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WHAT: After 28 years of Racing and Raising over 3 million for the Arts, WILL THE RACE GO ON? Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and STEEPLECHASE Chairman Mason Lampton to speak to supporters for the first time since the Callaway Gardens race site was sold to Waffle House CEO Joe Rogers. Mayor Teresa Tomlinson Richard Bishop, Uptown Columbus President/CEO Peter Bowden, CEO/President CSG Convention and Visitors Bureau Mason Lampton, Chairman Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens Lucy Knight, Executive Director Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens Jaime Lemieux, Race Director Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens Paul Pierce, Executive Director Springer Opera House Sara Ketcham, Executive Director Columbus Symphony Orchestra Tom Butler, Executive Director Columbus Museum Elizabeth Barker, Executive Director Historic Columbus Foundation Edward Callaway, CEO/President Callaway Gardens WHEN: WHERE: 10:00 AM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 Springer Opera House, FIRST ST Columbus, GA 31901 In front of construction of new Children’s Theatre Coffee and Biscuits will be served


CONTACT: Kim Jinks, Advisor Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens, (706) 888-7811 The Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens is a non-profit organization created in 1985 to raise money for the Arts. The organization hosts a nationally sanctioned steeplechase to raise funds for the Columbus Museum, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Historic Columbus Foundation, the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation and the Springer Opera House. ###

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