Blue Planet Lighting News

Blue Planet Welcomes New Employees

October 18, 2009 - Hollister, Missouri

Blue Planet Lighting, Inc.

Blue Planet Lighting is proud to announce the addition of Kevin Van Deutekom and Pat Manning to the team.

Kevin Van Deutekom - Service Department

Kevin joins Blue Planet after a long tenure as lighting designer for the Branson Variety Theatre as well as past work with PRG.  He has a deep background in all aspects of theatrical lighting including design, programming and technical repairs.  Kevin will be working in the service department starting full time in December handling the off season repair turnarounds.

Blue Planet would like to welcome Kevin to the staff and look forward to the knowledge and professionalism that he brings with him.

Pat Manning - Warehouse & Rentals

Pat Manning comes to Blue Planet via the Future Men program as reported in an earlier August 09 press release.  The Future Men program is centered around providing a safe and structured environment for young men to better learn the responsibilities and freedoms that come with true manhood such as respect for authority and strong work ethic.

Pat will be helping out in the warehouse as well as lending a hand in the rental department.Blue Planet President Kelly Koster was quoted saying, "Blue Planet is proud to be a part of the Future Men Program.  Pat has been doing a great job and he has a great attitude about our business. We appreciate having him here."

Be sure to stop in anytime, introduce yourself to Pat, and welcome him into the industry.

For more information on this story, contact Blue Planet at 417-332-1313 or email them at:


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