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Reception for Martha

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Reception for Martha Powers-Jones

On Wednesday – December 13th, People First of Fitzgerald attended the farewell reception for Martha Powers-Jones. Martha was Director of the Ben Hill County Library and through her leadership a great partnership was developed with The Jessamine Place. She strived to ensure that all people were treated with dignity and respect. The Jessamine Place will truly missed her.

Derinda Lewis

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The Jessamine Place has been a huge part of the Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce for over 20 yrs. You can always count on the staff to be part of any event or committee the Chamber has. In the past two years, the Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce has had the privilege to have 2 of their people served work for the Chamber. Both always come with the best work ethic, smile and hugs every time. The Jessamine Place is a blessing to Fitzgerald, Ga and the surrounding area and a partner with the Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce and its staff.

Derinda Lewis, Executive Secretary

Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce

Linda Sue Cole is honored

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Linda Cole 30 yr Faithful Service award

Linda Sue Cole is Honored for 30 Years of Service

Pictured: (L – R) Linda Sue Cole, CRA Manager and Shirley B. Brooks, Executive Director

Mayor’s Motorcade – 2017

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Annually, in support of the Mayor’s Motorcade, staff from the Jessamine Place and People First present both gifts and a check in support of individuals who are still housed in Central Georgia State Hospital in Milledgeville.  Pictured are (L to R) Johnelia Graham, Tawana Brooks, Regina Paschal, Pamela Snipes, Janice Lawson, Pamela Freeman, and Denise Smith. Not pictured are Constance Manley (CFO) and Shirley B. Brooks (Director)

Christmas Party 2017

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The Jessamine Place Annual Christmas Party was held on Tuesday, December 7 at the Monitor Center in Fitzgerald, Georgia. There were over 200 hundred people in attendance and a wonderful time was enjoyed by people served, family members, friends from the community and staff. 

Tim Anderson

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Giving people an opportunity to perform at their best is part of our social responsibility. We have extraordinary support provided by The Jessamine Place.

Editor & Publisher, The Herald-Leader