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Oak Grove Market Owner Named Community Hero

Jeremy Turner won the award, given by DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, for creating Contribute2America, which serves homeless and near homeless people.

This slipped by me, but one of 's owners was recently named a Community Hero by DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis.

Jeremy Turner received the award for creating Contribute2America, his service organization dedicated to helping homeless and near homeless people. The organization, which has a thrift store at 3342 Clairmont Rd., connects those in need with services food, first aid and other types of support.

So, that's two people in the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff community who have received awards for service from Ellis. eighth-grader Spencer Wilson was the other. Here's a link to his story:

Congratulations, Jeremy and Spencer (again).

George Miranda June 08, 2012 at 12:12 PM
Jeremy, you truly are a local hero. And you have piloted a model for responsible business and citizenship practices in the community that I really hope other businesses in our community will follow. Thanks, also, Jeremy, for sponsoring Clairmont Presbyterian's 5K Challenge last month . . . another way in which you put your commitment to the community into action.

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