Seoul Garden restaurant opens in Temple

TEMPLE — The former owners of the Seoul Garden restaurant in Copperas Cove opened a new Seoul Garden in Temple.

The Korean and Japanese restaurant opened in August in the space that was formerly occupied by Sakura Sushi Bar at 2201 S.W. H.K. Dodgen Loop in Temple.

Seoul Garden owner Kyong Na said her husband, Yun Na, is the chef and has been a cook for 45 years.

The Na family previously owned and operated Seoul Garden in Copperas Cove and Seoul Restaurant in Killeen. In July, they sold their third restaurant, Seoul to Go, in Killeen.

Their foods — even sauces — are made from scratch and cooked to order, Kyong Na said.

Many are steamed or stir-cooked and loaded with fresh vegetables, she said.

The restaurant also features sushi made daily, hibachi-grilled steaks and wine, beer and sake.

FME News Service

Baylor’s Heath Nielsen to speak at AAF meeting

Heath Nielsen, associate athletics director for communications at Baylor University, will speak at Thursday’s meeting of the local American Advertising Federation chapter.

Nielsen is expected to discuss the 2011 Heisman campaign that “snagged Copperas Cove’s own RGIII his trophy,” according to an AAF news release.

Nielsen orchestrated the acclaimed 2011 Heisman Trophy publicity campaign for Robert Griffin III and led Baylor’s 2011-2012 “Year of the Bear” tribute, the release stated.

The meeting is from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Texas College’s Anderson Student Center.

The cost is $15 for members and students, $25 for non-members.

RSVP by 5 p.m. Monday to

Deb Moore

Heights chamber announces upcoming scheduled events

Ambassadors meeting, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, chamber boardroom, 552 E. Farm-to-Market 2410, Suite B, Harker Heights.

• Coffee Connection, hosted by the Courtyard by Marriott, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 8, 1721 E. Central Texas Expressway, Killeen.

• Ribbon-cutting for Alicia’s Photography, 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, chamber boardroom.

• Ribbon-cutting for So Natural Organic Restaurant and Market, 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 7, 706G Edwards Drive, Harker Heights.

• Business After-Hours Mixer, hosted by the Courtyard by Marriott, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 10, 1721 Central Texas Expressway, Killeen.

For more information on events, call 254-699-4999.

Deb Moore

McLane Group hires chief investment officer

McLane Group announced the hire of James L. Lee III as chief investment officer.

Lee will manage investments for the McLane Group and related entities and foundations.

He has worked in investment management and senior financial operations management for more than 30 years.

Previously, Lee was a wealth adviser in Killeen for individuals, small-business owners and corporations.

McLane Group is a holding company for entrepreneur and philanthropist Drayton McLane Jr. of Temple.

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