Honoring a long standing tradition dating back to 1985 Governor Sonny
Perdue proclaimed May Bluegrass Month in Georgia on May 6, 2009 while an
Eleven Alive camera recorded the event for their 6 PM news broadcast.
SEBA Membership Chair, Tony Salazar presented Governor Perdue with an
honorary Silver Anniversary pin. SEBA member Dickson Lester, a high school
class mate of Perdue, along with SEBA Board members Cindy Musselwhite,
Preston Thompson, Julie Sanders, BoD Chair Jim Coleman, and President Kevin
O'Connell witnessed this historical proclamation. Other SEBA members Tony
Duck, Terry Butterworth, Bonnie Johnson, and Radio personality J.R.
Langwell joined in the ceremonies and sang two of the Governor favorite
bluegrass numbers, "Y'all Come" and "A Man of Constant Sorrow" led by
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