Prosecutor in solicitor general’s office honored by MADD
DeKalb County Assistant Solicitor Teri Walker was recognized March 22 by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for her leadership and dedication to the prosecution of drunken driving.
Walker was recognized at MADD’s annual Golden Shield Honors, an event that recognizes law enforcement officers, agencies and prosecutors for their work in keeping impaired drivers off the road.
Walker received the Jerry Thompson Law Enforcement Partnership Award, which goes to one prosecuting attorney in the state of Georgia who has shown excellence in DUI prosecution and assisting law enforcement in the courtroom.
DeKalb History Center celebrates anniversary
The DeKalb History Center will celebrate its 65th anniversary March 23, 6-8:30 p.m. The event will be held at the historic courthouse on the Decatur square, and is free and open to the public. Contact the DeKalb History Center for more information at (404) 373-1088.
Race to benefit green spaces
The second CAN Embrace Our Green Space Race is March 24, 9:30 a.m., at Oak Grove United Methodist Church. All proceeds from the race will benefit the Clyde Shepherd Preserve, Kittredge Park, Mark Scott Nature Park and the new LaVista/Coralwood Park.
For more information and to register, visit Commissioner Kathie Gannon’s website at www.kathiegannon.com.
DeKalb Library Foundation hosts silent auction
The DeKalb Library Foundation on March 24, 7 p.m., is hosting “A Mysterious Evening,” an event to benefit DeKalb Libraries.
The event will feature mystery authors Grant Jerkins, William Rawlings, Patricia Sprinkle and Amanda Kyle Williams. There will also be food, beverages, a book signing, silent auction and a mystery theater performance.
The event will take place at the Decatur Library. For more information call (404) 370-8450 ext. 2238 or visit www.dekalblibrary.org.