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Rose Theater to Debut "Christmas Cheer"

Rose Theater to Debut "Christmas Cheer"

Rose Theatre will host the live show and debut of "Christmas Cheer" on Dec. 9.

According to The Backlot Players’ website, “Christmas Cheer” is a family drama, set in rural Wisconsin in the fall and winter of 1952.

In the play, The Chandler family has endured a move to the country from New York City with hope of better times to come as they restore the old family home.

While working two jobs and struggling to make ends meet, Ed Chandler comes up with an idea to start his own business. Whether the timing will be right and where the money will come from to start the venture are just two of the problems Ed will have to face.

With Christmas coming and with two children’s hopes on the line, what will the family have to endure?

"Christmas Cheer," is debuted by The Backlot Players and written and directed by Forsyth's Alan Ralph. The play is based on events from Ralph's childhood.

Day 3 of 13 Days of Giving: Twilight Moms

Day 3 of 13 Days of Giving: Twilight Moms

Twilight Moms of Middle Georgia is a non-profit group that was formed in 2009 to bring together Moms (women who are over 21, married or have children) who are fans of the Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer.  

They not only enjoy meeting and sharing enthusiasm for this series but love helping local and national charities while having fun.

How You Can Help:
Twilight Moms will have an event on Dec. 3 from 10 p.m.-Midnight at the Galleria in Centerville.  Twilight Moms will celebrate the release of Eclipse on DVD but will also have several fundraisers during the event.  They will have a Cookies for Kids with Cancer bake sale, will collect items for Christmas for the Children’s Hospital and will also collect canned food items for Monroe County EMS.

Contact the Twilight Moms of Middle Georgia by e-mailing cindyadrien@twilightmomsofmiddlega.com or call 478-951-4311.

We'll have more on 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.

Governor Perdue Recognizes 20 Georgians in Public Safety Awards Ceremony

At an annual public safety awards ceremony in Forsyth, Ga., Governor Sonny Perdue announced recipients of the Governor's Public Safety Awards (GPSA). Perdue recognized 14 public safety professionals for acts of heroism and six for contributions in profession.

Recipients were given medallions and their names were added to the GPSA monument at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.

Among the Heroism Recipients was Officer Omar C. Sanders from the Macon Police Department.

The GPSA program recognizes Acts of Heroism as those who performed an exceptional deed which resulted in saving lives and/or protecting property.

Contribution to Profession awards recognized those whose job performance had an overwhelming positive effect on the overall profession.

“Georgia is proud to recognize our brave law enforcement officers and emergency responders for their commitment to keeping our citizens safe,” said Governor Perdue.