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• Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a public hearing Thursday, Nov. 8, at Town Hall to hear citizens comments on ordinance 07-33 Automated Red Light Enforcement.

• Tastefully Simple will continue its annual donation of $1 from every order in the month of October to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. This year the franchise’s headquarters will match the donation. For additional information, visit www.tastefullysimple.com/web/plambert.

• Verizon Wireless to build $54 million regional headquarters facility in Franklin. Company will hire 600 to 700 new employees at headquarters during the next three to five years.

• The University of Tennessee Medical Center announces its partnership with America on the Move. Medical Center will serve as exclusive medical services provider partner for East Tennessee campaign.

• Rural Metro will be holding open houses from 6 until 8 p.m. during the month of October to help teach children and adults to prepare their homes in case of emergency. For information on various locations, call Moxley Carmichael at 865-544-0088.

• Parkwest Medical Center introduces Shirley Reinemeyer as manager of Covenant Weight Loss management Center.

• ORNL Federal Credit Union names Kim Kear as its employee of the quarter. Kear was nominated by fellow employees and chosen from those nominated by ORNL human resources department.

• The Knoxville Community Development Corporation honors employees who have achieved service milestones during the past year. Three honored employees are from West Knoxville. Billie Spicuzza for 35 years of service, Linda Jeter for 20 years and Kim Mills for 15 years.

• BB&T Corporation declares 2007 fourth quarter dividend of $0.46 per share to be paid Thursday, Nov 1, to shareholders of record as of Friday, Oct. 12.

• BB&T names David Fisher as director of its wealth management division. Fisher will manage a division of 585 employees divided into 27 regional teams across BB&T’s 11-state territory.

• The University of Tennessee Medical Center will host a forum “Creating a Culture of Health to Improve Your Bottom Line,” from 7:45 to 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct 26, at the Knoxville Convention Center. Speaker will be Michael Critelli, executive chairman of Pitney Bowes. Cost is $30, which includes breakfast. For registration information, call 865-544-6970.

• Friends of ORNL will hold its monthly luncheon lecture meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at The University of Tennessee Resource Center in Oak Ridge. Speaker will be Pat Parr, natural resources manager for ORNL. Presentation is titled “Changing Landscapes: ORNL and Oak Ridge Reservation.” For more information, call Bob Hightower at 865-482-3348.

• Davis Newman Payne an-nounces creation of its newest division, Davis Newman Payne Interactive. DNPi will focus on providing clients with interactive marketing and digital media capabilities. For additional information, call 865-688-3151.

• Elan Financial Services an-nounces launch of credit card program with Citizens Bank of Blount County. EFS will provide credit card issuing solutions to CBBC customers. For more information, call Teri Charest at 612-303-0732.

• Heart of Knoxville Career and Resource Center will host its annual career fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Magnolia Avenue campus of Pellissippi State Technical Community College. Event is for individuals seeking full or par-time employment. For more information, call Bryan May at 865-329-3171.

• Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC welcomes Todd Bealer and R. Andrew Pitts to the audit department of its Knoxville office.

 

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