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Save the A group incorporates texting in campaign

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 6:04 PM
Last updated 7:12 PM
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The group pushing to replace Georgia Regents Uni­ver­sity with University of Au­gusta as the name for the consolidated Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities is incorporating texting in its “Save the A” campaign.

In addition to the existing petition at savethea.org, petitioners can now text “savethea” followed by their name to 91011 to add their name to the petition, according to a news release from the group. The service is free outside of normal texting charges.

“The civic pride of the citizens of Augusta, the CSRA and beyond is being heard throughout Georgia as a result of over 10,000 names on the petition to date,” said Nick Evans, who is spearheading the effort. “The addition of a texting campaign makes it easy for anyone to add their name to what has become a rallying call for the University of Augusta.”

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justputtin
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justputtin 10/05/12 - 09:21 pm
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Continue the fight

Persistence will pay off. Keep up the good fight. Send his Azziz packing!

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 10/06/12 - 06:47 am
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Petitions

My experience is that entrenched politicians do not respond to petitions. Withholding money from the alumni association drives, however, can be effective.

noway
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noway 10/06/12 - 11:13 am
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Holding money from alumni

Holding money from alumni organizations is NOT the answer. That only hurts the students at the university. Holding back money now will only HURT ASU!! If you love that university, you should give NOW, and not later.

angels3gamer1
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angels3gamer1 10/06/12 - 12:35 pm
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I would love to display "save

I would love to display "save the A" sign and so would my neighbors. Where do we get them?

pimpernell
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pimpernell 10/06/12 - 05:47 pm
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Save the A Dump the *ZZ*Z

Save the A
Dump the *ZZ*Z !!!!!

SemperParatus
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SemperParatus 10/06/12 - 10:59 pm
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Contact information

The "Save the A" campaign has a Facebook page. You can click on "message" and request information about signs and stickers!

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-The-A/433271360063577

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