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East Tenn. Business Hall of Fame inductees named

Junior Achievement announced Tuesday it will induct three Knoxville area businessmen into the East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame on April 11th in a ceremony at the Knoxville Convention Center.

They are Joseph Hollingsworth Jr., owner and CEO of the Hollingsworth Companies; Steve West, chairman of West Chevrolet Inc. and West Properties Llc; and the late Jim Shelby, a longtime business and financial adviser who died last July.

Presenting sponsors of this year’s induction ceremony are Pilot Travel Centers and the Greater Knoxville Business Journal.

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Haslam named to NATSO Hall of Fame

041511maryville7_asb_14821.JPGKnoxville businessman and philanthropist James A. Haslam II will receive the hall of fame award 
 from the National Association of Truck Stop Operators next month, according to Convenience
 Store News.

Haslam, is the founder of Pilot Corp. and chairman emeritus of Pilot Flying J, the largest travel center operator in North America.

The award will be presented Feb. 5 and at an event in Savannah. His son, James A. “Jimmy” Haslam will present the award.

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