Category: News

SWIM’s Winter Retreat will be online this year

SWIM 2021 Registration open
SWIM is a week (December 27 – January 1) of virtual UU fun, fellowship and growth with workshops, concerts and special events. SWIM is an intentional, inter-generational community of Unitarian Universalists and friends, including awesome people like YOU! We normally gather in … read more.

Omicron Variant Detected in Georgia

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed the Omicron variant in an unvaccinated metro Atlanta resident with no recent international travel history. The individual has mild COVID symptoms and is isolating at home. Contact tracing is underway to identify close contacts … read more.

Build Back Better: Getting It Done in 2021!

Right now, our communities need action. We need humane protections for millions of immigrants who face the constant threat of detention and deportation. We need systems that keep families and children out of poverty. We need infrastructure investment. We need to honor the dignity of … read more.

Assistance needed for Afghan refugees

2021 OCT 15, Melba Gandy – As you may have heard, Sharon Watkins and I are helping Afghan refugees to get settled, acquire the things they need, and begin living in an alien world.  As many as 1,500 hundred families (out of a total of … read more.

COVID Booster Recommendations

On SEP 23, CDC’s independent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended certain populations receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine at least six months after the completion of their Pfizer vaccine primary series. In addition, the CDC Director recommended a … read more.

Get Activated

On Sunday, I was proud to join Side With Love for the launch of the Action Center. Today, I am excited to share with you why I have found my time as a volunteer deeply meaningful and ask you to join me at our volunteer … read more.

Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing

MAKO Medical Adding COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Sites in North Georgia

North GA – In addition to the free COVID-19 Testing provided by MAKO Medical at drive-thru sites in Canton, Dalton and Ellijay, the service is now expanding to three new sites in North Georgia that will operate … read more.