Thursday, January 9, 2014

News preview for Jan. 9th issue…


New finance officer strives for success in Lennox

Born and raised on a dairy farm in Burke, SD, Lennox’s new finance officer Jerry Jones is quick to admit his first love will always be farming. He first went to school to study ag management and worked on the family farm for 10 years. However, dealing with diabetes took its toll both physically and emotionally and he decided to go back to school  in 1992 for an associate degree in accounting.
“Everything lines up like it’s supposed to,” said Jones.
Just as he graduated, the finance officer in Burke resigned and Jones was offered the position. He believed he beat out the competition because he had taken governmental education classes.

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Helping at home and far away

Community of Churches in Mission—this local group of Christians extends their hands far beyond the borders of the United States by helping local people go on missions of their own. They recently presented a $1,000 grant to Dave Cinco, to enable him to go on a medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic with Children of the Nations.
This will be Dave’s third trip to the Dominican Republic. Going on mission trips was something he always wanted to do. “Plus, my kids were wanting to do it and it was something in health,” added Dave, who is a nurse anesthetist.
Last year Dave was joined by his son, Jake, who is 16 and a junior at Lennox High School.

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