Brunswick, GA – January 18, 2017
Five local businesses and organizations have been recognized for their efforts in maintaining clean and attractive premises. Hodnett Cooper Real Estate/Brunswick office and Brunswick Housing Authority Hopkins Homes received “Clean Sweep” awards for the fourth quarter of 2016, while The Brunswick Country Club and St. Mark’s Episcopal Church were each honored with 5-year distinctions and College Place United Methodist Church received the first Clean Sweep 10-year award. Clean Sweep awards are presented quarterly by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful, the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce and the Brunswick News. A seven-member panel of community members selects the honorees based on their contribution to keeping the Golden Isles cleaner and greener. In keeping with the spirit of up-cycling and recycling, awards created from materials destined for the landfill are presented.
The Brunswick Housing Authority has a Maintenance Position open. Duties include general apartment maintenance such as plumbing, electrical repairs, carpentry, etc. HVAC certification with experience in troubleshooting and repair work and EPA certification a plus. Applicant must have strong work ethics with the ability to set a good example. Good leadership qualities and communication skills necessary also must be able to perform maintenance on-call functions.
The Section 8 Waiting List will be closed indefinitely as of May 1, 2016.
The STAR Foundation is a nonprofit organization that educates and encourages adults in Coastal Georgia to become self-sufficient through an all-encompassing, self-empowering program of computer instruction, job and life skills training.
An 8 week commitment is what you will have to make to take part in the exciting instruction and growth that can be yours if selected for the class. To be a part of the next class session, please contact Star Foundation, (912) 554-0540, now for more information and enrollment. You can download an application here.
The Brunswick Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold its monthly meetings for the first half of 2016 on the following dates:
- February 10th
- March 9th
- April 13th
- May 11th
- June 8th
The meetings are held at 8:00 am at the Authority’s Central Office, 1126 Albany Street.