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PAGE 2-A I-'IOGANSVILLE HERALD - 1 HURSDAY, DEPT. ID, ZUII Continued From Page 1-A This will be a new portfo- lio product forthe company in America in its efforts to sup- port cutting edge energy sav- ing component manufactur- ing. With extensive research and technology, Mando has succeeded through the devel- opment of advanced products and fuel saving technology, such as the anti-lock brake system, traction control, elec- tronic stability control, con- tinuous damping control and electric power steering. The new facility in Meriwether County will allow Mando to produce the new electric power steering gears and anti-lock/ESC brake systems here in the United States, ini- tially for Chrysler, GM, Hyundai and Kia. In addition to its proxim- ity to Mando Corp.'s cus- tomers in the Southeast and North America, Meriwether County also provides the company with a well-trained workforce familiar with the company's operational needs. "I am confident that the location of Mando in Meriw.ether Industrial Park will become .an invaluable asset to Meriwether County and to the City of Hogansville," said Robert "Bobby" Moreland, chairman of the Meriwether County Development Authority. "We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship." OW October8 Warm Spdngs will be held on the stage of the bandstand. Call House of Paws for Details: (706) 655-3452. 1) Fashion Parade 2) Best Halloween Costume 3) Begger (30 seconds or more) I 4) Tail Wagger (30 seconds or More) I 5) Cutest 6) Ugliest --7) Cake Walk to Music 8) Best Trick 9) Face Kisser (30 seconds or more Dog Daze is not your typical Dog Show! Dog Daze is a show for animal lover's and the poochthat they love! There will be 9 different categories with prize win- ners in each category/ PRIZES AND RIBBONS TO ALL WINNERS For Information Call: (706) 655-3452 or (706) 653-9132 Mail Applications To: House of Paws P.O. Box 172 Warm Spnngs, GA. 31830 (Mail in Registra~on Below to Pre-register for this event) COME JOIN THE FUN AND WIN PRIZES AND RIBBONS.I ............... _,_ ,o,r ............... Saturday, October 8 at l p.m. $3.00 per event, enter as many~ats as you like Dog's Name: Owner's Name: [] FashiriP~~-E]gest I~I'a~1~en Costum'~B+~jgSr F~1 T'~l;~a'gg~ [] Cutest [] Ugli~st-r'[ CakeWaLk to Music [] Bern Trick [] Face Kisser Total Enclosed $ "On behalf of the Board of Commissioners I am extremely pleased that Mando Corporation has cho- sen Meriwether County as its newest location for opening an automotive parts manu- facturing facility," said Jones said. "A company such as Mando will provide a tremen- dous economic boost to our county and surrounding area, and provide jobs that are vital for our citizens. It is a great new day in Meriwether County!" The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) partnered with the Meriwether County Development Authority to bring this business opportu- nity to Georgia. GDEcD proj- ect managers E. Jane Caraway and Chip Mitchell managed this project on behalf of the state. Charles Stallworth and Clint Taylor managed this project on behalf of Georgia Power. "Mando's selection of Georgia is yet another testa- ment to the strength of our system of logistics, highly Gov. Deal skilled workforce and our geographic advantages that are hard to find in other :states," said Chris Cummiskey, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. "The jobs Mando is creating in west-central Georgia will certainly add to that ~egion's growing tally of opportunities in the automotive and manu- facturing sectors. Mando's presence in our state helps Georgia live up to our com- mitment to be a competftive place to do business for this business and other automo- tive supplier companies." The commissioners, the Joint Development Authority of Meriwether County andthe City of Hogansville approved and ientered into a joint appointee. The initial Memorandum of appointments by the corn-: UnderStanding with the corn- ' missioners are the five mem- pany special called meet- bers of the County ings held on Friday, Sept. 16. The Joint Development Authority of Meriwether County and the City of Hogansville was created by a joint authorizing resolution between the commissioners of Meriwether and the Mayor and Council of the City of Hogansville. The City of HogansviUe approved the joint resolution at a meeting on Wednesday, Development Authority:+ Robert "Bobby" Moreland, Penny Hale, Nancy Jones, Gene King, and Nell Fernander. The initial appointments by the City of Hogansville are: John McKibben, Fred Higgins, Robert Marchman, Bill Stankiewicz, Jack Leidner, and Ted Williams. The joint- appointment is Ted Williams. The term for all initial Sept. 14 and the commission- appointments expires on ers approved the joint reso- September 30, 2012. lutionataspecialcalledmeet- At its initial meeting on ingheldonThursday, Sept.lS. Friday, Sept. 16, the JOint The creation of the Joint: Development Authority Development Authority was necessarybecause the Mando America site encompasses land in both Meriwether County and the City of Hogansville. The Authority is com- Prised of an ll-member board, .including five appointees made by the com- missioners, five appointees made by Hogansville, and one elected Moreland as Chair, Fred Higgins as Vice-Chair, and Bill Stankiewicz'as Secretary:Treasurer. 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