(Augusta, GA) Community Headlines, May 28, 2012

 (AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Development team is beginning initial
  historical research on African-American heritage in Augsta, as part
  of what eventually will be a Heritage Trail for the City. Anyone one
  having old photographs that will help document life in the community
  should contact Glenda Matute (gmatute@assetproperty.com) or Dr. Lee
  Ann Caldwell (lcaldwel@aug.edu).

   (AUGUSTA, GA) For the third year, the Morris Museum of Art is participating in the
  Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for
  the Arts, Blue Star Families, The Department of Defense, and more than
  1500 other museums across America. The arts community is extending a
  special invitation to military families to enjoy over 1500 museums
  this summer. May 29 to Sunday, September 2, 2012
  www.arts.gove/bluestarmuseums, www.themorris,org,

   (AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker/Bethlehem Development Team will be making
  presentations this Thursday,May 31 at the Central Office of the
  Augusta-Richmond County School system. The presentations will focus on
  home ownership opportunities for school employees, Two, 1-hour
  sessions at Noon to 1 pm and 1 pm to 2 pm. Lunch will be provided.

   (AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Laney Museum of Black History is featuring the photography of David Leigh, highlighting ten years of work capturing majestic images
  of beauty in nature. Opening reception June 3 from 3 – 5 pm.

  (AUGUSTA, GA)  Laney Walker/Bethlehem will be showcased this summer in Washington, DC at the national Neighborhood Revitalization Conference. Chester
  Wheeler, Director of Augusta’s Housing Department, and Jesse Wiles,
  President of APD Urban Planning & Management, which serves as the
  project manager for Laney Walker/Bethlehem, will both be featured in a
  presentation on regenerating the American city.


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