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Author: Renee Williams

Short Takes: April 2018

Giving Back To the Community! The First Tee of Augusta Jill Brown | Executive Director The First Tee of Augusta was established in 2001 as a junior golf and life skills learning center. The facility is staffed by a PGA professional, certified coaches, additional staff, trained volunteers and is located on 40 acres with a beautiful six hole golf course, a driving range and chipping green. First Tee, an international youth development organization, introduces the game of golf and its inherent values to young people through after school and in school programs. First Tee helps shape the lives...

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Short Takes: February/March 2018

The spirit of volunteerism is alive and well in Augusta! Five Allstate agency owners and financial specialists from the Augusta area recently came together to secure a $5,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands® grant to benefit Westobou. Matthew Banks, Tony Barr, LJ Brown, Abu Khan and James O’Neal earned $1,000 each for Westobou by cleaning and painting the nonprofit’s local facility. Allstaters also volunteered at their Springboard Festival, worked in concessions and set up games for adults and children. The grant will support Westobou’s mission to build community and inspire cultural change through engaging, creative and thought-provoking artistic experiences. “As...

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Short Takes: January 2018

Vineyard Vines partners with Club Car on exclusive patchwork golf cart design Club Car®, a global leader in golf, utility and consumer vehicles, along with a brand of Ingersoll Rand and vineyard vines, a brand best known for its whimsical neckties and smiling pink whale logo has created a partnership. Inspired by their passion for golf and created with a nod to the brand’s East Coast roots, the collaboration features a special edition vineyard vines Patchwork Onward® vehicle emblazoned with its signature heritage patchwork print. Featured online at, the vehicle is a consumer     offering from Club...

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