People on the move 05/06/02

Monday, May 6, 2002

Five win company award from Chevrolet

Five Brennecke Chevrolet professionals recently achieved the highest national level possible in a program sponsored by General Motors. Lee Ruebel and David Richardson, sales consultants, along with Karl Adams and Paul Westrich, service technicians, and Theresa Horst, service adviser, all achieved the platinum level, the highest award given in the 2001 Mark of Excellence program.

Sales awards were based on sales of cars and trucks, customer satisfaction surveys, and completion of training courses. Service awards were based on two written tests, customer satisfaction surveys and completion of training courses.

Brennecke Chevrolet is in Jackson, Mo.

Steve Smith, who is now employed full-time with the Missouri National Guard, also achieved platinum status while working as a service technician with Brennecke Chevrolet.

UPS honors Skelton for years of service

Billie Skelton, tractor trailer driver for United Parcel Service, was recently honored for completing 35 years of service with the company. Skelton works out the UPS facility in Cape Girardeau. He lives in Scott City, Mo.

UPS, the world's largest package distribution company, serves more than 200 countries and territories with a range of integrated ground and air express delivery options and customized logistics services. UPS employs more than 339,000 people worldwide. The Missouri district employs 5,000 and has more than 30 operating centers throughout the state.

Workforce Investment Board gets new members

The Southeast Missouri Workforce Investment Board has two new members. Jennifer Grissom is the new Mississippi County representative, and Scott Berry of Bernie is the new Stoddard County representative.

Grissom is the owner and operator of the Depot BBQ in East Prairie.

Berry is operations manager for the Ames Tru-Temper plants in Bernie and Dexter, which manufactures hickory striking tool handles and fiberglass handles.

WIB has a mission of promoting a state of economic well-being by helping create a skilled, diverse, motivated and adaptable workforce.

-- From staff reports

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