, LVN, completed the Wound Treatment Associate Program. The purpose of the program is to prepare nurses in providing optimal care for patients with acute and chronic wounds under the direction of a certified wound care nurse.
• The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education has granted accreditation to theCalifornia Institute of Medical Science
. The award of accreditation status is based on an evaluation to demonstrate that the institution meets not only the standards of quality of the commission, but also the needs of students, the community and employers.
• Joint replacement care at
ranks among the top 10% in the nation, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions about health care. The ranking earns the hospital a Healthgrades Excellence Award for Joint Replacement for 2015.
• Dr.Jesus M. Rodriguez
, a family medicine physician with Kaiser Permanente Fresno, was one of four physicians recognized out of the more than 8,000 physicians within the Permanente Medical Group. He was named a 2014 Cecil Cutting Leadership Award winner for his outreach in the Latino community.
• TheGuarantee Good Will Network
donated $1,070 to Catholic Charities, $1,000 to Hope Now For Youth, $500 to the Community Food Bank and $440 to Coats for Kids. The Guarantee Good Will Network is funded by contributions from Guarantee Real Estate, their real estate agents and employees.
is the new general manager for The Falls Event Center, LLC’s Fresno event centers currently under construction and a future Clovis site presently being acquired.
joined Yorke Engineering, LLC as a senior scientist in the Fresno office. He brings more than 30 years of environmental experience and is an expert at helping companies meet their regulatory and compliance needs with local and state agencies.
• Security First Bank announced thatSteve Jones
has been promoted to president and CFO. In addition, six other employees were promoted:Kevin Williams
, executive vice president and CLO;Lou Balen
, senior vice president and CCO;Rita Skipper
, vice president of accounting;Neil Voss
, portfolio manager;Candace Kourafas
, AVP credit admin; andJeff Anderson
, assistant branch manager.