A ceremonial big check presented to Jefferson Energy Cooperative by F. Stone Workman, the state director of USDA Rural Development, will result in the financing of a Columbia County community project to enhance economic development and job creation in rural areas. Pictured at the big check presentation are: Margaret Duck (from left), USDA in Athens; Stone Workman, USDA state director; Ron Thigpen, DACC chairman; Dan Fowler, Jefferson Energy Cooperative; Zack Daffin, DACC executive director; Mark Wills, DACC board member; Kenneth Cook, CEO of Jefferson Energy; Ulmer Bridges, Jefferson Energy Cooperative; and Will Irwin, Jefferson Energy Cooperative.
Dr. Achih H. Chen, the medical director for The Georgia Center, cuts the ribbon on the center during a ceremony Aug. 19 at the center on Ponder Place Road in Evans. The center for facial plastic surgery opened in June and held a grand opening ceremony Aug. 20.
Photo by Valerie Rowell
Tommy Norris, CLU, ChFC of Strategic Financial Management in Martinez, has qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table. MDRT is a worldwide organization of insurance executives. The award is for excellence in sales and service. Only 5 percent of insurance representatives worldwide qualify each year.
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