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Forsyth County Parks & Recreation received the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) District 7 Agency of the Year Award during the District 7 banquet on Wednesday, October 26. The award was presented to three population groups within the district, with Forsyth County falling into the largest population category – 50,001 and over.
The Forsyth County Fire Department invites all local third-grade students to display their artistic talents by participating in the sixth annual Forsyth County Fire Safety Poster Contest. “One of the Fire Department’s goals is to prevent incidents from occurring, through our public education efforts,” said Fire Chief Danny Bowman. “Our annual Fire Safety Poster Contest is one way we work toward that goal – by engaging our community’s youngsters and educating them on the importance of fire safety.”
Looking for a way to get fit or stay fit this winter? If so, consider taking part in Forsyth County Parks and Recreation’s 1-month Get Fit Forsyth program. The program is open to ages 18 and up, and participants will receive a 1-month FitPlus pass to Forsyth County’s recreation centers as well as weekly challenges and encouragement. Registration is underway now at the recreation centers, continuing through January 18. The program will take place January 18 – February 19.

Maria Fundora, owner of Casa Nuova Italian Restaurant, presented United Way of Forsyth County with a check for $1000.  The donation was part of the recent United We Dine event held at Casa Nuova, located at 5670 Atlanta Highway in Alpharetta. “We are thrilled to present this check to United Way of Forsyth County and thank our patrons for their support,” Fundora stated when presenting the check.

Pinecrest Academy’s Upper School Principal, Dr. Ed Lindekugel, was invited to speak at the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) annual conference on November 2, 2015. ​The conference​ was attended by over 1,200 educators from all over the State of Georgia. Dr. John Rosemond and Dr. Tony Wagner, keynote speakers, discussed technology innovations in education and parenting practices.