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Scammers return with fresh ploys for holidays

...Crunch-time means that it can be easier to fool someone who might not otherwise be fooled.Melanie Duquesnel, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving eastern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, said consumers need to recognize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-22/scammers-return-fresh-ploy
Home improvement

...Braye Boardman, Tori Boardman, Dr. Charlie Howell and Debbie Howell; Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta President and CEO Betts Murdison; and Development Director Sean Frantom, and all the others there have created one of the leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-22/home-improvement
Another big catch for Thai company in $1.5B bid for Bumble Bee

...annual sales of approximately $1 billion with a workforce of more than 1,300 people.Thiraphong Chansiri, the president and CEO of Thai Union, said it would be the company's largest acquisition ever."Upon completion, the transaction will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-19/another-big-catch-thai-com
Georgia is ready for Ebola, commissioner says

...departments, private practices, and (community health center) look-a-likes," Dr. Michael W. Brooks, president and CEO of The Family Health Centers of Georgia, said in a statement. "We are aggressively adding partner locations across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-18/georgia-ready-ebola-commissi
Foundation awards grants to local non-profits

...supported by the Masters Tournament, totaling $57,234,248.44."We're very proud of that," said foundation president and CEO Lee Smith.Champions Made From Adversity will use a $15,000 grant to grow its adaptive basketball and community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/foundation-awards-grants-loc
More senior citizens still getting behind wheel

...road, findings indicate that older Americans support policies that keep everyone safer," said Peter Kissinger, president and CEO of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.Time to give up driving?With the number of elderly drivers continuing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-14/more-senior-citizens-still-ge
Biz Bits

...JAMES DAVISAward/honor: Elected to the board of trustees of the Georgia Hospital AssociationDetails: He is president and CEO of University Health Care System. BILL STEWARTAward/honor: Inducted into the Georgia Association of Broadcasters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/biz-bits
Augusta-area merchants welcome Small Business Saturday

...in 2013."It's just a great way to reinvest in your community when you buy local," said Tammy Shepherd, the president and CEO of Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. "You keep your tax dollars local. It creates jobs. It invests in your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/augusta-are
Aiken Horse Park breaks ground, dedicates main field to horseman Bruce Duchossois

...five permanent show rings and barns with a capacity for 400 horses are just the beginning.David Jameson, the president and CEO of the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the news and participated in the groundbreaking."The Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-15/aiken-horse-park-breaks-grou
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra players ratify contract

...and a commitment to 84 musicians by the end of the third year and 88 by the end of year four.Woodruff Arts Center president and CEO Virginia Hepner said management was thrilled at the agreement."Over the last several difficult weeks of negotiations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-08/atlanta-symphony-orchestra-pl