Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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January 18, 2014

Town Crier: January 19, 2014

AMERICUS — This Week



Support Group: The Living Healthy to Beat Diabetes Support Group meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Phoebe Sumter MedicalCenter Private Dining Room (located inside the cafeteria). The topicis  “Diabetes and You” and there will be a group discussion on goals for managing diabetes in 2014. For more information contact Ashley Patterson at 931-4975 or

Youth Workshop: Omicron Alpha Zeta Chapter and Theta Sigma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. host “From Girls to Pearls” Youth Workshop from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Georgia Southwestern State University in the Student Success Center Conference Rooms. This is a free evenzt.Topics deal wiht literacy, bullying and post-secondary options. There will also be a Dramatic Monologue and Spelling Bee Contest. Participants receive breakfast and lunch. E-mail us ro register.

Looking Ahead


Southwest Civic Chorus: Rehearsals of the Southwest Civic Chorus are 7-9 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 27 in Jackson Hall Choir room, Georgia Southwestern State University. Rehearsals are of Italian Opera choruses to join the Albany Symphony and other choirs for concerts on April 12 and 13.

GSW Homecoming: Alumni and friends ofGeorgia Southwestern State University are invited for an evening of southern-style fuin and food, featuring Ronda Rich, syndicated columnist and author, on Jan. 31at GSW Golf & Conference Center. Meet & Greet and cocktails (cash bar) are at 6 p.m. with dinner and entertainment at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $25 and $35 ate the door.

Step Show:  NPHC Homecoming Step Show starts at 8 p.m.  Feb. 1 in the Storm Dome at Georgia Southwestern State University. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased on the third floor of the Student Success Center.


Chamber Concert Series: Georgia Southwestern State University is having its 2013-2014 Chamber Concert Series. This year marks the 35th season of the series. Included are Ensemble Chaconne, Measure for Measure: Music of Shakespeare’s Plays — 7:30 p.m. — Feb. 4; Kontras Quartet — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25; Albany Symphony featuring GSW, Albany State and Darton College Choirs, “Evening of Italian Opera”  — 3 p.m.  April 13, at Rylander Theatre. All performances take place in GSW’s Jackson Performance Hall, unless otherwise noted. Season tickets for all concerts are available: adults $45, GSW faculty and staff $40, senior citizens $35, and Habitat for Humanity volunteers $25. GSW students and children 15 and under admitted free of charge. Tickets to individual performances are also available and can be purchased at the door. For more information or for tickets, call 229-931-2204.

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