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New Award will Fund Several Community Initiatives


Five local projects are set to receive $32,000 in funds from the inaugural Bobbi Meeler Sahm Award for Service and outreach.

Recipients include Athens Community Council on Aging, Oasis Catolico Santa Rafaela, Sandy Creek Nature Center and the Clarke County School District, Athens YMCA and the Clarke County School District Career Academy, Athens Food as real Medicine Prescription Program and Athens Farm Rx.

The local organizations are partnering with the UGA Performing Arts Center, UGA Office of Service-Learning, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, UGA Medical Partnership, and UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences.