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YHC and Fieldstone Cinemas Six Host Red Carpet Party and Screening of Warner Bros. Film “Trouble with the Curve”

Friday, September 21, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Krystin Dean
(706) 379-5310, kndean@yhc.edu

Young Harris College and Fieldstone Cinemas Six Host Red Carpet Party and Screening of Warner Bros. Film “Trouble with the Curve”

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – On Sept. 20, approximately 450 Young Harris College students, faculty and staff enjoyed a special private screening of the Warner Bros. film “Trouble with the Curve” at Fieldstone Cinemas Six in Young Harris, Ga., prior to the film’s nationwide release today.

Members of the campus community "dressed to the nines" while enjoying the red carpet experience, as the YHC Photography Club took photos of the memorable event.

Fieldstone Resort President Ken Merritt and YHC President Cathy Cox addressed the crowd before the screening. The event also included a raffle with “Trouble with the Curve” giveaways prior to the film screening.

Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood, Oscar nominee Amy Adams, and Justin Timberlake star in “Trouble with the Curve,” which marks the feature film directorial debut of Eastwood's longtime producing partner Robert Lorenz.

Several scenes were filmed on the YHC campus and around north Georgia. Members of the YHC baseball team are featured in a scene filmed at Zell B. Miller Field, and many of the College’s students served as extras for the movie.

 About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,000 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences—and plans to increase enrollment to 1,200 over the next few years. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 200-bed, LEED Silver-certified residence hall, Georgia’s first higher education facility north of Atlanta to achieve this certification, a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center, the second higher educational recreation facility in Georgia to achieve this certification, and a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics. YHC is among fewer than 200 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2012-2013 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit www.yhc.edu.

Young Harris College students lined up on the red carpet before enjoying a screening of “Trouble with the Curve” at Fieldstone Cinemas Six.

Members of the Young Harris College baseball team that are featured in a scene from “Trouble with the Curve” posed together on the red carpet.

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