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20th annual VIP Tour kicks off

April 25, 2007

Albany -- It's a big week for South Georgia. Nearly two dozen international dignitaries will visit this area as part of the State's annual VIP Tour.

The Southwest Georgia leg of the tour kicks off at at 9:30, with visits to MacGregor Golf's headquarters and the Flint Riverquarium in Albany.

The dignitaries will spend the night at the Lake Blackshear resort in Crisp County and then continue their trip tomorrow, with stops at the Agrirama in Tifton, East Central Tech in Fitzgerald, South Georgia Motorsports in Adel, and stay overnight Thursday at Melhana Plantation in Thomasville.

Friday, they'll visit Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta. The annual VIP tour is a way to market Georgia to the rest of the world. Representatives from 17 countries will be here.

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