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CoffeeBreak is a newsletter distributed to Averett faculty and staff to keep them up to date on campus activities and information.

Please send information you would like included in CoffeeBreak via this form by Jan. 25 for a Feb. 1 publication.


coffeebreakShare the News
Averett Central is where students request, retrieve and receive information pertaining to the campus. We are here to represent your department and give students accurate information. However, we are only as accurate as the information we receive. Please notify us of any policy changes, events (including times/dates) and any other changes you may have within your department. Both Averett Central and students thank you for up to date information.

coffeebreakMany Thanks!
Many thanks for your contribution of 496 pounds of food to God's Storehouse! Your kindness and generosity is helping us reach out to those in need. May God bless you!

Becky Wales, director

coffeebreakFree Tickets
There are a limited number of free tickets for a performance by the Tschaikowski St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, whose appearance is sponsored by the Danville Concert Association. The concert is Friday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at George Washington High School. For tickets, please contact Jennifer Hooper at ext. 15600.

coffeebreakTaxes and Barbershops
Make plans to attend the third lecture in the 1859-Coffeehouse Lecture Series on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in Jut's Café. Vince Kania will present "Federal Taxation - The Real Story" and Dr. Becky Clark will present "Letting Their Hair Down: Community in the Barber Shops and Beauty Salons of Film."

coffeebreakSam's Club Representative on Campus
Karen Shields, a Sam's Club representative, will be in the dining hall on Wednesday, Feb. 1 and Thursday, Feb. 2 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for membership renewals and registrations. They take cash, check, Discover, Mastercard, Sam's Club and Visa Debit.

If you have any questions, or problems with your card or gift card, please call Karen at 434-797-3029.

coffeebreakFriday at Jake's
Join your Averett colleagues at Jake's on Main, Friday, Jan. 27 from 4 p.m. until . . .

coffeebreak2012 Live Healthy America Reminder
Interested in losing weight or increasing your physical activity? Join Live Healthy America and take on the 100-day challenge! If you're interested in joining a team, please contact Linda Lemery at ext. 15636. For more details, check the January 11 issue of Coffeebreak or read about the program at

coffeebreakShow Off Your Talents
The Jan. 11 Averett Craft Display was a terrific success. Thanks to the 12 exhibitors who displayed their amazing work! If you'd like to exhibit your crafts at the next campus-wide coffee break on Feb. 1, click here for the registration form. For more information, call Linda Lemery at ext. 15636 or Charlotte Wilson at ext. 17147.



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Fac/Staff events:

January 29, 2015
Staff Meeting

February 19, 2015
Staff Meeting

March 19, 2015
Staff Meeting

Academic events:

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Please check the AU Calendar for more.

Arts events:

February 5, 2015
AndJam Jazz Trio

February 10, 2015
1859-Coffeehouse Lecture Series

February 17, 2015
"A Long Civil Rights Movement"

Sports events:

January 2, 2015
Women's Basketball vs. Maryville College

February 21, 2015
Women's Tennis @ Guilford College

February 27, 2015
Men's Tennis vs. Emory & Henry College



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