Reinhardt University, together with Waleska area churches, welcomes you to the annual community Easter sunrise worship service.
“Our Easter sunrise services over the years have been a beautiful experience celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ,” said Reinhardt President Dr. Kina S. Mallard. “There are not many other places as beautiful as the Falany Performing Arts Center and Lake Mullenix to view a gorgeous spring sunrise and enjoy worship as a community.”
This year’s service will be held at 7:30 a.m. on April 1 in front of the Falany Performing Arts Center.
The Rev. Jamie Hudgins, campus pastor, will be speaking. A light biscuit, juice and coffee breakfast will be served immediately following the service.
In case of inclement weather, the service will be moved inside to Flint Hall in the Falany Performing Arts Center.
This summer, while other kids are singing songs around a fire, kids who attend Banning Mills’ summer camp will be experiencing a whole new kind of adventure filled with adrenaline pumping activities. Camp Adventure is returning to Historic Banning Mills, home of the world’s largest continuous zip line eco-canopy adventure tours. Campers ages 8 to 14 are invited to partake in all that Camp Adventure has to offer from June 18 – 22, June 25 – 29, July 9 – 13, and July 16 – 20. For a fee of $295 per week, campers will be able to enjoy all of Camp Adventure’s thrilling activities, including almost 10 miles of zip lines and aerial adventures, the 600-foot Sky Trek Bridge, the World’s Tallest Freestanding Climbing Wall, the 100-foot Power Free Fall, archery, fishing, kayaking and paddle boarding on the ‘Hooch, volleyball, swimming, mini golf, field games, and much more.
“The goal of Camp Adventure is to challenge campers to conquer fears, make new friends, reach outside of his/her comfort zone and find their brave,” said Donna Holder, founder of Historic Banning Mills. “Camp Adventure is a special time here at Historic Banning Mills, and we look forward to hosting campers and helping them achieve their dreams through adventure.”
Safety is a top priority of Historic Banning Mills. A closed continuous belay system is used throughout the entire aerial challenge course to ensure maximum safety on aerial adventures. The staff and counselors a Camp Adventure are highly trained in CPR/First Aid, Wilderness First Aid and High Rescue. An EMT, a Registered Nurse and CPR/First Aid instructors are also on staff.
Extended care is available to all parents if needed. Be sure to contact Historic Banning Mills by phone at 770-834-9149 to arrange the details specific needs of each camper and parent.
The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. has been a strong supporter of ADay for Reinhardt for more than 20 years, and the organization recently made its annual gift.
ADay for Reinhardt is a successful scholarship program that has provided more than $4.8 million to students in Cherokee and Pickens County. Georgia Power Area Manager Joe Brownlee presented a $3,000 check to the University.
“ADay is important because it keeps the local community involved and engaged with the University,” said Brownlee. “It provides the community with a way to support local students who, in all likelihood, want to live in this community after graduating. ADay provides the Georgia Power Foundation with the ability to partner with the University to support the hopes and dreams of Cherokee students. The hope is for a better way of life that comes with a quality education.”
These scholarships rely on support from community businesses, organizations and individuals to provide scholarships for Cherokee and Pickens County residents attending Reinhardt University.
“Georgia Power’s support for local students has made a significant impact on Reinhardt and the surrounding community,” said Dale Morrissey, director of development and external relations for Reinhardt University. “We are grateful for all they have done to improve our students’ educational experiences.”