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Next Generation Leader Award: Government and Public Affair
LEGACY, an organization for young professionals, recognized winners of its Regional Young Professional Awards at a dinner program recently at the Madison Event Center. The awards included the Next Generation Leader Awards and several specialty awards to established leaders.
Skyward Salutes Award
City Administrator, Sharmili Reddy was presented with the first Skyward Salutes Award by Skyward, previously Vision 2015. This honor is presented to a young professional who has showcased tremendous tenacity and dedication to the continued success and elevation of the Northern Kentucky region. Skyward presents this award on behalf of the community.
Please join Beechwood School District in welcoming the new school superintendent, Dr. Mike Stacy and his family at a reception to be held Monday, June 22 from 5:30-7:00 at Beechwood School in the Cafeteria.
A “Wall of Honor” ceremony will be held in Fort Mitchell on Monday, May 25, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in front of the city building located at 2355 Dixie Highway. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will be followed by a reception.
- Timothy Gohs for his service with the fire department
- Steven D. Hensley for his service with police department
- John Thomas McKinley for his service on the Park Board
- Howard McClorey for his service with design of prominent buildings in the city
For the whole story visit http://rcnky.com/articles/2015/05/20/ft-mitchell-recognize-4-individuals-part-wall-honor-ceremony
NKY Tribune – The City Council of Fort Mitchell last night approved the hiring of Sharmili Reddy as their new city administrator. The position had been vacant since the first of the year and after undergoing an extensive search, Ms. Reddy was selected from a group of highly qualified candidates. Sharmili Reddy has served for ten years as a planning manager at the Planning & Development Services of Kenton County (PDS) and will begin her new job with the city in May.
“On behalf of the City Council, we look forward to having Sharmili Reddy join our leadership staff and bring fresh perspective to our day-to-day operations,” said Mayor Jude Hehman. “She is a very detail-oriented professional, bringing all the skills needed to handle the new development project at the old Drawbridge site, along with management of our city departments and budget,” added Hehman. Sharmili Reddy will become the first woman to hold the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the City of Fort Mitchell.
Sharmili Reddy graduated from college in India and came to the United States to attend the University of Cincinnati where she received her Masters Degree in Community Planning.
NKYTribune – The first 90 days of anyone’s new position can be tricky.
But Mayor Jude Hehman of Fort Mitchell started his first term with the city offices being temporarily relocated. Add to that a search for a city administrator, the city’s website being hacked,having police chief Jeff Eldridge on medical leave since Feb. 5, and a challenging job became downright daunting. …More
Enquirer – FORT MITCHELL – Wayne Stephens’ dream is coming true.
He’s working on remodeling the building at Orphanage Road and Dixie Highway in Fort Mitchell. The building will become home to his current Fort Mitchell business, W. Stephens Cabinetry and Design, and there’s space for two other businesses.
“It’s an incredible feeling to be able to do this,” Stephens said. “This is my dream. The remodel is going to make such a difference to the whole area. It’s going to be a fantastic place to visit and work.”
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Enquirer – FORT MITCHELL – Hundreds of colorful rectangles line the walls, floor to ceiling, of Blessed Sacrament School’s fourth-grade hall. Each paper brick represents a penny earned and sacrificed by students to build a school in Madagascar.
“It’s really impressive,” teacher Sister Mary Agnes Cashman said.
Cashman is part of the Congregation of Divine Providence, an international community. Her order has many sisters teaching children in Madagascar. Officially the Republic of Madagascar, it is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Southeast Africa.
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