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Flowers Foods Offering Veterans a Chance to Win $75k Towards Distribution Franchise

Wonder Bread, a brand owned by Thomasville based Flowers Foods, Inc, is sponsoring a contest to award $75,000 to 2 veterans to be used towards the purchase of a Flowers Baked Goods Distribution Franchise in the United States. The contest started at 12 a.m. on July 4th and runs until 11:59 p.m. on August 15th and is open… Read More »

Local veterans donate ‘Necessity Packs’ that officers will give to people in need

On Tuesday, representatives from the Honor Sentinels Inc. of Bainbridge stopped by Public Safety to give 15 “Necessity Packs” to Captain Terry Pait and Officer Jessica Richardson. Each pack, assembled by Bill and Artie Cowgur, includes necessities such as a bottle of water, food items, sanitizing wipes, personal care items, and a small Bible. The packs will be… Read More »

Veterans honored at ceremony in Bainbridge’s Willis Park

This morning in Bainbridge, veterans were honored at the 2015 Veterans Day Celebration in Willis Park. Retired US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Lillethun was the featured speaker. The event included the BHS Color Guard, the BHS Bearcat Band, and the reading of names of those who served in a branch of the military who have died since… Read More »

Job fair, health fair, veterans’ seminar offered this week

A job fair will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the Kirbo Center, on the campus of Bainbridge State College. The job fair will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. next Wednesday and is free and open to all. A number of local employers and organizations will be represented at the job fair, including staff… Read More »

Congressman Bishop encourages veterans to apply for Wounded Warriors job position

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced his office is seeking a Wounded Warrior Fellow to serve as a Veterans’ Advocate and Outreach Coordinator in his Albany, Georgia Congressional Office. Primary responsibilities of the position will include facilitating and coordinating responses to a wide range of requests received from military, veterans, and other stakeholders in… Read More »