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November 11, 2012
Times-Republican

McKenna to retire, Huff hired at Jensen Ford-Lincoln

Jensen Ford-Lincoln parts manager Dale McKenna is retiring after 29 years of dedicated service. Jensen Ford-Lincoln would like to thank him and wish him the best of luck.

At this time, Jensen would like to welcome and introduce Neal Huff as the new parts manager.

Teresa Hegdahl was also hired as assistant parts manager.

McGlynn appointed judge of 2B Judicial District

Gov. Branstad appointed James A. McGlynn, of Webster City, as judge to the 2B Judicial District. McGlynn received his law degree from Creighton University and is currently serving as Associate Juvenile Court Judge in the Second Judicial District. McGlynn was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Swanson. The counties in the Second District are Boone, Bremer, Butler, Calhoun, Carroll, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Humboldt, Marshall, Mitchell, Pocahontas, Sac, Story, Webster, Winnebago, Worth and Wright.

Board of Realtors receives award

The Iowa Association of Realtors congratulates the Central Iowa Board of Realtors recipient of the 2012 Fair Housing Recognition Award. IAR presented the award at its Annual Awards Luncheon held in Ames this fall.

Each year IAR recognizes a local board for the most innovative idea to promote equal opportunity in housing in their community. The Central Iowa Board of Realtors received the award for sponsoring a unique holiday charity event and a continuing education seminar in the spring.

For the holiday event, the board invited family and consumer science classes from schools in Boone and Story Counties to create and donate gingerbread houses that incorporated fair housing themes. The houses were auctioned off and proceeds were donated to homeless shelters in Boone and Ames.

In April the Board collaborated with the City of Ames Housing Department and the Ames Rental Association to host a free lunch and continuing education session for rental property owners, property management company staff and Realtors.

"It was an honor to receive this award from IAR," said K'Lynn Lynn, president of the Central Iowa Board of Realtors. "Our membership was very involved with this entire project to bring awareness of Fair Housing to our local area. I'm proud to be part of such an energetic and innovative board."

 
 

 

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