What did you, our readers, most love reading about in November? A little bit of everything, from local employees who have been at their posts for more than 40 years, to local Seahawks super fans, to a young professional group building networking opportunities.
Read on to find out more about your top stories!
1. Rodney Green Celebrates His 43rd Year Working at National Frozen Foods
Rodney “Rocky” Green has been a part of the National Frozen Foods team in Chehalis since July 14, 1973 – that’s 43 years of service to the same company. Nowadays, it’s a feat to be at the same company for five or, if you’re lucky, ten years. Even more incredible, it’s the only real job Rocky has every held. At just 17-years-old, he started working at National Frozen Foods more or less by accident. This is his story of how he came to work for this local company and why he stayed.
2. Super Fan Mike Countryman Earns Recognition for his Seahawks Fan Cave
Writer Nikki McCoy visits Mike and Shelley Countryman, who are possibly the biggest Seahawks fans in all of Lewis County. Their home is so decked out with gear that they recently won the Bud Light Seahawks Fan Cave contest.
3. Who are the Young Professionals of Lewis County?
Whether you’re a college graduate making the transition back to your hometown, or an entrepreneur looking to improve your community, knowing where to start can be overwhelming. The Young Professionals of Lewis County allows aspiring professionals to connect with other like-minded community members, building social and professional relationships within their own neighborhoods.
4. Editor’s Choice: Joshua Major and His Signatures of the Stars
When Joshua Major was 17, he got a single autograph from Larry King…and he was hooked. Now 29, Josh has an impressive collection of more than 400 celebrity autographs! From Robin Williams to Reba McEntire, Josh has both big names and lesser known celebrities in his collection.