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      Southwest Georgia senior's advocate wins award

      COA Assistant Director Debbie Blanton, Lorie Farkas, COA Executive Director Kay Hind stand together as Farkas accepts her award.
      / SOWEGA Council on Aging

      An Albany resident that advocates for senior citizens in Southwest Georgia has won an award from the SOWEGA Council on Aging.

      Lorie Farkas received the "Southwest Georgia 2012 Martha Eaves Advocating for Positive Change" award on April 26th.

      According to the SOWEGA Council on Aging, Lorie has been writing SOWEGA Council on Aging's annual holiday campaign letters for over 10 years and was instrumental in beginning SOWEGA Council on Aging's signature fundraising event in Dougherty County â" "Comedy Night".
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