Columbus Tech to host Military Appreciation Day

To show how much Columbus area people think of the sacrifices of the nation's soldiers and soldiers' families, Columbus Technical College will host a special Military Appreciation Day on Saturday.

The campus at 928 Manchester Expressway will be transformed for the 11 a.m.-2 p.m. event, with staff, students and faculty members of Columbus Technical College hosting visitors. There will be entertainment, door prizes, kids’ activities, food and on-demand campus tours.

The official program will kick off at 1 p.m. with patriotic music and performances. During the program, Columbus Technical College will be presenting a check for $2,500 to the God Bless Fort Benning organization.

The event is free ands open to the public. For more information call, (706) 649-1290.