8/10/2012Dunwoody Debuts Government 101
DUNWOODY DEBUTS GOVERNMENT 101 SERIES
Classes are free to attend for City residents and run Tuesday evenings beginning September 25
Dunwoody, GA – August 10, 2012 – In an effort to strengthen the community’s knowledge of municipal operations, the City of Dunwoody proudly announces the debut of the Dunwoody Government 101 educational series. The Dunwoody Government 101 series is an eight week course designed to enhance residents’ understanding of city government and offers the community a chance to experience and discover the primary undertakings of the City.
Dunwoody’s Government 101 series will provide participants with a look inside each of the City’s departments through a lively blend of demonstrations, presentations, and tours, all conducted in a casual format at numerous sites throughout the City. Participants can expect to come away with a heightened awareness and knowledge of local government operations as well as a greater understanding of how to get involved in local civic and community affairs.
Classes for the eight-week Government 101 series will be held one Tuesdays. However, the first class will be held Thursday, September 27. The classes will concluding Tuesday, November 13, 2012. The sessions are free to attend and open to Dunwoody residents over the age of 18.
“This type of community education serves an important function in a democracy, especially in a large and complex society like ours,” said Dunwoody Mayor Mike Davis. “Our goal is to help create an informed and involved community and access to this information is all part of helping promote civic engagement and community collaboration.”
Interested participants should complete the Dunwoody Government 101 application which is available online at Dunwoodyga.gov, or at City Hall. Completed forms may be sent to Edie Damann at email@example.com, dropped-off, or faxed to 678-382-6701. Class size is limited. Deadline for application submission is September 7, 2012.
**Class is now full. Applications are still being accepted and you will be placed on a waiting list. All individuals on the waiting will have first right of refusal for placement into the next Government 101 session in 2013. Dates are to be determined.
**The starting date for the Government 101 class has been moved to Thursday, September 27. All classes from there forward will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.