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Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Local Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Chapter

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Local Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Chapter

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony at the Chamber offices recently.

Founded by the late Bishop Edgar Amos Love, Dr. Oscar James Cooper, Professor Frank Coleman, and Dr. Ernest Everett Just, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. began its mission of service to mankind on November 17, 1911 at Howard University in Washington, D.C.  It has the distinction of being the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college. The fraternity adopted Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift as its Cardinal Principles to serve mankind.

Warner Robins High FFA Member Wins Regional Award

Warner Robins High FFA Member Wins Regional Award

 

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – Scotty Kent, Warner Robins High School ninth-grader, recently competed in the FFA Reporter’s Book Leadership competition.  He was the Central Region 3 winner and qualified to compete at state. 

Scotty serves as the Warner Robins High FFA Chapter Reporter.  He is pictured with his project and ribbons. 

The Reporter’s Leadership Award showcases a book that highlights published materials to chronicle the chapter's yearly activities.  The reporter is responsible for news and feature articles.  He also keeps an up-to-date scrapbook showing articles in the sequence of their publication.  During FFA week, the Warner Robins High FFA chapter was covered by The Telegraph, 13WMAZ and WRWR TV-38.  With the circulation and broadcaster viewers of these three media, the school’s FFA news reached an estimated 350,000+ people.

Senior Citizens Flower Show Awards 'Best of Show Award'

Senior Citizens Flower Show Awards 'Best of Show Award'

 

In celebration of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, Keep Warner Robins Beautiful (KWRB) sponsored a Senior Citizen Flower Show for members of the Senior Citizens Social Club.

Cheryl Taylor, KWRB Chairman of Communications, chaired the event.  Nationally Accredited Master Flower Show Judges were Dora Etheridge, Beanie Harrell and Elaine Privette.

In the Cut Specimen category first place was awarded to Willburn Hill, second place to Gene Self and third place to Louise Heddy.  In the Container Grown Plant category, Mabel Duckworth received first place, Barbara Chasteen received second and Mae Hill won third place. In the category Floral Arrangements, Connie Engen took first place, Barbara Chasteen received second and Nita Law won third place.  Ms. Engen also accepted Best of Show for her floral arrangement.

Houston County Raises Over $156K for Relay for Life

Houston County Raises Over $156K for Relay for Life

Houston County has raised over $156K with 1540 participants for Relay for Life 2012 so far.

That's according to the Relay for Life website.

Houston County's Relay for Life takes place May 18 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter.

See the top teams in Houston County.

Northside High Students Curate Exhibit at Museum

Northside High Students Curate Exhibit at Museum

 

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – Three Northside High School seniors are curating an exhibit on Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) at the Museum of Aviation.  The students are performing the work as part of their school PIE (Professional Interest Exploration) program.  Wesley Paskett, Jaikel “Jay” Robinson and Keynan Callum work at the museum about one and a half hours a day, twice a week.

The formal exhibit opening will be May 11, at 10:00 a.m. in front of the exhibit on the second floor of the Eagle Building near the elevator. A conceptual image is pictured above.  The three student curators will be joined by approximately 100 classmates as well as representatives from the Museum of Aviation, the 116th Air Control Wing, Northside High and the Houston County Board of Education.

Tiger Airshows Visits Feagin Mill Middle School

Tiger Airshows Visits Feagin Mill Middle School

 

Houston County, GA – Feagin Mill Middle School will receive a visit from Tiger Airshows, a comedy act with precision flight maneuvers, on April 25, 2012, 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. in the school gym.  The air show is travelling to schools in our area to meet and greet students and faculty. 

According to the Tiger Airshows website,“Tiger Airshows combine the best in what a family friendly circus has to offer with the thrill and excitement of an Airshow, precision Tiger formation aerobatics, custom smoke ring special effects, and a comedy act that is so funny it should be illegal.”

The Tiger Airshows will be performing during the Robins Air Show on April 28-29, 2012. See more information.

Flint Energies Turns 75 Years Old

Flint Energies Turns 75 Years Old

 

REYNOLDS/WARNER ROBINS/UPATOI – Flint Energies turns 75 years old today, according to Sr. Vice President Jimmy Autry. The not-for-profit member-owned electric cooperative received its charter from the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) on Apr. 23, 1937.

“Today brings back a lot of great memories,” said Autry. “But the most important memory is that of members working together to create a lasting organization to meet their own needs.”

Celebrating its 75th year of service in 2012 (incorporated in 1937), Flint Energies www.flintenergies.com provides energy services to residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural members in parts of 17 central Georgia counties.