April 17, 2013

Relay for Life 20th Anniversary

The American Cancer Society will host the 20th Anniversary Relay For Life of Troup County on April 26 and 27 at Whitesville Road Track. Teams may register at Proceeds from Relay for Life benefit cancer research. Lynn Howard is the event chair and Karen Smith is vice chair. They can be reached at 706-883-1670 or 706-594-1659 for more information.

LaGrange Art Museum presents Art N’ Bloom

The LaGrange Art Museum hosts Art N’ Bloom, a benefit event and spring celebration combining fresh flowers and fine art with a high tea and a floral celebration that will take place in two parts. The first, a high tea and demonstration, will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at Highland Country Club on May 2. Ladies are invited to wear hats. The second, a two-day floral interpretation of the museum’s permanent collection will take place at the art museum May 3 through May 4, with the Art N’ Bloom interpretation reception on May 3 at 7 p.m. Money raised will go toward museum operations and programs.

Submit items to Matthew Strother at, at our office at 105 Ashton St. or by fax to 706-884-8712.