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AIRPORT BOARD WELCOMES GARYEN DENNING AS NEW BOARD MEMBER

December 21, 2016 – The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board is pleased to welcome Garyen Denning as a new board member. Denning will serve a four-year term on the airport's 10-member board.

Currently Denning is a managing partner of Lexington-based CRM Companies Restaurant Group. Denning oversees all operations of its Raising Canes and MOD Pizza franchises in central Kentucky and Charleston, South Carolina, and manages 500 employees in these locations. In addition, he is responsible for real estate development and strategy for new growth opportunities.

Prior to his position at CRM, Denning served as executive vice-president with MedPro Safety Products, Inc. Denning is actively involved in the community and serves on the board of directors for the Legacy Council of Markey Cancer Foundation. Denning also recently founded the Lexington Police Foundation, which will raise funds to assist the Lexington Police Department officers and staff.

"We look forward to welcoming Mr. Denning to the airport board," said Larry Deener, Chairman of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board. "He brings 15 years of business development and operational experience as well as a passion to contribute to the long-term success of our community."

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board is the governing body for Lexington's Blue Grass Airport. Its volunteer members are appointed by the Mayor of Lexington and approved by the Urban County Council.

Blue Grass Airport, located in Lexington, Kentucky is served by four major airlines providing convenient non-stop and connecting service to hundreds of destinations worldwide. The airport serves more than 1.2 million passengers annually and supports our community with an economic output exceeding $370 million. Receive the latest airport news by liking us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bluegrassairport or following us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bgairport.

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