Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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January 28, 2014

Town Crier: January 29, 2014

AMERICUS — This Week


Camellia Show Postponed: The annual Camellia Show, has been postponed until March 1.

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 Friday at 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. Saturday 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.


Looking Ahead


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.

Economic Outlook: The Center for Business and Economic Development at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) host sthe 19th annual Sumter County Economic Outlook Luncheon at 1 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Thomas O. Marshall Jr. Pavilion Private Dining Room. This event is co-sponsored by the Americus Rotary Club. The featured speaker is William “Billy” Ussery, executive vice president and external relations with Oglethorpe Power Corporation. For information, contact Janie Mooney at 931-2090.


Food Service Training: Servsafe® Training for Food Service Managers is Feb. 25-26 at the Sumter County Agricultural Center, 127 William Bowen Pointe. Pre-registration is required by Feb. 7. Cost is $140. Call 924-4476 for more information or stop by the Sumter County Extension Office.

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