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News Conference Scheduled To Announce Major Grant To Form Macon Redevelopment Alliance

June 2, 2008

Josh Rogers
College Hill Corridor Commission
(478) 803-2436

Mark Vanderhoek
Mercer University
(478) 301-4037

MACON – Macon Mayor Robert A.B. Reichert and Mercer University President William D. Underwood will hold a news conference at 4 p.m. Friday to announce a major foundation planning grant to facilitate an alliance of redevelopment partners aimed at coordinating plans and leveraging new development in Macon's central city.

The news conference will take place at the Mercer Village fountain, 1645 Montpelier Avenue, across the street from the Mercer campus. Following the news conference, participants are invited to a question-and-answer session with light refreshments at Ingleside Village Pizza at Mercer Village. Both events are free and open to the public.

For more information, visit the College Hill Corridor Web site at and check the "Events" section.