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NOVEMBER | Print |

 

FULTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT HAD THE LARGEST TEAM PARTICIPATING IN A 5 K WALK/RUN TO SHATTER THE STIGMA SURROUNDING ADDICTION

Walk - Shatterproof 5K

Fulton County Government employees came out to Piedmont Park early Saturday morning on November 5th for the Shatterproof 5K Walk & Run.   This annual event aims to shatter the stigma surrounding addiction and transform the way disease is treated in America.   This year's Walk & Run raised nearly $136,000.    

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SOUTH TRAINING CENTER STAFF HOST A THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO RECEIVE SERVICES & THEIR FAMILIES

 Center Employees

Every year, the South Training Center hosts a Thanksgiving luncheon for adults with developmental disabilities who receive services at the facility, and their families.   This is a very popular event, and the families donate money, food, and their time to host a successful luncheon.   ABOVE: South Training Center staff set-up a buffet table to serve individuals and their families.  

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NEW FACES AT THE SOUTH TRAINING CENTER

Michael Jones

The Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities welcomes Michael Jones.   He is the new Training Center Instructor at the South Training Center.   Michael joined the department in November.  

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CENTRAL TRAINING CENTER EMPLOYEES HOST A THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON FOR INDIVIDUALS & THEIR FAMILIES WHO RECEIVE SERVICES AT THEIR FACILITY

Kitchen Cooks

 ABOVE: Jerlynn Waters, Garrick Miller & Erika Williams-Walker prepare Thanksgiving meals for the luncheon  

Every Thanksgiving, the three Training Centers operated by the Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (BHDD) host luncheons for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, who receive services at their locations.   Each Training Center has a Parent's Group, who support activities at the facility.   Often these groups will donate funds to underwrite the cost of the luncheon.  

Center employees

ABOVE: Shelly Knight, Veronica Rooks, Alexis Johnson, & George Hewitt at the Center Training Center Thanksgiving luncheon

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