Local Business Briefs

November 15, 2004

Greene appointed to post with KAEC

Clarence Greene of Danville has been appointed director of safety and loss prevention for the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives (KAEC), which is based in Louisville.

Greene started with KAEC in 2003 as safety training instructor for the state of Kentucky, primarily working in the southeast region. In his new position, Greene will be directing and coordinating safety and loss prevention activities at Kentucky's 26 electric cooperatives. He will be working to improve public safety, employee safety and control measures to make electric cooperatives more efficient.

The KAEC serves over 765,000 electric consumers and approximately 2,500 cooperative employees with safety and loss prevention information and safety and training programs. Greene previously worked at Kentucky Utilities as safety coordinator and also was employed by Lowe's of Danville as a sales specialist.


Loy honored at Northpoint

Timothy Loy of Jamestown has been named "Employee of the Month" for November at Northpoint Training Center.

Loy began his employment at Northpoint 2001 as a correctional officer.

He was honored based on his outstanding job performance. He will receive a letter of commendation and will be assigned a reserved parking space for the month. In addition, Loy's name will be added to the "Employee of the Month" plaque.

Denham named 'Employee of the Month'

Chief Deputy Sue Denham has been named November "Employee of the Month" at the Boyle County Detention Center.

Denham began working at the detention center in 2003 after working at the old jail for several years.

"Denham sees to the day-to-day needs of the inmates, keeping up with their court dates, bonds and release dates," said Jailer Barry M. Harmon. "She knows the work of the detention center very well and is very dedicated to her work."

Clay named graphic designer for 'The Student Loan People'

Julie Clay of Perryville has been named graphic designer for the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) and Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation (also known as The Student Loan People). Clay will spearhead efforts by both organizations to develop new ways of communicating the benefits of higher education to Kentuckians.

Clay recently won four awards in the 2004 Kentucky Association of Government Communicators contest. The awards were for work completed during 2003.

Clay took first place in the publication category for "Getting Ready," the KHEAA publication aimed at high school juniors that was rewritten and redesigned in color last year. A first-place award was also given to Clay's photograph of Danville High School juniors in a pyramid used on the publication's cover. Second place awards were given to "Getting Ready" in the graphic design category and the to the "You can go to College!" brochure in the publications category.

"One mission of KHEAA and The Student Loan People is to tell Kentucky students how important is to get an education beyond high school," said Joe L. McCormick, executive director of both agencies. "Julie's creativity and design work have helped us get that message across in a format that appeals to teenagers."

Inter-County Energy members to receive discount cards

Inter-County Energy members will receive Co-op Connections discount cards along with their December issue of the Kentucky Living magazine.

The may be used to receive discounts at participating businesses locally and nationwide. Co-op members can get a list of participating businesses by logging on to Inter-County Energy's web site at:

Members will also receive a list of participating vendors with their power bill mailed out in December, or members can call the local co-op office at 859-236-4561/270-692-3761 or toll-free at 1-888-266-7322 for a list.

Members also can look for the Co-op Connections sticker in the windows and on the cash registers of participating vendors. Whenever a Co-op Connections customer - whether from Inter-County Energy or from one of the hundreds of Touchstone Energy electric co-ops across the country - shows their card at a participating business, they receive a discount.

Dinsmore joins Still Cuttin' Up

Katherine Dinsmore has joined Still Cuttin' Up as cosmetologist.

She specializes in color cuts, highlights, foils, perms, facials, manicures, pedicures and make up.

Her hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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