Helping Hands of Georgetown hires new executive director

A new executive director has been hired at Helping Hands of Georgetown. (Courtesy Helping Hands of Georgetown)
A new executive director has been hired at Helping Hands of Georgetown. (Courtesy Helping Hands of Georgetown)

A new executive director has been hired at Helping Hands of Georgetown. (Courtesy Helping Hands of Georgetown)

According to April 12 press release, Shasta Thompson will take over as executive director of Helping Hands of Georgetown, effective immediately.

Rebecca Huggins, who has been the executive director since 2020, retired from her post in late January.


“Shasta is amazing," Huggins said. "She is exceptionally capable and has true heart for this community. She has a desire to support the growth and is mindful of the mission and vision of HHG. We are so excited to see where she takes things.”

Huggins, along with her father and HHG founder Robert Weimer, will remain active on the HHG board.

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By Hunter Terrell

Reporter, Georgetown

Hunter Terrell became the reporter for the Georgetown edition in January 2021. After graduating from Valdosta State University in 2018, she started her career as a reporter for the Rockdale Citizen in Conyers, Georgia. In 2021, she became a copyeditor for the Marietta Daily Journal. She also had a part-time job in social media and sales at Alexis Suitcase in Atlanta.