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Georgia Walking Horse Exhibitors’ Association Annual Awards Banquet



The Georgia Walking Horse Exhibitors’ Association will hold its Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 22, 2003 at the Atlanta Marriott/Gwinnett Place Hotel located on Pleasant Hill Road (1/4 mile east of I-85). Those wishing to stay overnight may contact the Marriott at 770-923-1775. A reception is to be held from 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m. with the banquet following from 7:00p.m.-9:00p.m. Following dinner and the awards presentations, the band, Sessions, will be playing for the entertainment of everyone.

Reservation costs are $40.00 per person; Children age 5-10 are $10.00 per child. Children 5 and Under are free. Reservations are to be made in advance with the deadline to be Monday, February 10, 2003. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Dawn Bledsoe at 770-893-3972 or Gloria Dixon at 404-213-8000.

The GWHEA cordially invites all Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiasts to share this very special event with them.

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