Dawson County Government News

Fred’s of Dawsonville Donates to Local Emergency Teams

(Dawson County, GA)  Fred’s Super Dollar of Dawsonville recently presented a check to Dawson County Emergency Services and Dawson County Sheriff’s Office for nearly $300 each.

(From left) Fred’s Asst. Manager Carrie Prince; DCES Director Billy Thurmond; Fred’s Store Manager Chokri Bouhelal; DCSO Sgt. Shane Henson
Since 2002 Fred’s Super Dollar stores have commemorated the fallen heroes of 9/11 through a fundraiser for emergency teams serving store locations.  Fred’s stores sold “Hero Hats” for $1 each with all proceeds going to selected emergency teams.  All operating profits from store sales on 9/11 were also donated. More than $312,634 was donated nationwide.

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