(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, MARCH 19, 2012

The Technology Association of Georgia, the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, now has a chapter in Augusta. “Augusta has a great opportunity to strengthen our local technology sector and move towards a more entrepreneurial-based economy by bringing industry thought leaders together to collaborate on new strategic partnerships, new business models and the potential for local technological innovation,” said Mayor Deke Copenhaver.
www.tagonline.org, www.TAGthink.com and www.tagedonline.org

The Heritage Pine Neighborhood Association will be meeting on Tuesday, March 27th at 6:00 at the Model Home at the corner of Laney Walker Boulevard and Pine Street.
www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com

The Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACGG) has just selected Augusta-Richmond County as one of its 2012 Counties of Excellence, based upon its efforts revitalizaing Laney Walker/Bethlehem. The awards program, in its seventh year, is carried out in partnership with Georgia Trend, with applicants evaluated by a panel of outside experts.
www.georgiatrend.com/March-2012/2012-Counties-Of-Excellence

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is presenting the work of Southern Observatory, a group of female artists working in a variety of media from printmaking to ceramics and painting. Now through March 31.
http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/

The Morris Museum of Art is holding an Exhibition Celebration entitled Fore! the Love of Golf Party. Meet some of the artists from the show including Frank Christian, Linda Hartough, Timothy J. Clark, and Lucy McTier and enjoy azalea cocktails, pimento cheese sandwiches, putting greens, and special art projects during the party celebrating the Morris’s exhibition of contemporary golf art. Thursday, March 22, 6:00 p.m.
www.themorris.org

Augusta State University has been to the nation’s 2012 Guide to Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities by the Military Advance Education, the Journal for Higher Learning for Today’s Servicemenber. Selected schools had to meet rigorous criteria across the services and have truly earned the designation of “military-friendly.” For more information, contact Augusta State University’s Public Relations and Publications office at 706-737-1444

Sponsorshop opportunities available for the 2nd Annual Blocks are Beautiful celebration of community, taking place at the heart of the Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization area, on Pine Street, Saturday, April 28th. More details to come.
http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/media/events-calendar/

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