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Atlanta Bojangles' raise over $20,000 for MDA

Atlanta Bojangles' raise over $20,000 for MDA

HIRAM, Ga. -- Bojangles' recently announced that it raised a record-breaking amount of money during its 10th annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy fundraiser.

The restaurant chain received over $300,000 from customers, which will send 375 children to MDA Summer Camp this year.

"[Muscular Dystrophy Association] is very proud to have Bojangles' as a valued partner," said Theresa Miller, MDA regional coordinator.

Carroll named 38th healthiest county in Georgia

Carroll named 38th healthiest county in Georgia

CARROLL COUNTY, Ga.

UWG Converts Student Health Charts to Electronic Medical Records

CARROLLTON, GA -- The University of West Georgia recently updated its medical software by turning all existing paper medical charts into electronic records.

This change benefits students, faculty and staff at the university in numerous ways.

The conversion was made possible by a software donation from Greenway Medical Technologies, a Carrollton-based health solutions provider.

The new system will be on display at a ceremony recognizing the Greenway gift on Thursday, Nov. 11 at noon at the Alumni House on the UWG campus.

UWG-Newnan Receives $2 Million Grant from Newnan Hospital

CARROLLTON, GA -- Newnan Hospital, Inc. announced today that it has donated $2 million, the largest one-time gift in University of West Georgia history, to benefit the School of Nursing at UWG-Newnan.

"This gift is cause for great celebration," said Beheruz N. Sethna, president of UWG. "It supports academics, our top priority, and recognizes the great achievements of our School of Nursing. It addresses a statewide and national need to increase the number of qualified nurses."

"The university already offers a full nursing program here, and we hope that this donation will inspire the future development of the program here at home in Coweta County," said Tom Moat, president of the board of directors of Newnan Hospital.