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Augusta VA walks to combat veteran homelessness as problem grows in city

...diabetes, congestive heart failure, and hypertension," said Loflin, the hospital's clinical nutrition manager and co-chair of the employee wellness committee. "We would like to make this an annual community event and so far, it's working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-20/augusta-va-walks-combat-vete
Park service needs younger visitors for aging facilities

...support and court a younger, more diverse visitor base. First lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush will co-chair the campaign, calling on Americans to "Find Your Park."Sustaining the parks and keeping them relevant to visitors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/park-service-needs-younger-visitors
Brain injury walk helps survivor

...affected by a brain injury, whether it's through a concussion during sports, a car accident or a stroke," said walk co-chair Patty Goolsby, a program director at NeuroRestorative. "Most of us probably even know someone with a brain injury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-05/brain-injury-walk-helps-surv
Graham lines up presidential bid

...Ambassador to Canada under President George W. Bush and chairman of President Bush's 2004 campaign in South Carolina and Co-Chair of the 2000 effort. Political strategist Christian Ferry and Graham adviser Scott Farmer have also joined Graham's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-01-29/graham-lines-p
Georgia's home-schooled students seek admissions equality

...need. If you go (the) unaccedited route, some people find it hard to get college admission."Mary Jo Patterson, co-chair of the Georgia Home Education Association, said families she advises, are also concerned about "unfair" practices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-23/georgias-home-schooled-st
Boston organizers unveil plans for 2024 Olympics

...hints at the political and public arm-twisting needed to make it happen. David Manfredi, an architect who is the co-chair of the Boston 2024 planning committee, said the goal is to leave a legacy not just for the athletes, but for the city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-01-21/boston-organizers-unveil
State reviews 'stop smoking' benefits

...the Georgia Association of Health Plans, would not comment Tuesday on the investigation.Vicki Karnes, a nurse who co-chairs the Diabetes Community Action Coalition, said she helped press for an investigation after noticing that Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-12/state-reviews-stop-smoki
The Artside: Artists partner with animals to create 'Sheltered' exhibit

...of Art's 22nd annual Gala will be March 6, beginning at 7 p.m. Kristen Weston and Thomas M. Blanchard III are co-chairs for the museum's major fundraiser that includes fine foods, entertainment and dancing, and features the special exhibition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-17/artside-artists-partn
South Carolina GOP legislators say it's time to give patients legal, controlled access to marijuana

...lawmakers need to give patients access to the plant's healing properties in a highly-controlled, legal way. The two co-chairs of a medical marijuana study panel, which held hearings across the state last fall, plan to file identical bills in their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/south-carolina-gop-legis
Harriett Lemke

...Darlington County Transportation Committee. As a thirty-seven year cancer survivor, Harriett also enjoyed serving as co-chair of the Darlington County Relay for Life. Preceded in death by her husband, Dr. James (Jim) Wayne Lemke of thirty...

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