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Albany Technical College Foundation to “Roast” Lem Griffin


February 28, 2013-ALBANY, GA- On March 1, 2013, at 7 p.m., the Albany Technical College Foundation will be holding their annual Roast in the Kirkland Conference Center on the college campus. This year, the College will be "roasting" co-owner, president and CEO of Flint River Services, Lem Griffin. A silent auction will also be held in the Conference Center atrium beginning at 6 p.m.

Currently, co-owner, President and CEO of Flint River Services, Lem Griffin is also a past chairman of the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Board. He now serves as Chairman of the Phoebe Putney Health System Board of Directors. As a member of the board of the Boy Scouts of America, Griffin has dedicated countless hours and financial resources to the Boy Scouts fund raiser events for many years. He also serves as the Salvation Army Board Chairman, as well as on the Boards of Security Bank, Flint River Water Council, and the Albany Tech Foundation, Inc. He and his wife, Linda Merritt Griffin, have two children and four grandchildren.

Roasters for the evening include: Joel Wernick, CEO of Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital; W.F. Griffin; Dr. Laurence Crimmins, retired physician and member of the Phoebe Health System Board; Dr. John Culbreath, retired teacher, assistant principal and Superintendent of Dougherty County School System; Carol Fullerton, State, District 153; and Dr. Anthony O. Parker, President of Albany Technical College.

The Albany Tech Foundation, Inc. holds two major fundraisers each year – a golf tournament in the fall and the Roast in the spring. The funds raised through these events go towards foundation and other college programs and activities.

The next Foundation fundraiser will be a golf tourney held in October. More details forthcoming.


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