In just two years, Lamar Gives 365 has grown to more than 200 members, giving more than $50,000 in grants to community organizations. This year’s Kickoff Event for Lamar Gives 365 will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Barnesville Civic Center, giving citizens the chance to make a difference in the community.
“There will be refreshments served and the Kickoff is open to both members and nonmembers,” said communications committee chairperson Lanie Long. “The Kickoff Event is an opportunity for members to renew membership and for nonmembers to learn about the program and how it benefits our community.” Recent recipients of local grants will be featured during the short presentation as they share their story and how Lamar Gives 365 has benefited their efforts in the community.
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