As reported in aThe Columbia News 46 years ago on Thursday, May 17, 1956.
Harlem Recreation Center will open Friday, May 18
A program of dedication for the Harlem Recreational Center will be held at the site on May 18, 1956.
Committees have been appointed by the President, Mr. Marion Luckey, and members of the Board of Trustees.
In case of rain, the program will be held in the Harlem School auditorium.
The following committees and their chairmen have been appointed and will serve in their specified capacities: Traffic - Chief James C. Brooks; Platform and Chair Committee, Tom Whitfield; Platform Guests Committee, Mrs. W.S. Culpepper; Public Address System Committee, Walt Williams; Local Public Relations Committee, Mrs. H.S. Paschal, The Columbia News; State Public Relations Committee, T.E. Kipp.
Grovetown boy wins in winter grazing
Gordon Powell from Grovetown, of the Harlem FFA chapter, has been selected as the fourth place winner in the FFA winter grazing contest sponsored by the Ga. Power Company. Gordon received a check for $15 dollars as prize money for his four acres of oats, clover and fescue.
The winner are selected on the basis of seeding, fertilizing, and planting, according to recommendations of their agriculture teacher and the amount of grazing that was received from the pasture.
E.A. Davenport wins recognition
In the last issue of The Rambler, Fort Gordon publication of May 11, Mr. E.A. Davenport has won outstanding commendation and award for the acceptance of a valuable suggestion adopted by the Army.
The Rambler relates: "Edward A. Davenport, Quartermaster Warehouse Supervisor, is the proud holder of the Fort Gordon record for the suggestion winning widest acceptance. Three Armies have adopted Ed's novel idea and he is $316.77 richer.
"Mr. Davenport's many commendations for his ingenious idea are best represented by a quote from Colonel Melton, a former Post Quartermaster: 'This is the most unique, efficient, logical, and satisfactory manner of storing mattresses that I have observed."'
Grovetown girl is new Miss Cochran
Miss Janice Watkins of Grovetown was crowned Miss Cochran in a recent ceremony held in the Middle Georgia College auditorium in Cochran, Ga.
Miss Watkins, a graduate of harlem High School, is an 18-year-old Middle Georgia sophomore.
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