Urmi Boyd has joined Home Instead Senior Care in Eugene as personnel coordinator. She oversees recruiting, hiring and training caregivers for the elderly. Boyd previously served as senior outreach worker for Lane County Senior and Disabled Services.
New Horizons Home Care Resources in Eugene has promoted Jennifer Saunders to registered nurse case manager. She will direct a team of registered nurses that oversees all in-home client assessments, admissions and client care plans. Saunders has been with New Horizons for two years.
Heidi Behrends and Marianne Brown have joined McKenzie Midwifery & Women's Services in Springfield as office nurse staff. They are responsible for patient care, phone triage, childbirth and lactation education. Behrends and Brown have several years of obstetric nursing experience.
Bill Temes and Karl Kolbeck have joined the physical therapy staff at Therapeutic Associates Inc. of Eugene/Springfield. He serves as a faculty and board member at the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Temes will serve as clinical residency director and will treat patients at the west Eugene and Gateway offices. Kolbeck will be providing physical therapy to patients at the west Eugene office. He has 11 years of orthopedic physical therapy experience.
The Junior League has elected the following to serve on the executive committee for 2002-03: president, Wendy Laing; president elect, Nancy Grove; administrative vice president, Julie Tartar; community vice president, Erin Regali; secretary, Laurel Allender; treasurer, Kristin Forrest; and assistant treasurer, Megan Capper.
KMTR-TV, KVAL-TV, KLSR-TV and KEVU-TV of Eugene/Springfield received the Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Award from Drug Strategies, a national non-profit research institute. The award is in recognition of the one-hour commercial-free, anti-drug and alcohol program, "One Voice: Media United Against Drugs" for "Connecting with Kids: What You Need to Know," produced and aired by the television stations.
Chuck Forster, executive director of the Lane Workforce Partnership, has been elected chairman of the Oregon Workforce Part- nership.
New Horizons Home Care Resources Inc. has moved to 392 Rustic Place, Eugene. The hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The phone is 687-8851.
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