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Learn the Arts

Aiken Center for the Arts. Art is for Everyone! Founded in 1972 by artists Pat Koelker and Nancy Wilds, Rose Hill Arts Center became a place for aspiring artists to create, to teach and learn. Today, the Aiken Center for the Arts offers a multitude of outreach and awareness programs including opportunities for children and adults, juried shows and competitions, lectures and instruction and a variety of concert events such as music, dance, film and other performing arts. In addition, there is also a Gallery Store where local artisans offer their original works for sale. Year-round exhibits feature artists...

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Tips on How to Get Your Children Into College Sports

Growing up in the Sand Hills neighborhood of Augusta, Will Avery attended Westside High School and played three seasons of basketball before transferring to Oak Hill Academy to play his final season. Avery then went on to attend Duke University, where he played college basketball and emerged as a top prospect for the NBA draft. Avery decided to forgo his final two seasons to turn professional and was selected in the first round by the Minnesota Timberwolves and spent a couple of seasons in the NBA. Afterwards, Avery spent a decade playing professionally overseas and has even been featured...

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Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Children come in all shapes and sizes, and they require very specialized care. From the tiniest blood pressure cuff to the largest hospital gown, everything at the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia is designed exclusively for children. The hospital was affectionately known for many years as the “CMC,” which was short for MCG Children’s Medical Center, its original name when it opened in 1998. The hospital was funded in part through a $40 million allocation from the Georgia General Assembly. Creating a hospital that was “just what the doctor ordered” had been done repeatedly. But building a hospital that...

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Go. Play. See.

By Naimah Shaw An exclusive guide to communities throughout the CSRA. CLICK HERE TO VIEW G.P.S. GUIDE! This article appears in the May 2018 issue of Augusta Family Magazine. Did you like what you read here?...

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Tiny Miracles

A Mother’s Relentless Journey of Faith, Hope and Courage. by Dr. Dana Harris | photos by Celina DeSantis Photography   There is no role in life more essential or more eternal than that of motherhood. It is among the most complex and demanding role imaginable. The joys and treasures come in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times but amidst all the challenges, there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction. A mother’s role and sacred duty is to rear her children in love and righteousness, to provide for their physical, emotional and spiritual needs, to teach...

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