Middle Georgia was represented for the Great American Defense Community national award by the 21st Century Partnership and a representative from Robins Air Force Base. This award was presented at the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) National Summit in Washington DC 10-12 June. The Partnership represented Middle Georgia at an evening reception and was honored to present 350 jars of Perdue Farms Blackberry Jam to representatives from all over the country. During the reception the Partnership presented a certificate to Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA 8) for his support of Middle Georgia and the Great American Defense Community.