The second annual Geezer Charitable Golf Tournament, held at Forest Hills Golf Club Sept. 29, raised $6,660. The funds will be divided between GAP Ministries and the CSRA Humane Society.


Eighty-seven players participated in the event.

The UGA Alumni Association has announced Dhruti Contractor as a recipient of the 2012 40 Under 40 Award. Contractor is a captain and orthopedic resident at Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon. She serves as chairwoman of the Georgia Indian-American Polictical Action Committee and city coordinator for the National Ghandi Day of Service in Atlanta and Athens.

The award recognizes 40 UGA graduates under the age of 40 who are making an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.

Tambra Craven and Sarah Mazul will walk in the 2012 Susan G. Komen Atlanta 3-Day walk Oct. 19-21.

Craven and Mazul will walk about 20 miles a day during the event and have committed to raising $5,000 for breast cancer research. For more information, visit To donate, click on Donate Now and search for Tambra Craven or Sarah Mazul.

Abbey Valvano has graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee with a doctor of philosophy degree in clinical psychology.

Erica Lampkin, of Hephzibah, received her white coat at the White Coat Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn. She is a first-year osteopathic medical student.

Army Pvt. Joseph M. Williams graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. He is the son of Jacqueline Williams of Houston and brother of Genai Jones of Augusta.



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Families enjoy Fun Fest at Futurity