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American Red Cross Seeking Hometown Heroes Nominations

American Red Cross Seeking Hometown Heroes Nominations

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The American Red Cross is seeking nominations for the Annual Hometown Heroes event. In Lowndes and the 19 surrounding counties, this event will recognize individuals whose extraordinary acts of courage or kindness set them apart from everyone else. Heroes are selected based on the degree to which their acts of heroism uphold the […]

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Second Harvest Named to Hall of Fame

Second Harvest Named to Hall of Fame

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Second Harvest of South Georgia Press Release: VALDOSTA, GA – For the third consecutive year, Second Harvest of South Georgia was named to the 2017 Feeding America Advocacy Hall of Fame.  The regional food bank was honored for its work to engage and mobilize elected officials and the community on policy issues around hunger in 2017. […]

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North Valdosta Dental Care to Give Free Dental Work to Veterans

North Valdosta Dental Care to Give Free Dental Work to Veterans

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – North Valdosta Dental Care will host its second Smiles for FREEdom event February 23. This event gives free dental care and hygiene visits to local veterans. Last year, over $26,000 worth of dental care was donated in one day. Veterans must make an appointment and bring a copy of their military ID or […]

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Service League Celebrates Local Girls with Character Achievement Tea Party

Service League Celebrates Local Girls with Character Achievement Tea Party

| February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Picture: 23 young ladies attended the third annual VJSL Character Achievement Princess Tea Party held on February 10 at the Converse Dalton Ferrell House. The Valdosta Junior Service League works to improve the cultural, welfare, recreational, civic, and educational conditions in our community, to promote volunteerism, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services. Valdosta Junior Service League […]

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Justin and Devan Martin: Faith, Family and Servant-hood

Justin and Devan Martin: Faith, Family and Servant-hood

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Sharah Denton Serving the community and making a difference are things both Justin and his wife Devan are committed to. Both natives of Valdosta, Justin says that their love of community runs deep. “It has been our observation over both our lives here in Valdosta of the compassion of this community,” says Justin. He […]

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Azalea City Civic Club to Host First Dowtown Valdosta Pub Crawl

Azalea City Civic Club to Host First Dowtown Valdosta Pub Crawl

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Azalea City Civic Club will host downtown Valdosta’s first pub crawl at 6 p.m. March 8. Participating locations include Birdie’s Market, Steel Magnolias, 306 North, Jessie’s Restaurant and Catering, Bleu Pub and The Bleu Cafe. Guests can enjoy signature drinks, music and food with all proceeds going to the Children’s Advocacy Center […]

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Winnersville Camp Cocoon Returns in March

Winnersville Camp Cocoon Returns in March

| February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

PruittHealth Press Release: VALDOSTA – The Pruitt Cares Foundation and PruittHealth Hospice of Valdosta announces that the 5th Annual Winnersville Camp Cocoon will be held on Saturday March 24, at Camp Tygart, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Winnersville Camp Cocoon is a separation camp designed to help children, in South Georgia, ages 5-17 learn […]

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Local Sorority Hosts Motown Revue to Support Local Scholarships and Charities

Local Sorority Hosts Motown Revue to Support Local Scholarships and Charities

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

  By Sharah Denton The Kappa Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is hosting Gentlemen of Distinction Entertainment Motown Revue.  The event will be held on Saturday, March 16th at the Mathis Auditorium.   Doors open at 7 pm and the preshow begins at 7:30 pm.  Advanced tickets are $35 and $40 at the door the day of the event.  Proceeds […]

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Brooks County to Host Youth Summit

Brooks County to Host Youth Summit

| January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Sharah Denton February 24 from 8 am to 4 pm, the Brooks County Youth Summit will take place at Brooks County High School, 1801 Moultrie Road in Quitman. The deadline is January 31 and the targeted age group is 8-19 years of age. Participants may register online at: bcyouthsummit2018.com. There will be a free […]

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VSU’s President, Dr. Richard A. Carvajal Tapped as Keynote Speaker at LAMP’s  Annual Changing Lives Dinner

VSU’s President, Dr. Richard A. Carvajal Tapped as Keynote Speaker at LAMP’s Annual Changing Lives Dinner

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

LAMP Press Release: VALDOSTA – Lowndes Associated Ministries to People, better known as LAMP, has tapped Valdosta State University’s President, Dr. Richard A. Carvajal as the 2018 Changing Lives Dinner keynote speaker. Dr. Carvajal will speak on combating homelessness to becoming VSU’s 10th President. The dinner will be held 6:00 p.m., February 20, in the […]

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