Piedmont Athens Regional

1199 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30606

Wellness Programs for the Community

Piedmont Athens Regional is dedicated to health and wellness. Our innovative staff members are devoted to meeting the community's needs with creative, thought-provoking programming.


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Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Grant Program 

The purpose of this grant is to establish connection with local HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) club sponsors/teacher to build a relationship for future workforce development. Piedmont Athens Regional’s support to include grant funding, speakers, training, and tours.

Goal: To award six local schools in PAR’s 17-county service area with a $500 grant to assist with supplies, equipment, convention travels or classroom programming.

“We recognize the budgetary challenges healthcare teachers face when trying to actively engage their students in the classroom setting. Workforce development is a key component to ensure medical centers are able to hire competent healthcare workers now and in the future. Piedmont Athens Regional has created the HOSA Grants Program to assist teachers in inspiring and encouraging their students to choose healthcare as a future career.”
- Michael Burnett, President & CEO, Piedmont Athens Regional

How to Apply

Please send the information below on or before the September 16, 2022 deadline. Applications will be judged by committee appointed by President & CEO. Funds must be used during the 2022-23 school year. Winners will be announced October 3, 2022.  Check presentations will be scheduled with each winning high school before the end of the calendar year.

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A one-page report summarizing how the funds were used must be submitted to PAR Community Relations by May 1, 2023.

If you have any questions, contact Tammy Gilland, Director of Community Relations at 706-475-7025 or tammy.gilland@piedmont.org.

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