Fri, July 19, 2024

Events

Consumer Stories

Take her out to the ballgame

Tomorrow night will be more than a game between the Augusta GreenJackets and the Fayetteville Woodpeckers at SRP Park. It’s a special event celebrating the achievements of Women in the Business community and providing a fun-filled outing for their families and friends. Tuesday, July 9th at 7:05 PM at SRP Park not only offers an opportunity to honor Women in Business, but there are also some special deals included with each ticket purchase, a bonus of $2 of loaded value to spend on concessions or merchandise within the ballpark. Plus,

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Consumer Stories

Coming Soon: 3rd Annual Camp Soul City

One of downtown Augusta’s most popular events returns Saturday, July 13, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This fun family event is like a summer camp with no tents but meandering in and out of air-conditioned shops and working on camp-related projects. “Campers” can check in at Camp HQ (Augusta & Co., 1010 Broad St, Augusta) to pick up a Camp map. They can then visit participating stores to indulge in a camp-themed activity where they can earn a merit badge. Some of the activities include Collage Your Own Bookmark,

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Consumer Stories

New business announcement and big celebrations coming to the CSRA today!

Two events will celebrate significant progress in North Augusta today. The first at 5:15 pm on the corner of West/Bluff Avenue, features an announcement by the Beacon Bluff team of another tenant for the mixed-use development. Brinkley’s Tavern on the Bluff will be opening soon. The new restaurant is the latest venture from Brinkley’s Chop House owners, Terry and Cimberlie Brinkley. As ABD reported in late March, Utah-based Melty restaurant is also coming to Beacon Bluff and is scheduled to open in the coming weeks. The eatery, featuring a variety

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B2B Stories

Luncheon thanks military personnel, honors local business

Savannah Rapids Pavilion was decked out in red, white, and blue as 375 attended an annual luncheon to honor local active duty and retired military personnel. A highlight of the program was announcing the recipient of The Patriot Award. It was presented by Ehrin Fairey of Southeastern Residential and a Major in the Air Force Reserve, who said the recipient shows unwavering dedication and support to the military community. She explained the company helps more than 1,000 families each year with relocation services, while also supporting the annual Fort Eisenhower

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B2B Stories

CSRA restaurant offers a Biblical meal

It’s not the Last Supper, but The Wildemount is offering a full-fledged Biblical meal on Monday, June 17 at 6:00 pm. Wildemount owner, Samuel O’Lone worked for eight years in the food service business, but his degree is in theology, which brings us to his latest offering. “I get random ideas about unique offerings for our restaurant. The Bible is about people and people have to eat, so we explored a menu which honors a biblical theme,” explained O’Lone. In the restaurant business or any business for that matter, it’s

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Consumer Stories

Amping up business in the CSRA

If you are looking for something to do after work this evening, venture to The Alley in Aiken. The Market in The Alley has returned on Thursdays in June from 6 to 8 pm. The event features live music from Amp the Alley. You can also grab a bite to eat at some of the local restaurants, and check some items off of your shopping lists by perusing farm-fresh produce, a selection of artisan goods, baked goods, and jewelry. Market the Alley is sponsored by the Aiken Downtown Development Association

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B2B Stories

Downtown businesses kick off weeklong event today

Who is your buddy business? Local merchant association Downtown Soul City is hosting Buddy Week – a weeklong celebration of community and friendship between downtown businesses. During the week, the public can get a glimpse of behind-the-scenes footage of their favorite spots downtown to show everyone just how much fun they have working together. The week will end on National Best Friends Day, June 8, where participating businesses will offer incentives to customers who visit the “buddy” locations. The public can engage with the businesses on social media through posts

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Consumer Stories

Air show returns to Augusta airport this weekend

The skies over Augusta will soon be filled with military teams and civilian aviators demonstrating their abilities. The second Annual Augusta Air Show will be held at Augusta Regional Airport on May 25 and 26. “It’s great that we’re coming back for a second year. We look forward to putting on another great show for the Augusta area folk,” Chris Dirato, Director of Public Relations for Augusta Air Show told ABD. “We’ll have a combination of military, as well as civilian performers. So, as I like to say, we have

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B2B Stories

‘Tis the growing season in the CSRA

When you get off work today, you can pick up fresh veggies and other locally produced products at the South Augusta Farmers Market at Mayor Garnett Johnson’s Headquarters, 4104 Windsor Spring Road in Hepzibah. The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the market is at 6:00 pm. They will also be open at 9:00 am on Saturday. Agriculture is Georgia’s leading industry with more than $74 billion in economic impact every year. In Augusta, agribusiness brings in more than $130 million, according to the Augusta Economic Development Authority (AEDA). “The event

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B2B Stories

Networking and sharing lessons to “Inspire”

The Ballroom at the top of the Hyatt House Hotel in Augusta was filled with people Tuesday morning, from vendors providing information about their companies to guests attending to hear lessons learned by the business owners. The event was Augusta Business Daily’s Inspire 2024 Conference, an annual event to open dialogues and build relationships among CSRA businesses. One of the guest speakers was Stephanie Stuckey, granddaughter of the man who started the iconic chain of convenience stores catering to travelers at a time when few others existed. The company had

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