June-July 2014

June-July 2014

Features

Life After Retirement

Life After Retirement

It’s the first day of the rest of your life. So what now? Here’s our A to Z list of constructive, engaging and rewarding pursuits to make sure the next phase of your life is fun and fulfilling.

Celebrating 40 Years

Celebrating 40 Years

To honor its 40 years of publication, Augusta Magazine has dedicated the June/July issue to a look back at the city as seen through the pages of the magazine. Much has happened, yet some things haven’t changed as the city’s small-town character remains intact today. We shine a spotlight on some people, places and events that have shaped our city over the past few years!

Top 10 in 10

Top 10 in 10

Augusta's Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch in 2014

The Power of Baseball

The Power of Baseball

Sportsmanship, teamwork, tenacity, physical well-being, self-discipline, all are the hallmarks of Martinez-Evans Little League.

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Departments

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Upfront

Thanks for Everything

Thanks for Everything

Many thanks to our editorial contributors

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History

George P. Butler: The Father of the Junior College of Augusta

George P. Butler: The Father of the Junior College of Augusta

Major George Butler passionately advanced the cause of higher education in Augusta and the state of Georgia, establishing the infrastructure of what is today GRU University.

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Good Taste

Good Taste

Good Taste

Food Notes and Events

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Around Town

A Fond Farewell

A Fond Farewell

Friends, family and faculty of Augusta Preparatory Day School gathered for a special surprise celebration to honor Admissions Director Rosie Hermann, who is retiring after 24 years of service to the school.

Pig Jam in the Garden

Pig Jam in the Garden

Barbecue, good spirits and music by the Douglas Brothers Band set the stage for the third annual Good Times in the Garden, an event that benefited Sacred Heart Cultural Center. In addition to food and fun, guests participated in the event’s popular raffle featuring a collection of unusual items,

Purses for a Purpose

Purses for a Purpose

The Jessye Norman School of the Arts “Purses for a Purpose” was held on March 13. The event featured both live and silent auctions of exquisite purses, including some donated by national celebrities. There was also a public donation of more than 100 new and gently used purses to the Salvation Army’s Center for Hope, in support of women entering or reentering the workforce. Money raised will go toward the long-term goal of building a kitchen for the school.

Fairy Tale Lessons

Fairy Tale Lessons

Recognizing the academic and emotional benefits of classic children’s literature delivered through spoken word, Dr. Walter Evans passionately devoted himself to making these tales available to every child regardless of socio-economic background or situation.

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Southern Sensibility

It's Coming and Augusta Can't Wait!

It's Coming and Augusta Can't Wait!

Augusta loves a new business.

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