Sunday, July 15, 2007

It's A Hard Day's Night in Macon

Starting in the morning at 7 AM, Lance Randall is on the clock for 24 hours with what he has dubbed "A Hard Day's Night Campaign Tour." Lance, you could also have used, "The Magic Mayoral Mystery Tour" and still kept the whole Beatles thing going. Anyway, here's his schedule, just in case any of you have a hankering for a donut about 1 AM:

JULY 16 – JULY 17, 2007

Monday July 17, 2007

7:00 a.m. – Kick-Off Press Conference by Lance Randall. Downtown Macon Terminal Station. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Randall will also speak about Mayor Ellis’s endorsement of Anita Ponder.

7:30 a.m. – Breakfast at H&H Restaurant. 807 Forsyth Street .478-742-9810

8:30 a.m. – Walking Tour of East Macon neighborhoods and businesses. Tour will begin at Davis Homes Community on Main Street. Randall will be accompanied by Medina Williams, President of the Davis Homes Neighborhood Association.

10:00 a.m. – Media Interview with Mike Roberts, Foxy 107. Gordon Highway location. 478-745-3301

11:15 a.m. – Tour of new small business, Gantt’s Adult Daycare, 345 Edwards Avenue, 478-745-0333. Lilly Ruth Evans will accompany Randall.

12:15 p.m. – Lunch at The Bear’s Den, 1191 Oglethorpe Street, 478-745-9909 several area residents will join Randall for lunch to discuss City issues

1:15 p.m. – Walking Tour of Pleasant Hill/In town Macon/Beall’s Hill neighborhoods. Randall will pay a special visit to his late Grandfather “Daddy Bill” Randall’s house at 349 Grant Avenue in Pleasant Hill.

2:15 p.m. – Walking Tour of Eisenhower Parkway Retail Corridor.

3:00 p.m. – Meeting with Bruce O’Levy, Manager of Macon Mall. Randall will present his recovery plan for the Macon Mall.

3:55 p.m. – Ride #9 bus from Macon Mall to Terminal Station downtown.

5:15 p.m. – Walk through Downtown Macon.

6:00 p.m. – Final Campaign Committee Meeting and Rally. Rosewood Ballroom 170 College Street. 743-9801

7:00 p.m. – Walking Tour of Ingleside neighborhood. Randall will be accompanied by Carlen Self of 238 Vista Circle. 478-750-9120.

8:00 p.m... – Shift change at Precinct 2. Houston Avenue. PBA members and officials to be there. Randall will expand on his proposal to create a public safety trust fund.

8:15 p.m. – Presentation on the Black Male Initiative at Mosque #93. 1695 Third Street, 478-744-0913. Minister Darryl Muhammad 478-744-0913

9:15 p.m. – Walking Tour of Houston Avenue/Peach Orchard neighborhoods. Several neighborhood residents will walk with Randall.

10:00 p.m. – Late night dinner at Waffle House. 4285 Pio NoNo Avenue.478-784-0635

10:45 p.m. – Meet workers at shift change at Armstrong World Industries 4520 Broadway. 478-788-6126.

12:30 a.m. – Meet at Krystal Restaurant. 2863 Pio NoNo Avenue. 478-781-7230.

1:00 a.m. – Tour of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.2800 Pio NoNo Avenue 478-781-9460.

2:00 a.m. – Tour of Kroger. 400 PioNoNo Avenue.

3:00 a.m. – Meet and greet supporters at home of Dawn Kiett. 1160 Hillyer Avenue.

4:00 a.m. – Tour of Waffle House. 2644 Riverside Drive. 478-745-9999

5:00 a.m. – Tour of Waffle House. 3620 Riverside Drive. 478-477-3557.

6:00 a.m. – Sunrise Worship Service. Randall to play and speak to crowd. Macedonia Baptist Church Chapel 600 Eisenhower parkway. Several guest speakers will address group.

7:00 a.m. – Randall to vote at Ingram/Pye Elementary School. Anthony Road.

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change


Vic said...

Is cousin Kelvin going along for the show? If so, try to keep him and cousin Travis separated will ya?

Tina said...

Krispy Kreme sounds like a vote-winner to me. I have often awakened at 1:00 am or so and wished I had something tasty like one of those lemon custard filled donuts !!