9th Annual Jimmie Dyess Symposium

Jimmie Dyess Display resize | Augusta Museum of History

Start Date/Time

1/10/2019 5:00:00 PM

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1/10/2019 6:00:00 PM

Event Description

The symposium will include remarks by Major General Perry Smith, who is the son-in-law of Jimmie Dyess. Three individuals will be honored with the Symposium's 2019 Distinguished American Award. Honorees and speakers for 2019 will be Medal of Honor Recipient Walter Joseph "Joe" Marm Jr. joined the U.S. Army from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The second honoree is William S. "Billy" Morris III, chairman and CEO of Morris Communications Company and Morris Media Networks, as well as the publisher of The Augusta Chronicle. The third individual to be honored is Jane Howington who for 40 years dedicated her life to spreading the words of the Bible at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church and beyond. Each honoree has devoted many years supporting important community causes. Immediately after the ceremony, you will have the opportunity to meet and visit with the honorees.

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