(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JUNE 24, 2013

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Photography Festival, Inc. presents “Reframing the Subject: Photographing Transformation in Laney Walker/Bethlehem” September 27-29, 2013. This weekend-long workshop features classes and photo field trips focused on Augusta’s historic Laney Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods. More information and registration at
www.augustaphotofestival.org.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) In response to the Federal budget sequestration furloughs of Department of Defense (DOD) employees at Fort Gordon, the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), in conjunction with local tourism partners, has developed a plan to offer special discounts to DOD employees. Because many employees will now have additional free time, but limited disposable income, the Augusta CVB is securing special discount offers from several local events, attractions and hotels. In addition to the discount program, the Augusta CVB has compiled a calendar of free events happening during the furlough period.
http://www.augustaga.org/ 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Paine College welcomes, Sasha McCraw, the new Director of Student Activities. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science, with a minor in Business Administration, and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Troy University.
www.paine.edu 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Plans are underway for another great Blocks Are Beautiful celebration. Mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept 14 – details coming soon. Contact Edkesha Anderson at 706-821-1797 if you’d like to volunteer or have ideas to share. 

https://www.facebook.com/BlocksAreBeautiful

 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Artist and puppet maker Lyon Hill of the Columbia Marionette Theater discusses the process of writing and directing a live production and the design and fabrication of marionettes, and performs a segment from Hansel and Gretel. Marionettes, storyboards, and puppet-making materials will be on view in the Education gallery. Friday, June 28th at noon at the Morris Museum of Art.
www.themorris.org 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization Effort, in partnership with Antioch Ministries, Inc., is moving forward with Phase 2 of its development of Holley Street Commons. J&B Construction Services has been selected to proceed with construction of a cul-de-sac in this priority development area, which will house an additional five homes.
www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com 

 

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