Valdosta City Calendar

| September 15, 2015

Valdosta

VALDOSTA — There is a full calendar of events scheduled by the City of Valdosta this week.

TUESDAY: CVDA Meets. Members of the Central Valdosta Development Authority (CVDA) will meet Tuesday, at 5 p.m., in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room. The CVDA manages the process of enhancing downtown’s position as the governmental, cultural, and economic center of the Greater Lowndes County area by involving businesses, property owners, government, churches and the entire community. For more information, contact Valdosta Main Street at (229) 259-3577.

WEDNESDAY: Land Bank Authority Meets. The Valdosta-Lowndes County Land Bank Authority will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 9 a.m., in the City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room, located at 300 N. Lee Street. The purpose of the LBA is to foster the public purpose of returning property which is in a non-revenue generating, non-tax producing status to effective utilization status in order to provide housing, new industry and jobs for citizens. For more information, call (229) 671-3617.

THURSDAY: Georgia Constitution Day. How well do you know your Georgia history facts? Did you know Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies founded in 1732 by James Oglethorpe, and it was the 4th to officially become a state? Watch the Metro Channel 17 story here to learn more, and tell us on Facebook how you plan to celebrate our beautiful state on Sept. 17 for Georgia Constitution Day.

THURSDAY: VPD Citizens Police Academy Begins. Congratulations to citizens who have been accepted into the Fall 2015 Citizens Police Academy, which begins this Thursday, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. There is still time to get into the program, as a few spaces are still open. The nine-week course was designed to provide citizens with a better understanding of the internal workings of a modern day law enforcement agency. The class is free, and all materials needed are also provided free of charge. Call VPD Officer Vernotis Williams at (229) 292-7785 for more information or to get an application.

SATURDAY: LAST Farm Days of the 2015 Season. This Saturday is the last Downtown Valdosta Farm Days event of the 2015 season. Make plans to attend this popular downtown event on Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to Noon, around the Historic Lowndes County Courthouse square, and support our local economy. Call Valdosta Main Street for more information, or visit www.valdostamainstreet.com.

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