2018-02-16 / Business

Folks About Town

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Bertha Hailey graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Hailey is the daughter of William Graham of Columbia.

John A. Babson has joined South Risk Management as vice president of commercial insurance operations.

Palmetto Health Foundation has announced Amy Coward, APR, Fellow PRSA, vice president of Public Relations at Palmetto Health Foundation, has been elected the southeast director for the PRSA National board of directors; and Ashley M. Dusenbury, APR, assistant vice president of Public Relations at Palmetto Health Foundation, has been elected to the board of directors for the Southeast District of PRSA.

The Honorable Dennis W. Shedd, Judge with the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, was presented South Carolina’s highest civilian honor, the Order of the Palmetto on January 30.


(L-r) Cathy J. Mack, Anna Henson, SC DSS State Director Susan Alford, Rennette Hawkins- Capers, and Julie Taylor. (L-r) Cathy J. Mack, Anna Henson, SC DSS State Director Susan Alford, Rennette Hawkins- Capers, and Julie Taylor. David Wiesendanger has been named principal, vice president at Boudreaux Design.

The South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association recently presented awards for Green Construction to Sloan Construction and SCDOT District 3. Sloan Construction and SCDOT District 3 also received an Innovative Pavement Award as did Palmetto Corp and Florence County. The Project Delivery Award was presented to Charleston County Transportation Sales Tax Department and Banks Construction Company. Quality Pavement Awards were presented to The Lane Construction Corp., SCDOT District 7, Banks Construction Company, Berkeley County, Rogers Group Inc., and SCDOT District 3.

South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) January Employees of the Month include Rennette Hawkins-Capers, Anna Henson, Cathy J. Mack, and Julie Taylor.

(L-r) Rep. Nathan Ballentine, Rep. Todd Atwater, Judge Dennis W. Shedd, Dean Rob Wilcox, and Rep. Chip Huggins(L-r) Rep. Nathan Ballentine, Rep. Todd Atwater, Judge Dennis W. Shedd, Dean Rob Wilcox, and Rep. Chip Huggins
Philip Vann has received the inaugural Judith M. Davis Volunteer of the Year Award from United Way of the Midlands.

Taylor Thomas has been named vice president of property management at Cohn Management Services.




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