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March 12, 2015
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Yes: Recycle. Yes: Be Sustainable Yes: Don’t Waste But, that’s not the “Green” I mean.  St. Patrick’s day is Tuesday, March 17! However, many of the celebrations are this weekend! Are you prepared for the explosion of green? Don’t forget to wear green or you’ll get pinched! This day didn’t begin as just a celebration for drinking green beer and Irish whisky, but something much more. Not just a cultural celebration of the Irish culture, but also a religious celebration honoring…

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February 27, 2015
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Are you getting anxious? Depressed from this blistering weather? Can’t find anything new on Facebook? My guess, is that you have a case of Cabin Fever! This weather, though beautiful at times, confines you to your house.  You don’t want to get out and risk driving on these treacherous roads, unless you absolutely NEED to (aka: food, redbox, wine). After a week of confinement, you’re having the itch to get out and explore and enjoy the outdoors…however, it’s 20 degrees outside.  Stuck…

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February 6, 2015
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February.   It’s a whole lot more than Valentine’s Day. Forget the flowers, chocolates, and cards for one day, but take a step back and realize that February is National Black History Month. Black History month was recognized as a national monthly celebration in 1976 under President Gerald R. Ford.  The story of this celebration, however begins 61 years earlier with historian Carter G. Woodson and minister Jesse E. Moorland, who founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and…

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January 30, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          CONTACT:      Maggie Johnson January 30, 2015                                                    901.729.2871 mjohnson@maagov.org West Tennessee Day Trippin’ Bus Tour celebrates African American heritage and boosts the regional economy Highlighting the region’s rich historical and literary heritage Memphis, TN – Three West Tennessee communities gear up again for an increased number of visitors…

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January 27, 2015
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It’s Happening Again!  West Tennessee Heritage and “Roots” Bus Tour! First 5 Reservation on each tour are FREE! Call and reserve your spot now 901-527-3427 or email heritagetours@bellsouth.net MAAG Black History One Pager – Final

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