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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JUNE 29, 2014

(AUGUSTA, GA) Sunset Music & Arts at Heritage Pine, a celebration of community in Laney Walker/Bethlehem, is presented by Garden City Jazz and the City of Augusta.  Saturday, July 5th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.at the Pine Street Pocket Park (1229 Pine Street). www.gardencityjazz.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) 600 Broad Street (Old Chamber Building) is now accepting applications for Tenants, Artist Residencies, and Community Events:  http://www.augustacollaboration.org/600-broad-st

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Civil Rights Movement in Augusta Panel Discussion and Luncheon, Part 2, will take place on Wednesday, July 9th at 11:30 am. at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum. RSVP by Monday, July 7, 706.724.3576. http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/. Now available on YouTube: Part 5 of 10 of “Civil Rights Movement in Augusta” Series, March on Washington with Dennis Williams,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxddrI-fW9o&feature=youtu.be 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Looking for a brand new home close to downtown Augusta? Only a few homes remain available on Pine Street at Heritage Pine, Laney Walker/Bethlehem’s flagship development. See www.heritagepineaugusta.com for property listings or contact Team Kenley, Meybohm Realtors at 803.257.7264 or 706.664.2534.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Sign up today for the Paine College Summer Series featuring art activities, movies, and fitness at the H.E.A.L Complexwww.facebook.com/PaineCollege/app_128953167

(AUGUSTA, GA) Explore the Georgia Regents University Campus Master Plan and share your opinion at http://www.gru.edu/facilities/cmp/.

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, MAY 18, 2014

(AUGUSTA, GA) Registration ends Tuesday, May 20 for the Lucy Craft Laney Museum Summer Camps,to be held May 27-30 and June 2-6. For more information or to register, contact the museum. 706-724-3576.www.LucyCraftLaneyMuseum.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Cotton Ball will be held Thursday, May 22. Advanced reservations are encouraged. For more information, call Historic Augusta at (706) 724-0436 or visitwww.historicaugusta.org .

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Greater Augusta Arts Council is proud to announce that its Cherry Tree Listening Project will be aired on WACG 90.7 weekdays throughout the month of May at 7:35 a.m. during the Augusta feed of “Morning Edition” and 5:44 p.m. during “All Things Considered.” Tune in and hear from residents about the “other side” of Augusta’s Cherry Tree complex. www.GPB.org/augusta

(AUGUSTA, GA) Looking to move to intown Augusta? Pine Street at Heritage Pine, Laney Walker/Bethlehem’s flagship development, is almost sold out. Contact Team Kenley, Meybohm Realtors at 803.257.7264 or 706.664.2534 for home sales information. www.heritagepineaugusta.com 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Brown Bag food truck owners will open the Brown Bag Café this month in downtown Augustahttp://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-14/brown-bag-adding-downtown-restaurant

(AUGUSTA, GA) Garden City Jazz celebrates National Jazz Appreciation Month by bringing music and arts into neighborhoods, creating new opportunities and venues for creative expression and collaboration. Schedule of upcoming jazz events in the CSRA: www.gardencityjazz.com/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta’s Laney Walker/Bethlehem Launches Next Five-Year Strategy, including plans for an African American Heritage Trail. Full press release: http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/media/in-the-press/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Dr. Karla K. Leeper has been named Chief of Staff at Georgia Regents University and Georgia Regents Health System. Her appointment is effective June 15.  www.gru.edu

(AUGUSTA, GA) Amy McKenn of Georgia Regents University’s Children’s Hospital of Georgia featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle after being named Nurse of the Year at the 2014 Spirit of Nursing Showcase. http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Paine College is maintaining a high level of security presence in the wake of recent shootings that occurred on the campus. http://www.paine.edu/blog/

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, MAY 10, 2014

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Greater Augusta Arts Council is proud to announce that its Cherry Tree Listening Project will be aired on WACG 90.7 weekdays throughout the month of May at 7:35 a.m. during the Augusta feed of “Morning Edition” and 5:44 p.m. during “All Things Considered.” Tune in and hear from residents about the “other side” of Augusta’s Cherry Tree complex. www.GPB.org/augusta

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Garden City Jazz celebrates National Jazz Appreciation Month by bringing music and arts into neighborhoods, creating new opportunities and venues for creative expression and collaboration. Schedule of upcoming jazz events in the CSRA: www.gardencityjazz.com/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta has been recognized by AARP as an Age-Friendly Community. An Age-Friendly Town Hall meeting will be held Tuesday, May 13 at the KROC Center from 1-3 p.m. www.augustaga.gov/1896/Augusta-is-an-Age-Friendly-Community.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta’s Laney Walker/Bethlehem Launches Next Five-Year Strategy. Full press release:http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/media/in-the-press/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Friday, May 16 Noon. Art at Lunch: Greetings from Syria: Photographing a Civil War. Morris Museum of Art. Pre-register by May 14.

http://www.themorris.org/

(AUGUSTA, GA) To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the Augusta Chapter of the NAACP and the LCLM present a special program on May 16 at 6PM. Judge Robert Fleming, Manning, South Carolina NAACP President, will be the keynote speaker. www.LucyCraftLaneyMuseum.com

 

(AUGUSTA, GA)Free Comprehensive Health Screenings, May 17, 2014 during May Fest. 8:00 am – 6:00 pm at May Park, 622 4th Street, Augusta. Sponsored by Georgia Regents University in partnership with Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Queensborough Bank, and the Lucy Craft Laney Museum. 706-724-3576.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Registration ends Tuesday, May 20 for the Lucy Craft Laney Museum Summer Camps, to be held May 27-30 and June 2-6. For more information or to register, contact the museum. 706-724-3576.www.LucyCraftLaneyMuseum.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Cotton Ball will be held Thursday, May 22. Advanced reservations are encouraged. For more information, call Historic Augusta at (706) 724-0436 or visit www.historicaugusta.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) Looking to move to intown Augusta? Phase I of Heritage Pine, Laney Walker/Bethlehem’s flagship development, is almost sold out. Contact Team Kenley, Meybohm Realtors at 803.257.7264 or 706.664.2534 for home sales information. www.heritagepineaugusta.com

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, MAY 2, 2014

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta’s Laney Walker/Bethlehem Launches Next Five-Year Strategy. Full press release: http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/media/in-the-press/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Garden City Jazz celebrates National Jazz Appreciation Month by bringing music and arts into neighborhoods, creating new opportunities and venues for creative expression and collaboration. Schedule of upcoming jazz events in the CSRA:www.gardencityjazz.com/

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(AUGUSTA, GA) Paine college hosts a week of festivities honoring the graduating class of 2014 and alumni classes in reunion, May 5 – May 11, 2014. http://www.paine.edu/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Looking to move to intown Augusta? Phase I of Heritage Pine, Laney Walker/Bethlehem’s flagship development, is almost sold out. Contact Team Kenley, Meybohm Realtors at 803.257.7264 or 706.664.2534 for home sales information.  www.heritagepineaugusta.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) Join the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce for Business After Hours, Thursday, May 8, 5:30 – 7:30 PM at the newly renovated Downtown Family Y. http://augustachamber.net/

(AUGUSTA, GA) POLITICS ON THE ROCKS – AUGUSTA, “An Election Awareness Cocktail Mix n Mingle,” Friday May 9, 2014, 7 pm – 9 pm at Paine College HEAL Complex. Come get acquainted and network with Augusta’s next elected officials.  https://twitter.com/AugustaYUP/status/459626058610790401/photo/1

(AUGUSTA, GA) Music at the Morris, Sunday, May 11 2:00 p.m. Join jazz group 10 x 10 Theory for an eclectic mix of popular favorites. FREE. http://www.themorris.org/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta has been recognized by AARP as an Age-Friendly Community. An Age-Friendly Town Hall meeting will be held on May 13 at the KROC Center from 1-3 p.m.  www.augustaga.gov/1896/Augusta-is-an-Age-Friendly-Community.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Cotton Ball will be held on Thursday, May 22. Advanced reservations are encouraged. For more information, call Historic Augusta at (706) 724-0436 or visitwww.historicaugusta.org .

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Laney Museum’s next Senior Luncheon is Wednesday, May 14 from 11:30AM- 1PM. Admission is $11. RSVP by Monday, March 12. 706-724-3576. www.LucyCraftLaneyMuseum.com

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, APRIL 27, 2014

AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta’s Laney Walker/Bethlehem will be featured at the 2014 National Planning Conference in a session devoted to rebuilding urban neighborhoods. The session will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Tuesday, April 29. Open to conference participants (see http://www.planning.org/conference/ for details).

(AUGUSTA, GA) Looking to move to intown Augusta? Phase I of Heritage Pine, Laney Walker/Bethlehem’s flagship development, is almost sold out. Contact Team Kenley, Meybohm Realtors at 803.257.7264 or 706.664.2534 for home sales information.

www.heritagepineaugusta.com 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Garden City Jazz celebrates National Jazz Appreciation Month by bringing music and arts into neighborhoods, creating new opportunities and venues for creative expression and collaboration. Schedule of upcoming jazz events in the CSRA: www.gardencityjazz.com/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Laney Museum will screen the three- part PBS documentary, The Abolitionists,Monday, April 28 – Wednesday, April 30 from 6-7 PM at the Augusta-Richmond County Library. www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Paine College Concert Choir Spring Concert, Thursday May 1, 7:00 PM, Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel.  www.paine.edu

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta recognized by AARP as an Age-Friendly Community. For more information including press releases and photos, see
www.augustaga.gov/1896/Augusta-is-an-Age-Friendly-Community.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Downtown Augusta’s First Friday, Friday, May 2, 2014, 5-9 PM. Celebrate James Brown’s birthday, enjoy live music and shop from local vendors along Broad Street and in the Augusta Common. https://www.facebook.com/FirstFridayAugusta

(AUGUSTA, GA) Perfect Picture performs at Sunset Music & Arts @ Heritage Pine Saturday, May 3, 6:30-8:30 pm. Heritage Pine pocket park (Pine Street between Laney Walker Blvd. and Florence Street). www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/blog/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Don’t miss Historic Augusta’s Downtown Loft Tour, Friday, May 2, 6-9 pm and Saturday, May 3, noon-5 pm. Tour the inside of historic buildings while strolling downtown. For more information: www.historicaugusta.org/downtown-loft-tour/or 706-724-0436 .

(AUGUSTA, GA) POLITICS ON THE ROCKS – AUGUSTA, “An Election Awareness Cocktail Mix n Mingle,” Friday May 9, 2014, 7 pm – 9 pm at Paine College HEAL Complex. Come get acquainted and network with Augusta’s next elected officials. https://twitter.com/AugustaYUP/status/459626058610790401/photo/1

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JAN 6, 2014

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Lucy Laney Museum of Black History presents Dr. Maryemma Graham at its Senior Luncheon Series this Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A University of Kansas Distinguished Professor, Dr. Graham is a native of Augusta and a leading scholar in African American Literature. Luncheon cost is $10.00. http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Morris Museum of Art presents Artrageous! Family Sunday: Fifth Annual Children’s Book Reading Spectacular, Sunday, January 12, 2:00 p.m. Local celebrities DJ Chill Ay Chillz, Jeff Rucker, Brad Means, and Ed Turner read classic children’s stories. Afterwards, create your own book. FREE. www.themorris.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Sign up by Friday, January 10 to participate in the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. The parade will held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 beginning at 1:00 p.m. For more information contact, please contact the City of Augusta Special Events office 706-821-1754 or the NAACP office 706-724-0390. Parade application available at: http://augustaga.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=873.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Georgia Regents University’s Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Jag20 Emerging Leader awards program. The Jag 20 honors 20 outstanding younger alumni who have upheld the values of Georgia Regents University and have made a significant impact in their chosen career field, their community and/or their alma mater. http://grualumni.com/Jag20

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Fulfill your new year’s resolution at the GRU Augusta Half Marathon & 10K. Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in downtown Augusta.  Register now at http://www.augustahalf.org/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Enjoy America’s largest luncheon concert series every Tuesday through March 18, 2014. Held in the nave of Saint Paul’s Church, the concerts include musical styles ranging from classical to jazz. After the concert, eat lunch in the River Room catered by Chef Andrew Crumrine. Advance registration is required for lunch. See more at: http://www.augustaga.org/CalendarFolder/Events/Tuesday-s-Music-Live#sthash.of9NS3NT.dpuf.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The 2nd Annual Red Nose 5K and Family Fun Run benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. James Brown Arena. http://www.strictlyrunning.com/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Shop for gently used coffee table books, art and photography books, craft books, cookbooks and gift books at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library Book Sale. Saturday January 11, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 823 Telfair Street, Augusta. 706-469-3356

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Join the Young Professionals of Augusta (YPA) at the Partridge Inn on Tuesday, January 14 for its monthly meeting with guest speaker Tara Simkins of the Press on Foundation. Tara is a mentor and inspirational speaker. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. by our program at 6:15 p.m. http://www.ypaugusta.com/

(AUGUSTA, GA) – An African-American Doll Exhibition Honoring Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark is open now through February 2014 on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair Street. Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. FREE Admission

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta honors our veterans with numerous events today, including: Veterans Day Ceremony, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 9 a.m. Monday at 1101 15th Street, 706.721.2531; CSRA-Augusta Veterans Day Parade: 10-11 a.m. Monday, Broad Street, downtown Augusta; Veterans Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. Monday, All Wars Monument, Fourth and Broad streets; National Veteran’s Day Run, 4 p.m. Monday, Lake Olmstead Park, 78 Milledge Road, veteransdayrun.org/run/augusta. Thank you to all who have served in our nation’s military.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Greater Augusta Arts Council will hold its 2013 Legislative Luncheon this Thursday, November 14, 2013, 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. at the Augusta Public Library, 823 Telfair Street. Speakers Mayor Deke Copenhaver, Commissioner Corey Johnson, and Augusta Regional Collaboration Executive Director Matthew Kwatinetz will discuss the role of arts in economic development and future plans for developing arts in Augusta. For more information: http://augustaarts.com.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Garden City Jazz will perform November 16 at 5:00.p.m. at the Pine Street pocket park at Heritage Pine as part of the Jazz on Pine concert series. Jazz on Pine is a celebration of music and community in Augusta’s Laney Walker/Bethlehem. Free and open to the public. For more information: www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/blog/.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Regents University’s Health Care Initiative will be held November 16, 2013 in partnership with the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. Services include comprehensive screening by professional nurses, a nurse practioner, psychiatrist and podiatrist. Sponsored by GRU, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, Phi Chi Chapter Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., and Queensborough Bank.  http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm

 

(AUGUSTA, GA)Artspace returns to Augusta this month to share recommendations gleaned from an online survey of Augusta area artists and other creatives about the types of work and living spaces they need. A public meeting will be held Monday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. at 600 Broad Street to discuss the final report and next steps. Stay up to date with the latest news at https://www.facebook.com/CulturalAugusta .

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Southern Soul & Song, presented by the Morris Museum of Art, continues through February 2014 with monthly concerts featuring rising stars and legends of bluegrass, country, roots, blues, and Americana music performing in Augusta’s historic Imperial Theatre. Blue Highway and Sierra Hull perform Friday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.  http://southernsoulandsong.org/index.shtml

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta has announced its 8th annual Endangered Properties List. Included are the Old First Baptist Church and original Congregation Children of Israel synagogue in the downtown area and three commercial structures in the Augusta Downtown Historic District. See more about these properties at http://www.historicaugusta.org/.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History’s Annual Quilt Exhibition continues through December 30, 2013. This year’s exhibit features quilts crafted by Atlanta’s Brown Sugar Stitchers, a guild of African American quilters from the metro-Atlanta area. For information, visit www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art has posted a fresh, new calendar of events featuring films, music, exhibits, workshops, lectures and more for November 2013 – February 2014. http://www.themorris.org/calendar/calendar.html

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta Christmas Light Up Spectacular Call For Vendors: If you would like to submit an application as a vendor for this year’s Christmas Light Up Spectacular, visit www.myaugustadowntown.com/. Applications are due November 30.

 

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINE, OCT 28, 2013

(Augusta, GA) – Tenor saxophonist and Richmond County educator, Tim Sanders, and his band Unity will perform Saturday, November 2nd in the final concert of the Jazz on Pine celebration of local music. The concert takes place at 6:00 pm in the Heritage Pine Pocket Park on Pine Street between Laney Walker Boulevard and Florence Street. Jazz on Pine, planned and orchestrated by highly-regarded jazz keyboardist Karen Gordon, is the inaugural public cultural event for the neighborhood’s newly-christened park and is anticipated to become an annual jazz concert series. Full press release: http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Jazz-Series-Comes-Home_Oct-7-2013.pdf.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History holds its Annual Quilt Exhibition October 17 – December 30, 2013. The Brown Sugar Stitchers once again display their wonderful array of quilts. They will be joined by Mrs. Pollie Stevenson – a long time art exhibitor from New York. More Information: http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Kroc Center’s Café on the Canal provides a variety of freshly prepared, delicious food and free wi-fi for the Augusta Area. Open to members and non-members, six days a week. http://salvationarmyaugusta.org/kroc-center/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum hosts Starters: Selections from the Wells Fargo Collection Exhibition. The exhibition includes works from a number of well-known artists, including Andy Warhol, Helen Frankenthaler, Alfred Stieglitz, Berenice Abbott, Dorothea Lange, George Caleb Bingham, and Alphonse Mucha, among many others. On display through November 24, 2013.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Regents University has received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of this award, GRU will be featured along with 55 other recipients in the magazine’s November 2013 issue.

 

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, OCT 21, 2013

(AUGUSTA, GA) Join us Saturday, October 26 at 6:00 PM for a performance by Joe Collier & Friends as part of the Jazz on Pine celebration taking place in the pocket park at Heritage Pine, the flagship development of Laney Walker/Bethlehem. This free concert series is presented by the City of Augusta and Heritage Pine Homeowners Association. Tim Sanders & UNITY will wrap up the season series with a performance on November 2nd.

http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/blog/

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History holds its Annual Quilt Exhibition October 17 – December 30, 2013. The Brown Sugar Stitchers once again display their wonderful array of quilts. They will be joined by Mrs. Pollie Stevenson – a long time art exhibitor from New York. More Information: http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Paine College School of Professional Studies and the Black Executive Exchange Program present “Leading into the 21st Century,” Fall Career Fair, Wednesday, October 23 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM at the Candler Memorial Library. http://www.paine.edu/

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum hosts Starters: Selections from the Wells Fargo Collection Exhibition. The exhibition includes works from a number of well-known artists, including Andy Warhol, Helen Frankenthaler, Alfred Stieglitz, Berenice Abbott, Dorothea Lange, George Caleb Bingham, and Alphonse Mucha, among many others. On display through November 24, 2013.

Also at the Morris: a B Movie Minimarathon on Saturday, October 26, noon–5:00 p.m. Screening and discussion of cult classic horror films in the museum’s auditorium with alternative cinema guru Michael J. Weldon and film fanatic and director Matthew Buzzell. Popcorn and drinks included. Members, free; nonmembers, $5.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Regents University has received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of this award, GRU will be featured along with 55 other recipients in the magazine’s November 2013 issue.

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JULY 22, 2013

(AUGUSTA, GA) A special ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Heritage Pine pocket park will take place on Tuesday, July 30th at 10 am. The ceremony will highlight the efforts of community leaders instrumental in launching the Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization effort.

www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com

 

(AUGUSTA, GA)  Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and Georgia Regents Medical Center (GRMC), Georgia’s public academic health center renowned for its top-ranked doctors, announced a 15-year alliance to enable increasingly patient-centered approaches to care and to create an innovative business model that addresses current and future clinical, operational and equipment needs of GRMC’s multiple sites. The alliance is a first-of-its-kind delivery model in the United States. Through the agreement, worth approximately USD 300 million, the largest of its kind for Philips, the company will provide GRMC with a comprehensive range of consulting services, advanced medical technologies, and operational performance, planning and maintenance services with pre-determined monthly operational costs over a 15-year term. The alliance will broadly support the Georgia Regents Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Georgia Regents University Cancer Center and the health system’s numerous outpatient clinics.
www.georgiahealth.edu

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Chronicle features a news article on the most recent community meeting for Laney Walker/Bethlehem. The article focuses on the challenges of developing one of the project’s key priority development areas, Foundry Place.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-07-18/official-laney-walker-development-slowed-mills-campus-plan

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Not Gaddy, from IDrum2U, will be conducting a community drum circle event at the Morris Museum of Art on Saturday, July 27 at 2:00 pm. FREE and open to the public.
www.themorris.org

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The projected impacts of Georgia Regents University on Augusta over the next 17 years are highlighted in a video located on the Augusta Tomorrow website.

http://www.augustatomorrow.org/common/Content.asp?PAGE=505&CONTENT=1479

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Leaders from Paine College will be meeting with the core development team for Laney Walker/Bethlehem on Tuesday, July 23 at 3:00 pm to explore providing housing options for faculty and staff.

www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Development activity in Laney Walker/Bethlehem is expanding, with work on phase two of Holley Street Commons and the start of phase one of a senior multifamily project in Twiggs Circle. Antioch Ministries, Inc. is the lead developer for Holley, while the Augusta Housing Authority is developing the 60-unit multifamily project.
www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Photography Festival, Inc. presents “Reframing the Subject: Photographing Transformation in Laney Walker/Bethlehem” September 27-29, 2013. This weekend-long workshop features classes and photo field trips focused on Augusta’s historic Laney Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods. More information and registration at
www.augustaphotofestival.org.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Plans are underway for another great Blocks Are Beautiful celebration. Mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept 14 – details coming soon. Contact Edkesha Anderson at 706-821-1797 if you’d like to volunteer or have ideas to share.
https://www.facebook.com/BlocksAreBeautiful

 

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