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Linda KerceSerenity Wellness Spa and Salon, is owned and operated by Linda K. Kerce.  She is extremely dedicated and involved with many organizations and associations in the middle Georgia area.

Jennifer Ramsey, author of  "A Lady's Day Out in Atlanta, Macon, and Surrounding Areas", had these words to say about Linda Kerce:

Linda Kerce is one of the most amazing women you will ever have the pleasure to meet.  This striking, energetic, exuberant Middle Georgian is one of the area's most successful businesswomen, with a passion for life that seems to touch everyone she meets.  She is a mother, grandmother, community leader and the owner of four hugely successful businesses in Milledgeville.

"My life is centered around work and family," Linda says.  "I wake up happy and go to bed happy."

Honestly, we can't believe she has time to sleep!  Her energy and enthusiasm for everything she does radiates through her face in a beautiful smile, and in the way she lives her life.

Linda and her family have been in the construction and engineered truss business for many years, and she credits her father Johnny Kerce for her intuitive business since.  "I followed him around every job site from the time I was eight years old, " she says, "and learned every part of the construction business."

Her father made her believe that a woman could be successful in a construction world that was dominated by men.  Her mom, Dot, made sure this knowledge was coupled with a genteel Southern charm.  Linda is still very much a part of that world with the family's engineered truss business, but she is also the owner of the beautiful and popular Serenity Wellness Spa in Milledgeville.

Spas have always been one of Linda's passions.  In fact, she chooses her vacation destinations by the quality of the local spas.  She visited the top spas in the country, drawing inspiration from her favorite places like Las Vegas, New Mexico, and Atlanta.  Her desire in opening the spa was to bring the very best services and the purest comfort and serenity to the people of Milledgeville.  Serenity Wellness Spa and Salon is a breathtaking combination of luxurious surroundings, tranquil music and calming fragrances.  It is a full-service day spa, salon and gift boutique - the ultimate in pampering, fitness and beauty.

Linda and Bob Kerce have a beautiful home on Lake Sinclair, and absolutely love living on the lake.  She recently became even more involved in the Lake Sinclair community when she purchased the long time local favorites, Choby's Restaurant and the Little River Park.  This premier campground has long been a tradition on the lake, servicing fishermen and locals with gas, food and lodging space.  She moved the popular Choby's Restaurant across the street to the Little River Park, giving fishermen and customers a great place to relax and enjoy some of the best Southern food in the country.

We can't imagine what she runs on, but whatever it is, we want it!  Linda's incredible energy and love for life is evident not only in the way she runs her businesses, but in the way she loves her family and friends.  Holidays are the most special times at the Kerce home.  In fact, you'll see the merry twinkling lights outlining her entire estate from across the lake.  Her friends tease her that they can't stand still too long, or she'll hang lights on them!  She entertains throughout the season with parties that are legendary, in a house that is decorated from floor to ceiling with bright and wonderful collected treasures.

When asked what drives her to keep going at such "get it done speed" Linda just laughs and says her energy comes from her love of friends, family, work, people, and the chance to share all that she has with others.  You absolutely must meet this beautiful and special woman.  She will dazzle you with her captivating smile and genuine love of life.  Linda Kerce is indeed one of middle Georgia's most special people!


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Associations Linda is or has been a member of:  

Board Member, Alumni Association University Foundation at GC&SU
Trustee At-Large, Georgia Military College Foundation
Board of Directors, Milledgeville / Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce
Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Eatonton / Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
Greene County Chamber of Commerce
Rockdale County Chamber of Commerce
Lake Oconee Area Builders Association
Newton County Home Builders Association
Atlanta Home Builders Association
National Home Builders Association
Wood Truss Council
President's Circle, GC&SU
Wildwood Fellowship Church
Milledgeville Country Club

Voted Small Business Owner of the Year by Milledgeville – Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce, 2008 & 2009

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She is also extremely involved with:

American Cancer Society, Corporate Sponsor
Relay for Life, Corporate Sponsor
Habitat for Humanity, donated trusses for several houses annually
Evergreen Baptist Church, donated roof and floor trusses for new church
Manor Homes Christian Ministry Foundation, donated trusses for Mission Home
American Red Cross, Sponsored Annual Administrative Professional's Luncheon
Baldwin County Solicitor General & Staff with their group (In Our Best Interest)
                             Sponsored Annual Dinner and presented personalized, leather-bound
                              Thomas Kinkade bible to each graduate since 1998
Animal Rescue Foundation, teamed up with other community leaders to oversee the building
                              of new facility as well as donated trusses for facility
Junior Miss Program, aids in guiding participants where possible as well as a Corporate
                              Sponsor of the program
 

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Linda is a proud member of our community and supports various
            local charities and community affairs such as:

John Milledge Academy
Mary Vinson Memorial Library
GC&SU Athletic Association
Baldwin Bullets Baseball team
Second Beulah Baptist Church
Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Muscular Dystrophy Association
East Cobb Titans, Nathan Arp
Gatewood Academy
Georgia Sheriff's Association
Baldwin County High School
Taste of Eatonton
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Holiday Shores Fire Auxiliary
Boy Scouts of America, Oconee District Leadership Dinner Sponsor
Macon-South Georgia Athletic Association
Central Stage All-Star Cheerleaders
Putnam General Hospital Auxiliary
Junior National Young Leaders Conference, Christian Cox
King Kamehameha Baseball Classic, Tyler Ellison
Baldwin County Department of Family and Children Services
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Clifton Ridge Middle School Cheerleaders
Putnam County Teacher of the Year Program
Oconee Regional Medical Center Healthcare Foundation
Georgia Military College
Georgia Department of Human Resources
Rotary Club of Milledgeville
Pilot Club of Eatonton
Miss Teen of America
Creekside Elementary School
Westview Baptist Church
Central State Hospital
Drouillard's Karate Studio
Central Fellowship Christian Academy
Studio One School of Dance
Central Georgia Sidewinders Softball
Lockerly Aboretum

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Linda has been featured recently in the following publications:
Voted into "Spotlight on Middle Georgians", Union Recorder
Quoted in Day Spa Magazine on article featuring successful spas
Editorial in Southern Distinction Magazine on her restaurant
Editorial in Southern Distinction Magazine on her day spa and salon
Editorial in Jones County News on her spa and personal successes
Mentioned numerous times in Milledgeville's Capitals, Columns, & Culture Magazine
Featured as a "Special Lady" in Lady's Day Out publication
Voted 2006 Georgia's Republican of the Year



 
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