March 2, 2012
Ms. Bonnie Brantley of Evanston, Ill., and Dr. John Paul “J.P.” and Jane Brantley of Danville announce the engagement of their son, Christopher Brantley, to Chang Chiang-Ling, daughter of Mr. Chang Sung-Yun and Ms. Lu Chi-Hua of Taipei, Taiwan. Ms. Chang is a brand marketing manager for Shiseido China in Shanghai. She graduated from Taiwan's National Chi Nan University and earned an M.B.A. from Durham Business School in England. Mr. Brantley is managing director for Oxford Associates in Shanghai.
March 1, 2011
The family of Jessica Devan Skinner is pleased to announce her engagement to David J. “DJ” Haskins of Greenland, N.H. Jessica is the daughter of Kim and Shannon Johnson of Winchester, and Anthony and Laura Skinner of Waynesville, Mo. Jessica is a 2002 graduate of George Rogers Clark High School and is currently employed as a team leader with John Hancock Financial located in Portsmouth, N.H. DJ is the son of Jeanne Knox Haskins and...
September 1, 2009
WILLIAMSBURG ? Helen Paige Beasley, of Winchester, received a Master of Arts in Teaching during summer sessions at the University of the Cumberlands. Located in Williamsburg, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study; 30 minors; nine pre-professional programs; graduate degrees, including a doctorate and certifications in education; an MBA; and online programs.
March 10, 2009
RICHMOND - During their capstone course, teams of Eastern Kentucky University's MBA students were challenged to prepare a strategic analysis for Alltech, one of the world's leading animal health and nutrition companies. Granted access to Alltech's corporate data, the capstone students formed teams of three or four members, worked the entire semester, and presented their projects to a panel of judges consisting of Roel Conders, marketing strategy advisor for Alltech and the liaison for the students, and EKU business faculty members Dr. Lana Carnes, Dr. Bill Davig and Dr. Zhe Zhang.
March 11, 2008
Chamber to recognize professional Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2008 Administrative Professional of the Year. Chamber members and the business community are invited to submit names of support staff who make a difference every day in the organization and operation of their business. Businesses simply need to list the following information and submit it to the chamber by e-mail or fax by Friday: Administrative professional's name, position and years on the job; an overview of the job; and a brief statement describing the outstanding accomplishments of your nominee.
February 28, 2008
Wal-Mart announces that Stanford native Nick Bertram has been promoted to Regional Operations Support Director, serving the state of Ohio. Prior to this new position, Bertram was the Market Human Resources Manager for the Louisville-metro area, and previous to that as a store manager for a supercenter. He has risen through the ranks, joining the company as a part-time stocker while attending college. In his new role, Bertram will report to the VP/Regional General Manager for Ohio, and will serve as a liaison between the home office and the field.
February 14, 2008
Alan Turbyfill, president, CEO, and chairman of the board of Kentucky Trust Company, will chair the Wilderness Trace Community Foundation (WTCF). WTCF officers also include Garrard County Attorney Jeff Moss as vice chairman, and David Land of David Land Tax Service in Garrard County as secretary/treasurer. Turbyfill follows the term of Phil Osborne, CEO of Preston-Osborne. "Wilderness Trace Community Foundation donors last year granted over $146,000 to support the local causes and students they have identified.
September 20, 2007
ROTARY TO MEET Harry Mason, an adjunct professor at the University of Kentucky's Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, will be guest speaker at Friday's noon meeting of the Winchester Rotary Club at the Winchester Country Club. Mason is a UK graduate with an MBA from the University of Maryland. He worked for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency for 35 years, and his topic will be "Conspiracy Theories. " He will be introduced by Charles Hougland. CORRECTION In the story titled "Tipping the scales: Winchester YMCA hosting a school program, Backpack Awareness Day, with a backpack weigh-in this afternoon," the name of an organizer, Stephanie Buskirk, was misspelled because of an error in the press release that was submitted to The Winchester Sun.
February 26, 2007
Tom Hobbs, a 2002 Centre College graduate will return to his alma mater for his second stint as the head field hockey coach at Centre. He will be returning after a two year hiatus from Centre while he earned his M.B.A. from Lehigh University. Hobbs brings a wide range of experience back to Centre College; including, his most recent coaching job as the assistant field hockey coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) from 2005-2006. During his tenure at IUP Hobbs helped lead the team to two consecutive NCAA Division II tournament appearances including a NCAA Final Four in 2006.