Bibb County School District wins Radish Award

By Abbie King Georgia Organics The Bibb County School District won the bronze recognition at the 2018 Golden Radish Awards held at the Georgia Freight Depot. The Golden Radish Award publicly recognizes Georgia school districts for exhibiting best practices in farm to school programs, such as local food procurement, exposing students to new foods through […]

Org helps Parkinson patients

By Gil Thelen Me-Over-PD Foundation The Me-Over-PD Foundation (MOPD) seeks Middle Georgia Parkinson’s Disease sufferers willing to wage total war against their condition. Four dozen area Parkies worked together in 2018 to learn about, and take effective action against, the neurological malady. The group is ongoing, meeting quarterly. I am president of MOPD, a Middle […]

Goodwill recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Veronica Miller Goodwill of Middle Georgia In recognition of the vital role performed by workers with disabilities, Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA commemorates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this month. This observance highlights the important role played by workers with disabilities in enhancing workplace diversity. This year’s NDEAM theme is “America’s […]

Chronic venous insufficiency is common, treatable

By Kate Reid Central Georgia Vein Center Vein disease is incredibly common — and manageable. But if left untreated, what starts as a small issue can lead to potentially dangerous complications. Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a medical condition in which a person’s veins are unable to transport blood from the legs back to the […]