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Fort Valley State University Commencement

Fort Valley State University Commencement

More than 125 Fort Valley State University (FVSU) graduates marched during the graduation ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Health and Physical Education Complex.  FVSU President Larry E. Rivers hosted the program a news release said.
 
Dr. Rivers introduced keynote speaker, Ed Tarver, who is the first African-American U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia in its 221-year history.
 
Tarver, recanting Dr. Maya Angelou’s advice, told students, “I challenge you as graduates to do something positive with the privileges of becoming college educated. You [students] are no longer our future, you are our present.”  The district attorney encouraged students to find novel solutions to problems such as the struggling economy, a declining job market and terrorism.

Medical Center to Host Breast Cancer Awareness Program

An educational program on breast cancer awareness will take place at Peach Regional Medical Center on January 18 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Guest Speaker Mrs. Lee Brown, Certified Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator will speak about breast cancer, the second leading cause of death in women.

Limited seating is available. To reserve a seat, call 478-825-8691, ext 266.

Centerville to Host Library Dedication

Centerville Library will host its dedication on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m.

Librarian Nancy Granger says Governor Perdue will be at the dedication.

While the library will not open until January, the dedication will take place while Perdue and Houston County Chairman Ned Sanders are still in office since they helped with the project.

The forthcoming Centerville Library is located on Gunn Road in Centerville.

For more information, call 478-922-5100.

Peach County Boys and Girls Club: Day 10 of 13 Days of Giving

Peach County Boys and Girls Club: Day 10 of 13 Days of Giving

The Boys and Girls Club of Peach County is dedicated to serving all young people of Peach County by providing educational, cultural, artistic, physical, moral and social opportunities for growth in order that they may become caring, responsible, productive and contributing members of society.

You can help by donating IT equipment for middle and high schoolers, become a mentor or help fulfill holiday wishes.

Learn more by calling 478-825-1800.

We'll have more on 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.



Warner Robins Little Theatre to Host Auditions

Warner Robins Little Theatre to Host Auditions

The 4th production of "Butterflies are Free" auditions will take place at Warner Robins Little Theatre from January 3-4 at 7:30 p.m.

"Butterflies are Free" is a comedy by Leonard Gershe and published by Samuel French, Inc. and directed by Katie Manning.

For more information, visit Warner Robins Little Theatre at www.wrlt.org

Santa to Visit Byron

Santa to Visit Byron

Santa will visit the Holiday Art Mart on Dec. 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Art Mart in Byron.

Community members are encouraged to bring cameras for a free photo opportunity with Santa.

The Holiday Art Mart is located in Peach Shops at Byron suite 220. The Holiday Art Mart offers handcrafted gift items and decorations.

For more information, call 478-956-2409.

Hamlet

Hamlet


Historic Douglass Theatre Presents:

"HAMLET"

December 9

7:00 PM

Tickets $20

355 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Macon, GA

742-2000