Business Briefs

Water Authority holds ‘pink out,’ raises money

During the month of October, employees of the Coweta County Water and Sewerage Authority held a fundraiser to raise awareness of breast cancer and funds for breast cancer research. Employes raised $500, which will be donated to the Piedmont Healthcare Foundation to benefit the new Cancer Wellness Center at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.

Employees wore pink during the Oct. 25 "pink out," which included an employee breakfast. Kelly Loftin, director of the Piedmont Foundation, and Vicki Kaiser, senior director of outpatient services for Piedmont Newnan, spoke to employees at the breakfast.

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Hollberg’s Fine Furniture under new ownership

Amanda Whatley has purchased Hollberg’s Fine Furniture in Senoia from Frank Hollberg III. She is a graduate of Georgia Tech who came to work for Hollberg's in 1992. She and her family currently reside in Newnan.

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Truman's BBQ ribbon cutting held

A Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting was recently held for Truman's BBQ, 24 West Broad Street, Newnan.

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Coweta Eye Care ribbon cutting held

A Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting was recently held for Coweta Eyecare at 114 Bullsboro Drive.

Coweta Eye Care recently moved to its new location, more than doubling its office space, and offering many new frame lines.

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PAXXO ribbon cutting held

A Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting was recently held for PAXXO at 1924 Millard Farmer Road.

PAXXO, a Swedish company, produces the Longopac endless waste bagging system.

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OneMain Financial partners with Holiday Mail for the Heroes

OneMain Financial will provide area residents and customers an opportunity to participate in the American Red Cross' annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program, a way for Americans to show their gratitude and best wishes to those who serve our country, veterans, and their families by signing and sending holiday cards.

During Customer Appreciation Days Nov. 18-30, OneMain Financial will provide and mail holiday cards, giving Cowetans the chance to join tens of thousands across the U.S. in providing a welcome "touch of home" to troops, veterans and military families during the holiday season.

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