YMCA instructors attend training
The Brainerd Family YMCA Group Fitness instructor team attended a three-day, 30-hour training session to become certified Group Power instructors.
Group Power is a 60-minute barbell class in a motivated group format with music.
Instructors Julie Anderholm, Tammy Filippi, Kristen Gangl, Lynn Howard, Karen Kullgren, Tina Landsburg, Dave LeBlanc, Sue Meyer, Pam Musielewicz, Estelle Paulson, Heidi Rudstrom and Traci Staples went through the training.
Killeen named CFO at Medicine Shoppe
The Medicine Shoppe in Brainerd announced Timothy Killeen is its chief financial officer.
Killeen, an Aitkin native, oversees about 25 percent of the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacies in Minnesota. Killeen is a 1976 graduate of The Minnesota School of Business, Minneapolis. He spent seven years at Lutsen Resort, and, more recently, the last 21 years as the controller at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Norgon gains certification
Rob Norgon, software trainer for Consolidated Telecommunications Co., was certified as a Microsoft Office 2003 Specialist Master Instructor.
He previously was certified as an Office 2000 Master Instructor. Norgon upgraded his certification as an educational specialist trained by eBay to include eBay University's new Beyond the Basics of Selling on eBay course.
Little Falls chamber to sponsor Business After Hours
LITTLE FALLS - The Little Falls Chamber of Commerce will conduct its next Business After Hours networking event, in partnership with St. Gabriel's Hospital, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday in the Franciscan Room of the hospital in Little Falls.
The nutrition services department of St. Gabriel's Hospital will prepare refreshments. Information will be provided on recent developments at the hospital in regard to physician recruitment, new technologies and the $22 million renovation project scheduled to begin next spring.
This event is free and open to all chamber members and their employees.
Look honored for township service
Martha Look of Lake Edward Township in Crow Wing County recently was honored for 30 years of service as secretary of the Crow Wing County Townships Officers Association.
Lakewood Health System receives technology grant
STAPLES - The Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care awarded Lakewood Health System Hospital a $20,000 grant.
The planning and transition grant will help Lakewood Health System implement its clinical information system and move hospital medical records from paper to an electronic format. The project completion date is expected to be January 2007 and will signal a variety of improvements in the quality of care, such as immediate access to medical records from previous hospital and clinic visits, a current list of patient medications and improved accuracy and availability of health information such as lab work and immunizations.
St. Joseph's clinics gain recognition
St. Joseph's Medical Center clinics were recognized for quality laboratory services.
The Crosslake and Pine River family clinics met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national health care accreditation organization. Accreditation is given to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance of proficiency testing and pass a rigorous on-site laboratory survey.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.