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  • Commodore presented with Excellence in Nursing Award

    Adrene “Sissy” Commodore, LPN, Assistant Director of Nursing has been awarded the Excellence in Nursing Award by the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities. Commodore won this statewide award over other nurses nominated from nursing facilities, hospitals, physician offices and hospice organizations.

  • Education agency launches social media presence

    The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has formally entered the realm of social media with the launch of the agency’s Facebook page and Twitter feed.
    KDE’s Facebook page can be accessed at www.facebook.com/pages/Frankfort-KY/Kentucky-Department-of-Education/206... or by searching for “Kentucky Department of Education” on Facebook under “Government Organization” subscribe to the KDE Twitter feed by connecting to @KyDeptofEd.

  • Blue Grass Energy invites members to annual meeting June 2

    Blue Grass Energy invites its member-owners to the 2011 annual meeting on June 2 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center.
    Registration begins at 4:30 p.m., and the business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. The entrance to the Keeneland Entertainment Center is directly across from Man O’ War Boulevard and Blue Grass Airport, at 4201 Versailles Road in Lexington.
    At the business meeting, co-op officials will review the 2010 business operations, and members will also hear about issues affecting the electric co-op industry today.

  • Greene named executive director of the Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation

    Former Cynthiana Democrat editor, Randy Greene, who is now living in Danville, has been appointed to the position of executive director of the Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation (EMHCF).  Greene has been the interim executive director since January 2011.
    Greene served as the Grant Research and Development Analyst for EMHCF from 2009 until his appointment as interim executive director.  During that time he secured over $300,000 in new grant awards and helped to manage nearly twice that amount of grants.

  • Cynthiana resident among Toyota’s top five volunteers

    James “J.P.” Switzer, a team member in Powertrain at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK), was named one of the company’s top five volunteers for 2010. Switzer joined TMMK in 1991 and becomes part of the top volunteers for the fifth straight year. In 2008, he was named TMMK’s Volunteer of the Year.
    Switzer participated in many TMMK sponsored events such as the Big Brothers/Big Sister’s Bowl for Kids Sake, Scott County Relay for Life and the Polar Bear Plunge.

  • HMH ranked 20th in Best Places to Work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky Seventh Annual Awards Dinner on April 20 at the Lexington Convention Center. The final rankings were announced at the event, and HMH ranked number 20 out of 39 in the large business category section.

  • National Nursing Week
  • Crawford becomes consultant with Tastefully Simple

    Lindsey Crawford of Falmouth has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.
    As an independent business owner. Crawford offers delicious food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients.

  • Curves food drive brings in 1,052 lbs. for pantry

    Curves of Cynthiana recently announced that the 13th Annual Food Drive brought in 1,059 pounds of food, which will benefit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Food Pantry. Worldwide, Curves members have donated more than 61 million pounds of food since 2004.
    Jennifer Johnson, Cynthiana Curves franchise owner said, “Our members have generous hearts. So, it’s no surprise to me that they rallied behind the food drive. We set a goal of collecting 1,000 pounds of food and we met that goal. I am really proud of our ladies.”

  • Bourbon Community Hospital moves business office to new location

    Bourbon Community Hospital has a new location for its business office. The business office, formerly located on Clinic Drive, has moved to Triple Crown Medical Suites, often referred to as the “Blue Roof Building” at 5 Linville Drive, Suite 102, Paris.