Hunt Valve honored

The July Business of the Month was recently awarded to Hunt Valve Company at 1913 E. State St., Salem. In the past year, Hunt Valve has been adding a variety of landscaping in the front of its plant and to the rear exterior of the building. They have also enhanced their parking areas by adding decorative fencing and flowering bushes and plants. Pictured are, from left, chamber board member and beautification member, Celeste Oprean, assistant dean of Kent State University-Salem; Hunt employee Stuart Sides, the groundskeeper who helps to maintain the landscaping; and Hunt employee, Ron Irey. (Submitted photo)