Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us and establish the work of our hands.
FHF, Inc. Awards & Recognitions
Super Bowl LVII
Super Bowl LVII Champ
During the 2023 FHF Pageant & Auction,
Super Bowl Champion Mecole Hardman, Jr.
was presented a Super Bowl LVII
His wife Chariah received a beautiful baby boy gift basket designed by Kreations by Kathy. Mecole's parents Mecole & Danyell were also recognized on stage.
At the end of the event Mecole made a surprise announcement that he was
Since 2020 Mecole has helped FHF, Inc. generate $82K!
2023 Mecole's Blue Devil
#4 Jersey Retired
during FHF Basketball Game!
Mecole Hardman Jr. Week
During the 2023 FHF Pageant Elberton Mayor Daniel Graves presented Mecole a
2023 Mecole Hardman, Jr. Week.
Congratulations Retiring EC Schools Superintendent
During the 2023 FHF Pageant Elberton a lovely gift basket designed by Kreations by Kathy was presented to Jon and Joanna Jarvis.
Athens Technical College named their newest building at the Elbert County Campus
The Tom McCall
on March 31st.
We can't think of a more deserving person than Tom!
2023 ECMS TOTY!
Chrystal and her family have given so much of their time and effort to our kiddos
since the beginning of FHF!
God Bless You
for being such an incredible blessing to them,
and to FHF!!
Mecole Hardman Jr. Week
During the 2022 FHF Pageant Elberton Mayor Daniel Graves presented Mecole the 2022 Mecole Hardman, Jr. Week Proclamation.
Super Friend Award
Super Bowl LIV Champ Mecole Hardman
During the 2022 FHF Pageant Super Bowl Champion Mecole Hardman, Jr. was recognized for helping the organization generate over $37,000 in the last two years. Jeff Adams presented Mecole with an FHF Outstanding Friend plaque in appreciation of his ongoing support to Friends Helping Friends Club, Inc.
Outstanding Friend Award
During the 2022 FHF Pageant Tom McCall (GA Farm Bureau President) recognized Craig Camuso (CSX Regional VP/State Government) on stage as his wife Jane presented Craig with an FHF Outstanding Friend plaque in appreciation of his generous contributions totaling $24,000 since 2014. Sandy Adams (FHF Club, Inc. Founding President) also presented Jane with a lovely basket designed by Kreations by Kathy at McIntosh Coffee Shop. (Tom & Jane introduced Sandy to Craig at Georgia's Capitol during their annual FHF trip in 2014.)
2022 Best of Georgia Winner!
On December 9, 2022, the Georgia Business Journal (GBJ) publicly announced that Friends Helping Friends Club, Inc. (FHF, Inc.) was selected as a 2022 Best of Georgia Winner in the Charitable Organizations category.
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2021 Special Presentations - Hardman and McCall families
2021 Special Presentations
Mecole Visits Schools
Bekkah's Memorial Bench Dedication
Papa's Pizza Lunch
Mecole Hardman Jr. Week Proclamation
Event Highlights Video from Marie Roach
Chamber of Commerce
Favorite Community Organization Award
to FHF, Inc.
Thank you so much!
We are so honored to receive this award!
ECCHS Blue Devil 101 honored at NE GA Awards Luncheon
Elbert County Comprehensive High School (ECCHS) teachers Kachina Rucker, Cherish Ingram, Don Hurlburt and Daniele Franklin, GVRS Board Vice-Chair Tom Wilson, GA HSHT Coordinator Karen Royston, GVRS Board Chair Jimmy DeFoor, GVRA Chief External Affairs Officer Katie Womick, NE GA HSHT Regional Outreach & Program Coordinator Sid Jessup, and Friends Helping Friends Club, Inc. President / GVRS Board Secretary Sandy Adams (Master of Ceremony) participated in the first annual Northeast Georgia High School High Tech (HSHT) Awards Luncheon on April 17th at the Cateechee Golf Club Ballroom.
EC Schools Collaborate with VR
Pictured is the Elbert County Vocational Rehabilitation Team celebrating NDEAM after attending the FHF Students vs. Coaches Basketball Game on October 13, 2015 at ECCHS.
The Elberton Chamber of Commerce selected FHF to serve as the 2015 Elberton Christmas Parade Grand Marshall.
Thank you Representative Tom McCall for driving your tractor and trailer for our kids!!
Chamber of Commerce
presents FHF the
2014 Community Service Award
On behalf of the Friends Helping Friends Club, Founding Officer Katie McCall and Founding Sponsor Sandy Adams accepted the 2014 Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award at the Chamber Banquet at The Rock Gym Friday evening March 21.
2013 American Red Cross Community Impact Hero Award presented to Sandy Adams
Seated left to right: EC Superintendent Rick Higginbotham, Jeff & Sandy Adams, and ECMS Friends Helping Friends Sponsor Chrystal Thomas
Standing: Table Sponsor Tencate Geosynthetics Human Resources VP Dan Trip flanked by Pilot Club members Connie Dixon, Pam Allgood, Nancy Hill.
After the event EC teachers and FHF alumni surprised Sandy with a retirement party.
NDEAM Proclamation 2013
Elbert County Schools was proud to support National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Held each October, NDEAM aims to educate about disability employment and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. During Career Transitions Seminars at Elbert County High School we engaged in a variety of activities to educate our teachers, parents and students on disability employment issues as ECCHS Work Based Learning Coordinator, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, work training institutions and businesses provide valuable information about available options in
pursuing post-secondary education,
career training, and careers.
Katie McCall to Serve on State Superintendent Student Advisory Council for GA
Our very own Katie McCall, ECCHS Friends Helping Friends (FHF) Founding Officer, was recently selected during her senior year at ECCHS to serve on the State Superintendent Student Advisory Council for Georgia!
FHF Founding Sponsor Sandy Adams appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to serve on the GA VR Services Board, 2012
State Representative Tom McCall (Chairman of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities) recommended, and Governor Nathan Deal appointed, Mrs. Sandy Adams of Elberton as one of nine to the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation (GVR) Services Board of Directors.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
~ Helen Keller ~