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New SB&T president makes donation to One Sumter

From Staff Reports

AMERICUS — With new leadership in place at SB&T Bank, President Buddy Guth met with members of the One Sumter Economic Development Foundation Inc. to confirm Synovus’ continued commitment to the economic growth and success Guth and members of his leadership team, Tami Duke and Patricia Whitaker, presented the board of directors with the annual donation in July, thanking the organization for its work in the community and support of business and industry.
Lauding One Sumter’s economic development efforts and focus on the ongoing initiative to establish a college and career academy, Guth expressed his appreciation for the foundation’s emphasis on improving work-based learning opportunities for all of Sumter County’s youth, and in turn, strengthening the quality of the workforce and vitality of the business sector. The College & Career Academy (CCA) Steering Committee represents a partnership of small business and industry leaders, local government and public officials, Sumter County Schools, South Georgia Technical College, Georgia Southwestern State University, and the community’s economic development team — One Sumter, Sumter County Development Authority, and the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce.
For more information about One Sumter or how you might get involved, contact Mary Beth Bass, Executive Director, at 229.815.1669 or at marybeth@onesumter.org.