|(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Chronicle highlights efforts by the Housing Department to retain current residents as part of the Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization effort. For the full story:
(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center is now accepting applications for their After School Enrichment Program for children in elementary and middle school (grades K5 through 9). The program is free of charge and provides valuable assistance to all participating youth. Starting date is Monday, August 15, 2011. Call (706) 722-0086 for more information.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Woda Group and Parallel Housing, two of the pre-qualified developers for the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem, have recently submitted their application to build approximately four dozen mixed-income homes along Twiggs Street and Wrightsboro Road. Successful applications to Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs will be announced this coming November.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Entrances into Augusta will soon be transformed into beautiful gateways thanks to a $200,000 award from the Georgia Department of Transportation Enhancement Program (TE). The TE award will enable the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau in conjunction with Augusta Tomorrow to develop an Entryway Beautification Master Plan and to begin that plan at the Riverwatch Parkway gateway. www.augustaga.org and www.augustatomorrow.org.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Preservation Awards Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 Preservation Awards to be given at the organization’s annual meeting to be held in the fall. For more information, to check the National Register status of a building, or to nominate a property for a 2011 Historic Preservation, please contact Robyn Anderson by telephone at 706-724-0436, e-mail at email@example.com or mail at P.O. Box 37, Augusta, GA 30903.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum is showcasing Artrageous!, a special performance of Civil War-era music by reenactors from the Eighth Regiment Band. Afterwards, create sun prints and decorate frames. FREE.Sunday, August 7, 2:00 p.m.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Verge Magazine showcases the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem in its July 2011 issue.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The East Central Georgia Regional Library, in conjunction with the Augusta Intertnational Raceway Preservation Society is sponsoring "The Tuskegee Airmen, Tuesday, August 2, 10:00 a.m. at Diamond Lakes Library. Meet Lt. Colonel Alfonzo Jackson and learn about the Tuskegee
Airmen, an elite group of African-American flyers during World War II.
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