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Shugart Speaks to Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County

By   /  November 5, 2012  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Sam Shugart signs a copy of children’s book to be presented by the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County to one of the school libraries in the county.

Tweet  by David Shivers Calling the first annual Georgia Throwdown a big success, especially having had only nine months to plan it, organizer Sam Shugart told Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County members on November 5 that even bigger things are expected in the future.

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Carswell speaks to Kiwanians

By   /  July 22, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Written by David Shivers The history of firefighting in Albany is a long one, dating back the better part of two centuries.  Since 1836 there has been a coordinated effort in the community to protect lives and property from devastating blazes, according to Albany Fire Chief James Carswell. Chief Carswell spoke to the [...]

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Kiwanis Art Contest

By   /  May 23, 2012  /  Community, News  /   Comments

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Tweet     Two “Schools of Distinction” in middle and high school categories were honored in this year’s Kiwanis Art Contest sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County.  Recognition awards were presented at the 2012 Art Luncheon honoring award recipients that was held at Merry Acres Conference Center on Monday, May 14. The middle [...]

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BUG Party held

By   /  April 19, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Members and coordinators of the Albany Boys and Girls Clubs’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Unit are shown during their April 6 BUG party with certificates of achievement. BUG, which stands for “Bringing Up Grades,” is an academic achievement incentive program that rewards students for improving their grades from one letter level to another [...]

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2012 Kiwanis Art Contest Winners

By   /  March 30, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Special to the Journal   The winners of the local 2012 Kiwanis Art Contest were announced during a reception held Sunday afternoon, March 18, at the Albany Museum of Art (AMA). First-place winners were: 12th grade, Abigail Barlow, Westover High School; 11th Grade, Angelise Anderson, Westover High; 10th Grade, Aniessa Fudge, Westover [...]

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Albany Kiwanis get beauty tips

By   /  January 22, 2012  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment, Press Releases  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Special to the Journal Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County members got a look at some of the latest in skin-care technology at their January 16 meeting. Kathy Hedrick (left) and Whitney McDowell of the Albany Mall Dillard’s department store staff provided a demonstration of Clarisonic cleansing equipment now available at Dillard’s in advance [...]

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Sheriff speaks to Kiwanis

By   /  January 11, 2012  /  Community, Press Releases  /  Comments Off

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Tweet         Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County members got a glimpse into local law enforcement on  January 9 with Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul as the featured speaker at their weekly meeting. Sproul updated the club on how promises he made during his 2008 inaugural election campaign have been kept and moves [...]

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DoCo Kiwanians tour Riverquarium

By   /  December 7, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Special to the Journal The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County was hosted for its November 28 meeting at the Flint Riverquarium. Following the general meeting and a luncheon catered by Riverfront Barbecue, club members were guided on a tour of the facility by general curator Richard Brown (at left in blue shirt). In [...]

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Kiwanis Club holds fundraiser.

By   /  December 7, 2011  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County continues to build for the future with the addition of young members from the business professional community. Pictured enjoying breakfast while helping with the club’s annual pancake fundraiser are (left to right) Erin Whatley, Casey Perkins, Will Davis, and Kevin Armstrong. The club served hundreds during the [...]

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Kiwanis learns about Network of Trust

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Community, Health  /   Comments

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Tweet   Special to the Journal   Keeping kids healthy is a vital component to insuring they are educated for a brighter future. In the Albany area, the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital-sponsored “Network of Trust” and school nurse program is carrying out that mission. Angie Barber, director of Network of Trust, spoke to the Kiwanis [...]

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