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Sims Brothers Recycling promotes Patty Kirk to Assistant Controller

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Patty Kirk has been promoted to Assistant Controller at Sims Brothers Recycling. The announcement was made by Gary Sims, president and CEO.

Kirk is responsible for supervising the accounting department staff, managing the firm’s banking services and assisting the Controller. She reports to Stanley Casey, Controller/Secretary/Treasurer.

Kirk started at Sims Brothers 27 years ago after receiving her Associates Degree in Computer Science with a Minor in Business Administration from Marion Technical College.… Read More


December CAN DO Newsletter

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The September and October, 2013 unemployment figures have been released. Recall last month the government
shutdown caused a delay in providing the September numbers. The Marion County unemployment rate for September,
2013 was 7.9% and for October, 2013 the unemployment rate decreased to 7.5%.  For Ohio, the unemployment rate in
September was 7.4%, seasonally adjusted. The October unemployment rate for Ohio increased to 7.5% seasonally
adjusted. The October, 2013 unemployment rate for the six surrounding counties are as follows: Crawford: 8.3 %:
Morrow: 6.5%; Delaware: 5.2%; Union: 5.2%; Hardin: 7.2%; and Wyandot: 6.1%.… Read More


Honor Veterans Day

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Give a salute to war veterans! It’s Veterans Day, when thousands of people will visit the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. At 11 a.m., a color guard representing all military services will execute “Present Arms” at the tomb. A presidential wreath will be placed on the tomb, symbolizing the nation’s remembrance of all those who died fighting for their country. A bugler will step up and play “Taps.” After this Veterans Day ritual, ceremonies will continue in the surrounding amphitheater with speakers and tributes.… Read More