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Financial Advisor
Berlinski Earns LPI Honor
IRON MOUNTAIN — Dick Berlinski, an independent LPL Financial advisor at The Investment Center at Northern Interstate Bank in Iron Mountain, has been included in LPL’s Freedom Club.
LPL selects among its more than 15,000 affiliated advisors nationwide for the distinction, based on business success.
“Dick has demonstrated tremendous value to his clients with the service he provides to help them pursue their financial goals,” said Andy Kalbaugh, LPL managing director and divisional president, national sales and consult- ing.
Berlinski has been a licensed securi- ties advisor since January 2001 and has more than 40 years of experience in all, including retirement and finan- cial planning, 401(k) distribution options and college savings plans. His Berlinski Financial Services is within the bank office at 1917 N. Stephenson Ave..
Excellence Award In Patient Safety
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCHS) is among eight hospitals in the state and the only health system in the Upper Peninsula to earn an Excellence Award in patient safety from the Economic Alliance for Michigan. This is the third year of the awards and DCHS has earned the Excellence
Award for all 3 years.
The 2018 EAM Hospital Patient Safety Award recognizes hospitals for consistency in patient safety and qual- ity of care. Hospitals receiving the award must report to The Leapfrog Group survey for two consecutive years, in 2016 and 2017, and main- tain all As in hospital safety scores for four consecutive six-month grading terms.
John Schon, DCHS administrator- CEO, said the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) award is the result of a strong and coordinated effort
between our physicians and hospital staff to consistently provide the best care we can for our loyal patients that utilize our health care services.
Schon said that it is this team approach to caring for our patients that makes the difference and has allowed DCHS to be recognized as one of the safest hospitals in Michigan over the past three years by the EAM. About the Economic Alliance for Michigan
Founded in 1982, the EAM is com- prised of businesses and unions work- ing together with one clear objective continued growth of Michigans econ- omy by inspiring job growth and strengthen Michigans competitiveness for attracting companies and talent. A main objective of the EAM is bringing attention to lawmakers and the public about the rising health care costs and its effect on the economy. The EAM is the Michigan Regional Leader for The Leapfrog Group. Learn more about the EAM at Follow us on Twitter @EAMOnline. Learn more about The Leapfrog Group at ----------------------------
Sanders Tapped For Insurance Award LANSING, Mich.– Scott Sanders of Iron Mountain received the Farm Bureau Insurance Elton R. Smith Award at the company’s Multi-Line Marketing Convention on Feb. 16 in
Traverse City.
The award honors a Farm Bureau
Insurance agent who best exhibits commitment to job, community, the insurance industry and the Michigan Farm Bureau family of companies. It pays tribute to former Michigan Farm Bureau President Elton R. Smith.
Sanders is not only a perennially suc- cessful agent but also finds ways to make himself available to help other agents in his region in addition to the Iron Range Farm Bureau, according to a release from the company.
He and his wife, Shannon, who also works at the agency, volunteer as well assisting a slate of community organi- zations and causes.
They have been particularly active
giving back to the Shriners Hospitals for Children after their son was born with cerebral palsy, Sanders said.
He has been a Farm Bureau Insurance agent for 24 years and has his Scott Sanders Agency at 1001 Carpenter Ave.
Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan was founded in 1949 by Michigan farmers. Farm Bureau Insurance agents across Michigan provide insur- ance services–life, home, auto, farm, business, retirement and more–pro- tecting nearly 500,000 Michigan pol- icyholders.
Abraham Campbell, D.O., P.C. Joins OSF Healthcare Medical Group (ESCANABA, MI/ March 5, 2018) – A private blessing and dedication was held Friday afternoon for the newest OSF HealthCare Medical Group
Abraham Campbell, D.O., P.C. has become OSF HealthCare Medical Group General Surgery and will con- tinue to operate in suite 300 of the Willow Creek Professional building across from the hospital at 3500 Ludington Street, Escanaba.
Dr. Campbell has served on the OSF St. Francis Hospital medical staff and provided exceptional care to the com- munity as an independent surgeon for nearly 15 years.
“As a trusted physician in our com- munity, his addition to the OSF HealthCare Medical Group General Surgery team will allow us to provide our community even easier access to the same exceptional care,” said Dr. Kim Johnson, Director of Physician Practices at OSF St. Francis, “we are excited to have Dr. Campbell and his team join OSF.”
New patients are being accepted. Talk to your doctor about a referral, or call (906) 786-7471.
Milligan Retiring From IMKCFCU
KINGSFORD — Vice President Debbie Milligan has decided to retire after almost four decades with Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union.
Milligan first joined the staff as a teller in 1980. She was promoted to loan clerk in 1989, then later that same year became head teller.
She was named loan department manager in 1998 and soon thereafter took over as vice president-lending until 2013, when she advanced to vice president.
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