Candidates for Mayor of Awendaw

Joe Bowers

Age: 23

Family: Single.

Education: Graduate of Bishop England High School; attending Charleston Southern University.

Occupation: Marketing-catering assistant at Chick-fil-A.

Political Offices Held: None.

Why I’m Qualified: “I know what good government should look like and how it should work. I am a native of Awendaw and very active on many levels in our community.”

Goals: “Resolve our looming debt and work hard to lower taxes. I hope to make Awendaw a model municipality by implementing high standards in transparency and accountability.”

Contact: 536-0420 (campaign): 906-4874 (m); joe@bowersformayor.com; www.bowersformayor.com

Miriam C. Green

Age: 63.

Family: Husband, Robert; two children.

Education: Voorhees College, B.S. in Business Management.

Occupation: District manager, Berkeley Electric Cooperative; Owner and operator of Buckshot’s Restaurant and Joe’s Catering Service.

Political history: Awendaw Town Council (1993-present)

Why I’m qualified: “I have been a faithful public servant for the residents of Awendaw for over 30 years.”

Goals, if elected: “I am committed to making life better for all citizens by providing safe drinking water, affordable and sustainable homes and promoting local employment through managed growth.”

Contact information: 928-3303 (h); 729-6318 (m); mgreen1014@aol.com or MiriamG@becsc.com.