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Business briefcase 10/5

Sunday, October 5, 2003

Bank examiner attends training

SIKESTON - Senior State Bank Examiner Lisa Jo Colbert of Sikeston attended a Capital Markets Conference held Sept. 22-25 at the FDIC Training Center in Arlington, Va., according to D. Eric McClure commissioner of finance.

Sponsored by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, the conference is designed to assess the risk characteristics in capital market activities and integrate this analysis into the assessment of total risk in the financial institution.

A graduate of Southwest Baptist University at Bolivar, Colbert has been with the Missouri Division of Finance since 1989.

BENTON - William R. Bearden of Benton, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has completed a five-day educational program at Modern Woodmen's home office in Rock Island, Ill.

The program focused on helping families with Modern Woodmen life insurance plans, annuities and fraternal member benefits.

Founded in 1883 as a fraternal benefit society, today Modern Woodmen of America offers financial services and fraternal member benefits to individuals and families throughout the United States.

POPLAR BLUFF -- The third and final component in a series of electrical systems design and installation courses at Three Rivers Community College will start Oct. 20.

The non-credit courses are suggested for persons with some previous electrical experience and are recommended for installers and industrial maintenance personnel or for students who want to prepare for electrical licensing tests.

Block III covers electrical installation requirements for appliances, utilization equipment, motors, generators, heating and air conditioning equipment and transformers. It also discusses hazardous locations.

The fee for Block III is $75 for those who completed Block I or Block II and have the textbook from those courses.

The fee for students new to the series is $110, which includes the cost of reading material. Anyone wishing to register for the electrical course or get more information can call (573) 840-9682.

SIKESTON - Two employees were honored recently at Hunter Acres Caring Center, 628 N. West St.

Mizelle McClure, education coordinator /supervisor, was named the Employee of the Month for August. She was complimented for her friendliness, knowledge and experience along with her work performance and professionalism. "Mizelle is certainly an asset to HACC and we are proud of her," said her nominator.

Honored as the Employee of the Month for September was Felecia Watson, who has worked at Hunter Acres since March 21, 2001, as a certified nurse assistant.

"Felecia is a hard worker with a good attitude," said her nominator. "Felecia loves the residents and is always willing to help out when and wherever the need may be."