Thank you, Liberty County and surrounding areas. Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc. and its executive director, Lavonia LeCounte, give all credit to God for inspiring them to host this outstanding event. The attendance at this year’s Back to School Rally was 1,500-plus.
A special thanks to all of the program participants, sponsors, booth participants, youth and parents. There would not have been a rally without you. Rally 2015 was indeed a blessing to our county and surrounding areas. The rally was held at the Riceboro Youth Center on this year. We would like to give special thanks to the city of Riceboro and the Liberty County Recreation Department for making this possible.
A very special thanks to our support team for ensuring parking and safety was a priority: Mr. Larry Logan, Liberty County Emergency Management Agency, Pure Platinum MC/SC and Riceboro City Fire Department.
Plans have begun for next year’s Back to School Rally. The rally will be held on July 9, 2016.
Contact us at projectreach email@example.com or visit our website, www.projectreachgang.com, to obtain a preregistration form.
• Program participants: Mrs. Verdell Jones, State Farm agent, honorary G.A.N.G. member and District 1 school board member; LaNaya Lloyd, Project Reach member; Maj. Artie Maxwell, chaplain, Fort Bliss, Texas; Leah Hayes, Phyllis Tucker SNF Chemtall Inc. Rally speakers were Lt. Col. Charles Jack, the commander of 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division; 3rd Infantry Division Color Guard Unit; Mr. Jordyn James, Liberty County 4-H Extension; Change Breakers Step Team; Mrs. Pam Farrie, Liberty County School System social worker; Mrs. Debra Frazier, Midway Middle School principal; Mrs. Debra Motely Reed, Liberty County High School Counselor; Riceboro Mayor Pro Tem Tommy Williams; Mrs. Lily Baker, Liberty County Board of Education chairwoman; and Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee gave greetings. Riceboro Mayor William T. Austin and state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, sent their regards for not being present and their blessings for a great new year.
• Sponsors and Supporters: SNF Chemtall Inc., City of Riceboro, Riceboro Church of God, Mrs. Verdell Jones — State Farms Insurance, Malcolm LeCounte and Family, Liberty County Recreation Department, Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, Project Reach Parent Association, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, Mark Floyd, The Heritage Bank, Elaine Boggs Realty, WTOC-TV, WJCL-TV, Southern Co., Georgia Power, ML Trucking Inc., Coastal Courier, Liberty Life magazine, Liberty County Emergency Medical Services, G.A.N.G.’s Parent Association, Long County E-Z Riders, Greater Works Community Church - Midway, Liberty County Solid Waste, Liberty County Road Department, Keep Liberty Beautiful, St. James Community Sports Center, 3rd Infantry Division Public Affairs Office, Lyman Hall Elementary School, Liberty County Solid Waste Department, Project Reach G.A.N.G. members, Gwen Abney, OMI, Pure Platinum MC/SC, Navy Federal Credit Union, Interstate Credit Union Midway, GeoVista Credit Union, United Property Rentals LLC, Fellowship of Love Worship Center, Coastal Electric Cooperative, Liberty County Department of Transportation Riceboro, Interstate Paper LLC, Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Phyllis Tucker, Riceboro City Fire Department, Wal-Mart of Hinesville, In and Out of Focus Studio, VIP Office Furniture and Supply, Destiny LeCounte, Shanice Frazier, Brittany Frazier, Daphaney Frazier, Shardejah Newberry, Jarquel (Rich) Frazier, Pro Feet Apparel and Foot Wear, Liberty County EMA, Joseph Wynn, Bradwell Institute Football Tigers, Gospel Train Barbeque, Shannon LeCounte, Cintretta Lewis, Inspiration Dance Studio, Full Gospel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, Change Breakers GTB, Rovonda Fleming, April Thomas VIP, Cathy O’Hagan VIP, Charlene Penny, Christ Prayer Deliverance and Outreach Ministry, Tiffany King, Terrell Frazier, Greg Richardson, Hi-Fidelity Civic Club and Project Reach members.
• Booth Participants: G.A.N.G., SNF Chemtall Inc., Liberty County Health Department, Liberty County EMS, Riceboro Fire Dept., Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, Avon Delores Mitchell, Riceboro Church of God, Liberty County United Way, Restoration Church, Keep Liberty Beautiful, Amerigroup Community Care Unit, Hospice of Savannah, Bright From the Start, Helen Haven Advocacy for Children, Liberty County 4-H, GeoVista Federal Credit Union, Long County E-Z Riders, 5th Brigade Infantry Division Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Liberty County Department of Family and Children Services, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Peach State Health Plan-Pinnacle, Orango Gold, Allied American University, The Heritage Bank, Maximus-Georgia Healthy Families, GACHI, Navy Federal Credit Union, Georgia Forestry Department, Pure Platinum Social Club, G.l.F.T.S. — Giving Is From The Soul, Bright From the Start Medicaid, Liberty County 4-H Extension, State Farm Verdell Jones, Ice Cream Truck, United Way of the Coastal Empire Liberty, Diversity Health Center, Well Care Health Plans, Life, Gospel Train BBQ, Liberty County High School, Ardyss K. Bell/Relay for Life Red Cross Youth Group, T. Alan Lyle D.D.S.P.C., Liberty Chrysler Dodge Jeep dealership, Vaden Nissan of Hinesville, Inspiration Dance Studio, Kinda’s Entertainment, Sigma Theta Lambda Chapter Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Savannah College of Art and Design, Body by Vi, Ray of Hope for Girls Inc., Emmanuel New Covenant Church, LeRon’s Mobile Detailing and pressure Washing, Girls Scouts of Historic Georgia, Mount Carmi Uniform Closet, Liston Singletary Ill (candidate for mayor of Hinesville), Wilderness Baptist Church, Liberty County Schools social workers, Committee to Elect Charles Frazier Mayor of Hinesville. There also were several stations that showed up that were not registered. We thank you for your support from the bottom of our hearts.
• Rally Concert: A very special thanks to G.A.N.G.; Mr. Anthony K. Johnson, minister; Shannon LeCounte; George Floyd; St. James ABC; Full Gospel Tabernacle Choir; Pastor Richard Hayes, Speaker; Chosen; Tru Direction; Johnathan Jones and Company; Kenny Washington and Band; Prayer Warriors; and Riceboro Church of God (school supplies).
Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc. would like to thank each of you from the bottom of our hearts.
Sponsors and booth participants not listed were received after the printing of the program. We could not have done this without God and your support.
We hope to see you for Rally 2016-17, weekend of Friday, July 8-11, 2016. The rally will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016.
Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc. “God’s Anointed Now Generation”