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February 21, 2014

Mark Your Calendar – February 21

TIFTON —

College Goal Georgia, TCHS, Feb. 24, 1-6 p.m. in the Media Center, financial aid experts ready to assist students
 
Ms. ABAC pageant, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., Howard Auditorium, tickets at the door (limited)
 
AARP driver safety course, Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m., Leroy Rogers, $20/person ($5 discount w/AARP card), reservations call 388-8352
 
School finance discussion, Feb. 27, 6 p.m., Tift County Board of Education Office, N. Ridge Ave. in Tifton, RSVP to info@tiftschools.com or call 387-2400
 
Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival in Tifton, March 1 at Fulwood Park, more info at www.tifton.net
 
Story Quilts exhibit, Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage, through March 22, exhibit opens March 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. with artist Beth Mount speaking at 7 p.m.
 
Intermediate photography class with Arch Baker, Moultrie library, March 3, 10 & 17, 6:30 p.m.
 
“Smoke on the Mountain” March 6-8, 7 p.m., Wiregrass Opry stage at Georgia Museum of Ag, tickets at door, $7
 
Todd Allen Herendee performs at Tift Theatre, March 7, $15, call for tickets 386-5150
 
Miss Rita’s School Mobile will be back the weeks of March 10 and 17 to help students prep for the CRCT, space still available for testing in March, call 1-877-TEACH-51
 
Drop off your bottle caps (example: milk jug size) for use with Miss Rita’s reading tutorial, March 11, 13, 18 and 20 at 401 N. Ridge, from 8-10 a.m.
 
Evening for ABAC featuring von Grey at Gressette Gym March 7, 6 p.m., call 391-4895 for tickets
 
Art & Music Showcase, hosted by Kiwanis Club, March 20, 6 p.m., grades 4-12 may enter, pick up entry forms from art/music teachers of call 386-2237, event open to public/free at TCHS Performing Arts Center
 
“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” will be on stage as the Birmingham Children’s Theatre performs for the family dinner theater, sponsored by the United Way of South Central Georgia and sponsors, March 21, dinner at 6 p.m., show starts at 7, UGA-Tifton Conference Center,  $10/child, $15/adult, buy tickets online at www.uway-socenga.org.

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    Pictured are the honorees of Thursday night's annual Public Safety Officer Appreciation and Awards Banquet by the Tifton Elks Lodge. Shown, from left, are Louise Spradley, who organized the banquet, Eddie Brown with the Tift County Emergency Medical Services, Sgt. Debbie Pyles with the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Police Department, Sgt. Bart Walker with the Omega Police Department, Officer of the Year honoree Thomas Catanzarita with the Tift County Sheriff's Office Jail Division, Deputy Jonathan Toledo with the TCSO, Brandi Conway with the Tifton-Tift County Animal Shelter, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Ben Taylor, Officer Brian Shockley with the Tifton Police Department and volunteer Firefighter Brian Fincher with the Chula Fire Department.

    LEOs and first responders honored at banquet

    A room full of local law enforcement and first responders were honored Thursday night by the Tifton Elks Lodge at their annual Public Safety Officer Appreciation and Awards Banquet for their service in the community.
    Prior to the awards being given out, Louise Spradley, who organized the banquet, welcomed everyone, and the invocation and pledge were led by the Tift County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard.

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