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National Park Tourism in Georgia Creates $531.7 Million in Economic Benefit
New report shows visitor spending supports over 6200 jobs in Georgia

Atlanta – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 7,491,112  visitors to national park sites in Georgia spent $378 million in the state in 2014. That spending resulted in 6,216 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $531.7 million.

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GCPS Class of 2015:
Thirty Gwinnett seniors honored as QuestBridge Scholars

More than two dozen Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) seniors will have their entire college career paid in full after being named QuestBridge National College Match Recipients.

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Free and Nutritious Meals Available to Georgia’s Children This Summer
Statewide Collaborative Initiative Provides Free Meals Over Summer Break 

ATLANTA –Free summer meals will be made available to Georgia’s food-insecure children during May, June, July and August through the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) and Summer Food Service Programs (SFSP). 

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