Jeffery Haare has joined Associated Bank as branch manager at 217 W. Washington St. in Belleville. He had previously worked as the branch team leader with Regions Bank.
Metro-east dentist Lori Trost was featured as one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry for 2013 in the September issue of Dental Products Report magazine. Trost is the founder of Smiles of Distinction in Columbia and has been practicing for 27 years.
Larry McQueen and Joe McQueen, who operates a division of Carpet Care Plus called Robin's Rug Repair at 121 Behrens Dr., Suite 1, in O'Fallon, recently attended and completed the Master Rug Cleaner program at Oriental Rug Cleaning Co. in Dallas. The program graduates are members of the international network of Oriental and specialty rug cleaning professionals who have achieved the highest designation in the industry and have.
Amanda Gain, of Dill's Floral Haven Inc. in Belleville, recently completed a floral designer course from the Teleflora Education Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.