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Briefs: Duke promotions, Mubea scholarships, Business After Hours, Governor’s appointments

NKyTribune staff

Duke Energy has promoted Chuck Session to Vice President, Government Affairs – Ohio and Kentucky and Rhonda Whitaker to Vice President, Community Relations – Ohio & Kentucky.

The announcement was made by new Duke Energy President Amy Spiller.

Mubea scholarships

Mubea held its annual scholarship luncheon at Triple Crown on Aug. 3 for the children of its employees.

Pictured (l to r) Matthew LoDestro, Nicole Devor, Mubea North America President Doug Cain, Medisa Kucuk, Sarah Fitzenberger, Hannah Hesener

Each year a committee reviews the submissions based on GPA, SAT scores, an essay, school activities along with references from a teacher or employer and five scholarship winners were chosen.

Mubea would like to congratulate this year’s recipients:

Nicole Devor, University of Cincinnati
Sarah Fitzenberger, University of Louisville
Hannah Hesener, University of Kentucky
Medisa Kucuk, Morehead State University
Matthew LoDestro, University of Louisville

Mubea continuously supports our employees through investing in education with scholarships, the apprenticeship program, tuition reimbursement and educational workshops.

Chamber hosts Business After Hours at Flying Axes

 On Wednesday, Aug. 22, the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (NKY Chamber) along with its young professional organization, Northern Kentucky Young Professionals (NKYP), will co-host a Business After Hours at the area’s first ax-throwing venue, Flying Axes in Covington.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with members and future members while experiencing the thrill of ax throwing.

Flying Axes is located at 100 W. 6th St., Covington. The event will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event is free, but registration is required. Register for the event here.

The Sponsor for Business After Hours is C.K. Ash Insurance.

Governor appoints two NKyians

Donald Kiely of Villa Hills, an emergency services manager for Cincinnati Bell, has been appointed by Gov. Matt Bevin to the Kentucky 911 Services Board to represent the interest of CMRS providers. He will serve a term expiring July 15, 2020.

Bevin also appointed Mary Kathy Froelicher of Florence, a licensed optician, to the Kentucky Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers for a term expiring June 30, 2022.

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