From the beautiful Yoshino cherry blossom trees that decorate Wesleyan College and Downtown Macon to the fun carnival attractions and exhibits at Carolyn Crayton Park and its Food Truck Frenzy, the International Cherry Blossom Festival has been one of Macon’s landmark events ever since its humble inception in 1982. Crowned the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World— Macon, Georgia kicks off the bright and lovely spring season with this signature event…Read More
Rachel Solomon is a graduating senior at Wesleyan College majoring in Advertising, Marketing, and Communications with a minor in Finance. She is a native of Macon, Georgia and has interned at many non-profit organizations and government agencies such as Georgia Women (And Those Who Stand), the Otis Redding Foundation, and the US Department of Labor while also working at GEICO part-time. Rachel specializes in graphic design, public speaking, research, marketing, copywriting, and all things art. She is also a part of many clubs and organizations at Wesleyan such as the Lane Center, the Black Students Alliance, a Writing Center tutor, and DAC (Disabilities Awareness Club) for which she is the vice-president. In the future, she hopes to travel the world improving the branding and marketing for many corporations and companies, learning and bettering herself along the way so that she can share her knowledge and skills with many inspiring young people like herself.