Good News January 2014

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Williamston Sport & Spine Now Open Drs. Krystal Siminski and Kyle Zimmerman fulfilled a family legacy this past May when they opened their new chiropractic office at 425 W. Grand River, Williamston. The couple worked for Siminski’s father, a celebrated Chiropractor in Owosso, before branching out on their own. The husband and wife duo enjoy a very active lifestyle and have also traveled abroad for humanitarian efforts in Morocco and Fiji. Both doctors are certified in a dynamic procedure called the Graston Technique, which aids in the management of a variety of musculoskeletal disorders. Williamston Sport & Spine is “aligning passion with performance” through its comprehensive approach. The company focuses on chiropractic care, massage therapy and nutrition. For more information, call (517) 655-2468 or visit www.williamstonsportandspine.com.   CAWLM Donates $4,000 to C.A.R.E. To further aid Capital Area Response Effort (C.A.R.E.) in their mission of reaching domestic violence survivors in need, Capital Area Women’s LifeStyle Magazine (CAWLM) Publisher Tiffany Dowling presented a $4,000 check to C.A.R.E. Program Coordinator/Advocate Desirae Kelley-Kato. The money was raised during the annual Lady Classic Golf Outing. This is the seventh consecutive year of the Lady Classic golf outing, and the first time it benefitted C.A.R.E. In September 2013 more than 140 women gathered at Timber Ridge Golf Club to participate in the Lady Classic. Along with a portion of entry fees and sponsorship dollars, all of the money raised during the event through various activities, including the celebrity caddy auction, went directly to C.A.R.E. The money raised for C.A.R.E. will help support and spread word about the services they provide to the community. C.A.R.E.’s near 24-hour help includes providing personal needs items, safety planning, court advocacy and more, assisting those experiencing domestic violence. Next year’s CAWLM Lady Classic is set for Thursday, Sept. 18. For more information, visit cawlm.com. Eaton Rapids Recognizes Women Working Wonders’ Community Giving The city of Eaton Rapids is proud to recognize Women Working Wonders (WWW) for Eaton Rapids for their generous financial gifts to area charities who help those in the community most in need. Since the organization was founded in September 2011, WWW has given a total of $44,400 to local charities. Members meet quarterly to hear presentations by fellow members about a favorite charity needing financial support. The charity chosen at December’s meeting to receive $6,300 was Hearts and Hands, a Christian-based, volunteer-run organization that assists with meeting the basic needs of individuals and families in Eaton Rapids. Through donations like those given by WWW, Heart and Hands was able to serve more than 4,500 individuals in need this year with food, gas, utilities and housing assistance. For more information or to join Women Working Wonders for Eaton Rapids, call Nancy Pople at (517) 285-2732 or Annie Lange at (517) 719-1523. MSUFCU Receives Recognition for Health and Wellness Initiatives MSU Federal Credit Union was recently named one of Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest In Wellness by Wellco, Corp! Magazine, the Michigan Business and Professional Association, and the Michigan Food and Beverage Association, and one of six Michigan companies selected to the 2013 Michigan’s Healthiest Employers honor roll program by Crain’s Business and MiBiz. Both awards recognize MSUFCU’s commitment to promoting excellence in the workplace through healthy initiatives. MSUFCU is committed to providing a healthy work environment by encouraging healthy eating and friendly exercise challenges, providing nutritious options in the employee café, sponsoring community races and partnering with Sparrow Hospital to offer a wellness forum for employees to track their health progress. Capital Area Michigan Works! Recognizes Local Employers Capital Area Michigan Works! recognized three companies for their dedication to workforce development at this year’s annual dinner and awards celebration. This year, Capitol National Bank, Meridian Magnesium Products of America and F.C. Mason Company were each recognized as an Employer of the Year. Capitol National Bank has utilized the Capital Area Michigan Works! business services team to recruit local talent to fill positions. Capitol National Bank is also a member of the Capital Area IT Council. Meridian Magnesium Products of America is a valued partner of Capital Area Michigan Works! in workforce development. Meridian Magnesium Products of America uses the Pure Michigan Talent Connect, and works closely with the business services team to hire local talent and is a key advocate of on the job training grants. F.C. Mason Company partnered with Capital Area Michigan Works! to help find qualified workers through utilizing the Pure Michigan Talent Connect, on the job training funds and other HR activities. F.C. Mason is also an active member of the Capital Area Manufacturing Council. For more information, visit www.camw.org.
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