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Business briefcase 4/2

Monday, April 3, 2006

SIKESTON - Missouri Delta Endocrine and Diabetic Center received a three-

year Physician Recognition Award with Commendation based on the Center's continuous medical education activities, which approached 300 CME hours over a three-year period.

Previously Missouri Delta Endocrine and Diabetic Center received a second Certificate of Recognition by the American Diabetes Association and the National Committee for Quality assurance for delivery of quality diabetes care. In Missouri, only 16 practitioners received this recognition.

"Missouri Delta Endocrine and Diabetic Center is committed to providing excellent, compassionate and updated care to patients and are proud of the above accomplishments that were granted by nationally recognized professional peers," a hospital official stated.

CHICAGO - LaSalle Bank of Chicago has appointed Darin Kellett to head up its operations in the newly opened commercial real estate banking office in the Middle Tennessee area. As senior vice president and market head, Kellett will be responsible for building a local staff, new business development and portfolio management.

The son of Larry and Myrtle Kellett of Sikeston, he is a 1986 graduate of Sikeston High School School and of Lipscomb University where he received a bachelor's degree in finance and economics.

Kellett began his banking career with Montgomery Bank in Sikeston and most recently was a vice president of commercial real estate with Firth Third Bank.

Also he has been affiliated with First Tennessee, First American and South Trust banks as well as serving as the general manager for the Nashville Kats arena football team.

He is a member of the Nashville Sports Council, Nashville Association of Industrial Office Properties and International Council of Shopping Centers and a volunteer with Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will begin at noon April 27 at the Jaycee Rodeo Barn. Cost of the luncheon is $8 per person. The program will be the upcoming Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo.