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Conference center open for business

June 24, 2005

Tifton- The University of Georgia celebrated the grand opening of an expansion to the Rural Development Center in Tifton.

The addition includes meeting rooms, a ballroom, and a 3,000 seat auditorium. The auditorium was dedicated the late John Hunt who was a University System regent.

"We're just tickled to death about it. He would be so excited. He worked on this project for about 30 years," says Hunt's widow, Julie Hunt.

The conference center will be open for meetings, parties, event's and performances.

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