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Museum of Aviation Holds 6th Golf Tournament in Memory of Robert L. Scott Jr.

Museum of Aviation Holds 6th Golf Tournament in Memory of Robert L. Scott Jr.

The Museum of Aviation Foundation will hold the sixth Annual Brig. Gen. Robert L. Scott, Jr. Memorial Golf Scramble April 15, 2011 at Healy Point Country Club in Macon. 

February 27 will mark five years since the famed World War II flying ace from Macon Georgia passed away less than two months before his 98th birthday.  

“Scott’s memory lives on in Middle Georgia,” said Pat Bartness, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation. 

“This tournament honors Macon’s true hometown hero whose legacy will forever be enshrined at the Museum of Aviation.”  Last year, in honor of General Scott, the Museum of Aviation named its newest hangar the Scott Exhibit Hangar.

Coliseum Health System Appoints Three New Board Members

Coliseum Health System has appointed three new board members to the Board of Trustees. 

Patrice Webster, MD, Chief of Staff for Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health, Jeffrey Burnette, MD, Chief of Staff for Coliseum Northside Hospital, and Jimmy Hinson, Vice President of Employee Benefits with BB&T Insurance Services, Inc, have recently been appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees, a Coliseum Health System news release says. 

The Board of Trustees is established to assist and advise the CEO, the Limited Liability Company, The Board of Directors and the Medical Staff.

The Board of Trustees is composed of sixteen individuals representing the community at large, the active medical staff and the hospital leadership. 

Their primary function is to assure that the hospital and its medical staff provides quality medical care that meets the needs of the community. 

Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra February Performance

The Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Hawkinsville Opera House and Wesleyan College this month.

The orchestra will perform Mozart's Don Giovani, Hadyn's Cello Concerto in D Major and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

The performance will take place at the Hawkinsville Opera House on February 26 at 7:30 p.m. and on February 27 at Wesleyan College in Macon on February 27.

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online here.

February Marks American Heart Month

The Medical Center of Georgia plans to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease and stroke through a series of events throughout February.

The events correspond with the American Heart Association's designated February as American Heart Month.

That's according to a Medical Center of Central Ga. news release.

The following is a schedule of events for Central Ga.:

Saturday: Heart & Soul North will take place at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1530 Highway 41 South, in Barnesville from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. MCCG will provide AngioScreen® and other cardiovascular screenings, and physician speakers on the hour.  

AngioScreen® costs $50. Please call 1-800-627-2393 to make an appointment.

Thursday, Feb. 17: HeartFest 2011 will join Dodge County Hospital in Eastman from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. to provide free cardiovascular screenings for the hospital’s annual Heart Health Day.

Macon Little Theatre Presents:

Macon Little Theatre Presents:

A Street Car Named Desire will be peformed February 4 through February 13.

For more information, call 478-PLAY.

Commissioner Echols to Hold Roundtables Across State

Commissioner Tim Echols with the Georgia Public Service Commission will be hosting a series of roundtable discussions on alternative fuel vehicles round tables across the state from February 8 through February 10, a Georgia Public Service Commission news release says.

A number of Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AGVs), will be on display during these roundtable discussions including a new Honda CNG Civic, an Electric Car from Georgia Power, a Bi-Fuel F-150 (CNG and Gas) and a bio-diesel Mercedes that runs on vegetable oil (Athens location only).

 “This roundtable brings together policy makers, businesses involved with clean energy, and those who actually use this technology each and every day,” said Echols, who himself drives a CNG car. “It is my hope that we can show the general public, corporate community and media that alternative energy can mean jobs and economic development for our state.”

Film Festival Announces 2011 Filmmaking Workshops During Festival

The 6th Annual Macon Film Festival will take place February 17 – 20, 2011, at three venues in historic downtown Macon, Georgia. In 2010 the Festival added free filmmaking workshops to the lineup of more than 60 hours of screenings and special events.

This year the Macon Film Festival is excited to announce three free filmmaking workshops, conducted by special guests including director Nick Moran, actor/filmmaker Morgan Simpson, and screenwriter Scott Seeke, a Macon Film Festival news release says.

The workshops will be held at The 567 Center for Renewal, located at 533 Cherry Street, within easy walking distance of the Cox Capitol Theatre and the Douglass Theatre, the two landmarks which anchor the festival.

The 2011 Macon Film Festival Workshops are:


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