Thursday, April 17, 2014

Background helps new Herald staffer boost business, community

By The Herald Staff | 1/6/2014

Community and business go hand in hand, one of The Herald’s newest staff members said.

Maiyee Lor, a media consultant for the newspaper since late September, said through The Herald she’s gotten more involved in learning about Ottawa and Franklin County through the local Optimist Club, volunteering at Ottawa school events and the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce and participating in local events.

Community and business go hand in hand, one of The Herald’s newest staff members said.

Maiyee Lor, a media consultant for the newspaper since late September, said through The Herald she’s gotten more involved in learning about Ottawa and Franklin County through the local Optimist Club, volunteering at Ottawa school events and the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce and participating in local events.

“I tried to be as involved in both the Ottawa community and Hmong community, plus I love to spend time with my children,” Lor, a married mother of three young children, said.

Having graduated from the University of Phoenix with an associate’s degree in financial services in 2009, followed by a bachelor’s degree in business administration/public administration in 2011, and a master’s of business administration in 2012. Lor said she has an educated perspective to back up her love of her Ottawa neighbors.

“I enjoy helping out my business clients and providing for the community as much as I can,” she said. “I am proud to live in a community that is so involved and closely bonded together.”

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