Business in brief

Van Dresser Jr. earns award Realtor Frank Van Dresser, with RE/MAX Quality Realty, Norwalk, has been awarded the "Executive Club" award from RE/MAX International for his outstanding sales performance in the real estate industry in 2006.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

Van Dresser Jr. earns award

Realtor Frank Van Dresser, with RE/MAX Quality Realty, Norwalk, has been awarded the "Executive Club" award from RE/MAX International for his outstanding sales performance in the real estate industry in 2006.

Van Dresser is in his sixth year with RE/MAX and is a member of the Firelands Association of Realtors, Norwalk Chamber of Commerce, and Norwalk Jaycees.

Hay, Gibson retiring from RR Donnelley

WILLARD A pair of longtime employees are retiring from RR Donnelley.

Thomas "Tom" J. Hay will retire on July 1 after more than 46 years of service.

He started his career in 1961 as a Proofer in Dept. OTA. He has worked as a Directory Compiler, Production Control Planner, Customer Service Representative, Paper Coordinator, Major Account Coordinator, Inventory Control, Fulfillment Specialist, Job Accountant, and is retiring as a Biller II in the Controller's Department.

Hay lives in Willard with his wife Lucy. They have three children: Tracey, Troy, and Teri, and grandchildren Kerstie, Ayden, Seth, Brin, and Max.

Hay enjoys softball, golf, travel, tennis, cards, school sports and church activities.

Sandra "Sandy" Gibson will retire on July 1 after more than 37 years of service.

She started her career in 1968 in the bindery, where she worked in Inserting, Indexing and on the Sheetfed and EM machines.

She lives in Plymouth with her husband Harless. They have two children: Rick and Kim.

Gibson enjoys cooking, country music and doing things with her grandchildren Jonathan, Justin, Jordan and Peyton. She also enjoys going to Kentucky to be with all of her family.

Pepperidge Farm lauds Niedermeier

Michael S. Niedermeier recently celebrated his 25th anniversary with Pepperidge Farm in Willard. He began employment with the company on June 14, 1982 and currently holds the position of industrial engineer.

Niedermeier resides in Willard with his wife, Donna, and children, Nathan, Kyle, Kelly and Lindsay. His interests include hunting, ATV riding, woodworking and DIYing.

Weekend Tote Bag Program starting

The Salvation Army at 55 Whittlesey Ave., Norwalk, will be starting a Weekend Tote Bag Program starting in July. This program will provide the children attending The Summer Feeding Program a tote bag each Friday filled with items such as snacks, food items, coloring pages, activities sheets, crayons, and pencils.

The Salvation Army's hope is to provide the children food for the weekend while they are not with us.

Summer is a tough time for our families. The way the program works is that the children are to bring the bags back on Monday and on Friday. Each family in our program will go home with a tote.

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