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Keeping up with Dayton Sherrouse

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Some call him the modern Godfather of the Augusta Canal, and others refer to him as the quiet force behind the downtown renaissance. No matter what he is called, Dayton Sherrouse, current executive director of the Augusta Canal Authority, has spent nearly 50 years serving the citizens of Augusta.

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  1. Dayton is the consummate leader – he knows how to organize his team, navigate the many government regulatory agencies, as well as pitch in to get the job done, whatever it takes for success. He is the epitome of a ‘quiet leader’ over many decades. Augusta is extremely lucky to have him!

  2. “Dayton Sherrouse . . . has spent nearly 50 years serving the citizens of Augusta.”

    Issues must be viewed in “perspective”. Particularly to recognize the presentations volume, relevance, extended period’s time, and political considerations. My point isn’t to condemn, but simply to suggest, that long term performance must consider all factors to include success, failure, budgetary, and political.

    I recall an old Twilight Zone episode portraying an alien space ship being loaded with hundreds of excited humans, who had just interpreted the alien documents referring to “serving mankind”. At the last minute they discovered, in horror, it was a cook book.

    Most reasonable people know that nothing is as it appears to be. And this posting isn’t to dis Mr. Sherrouse and the recognition of his accomplishments; nonetheless, it is necessary to pull back the curtain (think Wizard of Oz) to better understand the world surrounding us.

    Pray for our Nation.

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