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2017-12-27 / Observer Business

County receives leadership award

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From left: Chesterfield's Chief Learning Officer Kevin Bruny; Marie Ringler, Dale Carnegie's granddaughter and a Dale Carnegie shareholder; Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Dorothy Jaeckle; and JJ White, chief engagement officer and franchise owner, Dale Carnegie of Virginia. 
PHOTO COURTESY OF MADISON+MAIN From left: Chesterfield's Chief Learning Officer Kevin Bruny; Marie Ringler, Dale Carnegie's granddaughter and a Dale Carnegie shareholder; Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Dorothy Jaeckle; and JJ White, chief engagement officer and franchise owner, Dale Carnegie of Virginia. PHOTO COURTESY OF MADISON+MAIN Dale Carnegie Training, one of the world’s leading human resources and management consulting organizations, recently presented the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors with the Dale Carnegie Leadership Award. Marie Ringler, shareholder of Dale Carnegie and Associates and granddaughter of Dale Carnegie, presented the award, which is given to an organization that places special emphasis on the development of its human resources, for the purpose of achieving its objectives through development of their employees to create the future leaders of their organization and the community.


PHOTO COURTESY OF BRANDERMILL WOODS PHOTO COURTESY OF BRANDERMILL WOODS Chesterfield County has a long history and relationship with the Dale Carnegie organization. Since 2012, the county has offered the eight-week Dale Carnegie course each summer to its employees and citizens through the county’s Learning & Performance Center. To date, 184 Chesterfield County employees have graduated from the Dale Carnegie Training course, which has strengthened individual performance in areas of building self-confidence, enhancing relationships, effectively communicating, and motivating and influencing others. Past recipients of this prestigious international leadership award include Apple, FedEx, Northrop Grumman and other global business giants.

Brandermill Woods retirement community has completed a major four-year expansion project, including new amenities such as a state-of-the-art wellness center that includes a fitness center, a chapel, a nurse’s office and an indoor swimming pool. The community’s old clubhouse has received a facelift to incorporate new décor, a coffee bar, event space, a greenhouse and a movie theater. Dining options now include the community’s new casual eatery with a display kitchen, as well as a more formal dining room. To welcome more retirees from central Virginia, Brandermill Woods has added 93 new apartments ranging from cozy, one-bedroom units to spacious two-bedroom deluxe models, all with outdoor porches and elegant finishing touches.

Virginia Credit Union opened its newest branch in the Hancock Village Shopping Center at Hull Street and Winterpock roads on Dec. 18. This location provides a full-service credit union branch on the first floor with offices on the second floor for Virginia CU Realty, Virginia Credit Union’s full service real estate company, and its boutique sales division, Virginia Select Realty. Occupying more than 10,000 square feet, the Hancock Village branch features two double-stacked lanes for drive-through traffic that enables service to four cars at a time. The two-story branch, located at 14520 Hancock Village St., also features two 24-hour drive-up ATMs.

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