Georgia DNR Awards $100,000 grant to Maxeys for development of Firefly Trail
Great news! Maxeys has been awarded a $100,000 grant to develop portions of the trail within the city limits. The grant is from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources through the Federal Recreational Trails Program. Congratulations to the City of Maxeys! We are looking forward to working with this wonderful community to make the Firefly Trail a reality. For more info, see our press release.
Give to Firefly via AmazonSmile and KROGER
It's time for your annual Kroger Plus update to designate Firefly Trail, Inc. (NPO #60979) as your preferred community partner!
Are you an Amazon shopper? If so, switch to AmazonSmile and select "Firefly Trail Inc" - Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase price. Smile has the same look and prices of the regular site, and it doesn't cost you a cent.
Elsewhere in the South
This great video highlights two examples of rails-to-trails projects in the Southeast. Hear the people involved with the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville, SC and the Virginia Creeper Trail in Damascus, VA tell what these trails have done for their communities. Sign up for our newsletter so you don't miss updates like this!
New Board Members
Ivette Bledsoe and Tom Keene have been elected to the Firefly Trail, Inc. board of directors. Both have significant trails experience, and we welcome them aboard!
Firefly Trail, Inc. is seeking additional volunteers and potential board members. For more information, please contact Mary Cook, treasurer and volunteer coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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