Originally created 01/05/03

Biz bits



  • Pat Fair, financial consultant with the Sampson Fair Group at Smith Barney, has earned the firm's designation of Financial Planning Specialist, which is awarded to consultants who successfully complete the firm's financial planning training program.
  • R.W. Allen & Associates Inc. congratulates the following individuals for their years of dedicated and professional service:
  • Sid Slown 15 years, John Heath 15 years, David Heald 10 years, Charlie McCorkle 10 years, John Martin 5 years and Wesley Saxon 5 years.

  • Pattie Moore Shaffer, curator of education and deputy director of the Morris Museum of Art has been selected by the Georgia Art Education Association to receive the Georgia Museum Art Educator of the Year Award.
  • The Partridge Inn has earned its Guestroom Attendant Certification from the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
  • Helen Blocker-Adams, founder and CEO of the National Center for Economic Development, Business & Technology Inc., recently received the President's Award from the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter during the 30th Signal Regimental Symposium 2002.
  • Also, Ms. Blocker-Adams recently completed Augusta in Army Boots hosted by Fort Gordon's 93rd Signal Brigade during its December Situational Training Exercise. In a formal ceremony, she was inducted and pinned as an honorary second lieutenant.

  • Georgia-Carolina Bancshares, holding company for First Bank of Georgia, was named the sixth-best performing Georgia stock during 2002, with its over-the-counter shares up 105.5 percent.
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