New picture of officers. ***Description: GCB officers Betsy Grenevitch (At Large Representative), Marsha Farrow (Treasurer), Cecily Laney Nipper (President), Kathy Morris (Secretary). Not pictured: Marj Schneider (First Vice President), Judy Presley (Second Vice President).

Chapters and Affiliates

The Georgia Council of the Blind consists of several chapters from around the state, as well as members at large who hold no individual chapter memberships. Below is a listing of chapters and links to information about them.

Greater Hall County Chapter

Georgia Council of the Blind

President, Dianne Roberts
Contact Phone: (770)932-1112

Vice President, Judy Presley
Contact Phone: (706)400-2185

Secretary, Sue Heskett
Contact Phone: (770) 967-9630

Treasurer, Roy Carder
Contact Phone: (770) 945-5603

Board Members:
Don Linnartz, Bob McGarry and Matt McGowan.

Meeting Place:
The meetings are held at the Smokey Springs Retirement Residence, which is located at 940 South Enota Drive in Gainesville, Georgia, on the second Saturday of the month.
Contact Phone: (770) 531-2500
Greater Hall GCB 2017 Christmas Party
The Greater Hall GCB and Lions Club celebrated Christmas at the Ramada Inn Lanier Centre on December 9, 2017.  We celebrated by having lunch, caroling and donating unwrapped toys to be donated to children.  A good time was had by all!
Picture 1 Description:  A Christmas Tree is pictured on the left decorated with red and white striped garland and lights and ornaments.  To the right is a long table covered in a red tablecloth with a black diamond accent covered in approximately 30 unwrapped toys which will be donated to children.
Picture 2 Description:  Four Lions Club members wearing red and black clothes are standing to the right of the toy table holding toys up which will be donated to children.  Toys pictured include stuffed animals, balls, and games such as KERPLUNK, CONNECT and Sorry!, as well as many other toys.
Picture 3 Description:  This picture shows the table setup for the Christmas Lunch.  Round tables covered in white table cloths and festive red accents are located on a gold rug to create a celebratory mood for the Christmas Celebration.
Greater Hall County Scholarship Information
Please note:  The Greater Hall GCB Chapter will not be awarding a scholarship for 2018.  Please check back in January 2019.
Each year the Greater Hall Georgia Council of the Blind may award one or more scholarships of up to $500.00 to deserving students. Download our scholarship application if you have a student or know a student, or are a student. The form is listed here and can be downloaded and completed according to the instructions for consideration of a scholarship.