Papa John's Pizza Signs on as Dantastic Sponsor
Papa John’s Pizza is joining forces with the Danville-Boyle County Community Arts Center to promote the arts in Boyle County’s fourth annual Dantastic Race.
The race is loosely based on TV’s “Amazing Race.” Contestants will visit various cultural, business and social service sites throughout Boyle County, completing challenges as they go, with the winning team receiving $500.
The Dantastic Race is a unique, highly competitive activity that incorporates the arts in amazing ways.
The race starts at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Arts Center on Main Street.
Harrodsburg resident chosen a future long-term care leader
Conjuna Collier of Harrodsburg, administrator at Tanbark Health Care Center in Lexington, has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living as a future leader in long-term care.
Collier will join the association’s Future Leaders, a year-long program that offers training and guidance for long-term care professionals.
Collier has been an administrator in long-term care for 18 years, the last 10 at Tanbark. Also, she has been a three-time district Administrator of the Year, and Tanbark has been District Facility of the Year twice in the association’s Quality Awards Program.
The year-long program kicks off with a two-day symposium, “Future Leaders of Long-term Care in America,” held each year in July inWashington, D.C.
McDowell nurse receives certification
Ruth Luttrell, a registered nurse with Ephraim McDowell Health, is now a certified emergency nurse.
Luttrell achieved the certification through the Emergency Nurses Association. To earn certification, Luttrell was required to take and successfully complete the CEN certification exam. Certification recognizes her specialized knowledge, skills and experience.
She has worked at Ephraim McDowell Health since 1983.
McDowell Health president advocates for Kentucky hospitals
A team of Kentucky Hospital Association members, including Vicki Darnell, president and chief executive officer of Ephraim McDowell Health, and Tressa Mason, general counsel for Ephraim McDowell Health, traveled to Washington, D.C., July 31-Aug. 1 to advocate on behalf of Kentucky’s hospitals.
The group was led by KHA Legislative Chairman Bert Whitaker, chief executive officer of Trover Health System, and KHA board Chairman Bud Warman, president and chief executive officer of Highlands Regional Medical Center.