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l Ken Underwood, operator of the Biscuitville on Battleground Avenue in Greensboro, won the title of Company-Wide Management Champion for 2008 in Biscuitville’s annual Biscuit Bake-Off in June, which included competitions for both crew members and management.

l Robert E. Harvey Jr., a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has attained the Fraternal Insurance Counsellor designation.


Amanda Watson, Miss North Carolina, will be at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, 4525 W. Wendover Ave., across from the Wendover Place Shopping Center, from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 30.

This is a free family event. Bring your camera for a picture. Exclusive autographed memorabilia of Miss North Carolina will be available. Information: 297-5020.

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The Immanuel Lutheran College National Alumni Association will celebrate its 103rd anniversary Sept. 18-20, 2009, at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown. Membership is open to all graduates, anyone who attended the institution, all former administrators, teachers, staff, and their family members and friends. Information and details about the association and the 2009 reunion can be found at or at or ILC, 5079 Theodore Road, Catawba, S.C. 20704.

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The Piedmont Plateau Sierra Club will take a trip Sept. 5-7 to the Smokies to see Charlie’s Bunion. The reward is a panorama stretching from Mount LeConte to the Sawteeth range with Mounts Chapman and Guyot to the northeast.

To go, call Jerry Weston at 856-1431 before 9 p.m. or e-mail him at takeahike@earthlink. net.

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Strategic Employee Benefit Services, a locally owned affiliate of Northwestern Mutual, has formed a partnership with Cary-based Steve Zaytoun and Zaytoun & Associates. The partnership brings together two of North Carolina’s largest privately held employee-benefit companies and significantly increases the sixth-largest and fastest-growing SEBS affiliate’s presence in the Carolina’s.

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Lawndale Baptist Church is sponsoring a bus trip to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, Nov. 26-29.

The price of $499 double, $485 triple, $460 quad and $650 single includes continental breakfast on departure, roundtrip motorcoach transportation, three nights’ lodging at The Hampton Inn (New Jersey), three breakfasts at the Hampton Inn, admission to Top of the Rock Observatory, step-on guide for New York City tour, ride on the Staten Island Ferry, tours of Hershey Founders Hall & Chocolate World and the services of a tour director.

Information: 288-3824.

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Liberty Property Trust, which owns and manages more than

5 million square feet of office and industrial space in the Carolinas, has signed a new lease with Dade Paper and Bag Co. in Whitsett. Dade Paper and Bag Co. has signed a long-term lease for 75,800 square feet in the Boulder II building, 6530 Judge Adams Road. The company will move into its new distribution location in September.

Dodson Schenck and Richard Mossman of CB Richard Ellis represented Dade Paper in the transaction.

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The Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship, Commission on the Status of Women, and Greensboro Chamber of Commerce will host the Women’s Entrepreneur Conference Sept. 13 at UNCG’s Elliott University Center. The conference theme is “Equipping Women Entrepreneurs to Thrive in the 21st Century.” Participants attend up to four educational workshops and develop their business skills in a variety of areas. The cost of the workshop is $25, and exhibitor space is available.

There will be four interactive workshops for 30 high school girls, “Young Divas Making Millions.” The girls will participate in workshops on product development, business planning and marketing. The cost for high schoolers is $15. Register online at


l Marine Corps Cpl. Benjamin D. Phillips, son of Ronda K. Phillips of Wilmington and Bruce K. Phillips of Liberty, is currently deployed with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 (MWSS-172), Marine Wing Support Group 17, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Okinawa, Japan.

l Army Pvt. Kimberly N. Beck and Army Pvt. Shaquan B. Holloway have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Beck is the daughter of Bonnie and stepdaughter of Ronald Potter of Kernersville. Her father and stepmother, Randall and Sandra Jones, reside in Summerfield. Holloway is the son of Michelle Owens of Greensboro.

l Air Force Airman Stephen D. Paoli has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Paoli is the son of Gerry Paoli of High Point and he is a 2007 Southwest High graduate.

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l The Society of Financial Service Professionals has announced the election results of the following executive officers to lead the Greensboro Chapter during the 2008-09 year: Scott Henegar, first vice president-membership; Mike Quinlivan, second vice president-programs; A. Frank Johns, secretary-treasurer, and James M. Morgan, immediate past president. Pat Schaaf is the chapter executive.

l After six years with Moses Cone Health System, chief operating officer Glenn Waters will leave in September to become president of Morton Plant Mease Health Care in the Clearwater-St. Petersburg, Fla., area.

l Rick Maynard, formerly of Greensboro, has been appointed regional vice president, supply chain at Advance Auto Parts.

l Theresa “Tess” McMorrow Jordan has joined the Piedmont Triad Partnership as director of work force development. Jordan will work with education allies and work force development boards to facilitate collaboration and curriculum development.

l Mitch Miles has been named manager, business development — recruiting for the HR Group.

l The N.C. Bar Association Council has appointed Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP attorney Jeri L. Whitfield as vice chairwoman of the board of legal specialization. Whitfield, who is serving a three-year term as a member of the board of directors, began her one-year term as vice chairwoman Aug. 1.


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