Sunday, July 16, 2000

Kentucky People You Know

Events director completes training
Monica Ginney, director of special events for the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management.

        The program, held at the University of Notre Dame, is presented by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and trains participants to handle the challenges of increased competition, greater member demands and tighter resources.

Insurance agent chairman-elect
Shannon Desmond Walz has been installed as chairman-elect of the Young Agents Committee of the state's largest insurance trade association, Independent Insurance Agents of Kentucky.

        Ms. Walz is a customer service agent with her family's agency, Desmond Bros. of Bellevue.

St. Luke gives Vision Awards
Harold Reis of Crestview Hills and Joan Snyder of Florence have been selected to receive the St. Luke Community Foundation Vision Award for their dedication to hospitals and promotion of good community relations. Mr. Reis has volunteered at St. Luke East for 18 years, and Ms. Snyder volunteers twice a week at St. Luke West.

Funeral directors elect president
The Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky elected Dennis E. Stanley of Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown president of the association at the 118th convention in Louisville.

        He was the association's president for 1999-2000. He has also served on the association's board as sergeant-at-arms in 1997-98, and for several years as the Northern Kentucky district director.

UK names winners of scholarships
        Five area students will receive academic excellence scholarships from the University of Kentucky: Deren Boswell, a graduate of Perry County High School, and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Boswell Jr. of Florence; Joseph Knight, a graduate of St. Henry District High School, and the son of Joseph and Barbara Knight of Burlington; Stacy Martin, a graduate of Boone County High School, and the daughter of Douglas and Marilyn Martin of Florence; Sarah Tingle, a graduate of Conner High School, and the daughter of Fred and Melinda Neal of Burlington; and Jared Whalen, a graduate of St. Henry District High School, and the son of Wallace and Diane Whalen of Florence. People You Know appears Sunday in The Kentucky Enquirer. To submit an item, write to People You Know, The Kentucky Enquirer, 226 Grandview Drive, Fort Mitchell 41017. You can fax items to (606) 578-5565.


Dubious honor: Ohio's most undriveable city
Dropped by HMOs, seniors left in the lurch
HMOs: Learning your options
SAMPLES: Teen-agers find God in locker room
2 Indiana fishermen die in crash on the Ohio
WILKINSON: House GOP leaders too scary-looking for convention
PULFER: Hill hopping
The urbanization of welfare
Blood in van leads to slain woman
KIESEWETTER: It's TNN vs. USA in ratings smackdown
CCM workshops strum up interest in classical guitar
DEMALINE: 'Road to Mecca' shows fine line
Navajo teen competes in piano competition
Penguin mommy
Scholarship helps blind students excel
At 104, she's still kicking
Butler Co. court data on the Net
Decision on Ludlow mayor's fate is on hold
Developer seeks OK to build offices
Hamilton to vacate city hall; next role uncertain
Homeless man, sister are reunited
KCHIP: Poor turnout
Lucas' camp spinning worry
Many knew Average Joe suspect as a buddy
Monroe taxes causing concern
Montgomery's Bastille crazy after all these years
New laws expand mental coverage
Poll finds motto ruling unpopular
Power restored after storm
Railway killer leads authorities to remains
Voters give Portman an earful of concerns
Youth plans P&G protest
BRONSON: A great city
Artist takes pork in the road
Pig Gig fans can bid on little replicas
Pig Parade: Pig Dreams
Get to it
- Kentucky People You Know
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