• Heart of Georgia United Way Announces Two Board Members





    Heart of Georgia United Way Announces Two Board Members
     
    “We are excited to welcome a special couple to the Heart of Georgia United Way (HGUW) Board of Directors,” said Johnny Payne, President/CEO of HGUW.  “Ms. Sarah Routh and Mr. Lehman Routh, will be excellent additions to our Board. Their ideas, creativity, and guidance will greatly help our communities thrive. We look forward to working with them and believe their time and talents will contribute greatly to our mission of giving hope to those in need in the six counties we serve.”

    Sarah Routh (formerly Sarah Dixon) is a native of Albany, GA. She is a full-time Realtor in Middle GA and is based in Dublin-Laurens County. Sarah is heavily involved in the Dublin community. She has served as the President of the Order of the Blarney Stone for the Dublin Laurens St. Patrick's Festival Parade Committee, Chamber Ambassador for the Dublin-Laurens County Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Pilot Club of Dublin, Volunteer & Advocate for the Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter, Foster for Diamonds In The Ruff - South GA dog rescue, freelance contributor to Laurens Now Magazine, and is a member of a local Bible Study group. Lehman Routh, originally from Telfair County, has been a full-time Realtor since 2005. He works along with his family at Routh Realtors, LLC assisting property buyers and sellers in the Middle Georgia area. Lehman is a member of the Rotary Club and is a past President of the Altamaha Basin Board of Realtors. When not working, Lehman enjoys spending his time working in the yard, grilling, playing golf, and visiting with friends and family.

    Sarah and Lehman married on November 17, 2018, bought a home, and then opened Routh Realtors, LLC first branch office in Dublin in January 2019. Their office is located inside the historic Fred Roberts Hotel in Downtown Dublin. They're proud to live, work, and play in Dublin-Laurens County. 
    "We are thrilled to join the Heart of Georgia United Way in its effort to better the lives of those in our community. We were drawn to this organization after listening to a presentation about the immense needs in our area by Johnny Payne, Raj Saxeena, and Lock Williford," said Sarah Routh.
    "I'm grateful for the opportunity to give back to this wonderful community that has been so good to me through serving with the Heart of Georgia United Way," said Lehman Routh.

    “I am very excited by the addition of Sarah and Lehman Routh to our heart of Georgia United Way.  The Rouths have brought tremendous energy and excitement to our community through their efforts with their Realty business and I look forward to that same energy and excitement in their efforts partnering with us.” Said Raj Saxena Esq. Chairperson of HGUW.
     
     “We are grateful to community leaders who step up to help lead our local United Way so we can most effectively address our community’s pressing issues in education, health and financial stability,” said Johnny Payne, President/CEO.
    Heart of Georgia United Way is a non-profit organization, working to improve people’s lives and strengthen communities by helping support the budgets of Stepping Stone Child Advocacy Center, TLC-CASA, Women In Need of God’s Shelter WINGS, Heart of Georgia Healthy Start, Salvation Army, Dublin-Laurens County Habitat for Humanity, The Lighthouse Adult Day Care Center, The Lighthouse, Dublin-Laurens Teen Court, Meals on Wheels, American Red Cross and Easter Seals Middle Georgia.  We lead caring communities to create long-lasting changes that transform people’s lives.  Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow throughout Bleckley, Laurens, Dodge, Johnson, Treutlen, and Telfair Counties.

    Please call 478-353-1811 for more information. #LIVEUNITED