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With more than 431 active members, the Augusta Branch of the NAACP was ranked the number one membership branch in Georgia.

Augusta West Rotary Club President David Smithers presented a $500 check to Lynndale Inc. in the name of Eryn Eubanks and the Family Fold.  SPECIAL
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Augusta West Rotary Club President David Smithers presented a $500 check to Lynndale Inc. in the name of Eryn Eubanks and the Family Fold.

The designation was announced at the NAACP State Convention, which was held in Marietta, Ga., Oct. 11-14.

Other awards the Augusta Branch received include the Ruby Hurley Award for the greatest increase in adult memberships; the Robert Flanagan Award for the greatest increase in overall memberships in the last year; and the Donald Hollowell Award for Education Lawsuits and the Rockin Reader Program, which is sponsored by Cracker Barrel. Augusta Branch President Dr. Charles Smith was presented the Richard Harris Political Action Leadership Award.

Navy Seaman Recruit Nicholas D. Wendland recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. He is the brother of Joseph C. Wendland of Fort Gordon.


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