Dewey Presented Chairman's Award for 1985 by Fleming Companies

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Jerald R. Dewey has been presented the Chairman's Award for 1985 by Fleming Companies Inc.

The award honors Dewey as the operating unit manager who has done the most outstanding job in all aspects of his responsibilities during the past year.

Dewey is president of the company's Fremont/Oakland division. He has also served as president of the firm's Salt Lake City division, which became a part of Fleming in 1983.

In addition, Fleming Companies has announced the election of two people to new corporate positions.

G.W. Watson has been elected senior vice president - eastern region, and Carol D. Scroggins was elected vice president - customer services.

Watson has been associated with Fleming since 1965, when the company acquired Thriftway Foods in Pennsylvania. At that time he was director of sales for the firm, where he remained until 1974, whenhe was named vice president of store development. He became president of the Philadelphia operation in 1982 and was elected regional vice president in 1985.

Scroggins has been with the company for 13 years, serving as director of consumer services. She is active in numerous food industry projects and currently serves as chairman of Food Marketing Institute's Consumer Affairs Council. . .

- J. Blake Wade, Oklahoma City, has been appointed deputy executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society.

Wade is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and the U.S. Army's Command and General Staff College. After 20 years in the military, he retired with the rank of major. He has been involved in the management of thoroughbred racing horses in Oklahoma and served as president of the Central Oklahoma Horse Racing Association.

The Oklahoma Historical Society is a service agency of over 4,000 members. The society operates 27 museums and historical sites, publishes a variety of historical works and encourages and assists local societies and preservation groups in local projects over the state. . .

- Marijo Hennagin-Mazur, president of Professional Media Marketing, a Norman-based advertising agency, has been notified that her biography has been selected for inclusion in ForemostWomen of the Twentieth Century, an international reference book reflecting contemporary achievement.

The book is to be published in England this year by the International Biographical Centre. Selection for inclusion in the book is the result of secret nomination, evaluation and verification and recommendation by the International Biographical Centre selection committee.

Before a serious wrist injury sustained in 1981 forced a re-evaluation of her career, Hennagin-Mazur was a concert pianist, piano teacher and lecturer. She twice appeared as soloist on subscriptionconcerts of the Oklahoma Symphony and in 1976 founded the Southwest School of Music in Norman, a private preparatory school for gifted students. She served as the school's director for six years.

Following her injury, Hennagin-Mazur began a new career in advertising, as account executive for KKNG Radio in Oklahoma City. In May 1985, she left KKNG to open her own company, Professional Media Marketing.

Hennagin-Mazur's biography has appeared in the World Who's Who of Women, the Dictionary of International Biography, the International Who's Who in Music, Who's Who in American Music and Who's Who in the Southwest. …