Press Releases

Pinnacle Club donates 420 pounds of fresh food to Golden Harvest Food Bank

Edgar’s Hospitality Group dining club gives “hand up” to community partner

ReNew & Brew Canceled 

The seventh annual ReNew & Brew event scheduled for March 20 at The Snelling Conference Center in Augusta has been canceled. The annual fundraiser benefits education services and scholarships at Helms College.

Helms College Introduces new VP of Enrollment Management

Helms College is pleased to introduce Andrew Robinson as Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management. 

Helms College to Launch New Culinary Degree

A new Associate Degree in Culinary Operations in Resorts and Clubs is scheduled to launch in July of 2020 at Helms College. 

Goodwill Welcomes Three New Board Members

Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA welcomed three new members of its Board of Directors, each with three-year terms which began Jan. 1.

Pinnacle Club Chef Receives Georgia Grown Recognition

Peter Vossenberg, Chef de Cuisine at The Pinnacle Club in Downtown Augusta, was honored Wednesday night as one of six chefs in the state to be named a 2020 Georgia Grown Executive Chef by the Georgia Restaurant Association.

Ned Helms, Grandson of Goodwill Founder Rev. Edgar Helms, Delivers Commencement Address at Helms College

An enthusiastic group of 575 family and friends cheered on 65 graduates from the Augusta campus of Helms College at a grand ceremony held at the Miller Theater on Jan. 30. The highlight of the ceremony was the commencement address delivered by Ned Helms, grandson of Rev. Edgar Helms, Goodwill founder and namesake of Helms College.

Grandson of Goodwill Founder to Speak at Helms College Commencement

Helms College is pleased to welcome Ned Helms, grandson of the college’s namesake and founder of Goodwill Industries Rev. Edgar Helms, to deliver the commencement address at its graduation ceremony scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Miller Theater. 

Public Invited to Reception for Local Artist

Hire Grounds is hosting a wine and cheese reception featuring the artwork of livelong Augusta resident Lisa Arnold McCollum on Tuesday, Dec. 17 from 6 – 8 p.m., and the public is invited to attend.

Goodwill to Host Christmas Gala at Anderson Conference Center

The 15th Annual Goodwill Christmas Gala is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Anderson Conference Center in Macon. Proceeds from annual event support scholarships at Helms College.

Warner Robins Chef Scottie Johnson Headed to World Food Championship

To cheers of “Scott-ie, Scott-ie, Scott-ie!” Warner Robins-based Chef Scottie Johnson was crowned the 2019 Georgia Seafood Champion at the annual Georgia Seafood Fest last weekend at The Battery in Atlanta.

What the Fork? Put That Diet Down!

Hire Grounds Café, located at 3179 Washington Road in Augusta, is hosting author Jennifer Beverage on Thursday, October 24 from 6-8 p.m. for a signing of her book, “What the Fork? Put That Diet Down!” 

Artist Reception Scheduled for Tuesday Evening at Hire Grounds

Augusta area art lovers are invited to meet visual artist Ron Vaz and enjoy light refreshments at Tuesday’s artist reception from 6-8 p.m. at Hire Grounds Cafe

Goodwill Opening Outlet Store in Macon

Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA will open its first outlet store in Macon at 1340 Gray Highway where Goody’s was previously located.