(AUGUSTA, GA) The Heritage Pine Neighborhood Association will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, August 27, 6:00 PM at 1243 Pine Street. heritagepineaugusta.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) Young Professionals of Augusta will hear from Chester A. Wheeler, III, Director of the Augusta Housing & Community Development Department, about revitalization efforts in Laney Walker/Bethlehem. Tuesday, September 11, 6 PM @ Enterprise Mill.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The City of Augusta will host a public meeting to Kick-Off the Sustainable Development Implementation Program for the 15th Street Priority Development Corridor (centered on 15th Street, Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Dean Bridge Road and including the vacant Regency Mall). Wednesday, August 29 from 6:30-8:00 PM, at T.W. Josey High School.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art provides FREE tours every Sunday at 3:00 PM and FREE admission every Sunday. Bring the family and experience art at the Morris Museum! themorris.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy C. Laney Museum of Black History, as part of its Senior Luncheon series, will feature J. Randolph Frails from the Law Office of Frails and Wilson, who will speak about estate planning. September 12, 2012, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. $10.00 per person

(AUGUSTA, GA) Officials from former Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin’s Purpose Built Communities program will tour Laney Walker/Bethlehem on September 14. The visit follows a recent, successful meeting between Purpose Built officials and Augusta leaders Mayor Deke Copenhaver, City Administrator Fred Russell, and Housing Director Chester Wheeler.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Laney Walker/Bethlehem development continues with the expansion of Heritage Pine from Pine Street to 11th Street. With two homes recently completed and in receipt of certificates of occupancy, a third construction start has been green-lighted with development imminent. The houses are being underwritten with federal HOME funds.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Health Sciences University has posted its long-term strategic plan, Transformation 2020, which maps out the University’s strengths, goals, hopes, and aspirations as it prepare to join the ranks of the great American Research University.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The next Laney Walker/Bethlehem quarterly community meeting will take place Tuesday, September 25 at 6:00 PM, location to be announced. The public is encouraged to come hear about recent development activity and upcoming events.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Computer classes at the Wallace Branch of the Augusta Public Library (1237 Laney Walker Boulevard)begin on September 11th at 6:00 PM.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta’s Finance Department and Augusta Tomorrow report that Augusta’s sales tax collections for July 2012 were ahead of last year’s collections and ahead of budgeted revenue projections. "Along with the continued investment in the downtown area and new industries coming to our city, this is definitely a good sign of the strength of our local economy," commented Mayor Copenhaver.

(AUGUSTA, GA)  As part of early-stage development of The Boulevard, one of six priority development areas in Laney Walker/Bethlehem, the Augusta Housing Department will release a Request for Proposals for a build/lease contract to construct new Housing Department offices on the site of the former Famous Door Supper Club.

(AUGUSTA, GA)  New Bethlehem Community Center is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 Kid Power After School Program. This energetic program helps children succeed in school and in life.  All Richmond County students in grades K5 through 8 are eligible to attend.  Call (706) 722-0086 for details.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Development team is offering presentations to area employers on affordable home ownership opportunities in Augusta’s downtown area. For more information, contact Shawn Edwards at SEdwards@augustaga.gov. laneywalkerbethlehem.com.

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