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Media Specialists Collaborative

Georgia Regents University, Summerville campus, University Hall
GRU will offer three professional development workshops for media specialists to get ideas from other media specialists, to discuss new trends and to learn about additional technology tools. They are open to all media specialists in Georgia and South Carolina public and private schools.

Workshops will be Sept. 16, Nov. 18 and Feb. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon, in University Hall 221 on the GRU Summerville campus. Register at http://goo.gl/duQBXS. For more information, call 706-737-1659.


Jennifer Armstrong, 706-737-1659


Teaching with Primary Sources workshop

Georgia Regents University, Summerville Campus, University Hall
The Teaching with Primary Sources workshop will offer sessions for pre and in-service elementary, middle and secondary educators, media specialists and administrators on critical thinking skills, global education, technology and working with primary and secondary sources – along with networking opportunities, awards and door prizes. Attendance is free, but limited to 120 attendees. Lunch and snacks are provided. Registration is required. Visit surveymonkey.com/s/TPSFall2014 to register to attend.

Dr. Juan Walker, 706-6674-4774


Literacy Summit

Georgia Regents University, Summerville Campus, University Hall
Focusing on autism, ADD and ADHD, the summit will also feature presentations on the National Reading Styles Institute, to combat dyslexia and related disorders, along with sessions on Love & Logic, Phonics Alive and Color Me Organized. A panel discussion will feature experts from local school systems to talk about how they’re responding to the needs of students with learning differentiations.

Visit https://mcgsites.org/coe/2014/08/26/national-experts-to-speak-about-autism-addadhd-at-literacy-summit.

Paulette Harris, 706-729-2045


Ready, Set, Vote - My Vote Counts/Listo, Preparado, Vote - Mi Voto Cuenta

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, Augusta, GA
Find out about the importance of voting; information regarding voter registration deadlines, your voting options and rules; getting an absentee ballot by mail; absentee voting for active duty military and their dependents, and U.S. Citizens residing overseas; receiving assistance in voting with your absentee ballot, and more. Presentation by Lynn Bailey, Executive Director of the Board of Elections of Augusta. Sponsored by the Hispanic Council of the CSRA and the Asociación Cultural Hispanoamericana (ACHA) and hosted by the Augusta-Richmond County Library.
For any questions or more information about this event, call 706-651-0205.
Entérese sobre la importancia de votar; información acerca de las fechas limites de inscripción electoral; sus opciones a votar y las reglas; como obtener su voto en ausencia por correo; como votar en ausencia para miembros activos de la armada, sus dependientes, y ciudadanos estadounidense residiendo en países de ultramar; como recibir ayuda con su voto en ausencia, y mucho más. Presentación por Lynn Bailey, Directora Ejecutiva de la Junta Electoral de Augusta. Patrocinado por el Hispanic Council of the CSRA y la Asociación Cultural Hispanoamericana (ACHA), y apoyado por la Augusta-Richmond County Library.

Para cualquier pregunta y más información sobre este evento, llame al 706-651-0205.


ACHA 706-651-0205


Society for Creative Anachronism

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library / Augusta, GA
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to the study of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. There are 50,000 participants worldwide who recreate many different aspects of these eras, including fighting, fencing, archery, and numerous arts and handcrafts.
Members learn about the eras they study through research and by wearing the clothing of the time and doing the activities practiced between 600 and 1600 A.D. .
The SCA is open to all. If you would like more information about the SCA and how you can become involved, please go to www.sca.org. Or contact your local group: Shire of Border Vale Keep – Newcomer Liaison Stacey Berg – baronessaldis@gmail.com or 706-951-2437
Or join us for a business meeting at the Augusta Richmond County Library’s main branch on Telfair ST at 7 P.M. the second Monday of the month.


Stacey Berg, 706-951-2437


Healthy Augusta Lunch & Learn: National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library / Augusta, GA
Join Josephine Mack, Director of School Nutrition for Richmond County Schools and learn about the causes and solutions for childhood obesity and the approach taken to resolve this serious health problem. Lunch & Learn hosted by Healthy Augusta. Lunch provided for the first 30 people!


For more information please call: Glynis Key at 706-721-1758.


Healthy Augusta Lunch & Learn: Infant Mortality Awareness Month

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library / Augusta, GA
Join Katrina Aaron of the Augusta Partnership for Children, Inc. and learn about infant mortality and ways to prevent it from happening. Lunch & Learn hosted by Healthy Augusta. Lunch provided for the first 30 people!
For more information please call: Glynis Key at 706-721-1758.


Glynis Key, 706-721-1758


Home Buyer Workshop

LNH Realty / 3450 Peach Orchard Rd / Augusta, GA 30906
Free Event!!
Topics Offered:
-How do I know if I am ready to buy or sell a home?
-Reviewing and restoring your credit
-Budgeting your finances
-Key factors when preparing to buy or sell a home
-The home buying or selling process
-Renting versus buying
-Home inspection, maintenance and upkeep of a home
-What to expect at closing

Spaces limited - Register by September 22nd
*Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in!

Lidia Harris (706) 755-2335
Henry Wadsworth (706)513-8585