Hemmert said he and Tripp “have had a transitional plan in place with our sales contract, and he has been working six to 10 hours a week for the past year at my shop to prepare” for the transition.
“I have enjoyed being an employer to over 1,000 young people in the past 32 years, offering them their first opportunity at employment,” Hemmert said. “I have worked with them to teach teamwork, people skills, the value of a strong work ethic and loyalty.”
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“I will miss all of that, along with the the day-to-day relationships with my customers. Giving back to the Springboro community which has been so good to me and my business has been a priority through the years.
Hemmert, who had five grandchildren and a sixth on the way, said he is looking forward to spending more time with his family, and may also pursue another opportunity related to the baking industry.
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Tripp is familiar with the Springboro community. He is a 2010 Springboro High School graduate who holds a degree in Neuroscience and Behavioral Physiology from Wright State University.
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