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October 3, 2018 Page 7C iRepOrter Mary Persons Tri-M Music Honor Society inducted 20 new members to add to its 28 continuing members. Tri-M Music Honor Society advisors are Charles Hemandez and Eric Thompson. New inductees are Ryan Arnold, Elizabeth Bennett, Taylor Brown, Landon Fair, Rebecca Jones, Ansley Lawson, Bethany Maddox, Anast ia Miller, Grace Anne Pixley, Grant Pixley, Ashleigh Slaughter, James Smith, Kristen Society are: Timothy Megan Kelly, Morgan Laurel Sparks, Liam Snyder, Juliann Stevenson, Archey, Sidney Briner,Lawson, Nick McGouirk,Spence, Emmy Tane, Haley Catherine Stevick, Celeste Timothy Clements, Charles Rilyn McKallip, DeveraThompson, Abby Watson. Taylor, Katie Thomason, Dean, Sunny DeVane, Moore, Bailey Niblett,Officers for 2018-19 are Hunter Toler, Ridley Bethany Edwards, ArielStephanie Nix, Abbey Pippin, president; McKallip, White, Charlotte Wilcox. Finney, Abby Hodges, Parks, Zachary Ports, vice president; McGouirk, Continuing members Breanna Jones, Taylor Natalie Pippin, Jordansecretary; Jordan, historian; of Tri-M Music Honor Jordan, Emily Joseph, Shepherd, Cayton Sink,DeVane, social. Pictured with the Organizational Excellence in Treatment Award are Jay Sanders, Assistant Commissioner of Inmate Services Division, GDC, Starkisha Belle, Social Service Pro- gram Consultant, GDC; Melissa King-Jones, Social Service Program Consultant, GDC; Chris Austin, Social Service Program Consultant, GDC. Vonshurii Wrighten, Coordina- tor of Addictive Diseases Initiatives, Department of Be- havioral Health and Developmental Disabilities: Commis- sioner Gregory C. Dozier, GDC (holding award), Antonio Johnson, Manager, Substance Abuse Unit, GDC, Shanequa Mussa, Social Service Program Consultant, GDC, Larry Dale, Director of Risk Reduction Services, GDC, Teresa Sanford, Social Service Program Consultant, GDC, Talisha Moody, Manager, Counseling and Cognitive Behavioral Unit, GDC, and Donna Tebought, Director of Chaplaincy, Risk Reduction and Transitional Services, GDC. receives Excellence in Treatment award On Aug. 30 the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC), which is headquar- tered in Forsyth, received the Organizational Excel- lence in Treatment Award at the 12th Annual Georgia School of Addiction Stud- ies conference in Savannah. "The significance of this award brings attention to the work accomplished throughout the state by em- ployees of the GDC" said Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier. "It also aligns with our vision of the agency to effectively protect the pub- l/c, while workingto reduce recidivism" The GDC received the award in recognition of its accomplishments in the field of treatment in addic- tion across Georgia. This was achieved through the Continued from Front Trunk or Treat at Bolin- green All little goblins, heroes, princesses, etc. are invited to Bolingreen's Trunk or Treat event in the parking lot at Bolingreen Health & Rehabilitation, 529 Bolingreen Drive, Macon from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on agency's Residential Sub- stance Treatment Centers (RSAT) programs across the state. A nine-month residential substance abuse treatment program target- ing high-risk, high-needs offenders with a history of substance abuse as a crime- producing behavior leading to correctional supervision, this program is based on the Therapeutic Com- munity Model offering an evidence-based cognitive- behavioral curriculum and has been in existence within the GDC for more than 10 years. In addition, through the support of a federal grant partnership with the De- partment of Community Supervision (DCS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Wednesday, Oct. 31. Enjoy bringing the children to a safe place to get spooky treats from the residents of Bolingreen. Vicki Smith covers Bolin- broke for the Reporter. She and her husband, Bobby Lee, own & operate Proper- ties Plus Realty, and she is president of Bolingbroke Community Club, which gives us the beloved Boling- broke Christmas parade. Disabilities (DBHDD), history of both substance the GDC has been able to abuse and mental health implement a pilot program disorders, the GDC is the utilizing Medically As- first corrections system in sisted Treatment (MAT) the nation to implement programs at Lee Arrendale integrated treatment for RSAT. Currently the GDC female offenders who suffer has 2,428 RSAT beds in 12 from both mental health programs across the state, disorders and substance as well as 338 Integrated abuse. Treatment Facilities (ITF) For more information beds in two programs, about the Georgia School By creating ITF's focus- of Addiction Studies, visit ing on offenders with a Call a trusted Monroe County Cl IIII I IIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIII I I I IIIIIIII III I ROOFING CO. with rice ~~~~~~~I~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SUPPORT SMALL BUSIHES$ / Owenslnsurance Agency 1 6 East Johnson St. Forsyth, GA 31 029 AUTO * HOME LIFE 'LONGrTERM CARE DISABILITY Rick Owens (47s) 994-1sis (478) 742-7966 o. Value/ Large. e.ough to er ,e Quality from yoi sma:lle oulCh 1o g Tractor in the World! 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