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SPMC nurse practioner Tammy Davis honored at national conference

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.

SPMC nurse practitioner Tammy Davis honored at national conference

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.

B&B named business of the month

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.

Facebook training offered to Pacific County business community

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.

Quilt Harbor is Business of the Month for March

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.

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Harbor Drug and Gifts is GGHI’s February Business of the Month

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.

Timberland Bancorp earnings per share increases to 20 cents for first fiscal quarter

Timberland Bancorp has reported net income of $1.61 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31. Net income to common shareholders, after adjustments was $1.41 million, or 20 cents per diluted common share. That compares to net income to common shareholders of $696,000, or 10 cents per diluted common share, for the previous quarter and net income to common shareholders of $1.44 million, or 21 cents per share, for the same period a year ago.

Bright lights, big city for Timberland Bancorp.

Timberland Bancorp, the holding company of Timberland Bank, got bright lights billing in Times Square in New York City earlier this month when NASDAQ recognized the Hoquiam-based institution to celebrate Timberland’s 16th year of being listed on the NASDAQ exchange. In 1998, when the company was first listed, it operated eight branches in Western Washington and had assets of $221.5 million. Today, Timberland operates 21 branch locations in six counties. The company had assets of $745.6 million on Sept. 30, 2013.