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SGRC Meeting Notice

A meeting of the Southern Georgia Regional Commission Executive Committee and a Public Hearing for the Regional Plan Annual Implementation are scheduled for Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 11:00am. The Executive Committee meeting will begin immediately following the public hearing.

The purpose of the public hearing is to inform interested parties about the contents of the report and the process by which it will be adopted. Additional details can be obtained by contacting Elizabeth Backe, AICP SGRC Planning Director, at ebacke@sgrc.us, or by visiting www.sgrc.us/regional-plan.html.

The meeting will be held via teleconference. Dial : 1 (510) 338-9438

Meeting Number (access code): 142 234 0865

Meeting Password: 1725

These meeting are open to the public.


SGRC Council Meeting Cancellation

As the RC responds to COVID-19, the health and safety of our council members remains a top priority. Consistent with local, state and federal recommendations regarding the spread of COVID-19, we have decided to cancel the upcoming council meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020.
By cancelling this meeting, we are doing our part to enact the social distancing that can help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Please be sure and mark your calendars for our next scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00 am.
Thank You
Lisa Cribb


SGRC Provides Baskets of Love
for Area Seniors

Annually, during the month of December, staff members of the Southern Georgia Re-gional Commission (SGRC) participate in a project to donate “baskets of love” to seniors in the region. The project provides sen-iors with a Christmas they will not soon forget.....

Tifton Awarded $77K Theatre Grant

On May 31, 2018, the City of Tifton was presented a ceremonial “big check” for $77,027 in matching funds from the Fox Theatre Institute’s 2017-2018 Preservation Grant by Fox Theatre Director Leigh Burns during a ceremony at the historic Tift Theatre in downtown Tifton....


SGRC-AAA Staff Member Receives Prestigious Award

The Southern Georgia Regional Commission’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is proud to announce that a staff member has received recognition for outstanding contributions to the field of Aging. Scott Courson, AAA Program Coordinator, was recently honored with the Beverly Littlefield Award....


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