Business briefs for June 27

June 27, 2004

Ray named business manager at The Idea Farm

Joanne K. Ray has recently joined The Idea Farm as business manager. Ray will manage a variety of responsibilities, including accounting, technical support and Web site development.

Ray brings many years of experience in computer technology and web development to The Idea Farm. Most recently, she served Kentucky Pizza Huts as a computer specialist, providing internal technical support for the company. She also worked for four years as the district technology tonsultant for Boyle County Schools where she acted as co-Webmaster for the district Web site, led computer and technology training for faculty and taught students a variety of computer skills. She also has been a technology instructor at Danville/Boyle County Community Education, Kentucky College of Business and Computer Training Solutions.

Ray earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and an associate's degree in data processing from Eastern Kentucky University.

"Because Joanne's background is so rich in IT, she is capable of serving Idea Farm clients as well as handling internal company business. Her knowledge of Web design will enable her to become a part of the non-traditional communications team at the agency, updating current sites and helping to create new ones in concert with graphic design and Web content professionals," said Ron Jackson, president of The Idea Farm.


Ray and her husband, Patrick, live in Danville, where they are members of Calvary Baptist Church. They have one daughter, Erica Merrill.

The Idea Farm, Inc. is a full service, international public relations, marketing and advertising agency based in Danville.

Catlett opens Permanent Make-up

Tracey Catlett has opened Permanent Make-up at the Electric Beach Tanning Salon on Commercial Drive in Harrodsburg.

Her services include permanent eyeliners, eyebrows, lip liners and full lips.

Hours are by appointment. Phone: (859) 734-6012.

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