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US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

...More than 230,000 people voted in the first week after the finalists were announced April 6, said the group's executive director, Susan Ades Stone.Stone said voting will continue as long as interest remains high, though the group may approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/us-senator-says-its-time-p
Brazil's athletes are trying to catch up in time for 2016 Games

...difference is that most of them have been spending this for the past 20 or 24 years," said Marcus Vinicius Freire, executive director of sport for the Brazilian Olympic Committee.Officials are optimistic thanks in part to recent results in high-level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/brazils-athletes-are-try
Biz Bits

...Wheeler Road office. BRENDA DURANTAward/honor: Appointed a member of the Rotary Club of AugustaDetails: She is executive director for the Greater Augusta Arts Council.VENUS MORRIS GRIFFINAward/honor: Named sales agent of the month for March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/biz-bits
Augusta block party will pay tribute to James Brown

...two," Brown-Thomas said about Jones' appearance.The block party was the idea of Augusta Museum of History Executive Director Nancy Glaser, Brown-Thomas said. The history museum has an exhibit of rare and personal artifacts from Brown's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/augusta-block-party-will-pay-
Prescribing fruit, veggies for health in Harrisburg

...it is the first in Georgia it could serve as a model for efforts in other parts of the state, said Sara Berney, executive director of Wholesome Wave Georgia, which is providing $20,000 to fund it. The program would select mothers in the area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-14/prescribing-fruit-veggies-he
'Mockingbird' production at risk in Harper Lee's hometown

...completed recently.Sandy Smith, who once portrayed the drug-addicted Mrs. Dubose in the drama and serves as executive director of the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce, said ending the play would be a loss for Monroeville."It is such a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-13/mockingbird-production-risk-harper-
District 7 Commission runoff today

...the March 17 special election."Weather usually does affect turnout," said Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey. "I still think at the end of the day, we'll hit 10 percent to 15 percent."A lower expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-04-13/district-7-com
Development Authority courting contractors in plans of constructing speculation buildings

...had one in Millen," said Walter Sprouse, the executive director of the Augusta Economic Development Authority...Cooper Power.Will Williams, the partnership's executive director, said the organization has more than 1,000 acres...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-10/development
Contractors put thousands in Tuesday special election

...six District 7 polling locations will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Richmond County Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said she expects overall turnout for the runoff at between 10 percent and 15 percent of the district's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-04-10/contractors-pu
Uber's popularity surges; business travelers avoiding taxis

...side for extra money.Employers have some major concerns as their workers move toward Uber.Mike McCormick, the executive director of the Global Business Travel Association, says many companies are worried about issues of safety and liability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-11/ubers-popularity-surges-bu