As Heard on Jenn & Friends: April 20, 2020

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April 20, 2020
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West Georgia Cornhole, which manufacturers cornhole boards, has partnered with medical tech company Paces MedEquip to mass-produce medical equipment for healthcare workers. The company re-purposed its laser cutters to create 48 face shields at a time and  from there MedEquip install headband and Velcro straps. Together, they have produced and estimated 10,000 face shields so far. Not to mention with everybody at home, the cornhole business is booming and they are still producing 50-60 cornhole boards daily. If you are in the market for a new outdoor game and want to support the crew that is supporting our medical heroes check out: https://westgeorgiacornhole.com/
 
- Marietta City Schools are helping students with remote learning who have limited access to WiFi by turning buses in hot spots - The bus will park at predetermined apartment complexes and that one bus provides WiFi for students within a 300-yard radius. The mobile hot spots will continue through the foreseeable future with other school districts following suit. -  https://www.marietta-city.org/buswifi
 
- MARTA has announced a dramatic reduction to its service that starts today – it will be suspending numerous routes and the weekday rail service will operate on a Sunday schedule with trains running about every 20 mins. More info: 
 
Thrive Senior Living, which has 14 communities across the southeast, have come up with the perfect way for family members to have safe interactions with their loved ones currently in an assisted living facility. They have created “clear connection panels” which allow residents to sit on one side of a panel and talk to their family member on a wireless phone who is on the other side. Furthermore, Thrive is sharing directions on how to build these connection panels so other homes can try to bring joy to their residents too. For more information: https://thrivesl.com/clear-connection/.