(AUGUSTA, GA) The Downtown Augusta Alliance and CSRA Business League will host a District One Debate Forum on Wednesday, October 10 at the Downtown Library, 823 Telfair Street, at 7:00 PM (with meet and greet at 6:00 PM). Participating candidates include Matt Aitken, Stanley Hawes, Bill Fennoy, and Denice Traina.


(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center, Inc. will celebrate 100 years of service with two events. On Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. a Centennial Festival will be held on the grounds of the Center with inflatables, games, activities, food, entertainment, and prizes for all ages. Vendors are welcome. On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 3:00 p.m., the Alumni and Friends of New Bethlehem Community Center will sponsor “A Celebration of 100 Years of Service, Accomplishments, Achievements and Memories.” Memories and advertisements are being solicited. Please call (706) 722-0086 for more information.


(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History and Historic Augusta, Inc. will present the third annual symposium, “This Place Matters: Preserving Augusta’s African-American Communities,” Friday & Saturday, Oct. 19-20.


(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Greenway Alliance, Inc. has collected over 350 signatures in support of the Augusta Greenway, a proposed, multi-modal, green transportation and recreation corridor that would link the 17-acre, former Golf Hall of Fame property to the Medical District, Paine College and Augusta State Campus. Contact: bob.munger@augustagreenway.org. http://augustagreenway.org


(AUGUSTA, GA) In celebration of the Morris Museum’s twentieth anniversary, the Morris is offering FREE admission for 20 days-September 25-October 14, 2012.


(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) 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.


(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



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