Posts in Category: Neighborhood Development

List of Shelters in Community 

The following is a list of shelters that are currently open or will be open soon. We appreciate the hospitality of those who are serving others during this great time of need. Crosspointe Church, 4100 N Valdosta Rd, Valdosta– FULL Park... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:07:00 PM Categories: Fire Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Receives GPP Trailblazer Award 

Pictured from left: Mark Barber, Assistant City Manager; Alvin Payton Jr., Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem; Dorothy Hubbard, GMA President and Albany Mayor; Vivian Miller-Cody, Councilwoman; John Gayle, Valdosta Mayor; Sandra Tooley, Councilwoman;... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, July 5, 2017 4:45:00 PM Categories: Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Commits to Second Year of Great Promise to Local Youth 

City recognized for leading state in implementation of program
Sixteen Valdosta High School juniors and seniors embarked on a career training experience of a lifetime with the City of Valdosta on July 5, as part of the Great Promise Partnership Program (GPP). The new students joined four GPP student interns... read more
 

Labor of Love Continues at 11th Annual Southern Hospitality Workcamp  

Youth built this handicap ramp on a Valdosta home during the 2016 workcamp event. The City of Valdosta will welcome approximately 136 youth and adult volunteers from Group Cares non-profit ministry partner of Group Publishing. These... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:50:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Twelve VHS Seniors Graduate from City’s GPP Program 

The City of Valdosta recognized 12 Valdosta High School (VHS) seniors who graduated from the Great Promise Partnership (GPP) program, at a ceremony on May 17, held in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room. The students received a GPP... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 17, 2017 4:13:00 PM Categories: Human Resources Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Celebrates Georgia Cities Week 2017 

Variety of events planned to celebrate city life
The City of Valdosta will celebrate Georgia Cities Week, April 23-29, with a variety of events throughout the week. The theme this year is “Cities in the Mix,” which spotlights Valdosta’s important role in creating community gathering spaces and... read more
 

Valdosta Observes Community Development Week  

The City of Valdosta will observe National Community Development Week (NCDW), April 17- 22, with various events that will highlight the year-round resources provided through the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:04:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Banker’s Roundtable to Improve Quality of Life for Persons with Disabilities 

The Valdosta Mayor’s Council for Persons with Disabilities will host a Banker’s Roundtable on March 27, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., to brainstorm the financial accessibility issues faced by individuals with disabilities and to seek solutions for improved... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:41:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City of Valdosta Coordinates 2017 Georgia Homeless Count Locally 

The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Division is coordinating the 2017 Georgia Homeless Count for Valdosta and Lowndes County, part of a statewide effort through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to determine the number of ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, January 13, 2017 12:12:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Nine Opportunities to Serve in New Year 

Valdosta-Lowndes County residents who have made serving their community a New Year’s resolution have until Wednesday, Feb. 1, to apply for one of nine city appointments to serve on a board, commission, authority or advisory committee. The... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, January 5, 2017 2:07:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Neighborhood Development Planning & Zoning Press Release Public Information
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