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GAB: Debutantes selected for scholarship program

More than 30 young women have been selected to participate in the Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter 2013- 14 Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program. (Special Photo)

More than 30 young women have been selected to participate in the Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter 2013- 14 Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program. (Special Photo)

Debutantes selected for scholarship program

Members of Gwinnett’s Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and their nonprofit affiliate the Gwinnett Pearls of Service Foundation have selected the 2013-14 Upsilon Alpha Omega Debutante Scholarship Program debutantes.

Held every two years, the UAO Debutante Scholarship Program introduces young ladies to society and includes six months of activities designed to transform the lives of participants, according to a news release.

“We are excited and delighted to welcome 32 debutantes and nine ‘sub-debutantes’ from across the metro Atlanta area,” Adelma Stanford, chairman of the UAO Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program, said in the release. “We have planned a very exciting and enriching six months of cultural activities and service projects for the debutantes.”

Construction workers to don pink hard hats for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dynalectric Georgia of Norcross, an electrical contracting company and subsidiary of EMCOR Group Inc., has announced its construction workers will wear EMCOR Pink Hard Hats at multiple job sites throughout October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The efforts are a call to action supporting breast cancer awareness as part of the fifth consecutive year of EMCOR’s “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” Campaign.

Dynalectric Georgia branded pink hard hats will be seen by thousands of people as its employees work in many locations throughout Georgia, including Georgia Gwinnett College, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and other sites.

“Our employees wear hard hats on a daily basis for personal protection, and we’re proud of their commitment to wear an EMCOR Pink Hard Hat throughout October to raise awareness for breast cancer and how women and men can help to protect,” Ray Hopkins, president of Dynalectric Georgia, said in a news release.

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