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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...

Convener’s Café Meets to Map


Convener’s Café Meets to Map
    The Convener's Café met on August 25th to begin mapping Macon's collaborative groups, coalitions, and initiatives on the Ready by 21 Insulated Education Pipeline.  The insulated pipeline includes not only early childhood education, K-1, and post secondary education, but also family and community supports including...

Momentum Launches in Macon-Bibb County to Support Nonprofits in Building Early Childhood Success


Momentum Launches in Macon-Bibb County to Support Nonprofits in Building Early Childhood Success
Staff Report From Middle Georgia CEO Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 The Peyton Anderson Foundation, in partnership with the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, is excited to announce the launch of Momentum for Early Childhood Success, an innovative initiative bringing together 12 nonprofit organizations and four agencies serving the Macon-Bibb...

Shalom Zone Training Graduates 49 Residents


Shalom Zone Training Graduates 49 Residents
By Frank Austin Saturday, August 15 marked a milestone in the history of Macon - Bibb with the Commissioning Ceremony of the Shalom Zone class of 2015. As the Coordinator of the 10 Shalom Zone Areas in Macon-Bibb it was my privilege and honor to conduct and...

Next Shalom Zone Training


Next Shalom Zone Training
Session 4 of our Shalom Zone training series, Love for God, Neighbor, and Self  happens this Friday, July 24th, from 5pm to 8:30pm in our regular room in building K at CGTC. Come to hear what our National Trainers have to say about "Transforming Conflict." Travis...

FREE 35 Day GED Preparation Program


FREE 35 Day GED Preparation Program
Do you know someone 18-24 years old that dropped out of high school? Is that young adult ready to obtain a GED? Can they use assistance with:*Transportation assistance*Paid work experience*Paying for the GED exam*Paying for college applications*Future planning for self-sufficiencyPaxen Learning Services programs are FREE...

Shalom Zone Training Continues


We have completed three of our Shalom Zone training sessions and hosted one group online class so far for this summer's Shalom Training Series! The sessions have been very informative and motivating for Shalom Zone residents. So far we have covered Sustainable Systemic Change, Health, Healing,...

Conveners’ Café Geared Up for Back to School


Conveners’ Café Geared Up for Back to School
The Conveners' Café group met on June 29th at the Peyton Anderson building to promote upcoming Back-to-School events. And as usual, we got some networking done! The events we discussed are as follows:July 25th, Buck Melton Center, Back to School FestivalFrom 10am to 2pm 1,000 book bags...

Donation Drive to Bring Fire Safety House and Gear for Volunteer Firefighters to Monroe Co


Donation Drive to Bring Fire Safety House and Gear for Volunteer Firefighters to Monroe Co
Leadership Monroe is sponsoring a fundraiser in Monroe County to fund the purchase of gear for volunteer firefighters and the building of a Fire Safety House.  The Fire Safety House will be used at the various Monroe County Schools by the Forsyth Fire Department to educate...

Finding Shalom in Macon


Finding Shalom in Macon
So many residents came for Shalom training, every seat was taken and additional chairs had to be brought in to accommodate the number of participants. The number of Macon residents who turned out for the first session of the 2015 Shalom Zone Training Series shows the desire...