Former Mayor Bob Young named to census panel by Gov. Perdue

Gov. Sonny Perdue today named former Augusta Mayor Bob Young and more than 40 others to a newly formed Complete Count Committee, a commission that will educate and coordinate community awareness and action for the upcoming 2010 federal census.

The committee will be responsible for establishing a census education program that will motivate community residents to get involved and respond for more accurate census results, according to a news release.

Mr. Young, president of Eagle Veterans Services LLC of Augusta, is also former regional director for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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