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Donna Mintz

After surviving wildfire, the Hambidge Center fights to get back on track

As Executive Director of The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Jamie Badoud wears many hats. Among them are leader, organizer, fundraiser, cheerleader, supporter and visionary, but until the Thanksgiving week fires in north Georgia when Hambidge found itself in the path of the wildfires that ultimately ravaged over 40,000 acres in Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina, who knew that his role as soldier would be so valuable to the job?...