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Kennesaw honors Quinlan for service

KENNESAW — Michael S. Quinlan, principal at Henssler Financial in Kennesaw, was honored as a 2012 recipient of the Kennesaw State University Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni award.

In 2011, Quinlan, a retired U.S. Navy commander, was appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to represent Cobb County as a director on the Georgia Military Affairs Coordinating Committee Board. He spent 22 years flying with the Navy. Most recently, he served as the director of the Office of Strategic Management for the Commander Naval Air Force Reserve. He is a certified wealth strategist professional and a 1987 honors graduate from Kennesaw State University.

Additionally, Troy Harmon, senior research analyst with Henssler Financial, received his chartered financial analyst designation from the CFA Institute. Harmon has been a part of the firm’s in-house research department since 2006. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Kennesaw State University.

Power co. elects directors

During the annual GreyStone Power business meeting on Oct. 13, 3,600 members members of the co-operative elected incumbents Calvin Earwood, Burnell Redding and Jim Johns to the board of directors.

On the same day, a team of linemen from GreyStone Power Corporation in Douglasville won first place overall in competition with 205 other teams of linemen from around the world at the International Lineman’s Rodeo Bonner in Springs, Kan. The team of Josh Jones, Tony Brown and Patrick LeCroy with Matt Williams as coach competed with linemen from across the country as well as Canada, England, Brazil and Jamaica.

GreyStone Power serves more than 104,500 members in portions of eight counties, including Cobb, Paulding, Douglas, Fulton, Carroll, Bartow, Fayette and Coweta.

* Davis Lee, Ph.D., a Kennesaw resident and president of the InnovaNet Group, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Synthetic Turf Council during its annual membership meeting in Dallas, Texas.

* The Georgia Department of Labor will conduct recruitment for Cobb County Sheriff’s Department for deputies from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the GDOL’s Cobb-Cherokee Career Center, located at 465 Big Shanty Road in Marietta. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, and have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma.

* For Breast Cancer Awareness month, 19 local maid services in the Atlanta area are part of a nationwide nonprofit called Cleaning for a Reason. These companies donate their time and resources to provide complimentary cleaning services to women in the area undergoing cancer treatment. Local partners include: Laughing Rainbow Cleaning Services; Welcome Home Maids; Clean Corp; Sponge & Sparkle; Swept Away Cleaning and Janitorial; and Two Maids and a Mop.

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