Associated Press Georgia Daybook for Friday, Sept. 20.
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Sept. 20. 6 p.m. UGA AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME — The Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame will welcome two new inductees at a ceremony Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. in the UGA Hotel and Conference Center. Claud Adams, known as Georgia s father of 4-H, and Louis Boyd, a leading animal scientist, were selected by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association awards committee.
Location: UGA Hotel and Conference Center
1197 S Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA 30602
Contacts: Juli Fields (University of Georgia), 706-542-3390
Sept. 21. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MILITARY ACADEMY DAY — U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) will host Military Academy Day 2013 on September 21 at Sonoraville High School. This event is for students in grades 8-12 who are interested in attending one of the U.S. military academies after graduating from high school. Representatives from the five academies will be on hand to talk with students and take questions
Location: Sonoraville High School
7340 Fairmount Hwy SE
Calhoun, Georgia 30701
Contacts: John Donnelly (Rep. Graves PR), 202-225-8222
Sept. 21. ALL DAY. MOTORCYCLE LICENSE TESTING — Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell announced that the Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) is offering Mobile Motorcycle License Testing (MLT) at the Gold Wing Road Riders Awareness Event at Cumming Marketplace on Saturday, September 21, 2013.
Location: Cumming Marketplace
1250 Marketplace Blvd.
Cumming GA 30041
Contacts: Ly Eldridge (Ga. Driver Services), 770-918-6202
Sept. 22 – 23. EARLY EDUCATION SUMMIT — Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Nobel Laureate Economist Dr. James Heckman and Executives from Some of America s Leading Companies Will Discuss Why Early Childhood Programs Are Crucial for Economy at the National Business Leader Summit on Early Education in Atlanta.
Location: Loews Atlanta Hotel
1065 Peachtree Street NE
Contacts: Colleen Wilber (America’s Promise), 202-657-0647
Sept. 22 – 25. ALL DAY. ASTRO CONFERENCE — More than 11,000 attendees are expected at the American Society for Radiation Oncology conference in Atlanta. Attendees will include oncologists from all disciplines, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants, practice administrators, industry representatives and other healthcare professionals.
Location: Georgia World Congress Center
Contacts: Michelle Kirkwood (ASTRO), 703-286-1600