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Macon County Girl Scout troops came together to celebrate founder Juliette Gordon Low's birthday and the 100th year of Girl Scouts.

Girls from all levels and troops from Daisy, Brownie, and Junior were invested or given their Girl Scout pins during the ceremony held Oct. 29.

 

 

The Kiwanis Club of Franklin recently installed their new officers for the 2012-2013 year which begins in October.

Kiwanis District Lt. Governor Jim Wagoner (right) is shown with the new slate of officers. From left, Secretary Chris Brouwer, Past President Diane Aiello, Treasurer Jim Brown, President Elect Beverly Barnett and incoming President Wesley Hirsch.

Kiwanians share the goal of changing the world one child, one family, one community at a time.

The Region A Partnership for children recently received $2,000 in grant funding from the Wells Fargo Bank Foundation to support an expansion of the Family Support Network (FSN) program. “We are grateful to the Wells Fargo Bank Foundation Community Development grant program for this much needed addition to our current funding for the Family Support Network program in Region A,” said Janice Edgerton, executive director of the Region A Partnership for Children. “We have been operating the Family Support Network program in Region A for over eight years.

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Macon County will honor its veterans with a special parade and ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12. event will begin at 11 a.m. with a Veterans’ Parade through downtown Franklin and will be followed by a ceremony at the Gazebo on the Square featuring keynote speaker Rick Norton, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #994.

The ceremony will also feature remarks by local officials and music by local elementary school children who will sing for the veterans. The ceremony will conclude with a wreath-laying ceremony on the courtyard of the Macon County Courthouse.

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