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AGRICULTURE

Dr. James Denton James Denton may refer to:
  • James Denton (actor), an American actor who appears in the television series Desperate Housewives
  • James Denton (journalist), a British journalist and model
, director of the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science at the University of Arkansas The University of Arkansas strives to be known as a "nationally competitive, student-centered research university serving Arkansas and the world." The school recently completed its "Campaign for the 21st Century," in which the university raised more than $1 billion for the school, used , has been named "Man of the Year" by the Arkansas Poultry Federation of Little Rock. Chip Blocker, a sales representative for Wynco LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.

LLC - Logical Link Control
 in Hot Springs, was named "Salesman of the Year."

EDUCATION

Priscilla McChristian has joined the Office of Development and College Relations at Hendrix College Hendrix College is listed in Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives. College history
Hendrix College was founded as a primary school called Central Institute in 1876 at Altus, Arkansas, by Rev. Isham L. Burrow.
 in Conway as associate director of alumni relations. McChristian, a Hendrix graduate, was previously president of the Feminist Majority Foundation The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is a feminist non-profit organization dedicated to “women’s equality, reproductive health and non-violence[1].  in Washington, D.C.

Brian O. Hemphill was named associate vice chancellor vice chancellor  
n. Abbr. VC
1. A deputy or an assistant chancellor in a university.

2. A deputy to or a substitute for a head of state or an official bearing the title chancellor.

3.
, for student affairs and dean of students for the Division for Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas. Hemphill previously worked as the dean of students at the University of Carolina at Wilmington.

J. Barry Ballard has been appointed president of Ouachita Technical College in Malvern. Ballard was formerly a manager of American General Financial Group's subsidiary, Valic.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Robert Robinson has joined Express Collection Co. in Little Rock as senior vice president of the corporate operations office. Robinson previously worked at Arvest Central Bank in Little Rock.

John Lucas has joined Windsor Door Credit Co. in Little Rock as a collection analyst.

Gertie Calloway has joined Eagle Rank & Trust in North Little Rock as a customer service representative. Michael Boston has joined as branch manager of the North Hills branch in North Little Rock.

Terry Borreson has joined Arkansas Federal Credit Union of Jacksonville as senior vice president of finance. Borreson has been in financial services for more than 20 years and is moving to Arkansas from Michigan.

Sandra De Luca of Little Rock has joined Pinnacle Bank of Little. Rock as senior vice president of commercial lending. De Luca was formerly with Regions Bank in Little Rock.

LEGAL

Laura Hensley Smith of the Friday Eldredge & Clark firm in Little Rock has been elevated to president of the Pulaski County Bar Association for 2001-2002. Other officers include John C. Wyvil, Arkansas Rehabilitation Services, president-elect; Bill James, Bill James Law Firm, secretary/treasurer. The new board of directors includes Leon Helms, Gregory S. Kitterman, Mark Leverett, Stuart P. Miller, Steve Quattlebaum and Paula J. Storeygard.

Wilson & Associates PLLC PLLC Professional Limited Liability Company
PLLC Polk Life and Learning Center (Bartow, FL)
PLLC Partners of Limited Liability Corporation
 of Little Rock recently established the Wilson & Associates Ethics Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who receives the top grade in ethics at the University of Arkansas Law School in Fayetteville and the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Established as Little Rock Junior College by the Little Rock School District in 1927, it became a private four-year institution, called Little Rock University, in 1957. It returned to public status in 1969 when it was merged into the University of Arkansas System under its present name. .

Darlene Loftis has joined Wilson & Associates as its information technology director. Kelly Huntsman was promoted to manager of systems operations in the title and closing services division. Phyllis Brillhart, a certified public accountant Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

An accountant who has met certain standards, including experience, age, and licensing, and passed exams in a particular state.
, has joined the firm as associate partner. Lynn Walston and Sandy Snell have been promoted to managers at the firm. Walston joined Wilson & Associates as a legal assistant in 1995, and Snell joined as a bankruptcy supervisor in 1997.

HEALTH CARE

Dr. James W. Bryan This article is about the US Representative from Washington. For the Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, see James William Bryan.
James Wesley Bryan (March 11, 1874 - August 26, 1956) was a U.S. Representative from Washington.
 has joined Martin Bowen Hefley Knee & Sports in Little Rock and will practice primary care sports medicine sports medicine, branch of medicine concerned with physical fitness and with the treatment and prevention of injuries and other disorders related to sports. Knee, leg, back, and shoulder injuries; stiffness and pain in joints; tendinitis; "tennis elbow"; and . Bryan has worked as the team physician for the Arkansas Riverblades, Arkansas Twisters and Arkansas Travelers.

Jack M. East has been appointed chief executive officer of the Arkansas Amputee am·pu·tee
n.
A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.
 Foundation Inc. in Little Rock. East served as executive director of the foundation for 25 years. Catherine J. Walden has been promoted to succeed East as executive director of the foundation. Walden previously served as associate director of case management.

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Date:Jul 9, 2001
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