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CANTON, OH (April 19, 2010) – ystark!, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber, and The Repository will recognize 20 incredible leaders at the third annual Twenty under 40! Event, held Monday, June 14, on the sprawling grounds of Gervasi Vineyard and Italian Bistro from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This year’s Twenty under 40! are: Maureen Ater, 34, The Repository Katrina Barton, 33, Westfield Belden Village Brent Belles, 32, B-Squared Dr. Fendrich Clark, 37, Mount Union College Tawny Cowen-Zanders, 34, Massillon Salvation Army Kimberly Davenport, 40, Shearer's Foods Ken English, 36, Charter One Darcy Friel, 34, Remax Commitment Murray L. Hooten III, 32, Stark State College Anne Koutsis, 28, The Timken Company Brian Layman, 35, Layman, D'Atri & Associates LLC Danette Lund, 38, Early Childhood Resource Center Tiffany Marsh, 40, Bliss Studio & Gallery Angela McGee, 35, Aultman Hospital Robert Murphy, 30, Black McCuskey Souers & Arbaugh Christopher Nichols, 40, First Communications Mike Pomesky, 33, Perry Township Melissa Shelton, 37, AultCare Luke Vincer, 25, Wentz Financial Group Ryan Walls, 33, Kenan Advantage Group “It is wonderful to recognize worthy, involved young leaders in our community,” said Trina Bennington, chairman of this year’s event and inaugural year award-recipient. “We received almost 150 nominations and each year our nominees become more and more diverse. It’s exciting!” Nominees were selected based on career acumen, community service and trusteeship and personal and professional achievements. The Twenty under 40! selection committee is comprised of diverse business and community leaders representing a range of industry sectors from around Stark County. The recognition of these deserving young professionals is made possible through ystark! and The Repository, in conjunction with Aultman Health Foundation, Black McCuskey Souers & Arbaugh, LPA, Huntington National Bank and The Timken Company.

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