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f TIMES-NEWS, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, APRIL 22, 2004, PAGE 16-A III I I III II m Mike Durall selected as new Wal-Mart manager Mike Durall has been named the new manager of the Wal-Mart Superce r in Beaver Dam. Durall, who has seven years of experience with Wal-Mart, began his on March 22. "I'm excited to have this wonderful opportunity," Durall said. "This is a great com- munity and I know the associates here have worked hard to serve their customers. I look forward to making this 'my Wal-Mart' and helping them continue that tradition." Durall began his career with Wal-Martin 1997 as produce manager in Central City. He was promoted to co-manager in Beaver Dam. Before his current position, he was co-manager in Madisonville. Prior to Wal- Mart, Durall worked for seven years as manager of a grocery store. Under Durall's leadership, the Madisonville store was named District Store of the Year by the company. Durall also received the Produce Man- ager of the Year award in 1998. Durall replaces Isabelle Piccione, who has been named manager of the Wal-Mart store in Corydon, Illinois. "We're pleased to have Mike here," said Wal- Mart District Manager Ken Rush. "It's a good opportunity for him and his proven retail experi- ence and strong customer service skills will ben- efit customers and associates in this community." In Madisonville, Durall was actively involved with Big Brothers/Big Sisters. As part of Wal- Mart's commitment to enhancing the quality of life in the communities it serves by being person- ally involved in the community, he plans to pur- sue civic-minded opportunities in Beaver Dam, including work with the city developing a park. Durall and his wife, Miki, have two sons, Michael 10, and Jacob, nine. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates Wal Mart Stores, Supercenters, Neighborhood Mar- kets and Sam's Clubs in all 50 states. Internationally, the company operates in Puerto Rico, Canada, China, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, United Kingdom, Argentina and South Korea. The 'company's securities are listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges under the symbol WMT. Last year, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. contributed more than $140 million to support communities and local nonprofit organizations. Customers and associates raised an additional $70 million at stores and clubs. More information about Wal-Mart can be located on-line at and The Sam's Club Web site can be accessed at And more information about Wal-Mart's Good Works community involvement is avail- able online at Even Derek Coppage Evan Derek Coppa , son of Hugh and Mart-ha Copp , has been awarded a Presidential Scholar- ship to attend Georgetown College. Coppage, a senior at Ohio County High School, will receive the scholarship upon matriculation in ,the fall. Coppage is a mem- ber of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Art Club, and French Club. He is also a Governor's Scholar. Presidential Schol- arships are renew- able for four years. Recipients must maintain forth by the college. academic standards as set Paula Nicely There will be a retire- ment party for Mrs. Paula Nicely Saturday, May 1, 2 - 4 p.m., at Estes Elemen- tary School cafeteria, 1675 LeitChfield Road, Owensboro. The party is in honor of her 34 years of service (1970-2004) to the students and families of Owensboro Public Schools and for teaching training sessions in Ohio County, as well as many classes at Owensboro Community College. Mrs. Nicely has taught at Estes Elementary School since 1981. Refreshments will be served. Greg Newman Ohio County Family Wellness Center is pleased to announce that Greg Newman has joined the staff as program director. Greg is a 1999 graduate of Campbellsville University with his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine with a Minor in Health Education. He is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Greg and his wife All have one son, Kruise and they reside in Madisonville. Greg will be introducing some exciting new programs, including sports fitness camps and individualized and group sports training. These programs will benefit people of all ages. Please call Ohio County Family Wellness Center at 298-4500 for more details. Gina Bennett Pat Gibson received notice from the Green River Area Development District that the Ohio County Sheriff's Gina Bennett recently Department was awarded monies for the Homeland completed the required real Security Corps Program. The award will pay for sal- estate courses that are ary and travel expenses for one individual to assist needed to attain a real estate in mobilization of volunteers and educate the public license and successfully in various aspects of disaster safety, preparedness passed the Real Estate and relief. Programs related to neighborhood eecu- Exam. rity and public safety will be s focus for his work. She is currently working Travis Rhodes will be working ! Ot) hours in the for Dwight Vance Real Es- Sheriff's Office and will participate/n training spon- tats. sored by GRADD. He will receive s stipend for his Gina lives in Hartford service and tuition expanses toward college. Travis with her husband, Keith, and will be attending Owensboro Community College daughters, Madision and working toward s degree in law enforcement. Morgan. Call TOLL FREE: ]-888-227 7669 (1 888-AARP-NOW) II IHill IIIII II IIII I Good table and tele Benefit for Scotty Frames There will be a benefit auction and gospel singing for Scotty Frames May 1, at Cedar Grove Christian Center on Highway 1164. Scotty was in- jured in a motorcycle accident on April 3. Scotty is going to need long-term care. The auction will begin at 5 p.m.; sing- ing at 7 p.m. The singers will be General Delivery and New Grace. Food will be avail- able. This benefit is sponsored by Mod- ern Woodmen of America. They will match funds up to $2,50o. For more infor- mation, call Brenda Camp, 274-3823 or Travis G EN ERAL DELIVERY Camp, 298-9035. Cedar Grove General Baptist Church Cedar Grove General Baptist Church will have its monthly luncheon Tuesday, April 27. Fellowship will begin at 11 a.m. at the Christian Center. All seniors are invited; bring a friend. Pet Corner Call 298-4499 to adopt a pet Ohio County Animal Shelter manners Ca~ you eat with your EWER put table?? Youth to these and about good hands-on course. truly'cool it nersl Teens and grade and toric Hillside re1 fun and It l, from 10:15 a.~ This class will girls d to feel confidant tings, whether phone taurant. will teach: your napkin; what you can about at the Youth ing and ruess~ge niqu~s when phone. Instructors ner, Tanner Sarah High School sumer Scienc~ For the class Comvaunity 298-7775 toric Hillside is East Union; 1st AnnualHorse Saturday, April 24th 10 at the Ohio Co. Games & Activities - ALL .Win great pdzes st the various game t Purct~au leitclous Amllh biked Bingo & Spaghetti Dinner' $5,00 for dtnnsr and unlimited play - Come & i Auction - 2:30 Come ehec, k out tt~e many items several zoos & aquariums. A variety Horse Rides - ALL DAY, Come take a ride on one of our beautiful horses All proceeds go to benefit Ohio County Equestrians profit organization that pro~'ides completely lessons to the physically and mentally challenged counties. Terrier mix, male ready for adoption. Mixed breed pup female ready for adoption. Mixed breed female pup ready for adoption. The Times-News Take the AARP 55 ALIVE Driver Safety The nation's first and largest clossroom re~esher for motorists oge 50 ond older. 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