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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Apply Now for 2017 Introduction to Farragut Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Introduction to Farragut Program. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 26.

Introduction to Farragut is a unique way to connect participants with the Town, providing information on its history, government structure and operations, public safety, education, and volunteer opportunities, and is open to anyone interested in learning more about Farragut. Residency is not required.

The program begins with a reception and campaign kickoff at Farragut Town Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m. Classes are 6-8 p.m. at Town Hall on the following Wednesdays: August 30, Sept. 13, Sept. 27, Oct. 18 and Nov. 1.

Program requirements include attending the Aug. 16 reception, at least four of the five classes, one Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting (second and fourth Thursdays of each month), one Municipal Planning Commission meeting (third Thursday of each month), and participating in a class project by completing volunteer hours with a nonprofit of the Town’s choosing. Participants will also have the opportunity to go on an optional Tour of the Town with the Town Administrator.

Up to 20 participants will be selected; accepted applicants will be notified within seven to 10 days of the application deadline. Register at www.townoffarragut.org/introtofarragut, in person at Town Hall or by email to Jennifer Hatmaker at jhatmaker@townoffarragut.org. Farragut Town Hall is located at 11408 Municipal Center Drive across from the Farragut Branch Post Office. For general application information, email Jennifer or call 966-7057.

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