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WRHS's Brooks inducted into Ga. Sports Hall of Fame

WRHS's Brooks inducted into Ga. Sports Hall of Fame

While we honor the teams and athletes of today, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame is honoring the athletes and coaches of years past.

Join Us for February’s Business After Hours at Rigby’s

Join Us for February’s Business After Hours at Rigby’s

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce would like to invite established members, new members and the general public as our guests to the February Business After Hours, sponsored by Rigby’s Entertainment Complex.  The event will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Rigby’s, located at 2001 Karl Drive in Warner Robins.

Rigby's is an exciting, state of the art venue for company events, team building, employee functions and group parties.  They offer meeting rooms and conference space that will accommodate any sized group...from a small department luncheon to a company-wide meeting for up to one thousand guests or more.  Activities include high performance go-karts, laser tag, bowling, skating and a large arcade will all the most popular games!

New base workout facilities offer advanced readiness training

New base workout facilities offer advanced readiness training

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – The fitness center here will cut the ribbon Friday on a new set of workout areas geared to Mixed Martial Arts training, Warrior Athletic Readiness, and Fitness on Demand. UFC Featherweight Cole Miller, a middle Georgia native, will be on hand to open the MMA room which offers specialized training using the latest fighting techniques to help individuals subdue an aggressor.

“Our Security Forces and military units have learned that you'll perform on the battlefield the same way you train” says Scott Peavy, Fitness Program Coordinator.

A newly-renovated Warrior Athletic Readiness –W.A.R. room offers a variety of strength and conditioning equipment for the demands of military duties. A Fitness on Demand kiosk gives individuals or groups the convenience of workout routines according to their schedule.

WRRD Footballer to Participate in National PP&K Competition

WRRD Footballer to Participate in National PP&K Competition

The Warner Robins Recreation Department has a youth football player, Isabella Winston, competing in the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick National Championships.  The competition will be held in Denver, Colorado this weekend January 11th and 12th.

Isabella, or Bella, as everyone calls her began her journey by participating in the local NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Competition which was held in Warner Robins, Georgia on September 26, 2013 at Memorial Park.  She won her division and advanced to the NFL PP & K Sectional competition on November 17, 2013 at Memorial Park in Warner Robins, Georgia.  Isabella was then notified that she had qualified to compete in the NFL PP & K Falcons Team Championship which was held December 15, 2013 at the Georgia Dome.

Gift tips for the golfer in your life

Gift tips for the golfer in your life

 

International City Optimist Club honors Kerry Bacon as a "Community Friend"

International City Optimist Club honors Kerry Bacon as a "Community Friend"

This is a new tradition: the International City Optimist Club - Friend of Youth awards its first-ever “ Community Friend” award to Kerry Bacon. Hundreds of kids over several generations in Houston County have learned tennis under Bacon. He says he has been at it for 39 years!

Chamber Welcomes the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Georgia with a Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Welcomes the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Georgia with a Ribbon Cutting

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Georgia.

Located at 116 Wallace Drive in Sewell Circle Park, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Georgia serve over 2500 children and youth annually in three dedicated club sites and two school locations.

The recent move to a larger facility in Sewell Park has allowed BGCCG to double their capacity for service to Warner Robins’ youth.  

“We serve the whole child through 5 key program areas,” said Cathy Snook, VP of Development.  “Education and Career, Sports and Recreation, Health and Wellness, The Arts, and Character and Leadership.”

“We are thrilled for the amazing support we’ve received from the Chamber, the City of Warner Robins and the entire Community,” said BGCCG CEO, Lee Wagner.