Georgia Northwestern Technical College has recognized six adults as 2011-2012 Exceptional Adult Georgians in Literacy Education (EAGLE). They were nominated by their instructors. EAGLEs are chosen to represent their county’s Adult Education program. According to a GNTC media release, the criteria for nomination include graduating with a General Educational Development diploma and enrolling in a college program at GNTC. Nominees perform with excellence and achieve success in education. EAGLEs work locally to encourage other adults to take advantage of educational opportunities, speak at graduation and other events, and provide advisement on community outreach to the Adult Education program.
The Tellus: Northwest Georgia Science Museum in Cartersville will get into the Christmas spirit with a pair of concerts tomorrow night in the museum’s planetarium, featuring the music of Jonn Serrie. Showtimes are 7 pm and 8:30 pm. Tellus Marketing Director Joe Schulman says it will be a special concert experience “Under the Stars”. Schulman also says that there is a new planetarium show and a new temporary exhibit that concert attendees will want to see.
The Small Business Action Council of the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce is on a mission – to get you to stay at home and shop Rome during the holidays and all year long. One of the ways that do that is with the Chamber’s annual Business Expo, which was held last month. Chamber President Al Hodge says that the Expo and all the SBAC’s endeavors this year have been successful.
The Chattooga County Health Department at 60 Farrar Drive in Summerville will be closed next Thursday, December 15th for mandatory staff-development training, according to a release from Chattooga Public Health. Health Department Nurse Manager Cheryl Bandy states, “We wish we didn’t have to close for the day, but this training is required, and all health department employees must attend. We regret any inconvenience this may cause any of our clients.” For more information, call the Chattooga County Health Department at (706) 857-3471.
Graduation time is coming up for Shorter University and Berry College.