Up & Coming Weekly

February 07, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM FEBRUARY 8 - 14, 2023 UCW 9 A contemporary art piece has been installed in the rotunda of Fayetteville Reginal Airport, part of airport renova- tions completed in December, accord- ing to a city news release. e artwork offers "a memorable experience when passengers are trav- eling to and from Fayetteville," Deputy Airport Director Deontae Watson said in the release. "Migrate" is the work of Angelique Jackson, co-founder of Jancik Arts International. Jackson shaped and printed graphics on 80 mirror-like metal panels to mimic birds flying around the perimeter of the rotunda and gradually moving skyward, the news release said. Jackson was chosen for the project by a committee of airport commis- sioners. NEWS Artwork offers 'memorable' experience for air travelers a CityView Today STAFF REPORT P R E S E N T S Feb 17-Mar 5, 2023 Print & Sign Shop Westwood & Fort Bragg This project is supported by the Arts Council in part by contributions from businesses and individuals, and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County and the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources. T I C K E T S A V A I L A B L E A T THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE abridged by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield Directed by Lawrence Carlisle III GilbertTheater.com (910) 678-7186 Insurance products are underwritten by Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company, Columbia, SC. Ⓒ2020 Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company. All rights reserved. Colonial Life is a registered trademark and marketing brand of Colonial life & Accident Insurance Company. 8-20 | NS-369880 steven.grimes@coloniallifesales.com 910-916-7191 Injury | Illness | Dental | Vision | Life Steven Grimes coloniallife.com Your Local Colonial Life Family. We provide benets that your employees want for those unexpected moments in life, whether that's an accident, illness or injury. Colonial Life. Keep it Local. Keep Unexpecting.® A former director of the Fayette- ville-Cumberland Human Relations Commission will receive its Lifetime Achievement Award, according to a city news release. e announcement of 2023 award winners was made Feb. 1. Anthony Wade was the chief human relations officer for the city and coun- ty from 2016 until his retirement last year, according to the city's website. He also is a former director of human resources for the county. An Air Force veteran, Wade created and directed an award-winning equal opportunity treatment/human rela- tions program for the Air Force's Air Education Training Command while on active duty, according to the city. Wade is a past president of the National Association of Human Rights Workers. e Human Relations Commission says its awards recognize "excellent work and commitment to promoting positive human relations throughout the city and county," according to the news release. Other Community Award winners announced Wednesday are: • Educator Award: Kenjuana Mc- Cray, dean of arts and humanities at Fayetteville Technical Community College. Individual Award: Antonio Gardner Religious Leader Award: Sharon ompson-Journigan Humanitarian Award: Takieyah Mathis Youth Award: Ryanne Squibb Industry/Business Award: Arts Council of Fayetteville-Cum- berland County Organization Award: Miller's Crew Military Award: Members of the 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group at Pope Field Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon at 11 a.m. Feb. 15 at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd. Tickets are $25 and are available at the Human Relations Department at the Festival Park Building, 225 Ray Ave., Suite 100. Sponsorship tables are available for $250. No tickets will be sold at the door. Money raised at the reception will support a scholarship for Cumberland County high school students pursuing college degrees, the release said. (Photo courtesy City of Fayetteville) Commission announces 2023 Community Award winners a CityView Today STAFF REPORT

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