For many American families, Thanksgiving Day means a house full of extended family and long days of laborious cooking and cleanup.
Frances Woods has been promoted to assistant vice president at SunTrust Bank and JoAnne Ard and James Trevor Adkins have been named banking officers. Thomas R. Haufe has been named managing director of The Partridge Inn, as of March 20. He will replace Joel Sobel, who is leaving Augusta to direct the Seaside Community Development Corp., in Seaside, Fla.
The following is information about hirings and promotions of businesspeople in the Augusta area: Sherry Foster has been promoted from managing editor to editor of Augusta Magazine. Linda Hinton has been named assistant editor of Augusta Magazine. John Boyette, a copy editor at The Augusta Chronicle, has been promoted to South Carolina editor, based in Aiken. Jo Ann S. Tyler of SunTrust Bank, Augusta, has been promoted to vice president. Thomas J. "Jeff" Dorn has been promoted to assistant vice president.