Sam Erb, Carmen Landy obtain Aiken Awards from metropolis
Jan. 26—Aiken honored the person credited with serving to remodel The Alley in downtown Aiken and the previous chief of Serving to Arms.
Aiken Mayor Rick Osbon introduced Aiken Awards to Sam Erb and Carmen Landy in the course of the state of the town tackle held Monday night on the Amentum Middle for the Performing Arts on Newberry Road.
Erb is understood for starting the West Facet Bowery in April 1981, which helped start the transformation of The Alley into the pedestrian pleasant, consuming and nightlife spot it’s in the present day.
He stated he was a believer in Aiken. Erb stated if he had it to do over once more, he would do the identical factor. Erb stated he was all the time wanting ahead to serving to to develop the town.
Landy was the chief govt officer of Serving to Arms, a nonprofit geared towards enhancing the lives of youngsters in Aiken County.
She stated it was an enormous honor to get love from those that she cherished. She stated she did not do her work for awards however added it was a very nice gesture from the town to indicate her work had been acknowledged by individuals aside from the those that profit from it.
Flags that flew on the Statehouse on Jan. 4 additionally had been introduced to Lee Cavanaugh, the spouse of former Aiken Mayor Fred Cavanaugh, by the county’s state legislative delegation in the course of the ceremony.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster ordered the state’s flags to half-mast Jan. 4 to honor Fred Cavanaugh who died in late December.