MOULTRIE — Below is information on Colquitt County's community organizations with names beginning with the letters G through M, as published in the 2012 Community Guide.
As The Observer prepares the 2013 Community Guide, set for publication March 31, we are asking local groups to confirm their information below and email Adelia Ladson at firstname.lastname@example.org to either confirm or change it. If your group is not represented below, please email her to add it to the list. She can also be reached by phone at (229) 985-4545.
We cannot publish information on groups that don't contact us, so please get in touch with us. Deadline is Tuesday, March 12.
Civic Groups G-M
Girl Scouts of America
Girl Scouts of Southwest Georgia serves girls ages 5-17 in 34 counties in Southwest Georgia. It is also open to adult men and women who subscribe to the ideals stated in the law and promise.
Contact GSSWG at (229) 432-9188, 800-448-4762 or online at www.gsswga.org.
Contact: Susan Pearson, 985-8703.
Purpose: Provides Colquitt County and the surrounding areas with educational programs on wildlife, conservation and the environment.
Meetings: The Southwest Chapter of the Georgia Conservancy meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, September through November and January through May, at 7 p.m. in the social hall of First Presbyterian Church. The December meeting is at a different time and will be announced prior to the meeting; the Conservancy doesn’t meet in June-August.
Habitat for Humanity Inc.
Contact: Myra Jane Brown
Purpose: An ecumenical Christian ministry dedicated to eliminating poverty housing.
Activities: Bringing together church mission groups, civic organizations and volunteers with the sweat equity of future homeowners to build their houses. The Habitat Home Store offers good, usable items at low cost, thereby giving hope that material things are attainable.
Meetings: The board of directors meets the second Thursday of each month at the Home Store location.