Business roundup: Foundation grants $4,600 to Nazareth Children's Home
Nazareth Children’s Home has received $4,600 from the Blanche & Hubert Ritchie Foundation. Nazareth Children’s Home will use the gift to purchase $100 of back-to-school clothing for each of its 46 children currently in care.
Since 2006, the Ritchie Foundation has been a supporter of Nazareth and its mission, donating a total of $50,000 for Christmas gifts and back-to-school clothing.
Small Animal Medicine adds staff
Angela Bentley is joining Small Animal Medicine and Surgery as an associate veterinarian.
Bentley completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. She received a doctor of veterinary medicine with honors from Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 2001.
A Canadian citizen and U.S. resident, she has practiced small animal medicine and surgery, along with veterinary emergency and critical care in North Carolina since 2001. She is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, N.C. Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Bentley is married and has two sons.
Small Animal Medicine and Surgery is located at 3200 Sherrills Ford Road in Salisbury. The practice is owned by Claudia Gardner and is an American Animal Hospital Association hospital. For more information, call 704-636-6613.
Avada official attends hearing care meeting
Earl McCall, regional director of Avada of Kannapolis and Salisbury, joined other Avada Hearing Care Centers officials in three days of meetings recently in Springfield, Mass.
Steve W. Barlow, chief executive officer of the company, said Avada Hearing Care Centers have posted a number of consecutive profitable years and are on pace to post yet another profitable year.
Avada, which operates more than 280 hearing care centers nationwide, urges everyone over age 55 to have an annual free hearing screening. The Web site is www.avada.com.
Avada Hearing Care Centers is the operating subsidiary of Hearing Healthcare Management Inc.
Free seminars for small businesses
The Small Business Center at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has announced its fall schedule of free seminars. These are offered for people thinking about starting a small business or currently operating their own business.
The Small Business Center seminars include starting a business, developing a business plan, marketing, funding and social media.
For more information about the center and its many programs, call RCCC at 704-216-3512, e-mail email@example.com, or go to www.rowancabarrus.edu/sbc.
Genesis Healthcare service awards
Genesis Healthcare on Friday presented employees with service awards for one, three, five, 10 and 15 years of service.
Recipients are Myrt Shaff, Tabatha Black, Jane Farmer, Sandy Jackson, Geneva Dofat, Britny Ramirez, Diane Bost, Wanda Blackwelder, Harold Stirewalt, Tara Fowler, Ashley Loflin, Tracy Myers, Gena Scoggins, Ashley Townsend, Enzley Fink, Heather Kurfees, Sandy Hipple, Esther Kwekeh, Sandy Beaver, Beverly Boger, Hugh Barnes, Jim Fink, Sharon Osetek, Linda Crosby, Linda Elder, Melinda Wilson, Jinger Ferguson, Victoria Seeley, Brian Foley and Caroline Atwell.
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