Wednesday, May 08 2019 22:19

Going for the Green Golf Tournament Champions

Written by Randy Weldon
The eleventh annual·Going for the Green Golf Tournament to benefit the CAC Youth Enrichment Summit (YES!) summer day camps was held Friday, May 3, at the Sunset Country Club in Moultrie. Rain was in the weather forecast, but it turned out to be a rain-free fun day for golf. The team entered by Boys and Girls Club of Moultrie-Colquitt County was the tournament champion with the team entered by Mobley Greenhouses taking second place and Colquitt County Sheriff Rod Howell's team placing third. Pictured above is the winning team. Shown are, from left, Tournament Co-Chairs Ann Hires and Cindy Hodgins,…
Tuesday, January 29 2019 22:20

Cooling Energy Assistance Program Is Now Open

Written by Randy Weldon
Georgia's regular Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is offering a cooling program this year that will run from May 1 through June 30. Applicants will be served on a first come, first served basis until funds are exhausted. Southwest Georgia Community Action Council will first serve those on the existing LIHEAP heating program waiting list before serving additional applicants. The cooling program provides financial assistance to low-income households to help defray their home cooling costs.  Please note the following: Social Security Administration will no longer provide printouts to verify social security numbers; individuals must apply for a replacement card. An application…
Wednesday, May 01 2019 14:18

May is National Community Action Month

Written by Randy Weldon
Help us celebrate the month of May as National Community Action Month!  Each May the 1,000+ member Community Action Agency (CAA) network celebrates National Community Action Month by highlighting the innovative ways Community Action helps people, changes lives, and encourages the entire community to advocate on behalf of Americans living in poverty. National Community Action Month was created by the national office of the Community Action Partnership to highlight Community Action Agencies’ role in helping low-income families achieve economic security.  Each year, Community Action Agencies serve 20 million people in rural, suburban, and urban communities across the country through a…