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MidSouth Community FCU Sponsoring Dallemand Investiture

The Investiture of Dr. Dallemand as the Bibb County School District Superintendent on January 31 is being sponsored by MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union.

“We look forward to the Superintendent bringing a fresh perspective, strong focus, and a total-commitment to quality education in our community,” says Harry Trawick, MidSouth Board Chairman and retired Bibb County School District Deputy Superintendent. “MidSouth was founded by Bibb County educators originally, for Bibb County educators, and this foundation remains strong. It's important for those who can, to step forward and help build our educational system from every aspect, including financial support when possible.” 

“This major contribution by MidSouth is a wonderful example of how this community comes together in support of educating our students – our most important product,” says Board Member Ella Carter. “The Board of Education is most appreciative of this kind gesture.”

CGTC Selects 2011 EAGLE Ambassador

CGTC Selects 2011 EAGLE Ambassador

Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Adult Education student Julian Gallemore was selected as CGTC’s 2011 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Ambassador.

Singing Valentines

Singing Valentines

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Silver Beaver Awards to be Announced at Boy Scouts of America Annual Recognition Banquet

The 2011 Annual Recognition Banquet will be held January 20, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.  at Macon State College in Macon, Georgia. 

This year the 2010 Class of Eagle Scouts and Silver Beaver Award Recipients, Council Officers, as well as a volunteer for being elected in the BSA 100th Anniversary National Hall of Leadership and a great year of Scouting will be recognized.   

 In addition, the keynote speaker for the evening will be Assistant Chief Scout Executive Robert “Alf” Tuggle, National Boy Scouts of America. 

A native of Monticello, GA, Tuggle oversees the Marketing Group, which includes public relations, the 100th Anniversary Celebration and publications including Scouting and Boys’ Life magazines.

Totes for Tots Rescheduled for Friday, January 21, 2011

Totes for Tots Rescheduled for Friday, January 21, 2011

Due to icy wintry weather, Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) has rescheduled its annual Totes to Tots suitcase drive for foster children. Originally scheduled to take place Friday, January 14, the event has been postponed until Friday, January 21.

The collection will still take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 22 GCS offices across the state, including three in Central Georgia, at the GCS-Macon Coliseum (308 Coliseum Dr., Suite 120; 478-745-6130), GCS-Milledgeville (624 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.; 478-4531806), and GCS-Oconee (1000 Cowles Clinic Way, Magnolia Building, Greensboro; 706-454-0159) offices.

Totes to Tots delivers new or nearly new backpacks and kid-sized suitcases to foster children in Georgia—from infants to teenagers—many of whom must shuffle their belongings from home to home in garbage bags during frequent relocations.

Employees help community groups in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day

WHEN:                   Monday, January 17, 2011


WHAT:                   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to the service of others.  In honor of his legacy, Georgia Power employees will use Monday, January 17, a company holiday, for volunteer service and community enhancement.

Employees in the Central Region will commemorate the day by volunteering with local community organizations.

First Presbyterian Day School Wins Robotics Competition

First Presbyterian Day School Wins Robotics Competition

Students from the First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, GA hold the First Place Trophy they won at the STARBASE ROBINS FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League Regional Robotics Tournament at the Museum of Aviation January 8, 2011. 

The group beat out 36 other teams at the Museum which was the location of one of three regional tournaments held in Georgia.

The team also won an award for Best Robot Performance.

The FPD Day School “Team Red” will now compete at the FIRST Lego League State Tournament to be held at Georgia Tech on January 29, 2011. 

This year’s tournament theme was Body Forward which focuses on medicine. 

Students competed in three rounds of competition with a robot they built themselves to complete tasks on a large competition board. 

They also gave two presentations about medical research to a panel of judges.