Friday, May 07, 2010

11th Annual Partners in Education Recognition Breakfast

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce will recognize the 2010 Outstanding Business Partners of the Year at their annual Partners in Education Recognition Breakfast on Friday, May 14, 2010, 7:30 am at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville.

This year’s program will include guest speaker Kathy Cox, Georgia’s State Superintendent of Schools. Under Superintendent Cox’s leadership, Georgia has seen unprecedented gains in student achievement. A special recognition will be given in honor of retiring Fayette County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. John DeCotis, plus the annual awards presentation for the 2010 Outstanding Partners of the year. This year’s nominees include; BB&T, Fayetteville; Fellowship of Love Church; Grace Evangelical Church; Huntington Learning Center; Liberty Mutual Insurance, Peachtree City; Lisbon Baptist Church; Mathnasium, Peachtree City, The Rotary Club of Peachtree City; Senoia Animal Hospital; Walmart, Peachtree City and Warner, Hooper, and Ramsey Law Firm. New this year will be an award given to a Fayette County School recognized for its strong relationships with its business partners. The school nominees are Cleveland Elementary; Huddleston Elementary; J.C. Booth Middle School; Kedron Elementary; McIntosh High School; Peachtree City Elementary; Peeples Elementary; and Starr’s Mill High School.

The community is cordially invited to attend the breakfast. The cost is $10.00 per person. Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, May 11th. You may register online through the Chamber’s event calendar at or contact the Chamber at (770) 461-9983.

Sponsors for this year’s breakfast are Delta Community Credit Union, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, and The Southern Federal Credit Union. Additional support is provided by Huntington Learning Center, Progressive Tutoring of America, Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services, and Primrose School of Peachtree City.

The Partners in Education program is a joint effort of the Chamber and the Fayette County Board of Education that provides an avenue for businesses to form partnerships with public schools and educational programs in Fayette County. Business “Partners” work with the school system to prepare the workforce of tomorrow by providing enhanced educational opportunities for students. To learn more about getting involved with the Partners in Education program, contact Joyce Gaglione at the Fayette Chamber (770) 461.9983 or go to

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