Category Archives: Our Employees

A Holly, Jolly GCSS: Holiday Party 2010 (Special Thanks to Victoria’s Secret)

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator (with contributions from Amanda Duckworth, Community Relations Associate) On Tuesday, December 7, 2010, we here at GCSS held our annual Holiday Party for the people we serve.  Our office, for the moment, became a … Continue reading

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What and When is the Georgia Adult Autism Program Open House? (Answers Provided)

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator If you read this blog regularly, you may have heard about GCSS’ Georgia Adult Autism Program.  But even if you don’t, you’re still welcome! The GAAP is hosting its Open House from 2-5 PM … Continue reading

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Are There Jobs for People with Disabilities? (A Look at the MENA Career Expo)

On Wednesday, October 6, people receiving services from GCSS’ EmployABILITY program, along with several employees, attended the 2010 MENA (Metropolitan Employment Networking Association) Disability-Diversity Resources/Career Expo at the AT&T Midtown 2 Building.

Among the organizations represented were the Georgia Department of Labor, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and DeKalb Workforce Development. Continue reading

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The Opinions of this Blogger Do Not Necessarily Reflect the Opinions of GCSS

Based on my previous entry, there’s one more thing I should clear up: I occasionally express personal opinions in this blog that are not representative of Georgia Community Support and Solutions as a whole. Continue reading

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Objection, Your Honor! Relevance? (A Reflection on the Blog and Social Media)

As you can see by the picture above, there are some out there who are cynical about blogging in general. While I’m not necessarily one of these people, I do see their point in some instances.

Recently, someone in our organization noted that a few of the blog entries I’d written seemed a bit “off topic.” While the critique wasn’t highly specific… Continue reading

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The Golden Goals Awards 2010: New Categories?

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator NOTE: I would like to ask some questions regarding our upcoming Golden Goals Awards ceremony, which has been postponed until the winter. These questions are primarily addressed to our employees, but also to other … Continue reading

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I Am Golden Moons and Silver Stars…

Whether we like it or not, most of us have to work in some form or another.

The poem above, in its full form, has little to do with our work in and of itself, but this particular entry is meant as an update on our Casino Trip (a brief vacation from work), which had been mentioned earlier. Continue reading

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Feature: What Does the Phrase “Spin Sucks” Mean?

In recent months, I have continuously referred to one of my favorite blogs, The Fight Against Destructive Spin, a.k.a. “Spin Sucks,” for inspiration, as well as help in getting our name out there. Continue reading

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Win a Casino Trip! (No, This Isn’t Spam)

Yes, for once, the title speaks the truth. The Excitement Committee will be taking a trip to the Grand Casino and Hotel in Biloxi, MS.

For a virtual tour of the Grand Casino, visit Grand Biloxi: Seeing Is Believing! Continue reading

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Featured in Atlanta Parent

Atlanta Parent is a great magazine whose mission is to “share the stories that affect Atlanta families.” In their August 2010 issue, staff writer Melanie Wagner gathered together an expert panel to answer the questions of parents… Continue reading

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