Georgia Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson, the commission's long-time county attorney, will be there to accept on the commission's behalf.
But check out the freaking stroke this thing is pulling:
From U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss' schedule:
10:00 a.m. Participates in Excellence in Economic Development Award Presentation to Paulding County Board of Commissioners Villa Rica, GA
Chambliss joins U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Sandy K. Baruah, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga. in presenting the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) Excellence in Economic Development Award for Innovation in Economic Development.
So it takes two senators, an assistant secretary and a congressman to give this award? I'll expect at least that many at my niece's kindergarten graduation.
Also, I just noticed the word "economic" appears three times in the award title. Just imagine if the award had honored redundancy.
"I'm not signing anything until I read it or somebody gives me the jist of it."