(AUGUSTA, GA) The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Sustainable Design
Assessment Team has begun its three-day workshop in Augusta, focusing
on opportunities to connect the Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization
Project to the downtown area. The panel will deliver its findings and
make recommendations for a sustainability program in Augusta on
Wednesday night. The community meeting will be held at the downtown
Augusta library, 823 Telfair St., from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
(AUGUSTA, GA) 30901 Development Corporation in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha
Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Xi Omega Chapter, is presenting a
‘free’ seminar entitled "Regaining Economic
Security" on Saturday, June 30th, 10:00 am – 12:00 in the
Building of Opportunity @ 1434 Poplar Street. Guest Speaker will be
Mrs. Sandra Devoe Bland of S.J. Devoe & Associates. Seminar Topics
will include Budgeting & Planning, Personal Finance, Your Credit
Score, Repairing Your Credit etc. For more information contact,
Ceminithia Grant @ (706) 823-0905.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta’s Housing & Community Development Department will be reporting
this week to the Augusta-Richmond County Commission on highlights of
its Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization Project, including the
construction of 14 new homes in its flagship Heritage Pine
development, sales of $1.2 million in homes to date, five additional
home sales in Holley Street Common by Antioch Development Corporation,
and pending mutli-use, multi-family developments at both Foundry Place
(opposite GHSU) and Twiggs Circle.
(AUGUSTA, GA) The New Bethlehem Community Garden is ripe with a variety of
vegetables. Each Wednesday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. residents are
welcome to stop by, learn how to pick the vegetables and care for the
garden, and take some home to enjoy. For more information or to
volunteer to help, call (706) 722-0086.
(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. www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com .
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art is FREE EVERY Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m
(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Development team is beginning initial
historical research on African-American heritage in Augusta as part of
what will become a Heritage Trail for the City. Anyone having old
photographs that will help document life in the community should
contact Glenda Matute (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Lee Ann