Booker T. Washington Community Center Reopens to Serve the Public
Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
Macon-Bibb County, the Community Enhancement Authority, and partner agencies will celebrate the official opening of the revitalized Booker T. Washington Community Center (401 Monroe Street) with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m.
In attendance will be Mayor Lester Miller, State Representative James Beverly, Commissioner Virgil Watkins, representatives from the organizations that have offices in the building, and more. Following the ceremony, the media and invited guests will be allowed to tour the building and learn more about the programs that operate there.
“The Booker T. Washington Center will serve as a hub of community resources and programs that will greatly benefit the families in Historic Pleasant Hill and our entire community,” says Community Enhancement Authority Executive Director Tedra Huston.
“I’m very excited we’re able to help provide these greatly needed services, and I’m especially excited for the new Mental Health Matters initiative – which will be headquartered here – to begin its work in the next several weeks,” says Mayor Miller.
The Center will be home to the Southern Center for Choice Theory, C-Qul, Pace Center for Girls, Melanated Communities, the Eric Foundation, Mosaic Development, the Booker T Washington Reunion Committee, the Vexiom Group, and the Community Enhancement Authority. Additionally, AARP and Central Georgia Technical College will host regular programming. To learn more about the space, the programming, and how to be a part of the effort, click here.
Due to COVID-19 guidelines, this event will only be open to the media, elected officials, invited guests, and support staff. It will be broadcast live for the public at www.facebook.com/maconbibbcounty.