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PAGE 3-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2005 ELEGANCE FOR HOGANSVILLE- Tulla White and his culinary crew at last year&apos;s Hummingbird Festival Dinner. Tasteful Fundraiser TuUa White's Plans for Festival Dinner Sets New Standard Hogansville's own Tulla White, the culinary expert responsible for the three restaurants in LaGrange's Downtown Restaurant Group, returns to his home town every fall as the cre- ative force behind the Hogansville Hummingbird Festival. Held at the Victoria Belle Special Event Center on Main Street, the dinner and silent auction is festival's principle fund raiser. That fact takes on spe- Cial significance this year because 25 percent of the entire proceeds of the auc- tion are going to Hurricane Relief. So the festival commit- tee team that labors to put on the dinner every year is making special efforts to make the 2005 dinner a sell out and Tulla White is no exception. "I've been to all the fes- tival dinners and this year's menu is absolutely dyna- mite," says festival co-chair Wanda Lowe. 'qhlla's done three dinners now and he keeps getting better and bet- ter." The four course dinner includes tea, coffee, wine or beer. Here's the 2005 menu in its entirety: Appetizer Shrimp Luciano- jumbo shrimp stuffed with moz- zarella cheese, wrapped in thin sliced proscuitto ham over angel hair pasta with a lemon, butter wine caper sauce Salad Mixed greens with honey roaste d pecans, dried cran- berries, granny smith apples, strawberry vinai- grette. Entrees Mixed grill- Australian Lamb chop (black cherry demi sauce), filet mignon (roasted shallot demi sauce), and Nodine smokehouse andouille sausage (tarragon butter), mashed potatoes and saut6ed spinach Dessert Chocolate bourbon pecan pie Dinner tickets are $60 and include entry to the fes- tival's silent auction, which also has been heavily revamped this year. Besides a glittering array of objects d'art, Jackie Terrail, beauty editor for 85 South Out and About Magazine, has put together a number of theme packages, a first this year. "We're giving our quali- ty-loving bargain hunters a lot to bid on," says the pert Ms. Terrail. "We're got selections of great regional restaurants in Newnan, Hogansville and LaGrange. We've got Falcon tickets, a signed foot- ball from Mark Richt, bas- kets of Channel beauty prod- ucts, a great wine and cheese basket from Ingles, and at least two weekend getaways from local bed and break- fasts that include restau- rants and shopping." LaGrange College Hits Record High Enrollment LaGrange College began its 175th academic year with a record fall semester enroll- ment of 1,046 students, a new benchmark that edges out last year's all- "Anytime you time high by have back-to- one student, according to back years of s t a t i s t ic s record enroll- released by the institution ments, you have initiative of building a stu- dent body that approaches 1,200 by fall 2008." The 1,046 figure repre- sents a total headcount and includes stu- dents from the institution's day and evening pro- grams and from LaGrange today, to be ,,=o,'-"-"'4..." College at "This year Albany. we held our "An y t i m e ground and saw a small increase after gaining 25 stu- dents last fall and graduating a large senior class last spring," LaGrange College President Stuart Gulley said. "We remain firmly com- mitted and believe we are on course to meet our strategic you have back-to-back years of record enrollments, you have to be pleased, irrespec- tive of the margin of increase," Gulley added. In addition to the enroll- ment high, LaGrange also reached a new milestone in the number of students liv- ing on campus. This year's 576 collegians calling the institution's resi- dence halls home represents a 6.9 percent gain over last year's all-time high of 539. "I think that this month's enrollment gain coupled with last month's announcement of our top 10 ranking by U.S. News & World Report gets us off to a favorable start as we head into our 175th year," Gulley said. A four-year liberal arts and sciences college affiliat- ed with the United Methodist Church, LaGrange College is ranked in the top ten and as a "best value" among 106 Southern comprehensive col- leges by U.S. News and World Report. Coldwell Banker Manor Realty is proud to announce that Bobby Lane has joined our winning team. Bobby has over 30 years experience in propane gas business in Troup and surrounding counties. His back ground in working with the public and his knowledge of the market will help him pro- vide excellent service to his customers. Bobby currently serves as zone representative for the Callaway district for the Troup County Board of Education. Bobby and his wife Carolyn are members of Baptist Tabernacle Church and live on Mobley Bridge Rd. We invite you to give Bobby a call at 706-523-0568. Always striving to exceed your expectations that's Coldwell Banker. "Your Perfect Partner" . Coldwell Banker Manor Realty 401 E. Main Street, Hogansville, GA www.cbmanorreah.com up would've been easy. leither one us did:' OPTIMISTS' SALUTE -The Zone 24 4 Optimist Club held its regular quarterly meeting Sept. 22. Many clubs from the area were represented at the meeting, at which Optimist President Dee Bradley presented Frances Robinson, the Home News correspondent with a certificate of commen- dation for the paper's role in covering Optimist activities. 1 SIE--]E ]E_.. < Tommy Lee, Retired - US Postal Service After thirty years of delivering the mail, Tommy never expected to be unable to move and hardly able to speak. A stroke that severe can diminish a i ' patents hopes for recove and they often give up. But not Tommy. Great Expectations... During intensive therapy in Hughston Orthopedic Hospital's Rehabilitation Center, Tommy learned to write, shave, eat, brush his teeth and operate a wheel chair with his left hand- difficult tasks for a lifelong right hander. The biggest change, however, was completely unexpected. Extraordinary Outcomes. For years, Tommy had led a quiet life, keepng ,,:e ...... to himself. 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