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Junior Achievement inducts Jim Wade, Bruce Farrell into Business Hall of Fame

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ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia honored local business leaders for their success Thursday night in a ceremony at the Hotel Roanoke.

The Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame is billed as the biggest night in business -- and Thursday it lived up to its billing. About 350 people turned out to see two more successful businessmen inducted into the Southwest Virginia Business Hall of Fame.

Inducted were Bruce Farrell, owner of Berglund Auto Group, and, Jim Wade, former president of Advance Auto Parts.

David Poteet of New City and Jonathan Hagmaier of Interactive Achievement were honored as Entrepreneurs of the Year.

WSLS 10's John Carlin was the emcee of the event for the 25th year.


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