Thursday, January 17th
The Ossabaw Island Foundation will hold their annual meeting 7pm Thursday January 17th at Coastal Georgia Center. The event is free.
Program highlights include the 106th birthday party for Eleanor “Sandy” West, last private owner and resident of Ossabaw who now lives in Savannah and book launch for “Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture: Environmental Histories of the Georgia Coast” editors Paul Pressley and Paul Sutter, University of Georgia Press
Reception & Book signing 6pm; Annual meeting w/Sandy West celebration 7pm; Birthday cake and coffee 8pm
Introduction by Paul Pressly. Keynote speakers are Paul S. Sutter history department chairman, University of Colorado-Boulder and Janisse Ray, native and longtime resident of Baxley, GA to address the experience of coastal Georgia
Music by the Ossabaw Sound Barbershop Quartet
Location: 305 Fahm Street