Welcome to our 5 Under 40 young leaders for 2018. They are, as always, a talented, diverse group of young people who are moving our beloved Macon forward. We have always felt this annual project of Macon Magazine is an important one. Identifying
Brenda Lambert and Ann Adkisson are hustling, working quickly getting stacked boxes of peanut butter unpacked and jars shelved before a team of volunteers arrives to repack them with other food items in bags or backpacks. It’s hurried but familiar work.
For 15 years, a now-retired Mercer University professor has lead a Macon effort promoting racial reconciliation. Called Building the Beloved Community, the work centers on a symposium at Mercer founded by John Marson Dunaway, professor emeritus of French and interdisciplinary studies.