COUNTY LEADERS GRADUATE FROM THE
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Ben Hill County graduates from the 2017 Region 11 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from 18 counties in Southern Georgia. The Academy provided each of the graduates an opportunity to gain a unique understanding of the complexities of economic and community development on the local, regional, and state levels.
Ben Hill County graduates at the May 9th ceremony included: Brandy Elrod, Shawn Haralson, Hope Harmon, Holley Lee, Derinda Lewis, and Gary Smith.