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Casual Furniture Augusta

Women In Business

Casual Furniture of Augusta is known for its quality outdoor furnishings at affordable prices and its impeccable customer service. And now, the store – voted Best Outdoor Furniture six years in a row – has added even more new collections.

“We’re excited to bring these new indoor and outdoor furnishings and accessories to our customers,” says owner Donna Gibbs, who has more than 33 years in the business. “It’s one more way for us to serve them.”

CasualFurnitureAugusta.com
3725 Washington Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
706-504-4547

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Martinez Gold Fine Jewelry

Women In Business

New and longtime customers agree: anyone who stops in Martinez Gold instantly feels at home. The neighborhood jewelry store, which has been serving the area in the same location for 40 years, is welcoming, yet elegant, and the staff friendly and helpful. Owner Karen Deer has run the business, started by her husband, Jimmy, and his father, since 1981, and has deep, long-lasting roots in the community.

“We take great pride in our ability to offer a level of service that encourages repeat customers and referrals,” says Karen. “To ensure the absolute best value for our clients, we exercise extreme diligence in selecting merchandise from companies with long-standing reputations in the jewelry industry.”

3801 Washington Road | Suite D | Martinez, GA
(706) 863-3314
Visit our website: www.martinezgold.com

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L & J Roofing and Home Improvements, Inc.

Women In Business

Some customers might be surprised to find two women run- ning a roofing/remodeling company. They might not be surprised, however, when they realize the women are Grace Gilpin, president and CEO of L & J Roofing and Home Improvements, Inc., and general contractor Carol McWhorter. Grace and Carol are excited to play an active role in the roofing/remodeling industry and community, just as Larry Gilpin, Sr. would have intended for them to do.

The women are building on the business model that Larry – Grace’s late husband of 41 years and a mentor to Carol – started in 1972.

Visit our website at: augustaroofrescuers.com
4345 Columbia Rd. #D  • Martinez, GA 30907
(706) 738-7663
Hours of Operation:  Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Window Décor by Dana

Women In Business

It’s easy to see that no one can add the finishing touches to your home like Window Décor by Dana.

Founded by Dana Conley in January 2006, Window Décor by Dana offers blinds, shades, woven woods and plantation shutters. Woven woods give texture to any room, and one of her newest products, cordless cellular shades, are energy efficient and change color from day to night. The cellular shades also work well on doors or windows. Motorized shutters are the perfect solution for hard-to-reach places such as over tubs and tall windows.

Dana offers free in-home consultations and quotes for homes or businesses, and her professional installers complete each job. 

“I truly enjoy meeting new customers and providing quality window products for their home or business,” Dana says. “No job is too big or too small.”

DANA M. CONLEY  803-646-1605

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La Bonbonnière

Women In Business

World-class chocolates are right around the corner. Just look for La Bonbonnière.

La Bonbonnière was founded in 2005 by Marie-Hélène VandenBrugge-Smith (Bébette). After graduating from the Chocolate Academy in Wieze, Belgium, Bébette opened her first location on Fury’s Ferry Road. She continues to further her education in the chocolate and confection fields by attending workshops in Belgium as well as in the U.S.

229 Fury’s Ferry Rd. | Suite 129 | (706) 868-8120
Our website is www.labonbonniereaugusta.com

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Silverton Mortgage

Women In Business

At Silverton, we consider all the financial factors affecting your mortgage. We don’t believe one size fits all – we help you strike the perfect balance between product and pricing, so you can finance your home with confidence knowing we’ve got this! This balance, along with superior personal service and communication throughout the entire process, is why branch manager Holly Lott and her team are one of the leading mortgage lenders in Augusta, Georgia.

Holly, an award-winning mortgage banker, has more than 30 years of experience in the banking and financial industry – 22 of those years in the mortgage industry. She is a past president of Augusta Mortgage Bankers Association and a member of Augusta Board of Realtors, Augusta Homebuilders Association and Sales & Marketing Council. She also serves on the FHA/VA liaison committee for Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia.

3520 Walton Way Ext | Suite B Augusta, GA 30909
706.250.5030
Visit our website at www.silvertonmortgage.com

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Paradise Kennels

Women In Business

Paradise Kennels was opened in 1977 by Richard Lord, who was passionate about caring for animals. Today, his daughter, Ashton Thompson, along with her long-term staff, carries on that same passion. Whether it’s bathing, grooming, or keeping your babies while you’re on vacation, you can rest assured that your pet will be loved and cared for as one of our own.

We offer short- and long-term boarding. Does your pet require any medications? No worries. Our staff is trained to administer any medications including daily insulin injections. We offer a wide range of grooming solutions for your cat or dog. Bathing, full haircut, or just a nail trim, we can take care of all your pets’ grooming needs!

Call us and make a spa day appointment or reservations for an overnight stay!

3996 Belair Road
Augusta, GA   30909  
(706) 860-1977
www.paradisekennelsga.com

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Willene J. Satcher – Satcher Insurance Services, Inc.

Women In Business

Insurance is an unavoidable aspect of life, and Willene J. Satcher,  owner of Satcher Insurance Services Inc., is dedicated to protecting her clients’ families, properties and businesses. The company, which serves customers in Georgia and South Carolina, covers many items that people often overlook including recreational vehicles such as motorcycles, boats, jet skis, campers and motor homes.

Building 1 A | 4210 Columbia Rd | Martinez
(706) 863-0002

Visit our website at : www.satcherinsurance.com

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Jordan Family Dentistry

Women In Business

Columbia County native Melissa Jordan has always known she wanted to serve her community, and the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry honors graduate has found her niche. Dr. Jordan, who lives in Evans with her husband and fellow Columbia County native, Daniel, and their three children, opened Jordan Family Dentistry in Grovetown in April 2018.

“As a business owner in a healthcare service field, I can serve the community,” she says. “I enjoy supporting my patients and local causes.”

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS!
437 LEWISTON ROAD, SUITE 2
GROVETOWN, GA 30813
(706) 619-1733
Visit us at: www.jfdentistry.com

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Silverton Mortgage

Finance & Insurance

At Silverton, we consider all the financial factors affecting your mortgage.  We don’t believe one size fits all – we help you strike the perfect balance between product & pricing, so you can finance your home with confidence knowing we’ve got this! This balance, along with superior personal service and communication throughout the entire process, is why branch manager, Holly Lott, and her team are one of the leading mortgage lenders in Augusta, Georgia.

3520 Walton Way Ext | Suite B
Augusta, GA 30909
706.250.5030

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Please visit us at www.silvertonmortgage.com

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