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Edward Jones opens Forest Grove office


by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Kyle Abelns new Edward Jones office is located at 2202 Pacific Ave. in Forest Grove, just a block from H&R Block.Kyle Abeln of Forest Grove opened an Edward Jones office Monday, Jan. 27, at 2202 Pacific Ave.

A native of McMinnville, Abeln has been working with financial adviser David Recek — who opened the first Edward Jones office in town 30 years ago — to learn how to best serve investors throughout the Forest Grove area.

Jim Weddle, St. Louis-based managing partner for Edward Jones, said Abeln will bring "dedication and enthusiasm" to his job as he meets with clients.

"Kyle has proved that he possesses the characteristics we want in our Edward Jones financial advisors," said Weddle. "Kyle knows how to help clients invest to help meet their financial goals. We are confident that Kyle will continue his exceptional record in Forest Grove."

Abeln plans to hold an open house at his new office in March.

Meanwhile, a block east, H&R Block opened its newly remodeled office at 2317 Pacific Ave. and is inviting people to stop in, have some coffee and pick up a tax organizer for 2014. For more information, call Office Manager Vara Fellger at 503-992-0681.