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Public Announcement: Press Conference
Date: December 12, 2018
Location: 535 Telfair Street, Augusta Ga. 30901 - The Linda Beasley Room, first floor large room on the right entering in the building
Time: 10:am - 12:pm

The need is evident! Following the recent economic downturn, state services have been cut, education has suffered, and legislators are still trying to figure out how the state can recover from these setbacks.

Future Projections:

a. Economic Development (local and state levels)

b. Interest in the agriculture field

c. Assistance in providing higher education

    1. Technical school

d. Future tax relief

 

Our Purpose

The Purpose of the Georgia horseracing committee is to expand the Equine Industry in Georgia as a vehicle for funding public education and for its positive impact upon agriculture within the State.

Our Mission

TO offset the cost of education by instituting Pari-Mutuel wagering for its benefit to the state budget.

Committee Members

Name/Title

Position

Contact Information

Profile/Expertise

Mr. Al Ferguson ll

CEO/ Trustee

706-840-6593
aferguson@dejouris.com

DE’Jour Innovative Solutions, Inc.  CEO.  Team Leader and Mentor,
Return Citizen Advisory Board Governors’ office, Augusta Judicial Circuit, Drug Court Advisory Board
Community Advocate, Consultant and Trainer (for more Information references via email

Mr. James A. Young lll

President/ CFO

706-955-6120

Teacher/Retired U S Army

Ms. Veronica L. Shareef

Executive Secretary
Chair of Publicity Committee

706-825-1881
shareefveronica@yahoo.com

Retired Augusta University Admissions Coordinator

Dr. Vernon J. Neely, Sr.

Member

706-449-1032
Vernonsry621@gmail.com

Retired

Mr.  Roy Spears

Accountant

706-399-3952
Brucelockhart56@gmail.com

Retired U S Army - Manager Post 505 American Legion

 

Mr. Bruce Lockhart

Treasurer /Sargent at Arms

706-941-4088

Retired U S Navy Veteran

Mr. Antonio B. Colbert. Sr

Asst. Treasurer/IT

706-267-4549
Antonio.colbertsr@gmail.com

Retired U S Army -  IT Computer Specialist

Mr.  Earl Love

Chair of Planning Committee

706-360-8106
Elove1948@yahoo.com

Retired Salesman 

Ms. Aishia Stenson

2nd Asst. Secretary/Planning Committee member

706-267-4584

Salesman

Ms. Wendy Davis 

Member

520-621-5663

University of Arizona Coordinator for Horse Race and Industry Programs

Mr. Ron Freeman

Member

732-545-7444

1968 Retired Olympic Gold Medalist/Track Winner

Ms.  Laura Johnson

Member

478-256-6626

Equine Owner/Trainer Central Georgia

Ms. Michele Johnson

Member

478-256-6626

Equine owner/Trainer Central Georgia

Natasha Lawton

Member

706-832-1182

Equine Owner Hawkinsville, GA

Valerie Lawton

Member

706-832-1182

Equine Owner Hawkinsville, GA

Anna P. May

Member

473-290-7494

Equine Owner/Trainer Central Georgia Owner of Bull Dog Stables

Robert D. May

Member

473-290-7494

Equine Owner/Trainer Central Georgia Owner of Bull Dog Stables

Mrs. Janis McGhee

Member

803-617-8511
www.mcgheesmile.com

Owner McGhees’ Mile Training Center – Aiken S.C.

Ms. Dianne Tenney

Member

404-519-4606

Retired State of Georgia

Lt. Colonel James Stewart

Member

803-279-2592

Retired Pilot U S Airforce

Mr. William Billy Wright

Member

770-547-8916 or 770-382n-6472

Owner Old Mill Farm Cartersville, GA


 

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