Georgia’s Public Library Champion of the Year Senator Blake Tillery will be celebrated at a ceremony at the Altama Museum of Art and History on Jackson Street on Thursday, January 6, at 10 a.m. Afterward, a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Dr.
Mark and Tonya Spivey Public Library will be held at 11 a.m. at the site of the present library across the street from the museum.
The Greater Vidalia Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Legislative Luncheon on January 6 at 11:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Vidalia. Tickets are $45 and are now available by calling the Chamber at 912-537-4466 or by email at: ambero@ greatervidaliachamber. com. Speakers will include U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, State Senator Blake Tillery and State Representative Leesa Hagan.
The Altama Museum is hosting a quilt show in February. Handmade submissions both new and vintage/antique are sought. If you would like to submit a quilt, please call 912.537.1911 or email altama@bellsouth. net no later than January 15.