf of the ten Shalom Zones in Macon on Monday from Wellcare to sponsor the Zones' community gardens initiative. Wellcare helped with the initial garden project in the Villiage Green...

Anchor of Hope Golf Tournament


Anchor of Hope Golf Tournament
Calling all golfers! The Anchor of Hope Foundation is sponsoring a golf tournament on October 12th at The Club at River Forest in Forsyth! Tee Off is at 12pm. The cost is $75 per golfer or $300 per team and includes a box lunch, driving...

Public Safety Festival


Public Safety Festival
Monroe County is the Public Safety Capital of Georgia. The Forsyth-Monroe Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Monroe are combining efforts to bring awareness, recognition, and resources to our public safety industry. During the Public Safety Day Festival, there will be demonstrations and classes provided by...

At Home in Shalom!


At Home in Shalom!
On Saturday, September 19th, Shalom Zones across the city of Macon hosted events aimed at reducing crime, improving health, fostering neighborhood pride, and much more. Shalom Zone residents (including our newly commissioned community leaders), Mercer students, and other community members came out in full force to volunteer at...

City-Wide Shalom Zone Meeting


City-Wide Shalom Zone Meeting
Bibb County has 49 new graduates of the Shalom Zone Community Development training and we can't wait to seem them and their neighborhood partners at the next city-wide Shalom Zone meeting on Thursday, September 17 @ 5:30pm. The Location is the Habitat For Humanity Building...

Ice Cream Social and Literacy Event


Ice Cream Social and Literacy Event
Please join the GED students and the community for this FREE Literacy Event celebrating Literacy Month. The event will feature free ice cream and book readings. Everyone in the community is welcome to join us: Thursday September 24, 2015 CGTC Monroe Campus 5:00-7:00pm RSVP is not required! For more information...

Monroe Co. Workforce Development Center welcomes job seekers


Monroe Co. Workforce Development Center welcomes job seekers
The Monroe County Workforce Development Center Job Fair on Thursday, Aug. 20 was a huge success. During the three hours of the Job Fair, more than 40 people attended in search of jobs and opportunities. Click below to read the article by Vista Member Dianne Walker published in...