NASHVILLE – Nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner advocates, recipients of the prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2014 State Award for Excellence, were honored at an awards ceremony and reception held during the AANP 2014 National Conference June 17-22 in Nashville, Tennesse. Tammy Davis, ARNP with Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, was among the recipients honored.
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NASHVILLE – Tammy Davis, a nurse practitioner with Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, was among the recipients honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) with a State Award for Excellence at the group’s national conference last month in Nashville. The award recognizes a nurse practitioner (NP) in a state who demonstrates excellence in practice.
Majority shares for Reed Composite Solutions, Aberdeen-based maker of body armor and ballistic panels, have been purchased by a global defense contractor.
WorkSource Grays Harbor is holding a hiring event Thursday, July 17, for caregivers who are or who want to become Certified Nursing Assistants. The event is from 1 to 4 p.m. at their offices at 511 W. Heron St. in Aberdeen.
Westport Winery earned a Grand Award of Excellence at the 2014 Seattle Wine Awards in May.
B&B Automotive in Aberdeen is May’s Business of the Month for Greater Grays Harbor Inc. This is the second time the 30-year-old business has received the award and giving was part of the reason why. In the last year, B&B supported the United Way of Grays Harbor, local schools and their Food Ball, youth sports, food and clothing banks, the YMCA of Grays Harbor, Scouts, Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity and Washington Business Week, which offers merit-based scholarships.
The Willapa Harbor Chamber of Commerce will offer Facebook training to area businesses in partnership with the Long Beach Visitor’s Bureau. The 90-minute workshop will be offered Monday, May 12, immediately following the monthly Chamber of Commerce meeting, about 1 p.m. at the Chamber Building in South Bend. This class will be taught by Long Beach Visitor’s Bureau Marketing Communications Coordinator, Robyn Schneider. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops and smartphones if available.
KeyBank recently remodeled 25 branch interiors around the state, including the one at 100 N. Broadway in Aberdeen.
Quilt Harbor in downtown Aberdeen has been named the Greater Grays Harbor Business of the Month for March. Here, Dawn Warren hands a Business of the Month plaque to Susan Rausch as ambassadors and Rausch’s employees and friends watch. Quilt Harbor has been in business for 10 years, and has been a member of Greater Grays Harbor for three years. This is their first time to receive the award. In the last year, the business has supported Union Gospel Mission, Relay for Life, ARC, Morningside, CPals (local quilting guilds), the Grays Harbor Fair, Raindrop Pre-school, Coastal Harvest, People First, Operation Impact, Olympic Area Agency on Aging, Pieceful Discoverers and the Coastal Conservation Association. Co-owner Ken Rausch has attended Leadership Grays Harbor.
Virginia Papac has joined the Price &Price Realty firm in Montesano.
Harrison Family Mortuary has been operating in Aberdeen since 2008. As of a few weeks ago, it now has an office in Montesano.
Aberdeen-based Masco Petroleum has purchased 10 cardlock stations and two bulk fuel transfer stations that used to belong to Pettit Oil, Vice President Sean Mason said Friday. Pettit Oil closed abruptly earlier this year.
Dianna Beste says she hopes to make shopping for kids’ clothes a fun, local experience with Besties Boutique.
A “Pay It Forward” hiring drive over the holidays led to Harborites working more than 1000 hours collectively through the local Express Employment Professional office in Aberdeen, the company said.
Greater Grays Harbor Inc. has named Harbor Drug & Gifts its Business of the Month for February 2014. Harbor Drug has been in business for more than 90 years, and has been a member for 19 years. In the last year, the business has supported United Way, local schools, Union Gospel Mission, Food Ball, Youth Sports, the YMCA, Relay for Life, Habitat for Humanity and many other organizations. “Harbor Drug is a very giving business, they have always given to every organization I’ve worked with, and it is always involved in the community,” said Lorna White, Greater Grays Harbor ambassadors chairwoman. Previously, Harbor Drug was recognized at the GGHI 2012 Leaders Banquet as a finalist in the Small Business category.