The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on June 1, 1998 · Page 22
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Salina, Kansas
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Monday, June 1, 1998
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THE SALINA JOURNAL MONDAY, JUNE 1. 1998 7 FROM PAGE 6 14*441 AT WORK EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION: In observance of Kansas Correctional Employees Week, May 3-9, the Ellsworth Correctional Facility held its annual Employee Recognition Day events May 21. Sgt. Sylvia I. McNeal was honored as Uniformed Employee of the Year. McNeal began her career with the Kansas Department of Corrections at Ellsworth in September 1988 as a corrections officer I. In March 1990, she was promoted to her current rank of corrections officer II. McNeal graduated from Waldo High School, Waldo, and has attended classes through Barton County Community College. Non-Uniformed Employee of the Year was presented to Martin R. McFarren. McFarren ensures that the facility's 35 vehicles, lawn mowers and lawn equipment, heavy equipment, and Cushmans are running in a safe and efficient manner. McFarren began employment with KDOC at Ellsworth in October 1992, as a facility maintenance supervisor. In March 1993, McFarren's title was changed to equipment mechanic n. Richard McDonald was selected as Volunteer of the Year. McDonald provides spiritual guidance and leads Bible studies for inmates. McDonald began his volunteer services at the facility in March 1997. The first recipient of the prison's Non-KDOC Employee of the Year award is Leonard L. Haverkamp. Haverkamp began employment with KDOC in April 1990 as a food service supervisor at the prison. He was promoted to food service manager in 1991. Haverkamp became a contract employee with Canteen Corporation in May 1996 as a food service manager. In July 1997, Aramark Correctional Services, Inc., assumed the responsibility of contracting food services to KDOC facilities. At that time, Haverkamp retained his position as food service manager. » ® ® BETHANY COLLEGE: Dr. Bruce Kahler, associate professor of history, has been elected to a two-year term as faculty representative to the Bethany College Board of Directors. Kahler has taught U.S. history and European art history at Bethany since 1988. He has published several short articles, book reviews for professional journals, encyclopedia entries, and editorials for the Salina Journal as a member of the Journal's Board of Contributing Editors. For the past two years he has served as chairman of the Student Life Committee, and he administers Bethany's Partners in Scholarship program. • He is married to Caroline Kahler, assistant professor and chairwoman of the Art Department at Bethany. AUCTIONEER DESIGNATION: John W. Omli with Om- li and Associates, Salina, has successfully completed one of three courses necessary to earn the Certified Auctioneers Institute designation, the highest designation awarded in the auction industry. The program is a three-week- a-year executive education program designed for decision makers in auction firms and is offered by the Auction Marketing Institute at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. Auctioneers must qualify through experience and education to be admitted to the CAI program. To eaVn the designation, auctioneers must complete the three courses, pass examinations and prepare an acceptable auction summary report. Maintaining the designation requires that one be a member in good standing of the Auction Marketing Institute, the National Auctioneers Association and complete at least 24 hours of continuing education every three years. ® ® * EMPLOYEE HONOR: The Minneapolis Good Samaritan Center staff and residents chose Amie Wolf as the May employee of the month. She is the beautician at the center and also works as a certified ^^^^ nurse's aide. WOLF"™^ ' • * * ASSOCIATE OF THE MONTH: Dillon Store 74, 2350 Planet Ave., announced the recent selection of Kelly Davis as May associate of the month. KAHLER EMPLOYEE HONOR: Dillon Southgate has announced the recent selection of Karri Ann Benfield as associate of the month of May. Benfield started with Dillons in 1996 and currently works as a checker. She was selected for her leadership, job performance and outstanding customer service. AT PLAY DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Salina Duplicate Bridge winners for May 12 were: 1st: Marge Lederer/Nayna Ewing; 2nd: Lucy Zakostelky/Vir- ginia Atkison; 3rd: Arlene Browning/Ell Thurston. ® « ® CHESS: Chess aficionados came from as far as Topeka and were among the 35 chess players who competed for trophies and ribbons at the Little Sweden, U.S.A. tournament May 9 at the Coffeehouse of Lindsborg. Players competed in four person "quads" for first- and second- place trophies and in the under- 18 group, third- and fourth-place ribbons. In Quad 1, K-2, Adam Lackey, Lindsborg, turned in a perfect 30 score to win the first-place trophy. Erik Harding, also of Lindsborg, won the second-place trophy. In Quad 2, K-4, Erik Kersenbrock, Lindsborg, went home with the second-place trophy. Kersenbrock, a fifth-grader from Lindsborg, handily defeated three boys in Quad 3 (grades 5 and 6) to take the first-place trophy. Jonathan Garten, Lindsborg, captured the first-place trophy in Quad 4, (grade 6). Chantry George, also of Lindsborg, won second place. The seventh-grade quad (Quad 5) was dominated by Zach Cox of Smolan. Anthony Bargen, Lindsborg, won second place. In the adult sections, Keith Kersenbrock, Lindsborg, won first place in Quad 6. Robert Tangkawarow, Lindsborg, won the second place trophy. Tom Claman, Salina, achieved a perfect 3-0 score to win Quad 7. Troy Harding, Lindsborg, bagged the second-place trophy. Lance Gill, Abilene, won first place in Quad 9. Jim Richardson, Lindsborg, won the second-place trophy. . "Chess Moms" was the title given to Quad 8, because it was comprised of mothers from Lindsborg whose children competed in the tournament. Dawn Lackey won first place with a perfect .3-0 score, followed by Connie Kersenbrock who took second. I COUPON All Entertainment Centers with Coupon Expires 6-6-98 Mon.-Fri. 9:30-6:00 Sat. 9:30-5:00 1402 S. Santa Fe Items Similar to Illustration. Limited Quantities On All Items. Coupon Expires 6-6-98 the meeting with secretaries' and treasurers' reports. Annual Geranium Sales was April 18 at the Community Theatre. The day of sale went along with the great weather day. Managing director Michael Spicer related that "Weekend of Shorts" will be May 15-16. The upcoming play "Cemetery Club" June 19-28 is now in rehearsal. Education director Deb Wall reported the casts for "Pinocchio" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream- coat" have been announced. Jonna Roegge, development director, was introduced. Officers were elected for the 1998-99 season. The next meeting will be at 11 a.m. June 10 at the home of Barbara Hauptli. ORGANIZATIONS SALINA COMMUNITY THEATRE GUILD: The Salina Community Theatre Guild met May 13 in the home of Lou Ann Bergen. Co-hostesses were Patti D'Abini and Virginia Fredrick. There were 18 members and three staff present. President Jean Burch opened We want to thank our friends and relatives for the beautiful cards, good wishes and money gift from the community. It has helped to make our 60th anniversary very special. God's blessings on all of you ,for your thoughtfulness. I would like to thank my children Wayne, Barbara, Larry and Garry, my grandchildren, relatives and friends who stopped by, phoned and sent cards. Thank you for making my 83rd birthday a wonderful one. God Bless You All Emmy Fuller Advertising Salina Journal Kansas Care Offers Free Blood Pressure Clinics Each Month At The Following Locations: Tuesday, June 2nd Central Mall, Food Court, 10 am - 2 p.m Wednesday, June 3rd NationsBank, 118 N. Main, Lindsborg, 9 am - 11 am. First Bank Kansas, 235 S. Santa Fe, 1 p.m - 3 p.m Thursday, June 4th Dillons Super Store, Planet Ave., 1 p.m - 3 p.m Saturday, June 6th

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