Friday, February 4, 2011
On a week that has been mostly cold, wet, and dreary, we got a little of sunshine this past Monday when we were notified by the National Park Service that we are the recipients of a Saving America's Treasures grant to help us rescue and restore the Hill House. The $120,000 is by far the largest grant ever awarded The Flannery O'Connor-Andalusia Foundation in its ten year history. This major funding will go far in helping us preserve an important part of Andalusia's history. Speaking of sunshine, the week-end is supposed to be clear and nice. If you're in the area, come on out Sunday afternoon from 3-5 as we kick-off our February Lecture Series with a talk by O'Connnor scholar, Bruce Gentry, and Bill Reeves with the University of Georgia Printing Dept., who will discuss the just-released book, The Cartoons of Flannery O'Connor at Georgia College. If you join us for this event, I promise you will be home in plenty of time for another important kick-off.