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Phi Theta Kappa Organizes Angel Trees

Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society at GHC, organized Angel Trees at Floyd and Cartersville campuses to collect gifts for children who might not otherwise have presents at Christmas.  In Rome, students collected gifts for children ranging from toddlers to teenagers. 

In Cartersville, PTK formed teams to get each child a variety of presents, including clothing toys, bicycles and more.  The Cartersville tree had 120 angel tags – and not one was left on the tree.  Rome also collected about 100 gifts.

Marietta's PTK group collected many toys and gift cards, which they delivered to the Cobb County YWCA Women's Shelter and transitional home.  

The generosity of GHC’s faculty and staff is clear every year, and clearly reflects a personal and institutional philosophy of giving.J.P. Erickson, vice president of fundraising for PTK; Sianna Franklin, PTK member; Scott Akemon, faculty advisor on the Floyd campus.

J.P. Erickson, vice president of fund raising for PTK on the Floyd campus; Sianna Franklin, a PTK member; Scott Akemon, faculty advisor.

Gifts are bagged and waiting for pick-up in Cartersville.  The Salvation Army handled thei distribution of toys and gifts to Bartow County children.

Toys and gifts await pick-up by the Salvation Army at the Cartersville County.  The Salvation Army distributed the presents to Bartow County children.

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