City of Eastman officials announced the city will be celebrating “Georgia Cities Week” April 17-23. The city will be holding a variety of events throughout the week, including: A State of the City meeting, “Business after Hours” and a Council Work Session. The theme of this year’s Georgia Cities Week is “Go to Town,” showing the importance of a central gathering place for people and communities.
This is the 17th year Georgia Cities Week has been celebrated in the state and the third year the City of Eastman has participated.
“We’re very proud of our city and the services we provide that make it attractive to residents and visitors,” said city manager Jason Cobb. “Cities provide the services and infrastructure to help businesses grow, and set the stage for events where families and individuals can gather as a community.”
Events planned for the week are: State of the City, Monday, April 18, 2016, 6:30 pm at Magnolia Theatre; Business after Hours, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 6:00 pm at Roy’s, 234 Main Street and council work session, Thursday, April 21, 2016, 3:30 pm at Dodge County High School.
Cities across Georgia will be celebrating Georgia Cities Week, sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), to showcase and celebrate cities and the many services they provide. Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and consulting services to its 521 member cities.