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    New Physician Joins
HNJH Medical Staff
Helen Newberry Joy Hospital wel- comes experienced provider, Dr. William Sheppard, to its medical staff. Dr. Sheppard will provide primary care to patients in both the Manistique Lakes Family Clinic and West Mackinac Health Clinic beginning January 7, 2020.
“Clinic staff and administration were very impressed with Dr. Sheppard” said Hunter Nostrant, CEO o HNJH. “We are incredibly fortunate and excit- ed to have him join our rural health- care team. He possesses a great blend of top-notch clinical education and knowledge with a strong passion for providing community-based care.”
Recipients Of
October Grants
Mr. Greg Sudderth, Chair of the Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund (UPSF & W) Grants Committee, announced today the recipients of their October 2019 Grants Round. Those receiving grants are the Michigan Society of American Foresters - BeLeaf It of Not! and the Northwood Alliance, Inc. - Wildcat Falls Community Forest.
Committee Chair Sudderth stated, “We feel privileged and honored to be a committee under the guidance of such a wonderful organization such as the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula. It is our mission to foster a better understanding of our forests and wildlife as well as assist U.P. residents, including our youth, to become more active and enjoy the out- doors as much as possible”.
The Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund Committee announced the next open grant round will start January 31, 2010 and all grant requests and requirements must be received by 4pm (EST) on Wed., April 1, 2010.
Smiley Earns Bank Award
Samantha M. SMiley recently received the 2019 Mary L. Staudenmaier WINGS (Worthy Individual Noted for Generous Service) Award. This award was named in honor of The Stephenson National Bank & Trust’s (SNBT) former-chair- man and long-time president. The award epitomizes Smiley’s unwavering participation in public service for the community.
As an Interactive Service Associate, Smiley’s primary focus is assisting cus- tomers at the eTellers and providing them with top-notch customer service. She has previously received the ABA Universal Banker Certificate and has over fifteen years of customer service experience. Smiley resides in Dunbar with her significant other and son.
Jennifer Voegtline
Voegtline Appointed New
CEO At Lake Superior LIfe
Care & Hospice
MARQUETTE — Jennifer Voegtline was recently appointed as the CEO of Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice.
“We’re excited to have Jennifer lead our team,” Michelle Sellers, the hos- pice organization’s board president, said in a press release. “She has a pas- sion for the community and a strength of building relationships to ensure our services and programs continue to meet the needs of our patients, their families and our staff.”
Voegtline took over the position effective Aug. 19 following the retire- ment of Sue Rutkowski (Kitti), who had led the organization for the past five years.
Voegtline had served as executive director of the Marquette Alger
Resolution Service for the past 15 years.
She received her undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University and her master’s of public administration from Northern Michigan University. She has worked in human services for over 22 years and has volunteered with several non- profits in the Marquette community. “I’m honored, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization of passionate, dedicated and talented professionals,” Voegtline said.
IncredibleBank Recognized
MARQUETTE — IncredibleBank was recently recognized in the Best Banks to Work For program, which was initiated in 2013 by American Banker and Best Companies Group. This award honors U.S. banks for out- standing employee satisfaction. This is the fourth consecutive year the bank has been honored, according to a press release.
IncredibleBank offers its employees many benefits from providing fitness facilities and reimbursement for gym memberships, to distributing locally grown produce to its locations and rewarding employees with paid time off in exchange for community service, according to the release.
Bellin Bringing Surgeon to IM
IRON MOUNTAIN — Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Patricia McDougall Schick of Bellin Health Titletown Sports Medicine and Orthopedics will see patients at Bellin Health Iron Mountain beginning today.
McDougall Schick has spent more than 20 years providing care for chil- dren’s orthopedic concerns. She sees patients from newborn to age 18 and offers expertise in pediatric orthopedic care, trauma and fracture care, hip and knee problems, bone tumors, hand and upper extremity defects and injuries, spine deformity, bone dyspla- sia, foot and ankle deformities, limb differences, and bone and joint infec- tions.
Bellin Health Iron Mountain is at 440 Woodward Ave., No. 101, in Iron Mountain.
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