Category: Talkin’ About My Generation

Courtney Weir

By Karin Calloway   Courtney Wier, 42, an interior designer, is married to Alex, owner of Wier/Stewart, and has two children, Macie, 11, and Hub, 10. Wier is a member of the professional design associations: ASID, IIDA and AIA, a member of Sunday School Leaders and Wednesday Night Cooking Team at The Church of the Good Shepherd, and is a member of Construction Committee and House Committee at Augusta Country Club. One word you would use to describe yourself: Determined. If you could have any job, what would you choose? My job. I was born to be an interior designer and I love...

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Nancy Sizemore

By Karin Calloway   NANCY SIZEMORE, 54, is a a mom and part-time substitute teacher. She and her husband, Mike, have one child, Jim, 17.  Sizemore loves her Flipper, cat/Ragdoll. She also volunteers at Augusta Prep and Gibbs Library in Columbia County. Describe yourself: Organized. What quality do you most admire the most?  Integrity. What’s your favorite food? Anything that ever swam.  Dream vacation? Whichever vacation I have planned next. Right now it’s a family trip to Europe for graduation. Favorite place to take your son? I like to take Jim to my childhood home, New Orleans. It’s fun to take him...

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Lori Ascani Van Lenten

By Karin Calloway   Lori Ascani Van Lenten, 37 (but in her mind she’s 28), is a choral director, music educator, vocal coach and founding artistic director of VOCE The Young Voices of Greater Augusta. She and her husband, David, financial advisor for Merril Lynch, have three children, Tyler, 10, Sutton, 7 and Evelyn (Eve), 2. Van Lenten loves her 15-year-old Cocker Spaniel named Bianca.She also volunteers as the music director/actor/vocal coach for The Augusta Players. She is an active member and volunteer children’s music director/choir member of Trinity on the Hill UMC and teaches preschool at Woodlawn UMC Preschool. If you...

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Katie Wynn | Team Builder

By Karin Calloway   Katie Wynn, 33, of Augusta, is an organizational effectiveness consultant who works with individuals and teams within organizations to help team members better understand themselves, each other and then determine ways to work together more effectively. “I love what I do,” she says. She  and her husband, Rob, CFA, president of Wynn Capital, have three children ages 4, 3 and 9 months. She is a member of the Forest Hills Garden Club and Forest Hills Safe Kids Initiative, teaches Sunday School at Church of the Good Shepherd, is head coach for Girls on the Run...

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Merry Glenne Piccolino | Determined

By Karin Calloway   Merry Glenne Piccolino, 34, of Aiken, is the director of communications for the Aiken County Public School District. She and her husband, Ed, superintendent of the Aiken Golf Club, have two daughters, Isabella, 6, and Holland, 3. Their household includes many pets: a Bernese Mountain Dog, Clover, a Holland Lop Bunny, Rosie, a Guinea Pig and seven unnamed fish. Merry Glenne serves on the board of The United Way of Aiken County. Quality she admires the most: Positivity. Favorite food: Pizza. Life lesson: Walk in like you own the place. Hardest thing about being a mom: Balance. Favorite place...

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