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Election to the College of Fellows is one of the highest honors that the American Institute of Certified Planners, the professional institute of the American Planning Association, bestows upon a member. This honor recognizes the achievements of the professional as a model planner with significant contributions to planning and society.
Today, APA will be announcing its grant recipients for the Plan4Health project, a program funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. APA was one of three national organizations selected for this program and received $3 million to help increase access to nutritious foods and physical activity in our communities. APA will be redistributing $2.25 million of the grant to APA Chapter-led coalitions. The Plan4Health project is managed through APA’s Planning and Community Health Center.
Join your fellow South Atlantic planners for a reception as part of the APA Conference! All member of the FL, GA, NC, and SC Chapters and any alumni or current student from a sponsoring University are invited to attend.
On Thursday, March 5th two important transportation bills passed the Georgia House of Representatives and were forwarded to the State Senate for consideration.
Back by popular demand is the APA Fundraising Photo Auction. The Washington Chapter of APA (host of the 2015 APA National Conference) funds two scholarships for college students pursuing planning degrees from accredited universities in the State of Washington.