The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on March 29, 1998 · Page 19
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IESALINA JOURNAL MONEY SUNDAY, MARCH 29. 1998 B7 PERSONALS BURCHILL MacLENNAN I Faculty members promoted at Wesleyan Six Kansas Wesleyan University faculty members have recently been promoted. John Burchill moved from ( from instructor to assistant professor of criminal justice. Marcia MacLennan went from assistant to associate professor of English and religion. [ Charlene Roesner moved from assistant to associate professor of English. Myrna Spicer went from assistant to associate professor of nursing. Dorothy Hanna moved up from associate professor to professor of chemistry. BRIEFLY Paintball business opens downtown Outrageous Paintball Indoor Entertainment has opened at 153 S. Fourth, owner Pam Welsh said. Paintball is a game in which players are eliminated when they are struck by a paint pellet shot from gas-powered gun. Teams consisting of any number of players work to eliminate their foes before being eliminated themselves. A two-hour session costs $16, while a three-hour session is $20. Fees include gun rental, safety equipment and paintballs. Players must be 14 years or older, and 14- and 15-year-olds must have a written waiver from a parent. Outrageous Paintball is owned by Pam and Todd Welsh, Salina, and Ken and Sandy Welsh of Hesston. The facility is open from 5 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The telephone number is 452-9270. Custom computer store to open in Salina Pro Logic, a Wichita-based business that specializes in built-to-order computer systems, will open a store April 10 in the Galaxy Center, owner Tom Tran said. Tran said Pro Logic has many Salina customers who visit the company's four Wichita stores. The store will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The telephone number is 820-9277. Duckwall-AIco reports higher sales for year ABILENE — Duckwall-AIco sales were up 16 percent over the previous year, the company said in year-end financial reports released last week. The Abilene-based retailer saw sales increase to $323 million, up S :om $279 million from the year efore. Net income for the year also rose, to $7.5 million, up from $6.1 million. The fiscal fourth quarter, which ended in February, marked the 20th consecutive quarter of earnings growth for the company. In the fourth quarter, earnings increased $774,000 to $4.2 million over the previous year's fourth quarter. From Staff Reports ROESNER SPICER Loc Tran went from associate professor to professor of physics. Two retire from Salina Fire Department Two Salina Fire Department employees will retire Tuesday. Fire inspector/emergency medical technician Tom Gott is a 32- year veteran of the department. He started in 1966 as a firefighter and has been in his current position for 14 years. Engineer/emergency medical technician Steve Funke has also worked for the department for 32 years. He has served in his current role for 19 years. A reception for Gott and Funke will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednes- HANNA TRAN day in the upstairs conference room at the Bicentennial Center. Boston to retire from American Electric George Boston will retire in April after 40 years with American Electric Co. An open house will be held April 3 at the company, 1103 W. South. Jeter named CEO of Hays Medical Center HAYS — Dr. John Jeter has been named president and chief executive officer of Hays Medical Center. Jeter, an emergency med- GOTT FUNKE icine physician and Hays native, had been serving as interim chief executive since August. He joins urologist Darrell Werth, chairman of the board, and orthopedic surgeon Greg Woods, chief of staff, in creating a physician leadership team. According to the Kansas Hospital Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives in Chicago, it is rare for a hospital to have three physicians serving together in such leading roles. Jeter replaced former medical center president and CEO Stephen Ronstrom, who resigned in August. Ryberg joins staff at St. Francis Academy John Ryberg has joined the staff at St. Francis Academy as a special assistant to the president. As part of his duties, Ryberg will organize fund-raising and community events and make presentations on Jean Curry 27J7 Belmont 823-5129 We'll always be there for you. Shelter insurance coi, Home Office: Columbia. Mo RYBERG the academy's ministry to at-risk children and their families. From Staff Reports Dennis L. Bo2aith,CFP Registered Principal' Branch Office Manager 921 Buckeye Salina, KS G7401 (786) 823-0205 SunAmrrlca.Seruritirs, Ira'. 3 -PnrifirStock Exchange, NASD/SIrt: SunAmerica Securities A StmAmerica Company School / Business is top major J. Doug Jolley Personal Financial Advisor • Personal Financial Planning • Tax Planning Strategies • Money Market and Mutual Funds • Insurance and Annuity Products • Investment Certificates • IRAs/Keoghs American Express Financial Advisors Inc. 1015 Elmhurst Boulevard • P.O. Box 2447 .Salina, Kansas 67401 (785) 827-8766 FROM PAGE B8 "When I started my business career in 1990, you couldn't find a single book on advertising or marketing in the Soviet Union," said Dovgan, a man so energetic he can't remain in his chair for more than a few minutes. "This country has never had proper managers, and I decided the only way to develop them was to build my own school and teach these skills." New Business Technologies, which opened in November, preaches hard work and discipline around the clock. The 101 students, all men ages 17 to 22, live in tightly supervised dorms, adhere to a strict schedule and are in coat and tie by the time they hit the cafeteria for breakfast. There are no women because school officials contend the physical aspects like jogging are too difficult for them. In the five-year program, the students never will be required to open a dry, Soviet tome on socialist economics. In their first semester, the essential reading includes the autobiography of Lee lacocca, the brash American car executive, and "The Alchemy of Finance" by billionaire investor George Soros. After classes, students focus on practical projects, such as canvassing food stores to research Russian buying habits. Dovgan had no trouble finding eager recruits for his school, which he finances out of his own pocket and which charges no tuition. With jobs scarce everywhere, particularly outside cities, young Russians have been hit hard by the country's transformation to free markets just like everyone else. But the flip side of the upheaval is that young people also have been the most nimble in adapting to the market economy. Many of Russia's most innovative companies are led by executives in their 30s, or even their 20s. Youth and energy count for more than experience. Back in the Soviet era, bright university students gravitated toward subjects including literature, science and engineering. When they graduated, the reward was a secure, if uninspiring, gov- These are the permits issued recently by the Salina Permits and Inspections Department and the Saline County Planning and Zoning Department. SALINA Commercial — 2601 N. Ohio, Kansas Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists, install suspended ceiling, $10,000. 2125C E. Crawford, Salina Home Builders, office remodel, $7,500. 201 S. Broadway, Salina Building Co., construct storage building, $16,000. 1125 W. South, LOR LLC, toilet renovation in former Holiday Bowl building, $16,000. 131 N. Santa Fe, Townsite Development LLC, stud and wallboard work, $50,000. 326 S. Clark, Ron Fisher, add office and work space, $55,650. Garage — 754 Seneca, Patty D'Albini, $500. 4141 S. College, Fred Brown, $2,600. Residential miscellaneous — 2104 Pheasant, Rex and Terry Trow, finish basement, $8,250. 304 Rahm, Cynthia Gray, home remodel, $500. 101 Fairdale, Marty and Mary Bendler, home addition, $31,000. 912 W. Republic, Francis and Brenda Buckley, home addition, $60,000. 1019 Mellinger, Timothy Buller, finish basement, $9,300. Airfares from Salina ernment or teaching post. Today, they want to study economics, master computers and learn English. They plan to start their own businesses, or perhaps join a multinational company doing business in Russia. A recent survey reflected the spirit of the times. When 1,000 high school seniors were asked what they wanted to be, the top three responses were accountant, economist and banker. Teacher, doctor and civil servant fared poorly, and only one person aspired to be a cosmonaut. 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