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The New Edition of Making a Difference is Now Available

The summer 2011 edition of Making a Difference is now in the mail for delivery and available online. This issue addresses a variety of topics including a look into the Transportation Investment Act (TIA) and what it could mean for you, the inner workings of the DD Network and how developmental...

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Transportation Report: Mobility Management Call Centers

Transportation Report: Executive Committee Members of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) met Monday to finalize the Final Project List for the Atlanta region. After lots of discussion and hard work, they came to a unanimous agreement. We are happy to report that Mobility Management Call...

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Unlock the Doors to Real Communities: 2011 Listening Tour

We will be conducting the Unlock the Doors to Real Communities: 2011 Listening Tour across the state of Georgia from late September through mid-October. We will have a potluck dinner at each meeting, so please bring your favorite dish to share!- Share your experiences with the Unlock...

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Unlock the Doors to Real Communities Listening Tour- Bleckley

Unlock the Doors to Real Communities Listening Tour The Arc of Bleckley County Georgia, September 26th New Life Church of God 93.5 degrees hot! 30 attendees Transportation Referendum Straw Poll: 10 yes 1 No. This was the first of Unlock’s Listening tours, and a test drive of the new agenda;...

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Unlock The Doors To Real Communities Listening Tour- Lyons

Unlock The Doors To Real Communities Listening Tour - Lyons Every one of these events is different. The Listening Tour in Lyons was more like a kitchen table conversation. Four attendees and three of us, we put two tables together, got plates of roasted chicken, shepherd's pie, salad and...

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Gainesville Public Forum

Join us at the Public Forum in Gainesville October 13 , 2011 - From 5:30-7:00pm. Advocates, Neighbors, Public Officials and Community Leaders in Gainesville and the surrounding areas are welcome. Your presence and comments are appreciated. The Oaks at Lanier Charter Career Academy - 2719...

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The COMP and NOW Waiver Amendments

The following are the current drafts for the COMP waiver and the NOW waiver amendments as of August 22, 2011: The COMP Waiver Amendment The target group for the Comprehensive Supports Waiver Program includes individuals with intellectual disability and/or other related conditions who require...

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