Newnan Centre opening June 20

The grand opening of the Newnan Centre will be held on June 20.

City officials are inviting the public to the dedication and ribbon cutting of the center, located at 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road adjacent to the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts, on June 20 at 10 a.m.

Mayor Keith Brady and members of the Newnan City Council will officially cut the ribbon to begin the festivities. Light refreshments will be served.

The Newnan Centre project, located on an 11-acre site, was funded by 2002 and 2007 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax monies and hotel/motel and motor vehicle rental taxes.

Land and construction cost for the Newnan Centre is $5,044,000. Partners on the project were Headley Construction, Panoply Interior Design and Rabun Rasche Rector and Reece Architects.

It is a premier events facility that will be host to various types of activities such as social events, reunions, banquets, fundraisers and corporate meetings.




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