(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JAN 13, 2014

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Department and WKZK- the Spirit Radio will host the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Celebration, Thursday, January 16. Reverend K.B. Martin will be the guest speaker. Come out and enjoy the celebration and remember Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision. For more information, please contact 706-821-2827 or 706-821-1754.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade will held Saturday, January 18. The parade begins at 1:00 p.m. Parade route: The parade will start at Dyess Park Community Center located at 902 James Brown Blvd. The parade will proceed south on James Brown Blvd; then west on Wrightsboro Rd., north onto Augusta Ave., east onto Laney Walker Blvd., north on 11th St., and east on D’Antignac St. and end at Dyess Park. For more information contact, please contact the City of Augusta Special Events Office 706-821-1754 or the NAACP Office 706-724-0390.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Friday, January 17 @ Noon, the Morris Museum of Art presents Virginia artist Eldridge Bagley who will discuss the exhibition Images of Hearth and Home, drawn from the Morris’s extensive collection of his paintings. Reserve by January 15. Also at the Morris, enjoy a performance of original piano compositions by Daniel Maltz, Sunday, January 19 2:00 p.m. http://www.themorris.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song series presents Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott this Friday, January 17 @ 7:30 p.m. These acclaimed singers, songwriters, and musicians will perform for the first time at the Imperial Theatre. For tickets, call 706-722-8341 or visit imperialtheatre.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Join the Young Professionals of Augusta (YPA) at the Partridge Inn Tuesday, January 14 for its monthly meeting with guest speaker Tara Simkins of the Press on Foundation. Tara is a mentor and inspirational speaker. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. by our program at 6:15 p.m. http://www.ypaugusta.com/

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Augusta Metro Chamber’s Women In Business monthly meeting will be held Tuesday, January 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Legends Club, 2701 Washington Rd. Guest Speaker: Judy Boyle Chun, Founder & President of People Solutions, LLC. The mission of the Women In Business program is to strengthen the business community by providing programs and services that enhance the professional and personal goals of women. http://augustachamber.net/

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Lucy Craft Laney Museum will hold its Eighth Annual Lucy Craft Laney Heritage Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 6:00- 10:00 pm at the Augusta Marriott, Two Tenth Street. Deadline for ticket purchases is Jan. 21. See http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/gala.htm for details.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – An African-American Doll Exhibition Honoring Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark is open now through February 2014 on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair Street. Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. FREE Admission

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Georgia Regents University’s Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Jag20 Emerging Leader awards program. The Jag 20 honors 20 outstanding younger alumni who have upheld the values of Georgia Regents University and have made a significant impact in their chosen career field, their community and/or their alma mater. http://grualumni.com/Jag20

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