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(AUGUSTA, GA) The Mayor’s office unveils a video on YouTube promoting Augusta. 



(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy C. Laney Museum of Black History is launching its Annual Doll Exhibit, featuring dolls from various collections-old, new, and from all nations, as well as the Michelle Obama Collection. Begins November 1, through the end of December. And on Wednesday, November 14, the Museum is featuring as part of its ongoing Wednesday Luncheon Series, ARC Tax Commissioner Steven Kendrick.


(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Housing & Community Development Department, in conjunction with the Laney Walker/Bethlehem Project Management team, APD, and Meybohm Realtors are jointly hosting staff members from Augusta’s Department of Health at the Heritage Pine Model Home at 1228 Pine St., November 8.


(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Health Sciences University, in conjunction with the Augusta Warrior Project, Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, will present the second annual Augusta Research Symposium on Advances in Warrior Care: An Integrated Approach Oct. 29 at the Kroc Community Center in Augusta. http://www.georgiahealth.edu/research/warriorcare/register.html. 


(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art is presenting a program entitled Artist Workshops: Artistic Photo Transfers. Rosanne Stutts leads participants through the processes of emulsion and image transfers, including techniques using Polaroid film. Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28.


(AUGUSTA, GA) 30901 Development Corporation, the economic development arm of Beulah Grove Baptist Church, is featuring a new 3-bedroom home for sale at 1433 Wrightsboro Road. Contact Beverly Wright or Angela Davis for more information at 706.823.0905.


(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta, Inc. is hosting its annual Dr. Edward J. Cashin Memorial Woodrow Wilson Lecture, to be held at the Morris Museum of Art on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 6:30 pm. The speaker, Mary DeCredico, PhD, Professor of History, United States Naval Academy, will present "Georgia’s Industrialization and the Confederate War Effort."


(AUGUSTA, GA) Construction is well underway on a new 15-unit residential development by the United House of Prayer in the East Mill Village area of Laney Walker/Bethlehem.


(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta was host this past weekend to the first-ever bi-state bicycling symposium, with participants from Georgia and South Carolina convening for workshops ranging from local advocacy and safe routes to school to bike sharing and a presentation on the North Augusta Greenway.


(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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