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Eat Out, Benefit Dodge Communities in Schools

Eat Out, Benefit Dodge Communities in Schools

Dine Out For Kids is an annual fundraiser that benefits ongoing programs with Dodge Connection CIS. Please dine out in Eastman on Thursday, August 18 at one of the partcipating restaurants (more may sign-up):  Domino's, Huddle House, Michael's Deli, Pricilla's, Side Track Cafe, Sonic, & Subway.

Georgia's June Unemployment Rates by County

Georgia's June Unemployment Rates by County

Bleckley: 14.9%

Dodge: 12.5%

Pulaski: 9.8%

 

The lowest area rate, at 8.0 percent, was recorded in Warner Robins, while the highest, at 12.8 percent, was in the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha area near Dublin. 

Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 9.9 percent in June, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 9.8 percent in May. The state’s jobless rate was 10 percent in June a year ago.

June marked the 47th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.2 percent, up from 9.1 percent in May. 

 

10 Tips To Help Parents & Teens on Facebook

10 Tips To Help Parents &  Teens on Facebook

Until last year, I had thought facebook was a tool for just teenagers and young adults.  They grew up with technology that we (40’s-ish) cannot comprehend.  Before I got the “aha” about Facebook, I thought that it was for people who wanted to vent about their day.  To our teens it’s so much more than that- It’s about identity (their own and everyone else’s).  Their Facebook page is an extension of their personalities, with games, pictures (and lots of them), status, friends, a place to vent, likes and dislikes. 

 What we (40’s-ish) do not understand is how to protect them.  They have so much information out there on the net that it could come back to haunt them one day.  So I began to look into this and this is what I found:

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United Hospice Joins Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce

United Hospice Joins Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce

On Tuesday, July 12, 2011, the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce presented a membership plaque to Kathy Bennett of United Hospice, who provides dedicated quality hospice care to the Dodge County community.

“The service you provide to the families of Dodge County is immeasurable. Thank you for supporting our community and the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce,” stated Phil Bearden, Chairman of the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce.

For more information regarding the services provided by United Hospice, contact Christy Bozeman at 1-800-288-8466.

For more information on the benefits of membership or to join the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce, call 478-374-4723 or visit www.eastman-georgia.com.

How Pulaski Co. Ranks Healthwise

Out of 156 counties in Georgia, Monroe County ranks 88, according to a national health study.

Various factors such as mortality, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment go into the rating.

See how Pulaski County rates nationally and statewide.

Dodge Ranks 126 in Health Study

 

Dodge County ranks 126 out of 156 counties in Georgia, according to a national health study.

A multitude of factors such as mortality, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment go into the rating.

See how Dodge County rates nationally and statewide.