The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 18, 1995 · Page 23
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i 'TtiUfebAY.'' i MAY j 18. 19'95 ' AT WORK >• From Page 2 tors, elected officials, law enforcement personnel, and others. Each participant at the summit was given a safe schools videotape, "Be Smart — Be Safe — Stay Cool!", to be shown in their schools and communities. Coburn is exhibitor at Stillwater festival Salina potter Steve Coburn exhibited his artwork at the 18th Annual "Run for the Arts" Fine Arts and Jazz Festival April 22 in Stillwater, Okla. One hundred artists competed for more than $1,600 in cash awards. Gillispie Snell KWU psychology faculty are workshop presenters Kansas Wesleyan University psychology professors Gerald Gillispie and Kathryn Snell have been busy participating in a variety of workshops throughout the country. Gillispie presented a two-day workshop in New York City on March 18-19 on the subject of his forthcoming book, tentatively titled, "End Addiction: The Twelve Step Kabbalist Path of Recovery." Publication is expected in the fall. Additional workshops on the same topic are scheduled for the summer in other areas of the country. Snell is providing training and refresher workshops throughout Kansas for alcohol and drug addiction counselors planning to take certification tests. Snell and Gillispie also have worked on the KWU Addiction and Recovery Lecture and Workshop Series in Dodge City on March 31 and April 1. The workshop focused on minority/Latino issues in counseling. Figg is clinician for school choral events Joseph Figg, director of choral activities at Kansas Wesleyan University, recently served as choral clinician for two Kansas school districts. On Feb. 28, he was clinician for the Kanopolis Middle School choirs and ensembles in the Ellsworth school district. On March 13, he served as clinician for the Onaga High School Choir, ensembles and soloists when they visited the KWU campus. Fies also served as an adjudi- , • , , •?", ,,,,-• i i >••<••'•• * • • • cator for the Regional Solo and Ensemble Contest at Tabor College, Hillsboro, on March 25, and as guest clinician for the Salina Middle Schools Choral Festival at KWU on April 4. Scranton takes new job at Wayne State College Bonnie Scranton, former director of college advancement at Kansas State University-Salina and graduate assistant in KSU's office of institutional advancement, has accepted a position at Wayne State College in Wayne, Neb. Scranton, 2314 Planet, will be assistant vice-president for enrollment management. Wayne State College, located in northeast Nebraska, enrolls around 4,000 students. She will begin work at her new position on July 1. Wells earns award for Sonic's sales increase Denise Wells, manager of Salina's Sonic Drive-Inn, received a national award at the company's recent national convention in Las Vegas, Nev. The Salina Sonic Drive-Inn achieved more than a $75,000 increase in net sales in fiscal 1994. Romeiser is liaison for Commission on Cancer Dr. Rex S. Romeiser, Salina, has received a three-year appointment as cancer liaison physician for the Hospital Cancer Program at Asbury-Salina Regional Medical Center and St. John's Regional Health Center. The Cancer Liaison Program is an integral part of the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Romeiser is among a national network of more than 2,000 volunteer cancer liaison physicians who provide leadership and support to the Approvals Program, and other Commission on Cancer activities. Romeiser, who has a significant interest in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with malignant diseases, also provides local leadership for the annual national clinical goal of the Cancer Liaison Program. This year's goal is a joint effort by the Commission on Cancer and the American Cancer Society to affect the prevention of tobacco-related cancer and other diseases in the childhood and young adult population. Cunningham is jurist at two floral events Gib Cunningham, owner of Designs by Cunningham, 528 Kenwood Park Drive, was guest floral designer and commentator at "Spring Fling '95" April 2 at the Oklahoma Flower Market in Oklahoma City. On April 6-7, Cunningham represented the American Institute of Floral Designers as guest floral judge at the National Intercollegiate Floral Crop . Quality. Eyaluatftn' ,and, Design Competition at Kansas State University in Manhattan. The competition is sponsored by the American Floral Endowment and Pi Alpha Xi National. Colleges represented were California Polytechnic State University, University of Illinois, Kansas State University, University of Kentucky, Oklahoma State University, Pennsylvania State University, South Dakota State University, Texas A&M, Utah State University, and the University of Wisconsin. Nathan and Brenda Stanton Stantons are chosen as Pfeiffer Hall directors Nathan and Brenda Stanton have been chosen as the 1995-96 resident hall director family for Pfeiffer Resident Hall (women's residence facility) at Kansas Wesleyan University. Nathan is a 1991 graduate of KWU. As a KWU student, he was active in athletics and drama and lived in the residence hall for four years. He is an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church and served as a youth worker at the First United Methodist Church in El Dorado for 2'/z years. He is a community consultant at the North Central Kansas Regional Prevention Center and is seeking his master of divinity degree at the Saint Paul School of Theology. Brenda, a native of Kiowa, is a theater-performance and communications major at KWU. She has experience as a resident assistant at KWU's Wilson Hall (women's resident facility) and is active in Taking Care of Business (a KWU student group addressing contemporary teen issues) and the KWU drama department. Abilene journalists win in press women contest Winners in the annual Kansas Press Women Communications Contest were honored during the organization's awards banquet, April 22 in Manhattan. First place entries have been entered in the National Federation of Press Women Communication Contest for members. Kansas winners include WRAPPING PAPER recycles 108S. 4lfi ' 827-'0777^ Vivien Sadowski and Ericka .Werling of the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle. Sadowski, Abilene, publisher/editor of the Reflector- Chronicle, placed first in editorial; second in editorial and infrequent sections/supplements edited by entrant; third in single page or pages regularly edited by entrant other than lifestyle or entertainment; and honorable mention in single page regularly edited by entrant. Werling, Solomon, a Reflector-Chronicle staff member, placed first in continuing coverage news stories, and third in feature story. Keyte earns employee honor at Smoky Hill Smoky Hill Rehabilitation Center, 1007 Johnstown, has chosen Kelli Keyte, as employee of the month for March. Keyte, who has worked as a certified nurse's aide for two years, ' —— ' enjoys being Keyte able to help and care for the residents. Everyone at Smoky Hill Rehab appreciates all the love and support she gives. McAlexander participating in Leadership Kansas Elroy McAlexander, president of St. John's Military School, Salina, is among the 35 individuals selected to participate in the class of 1995 of Leadership Kansas, a nationally recognized program that aims to develop and motivate future leaders for the state. Leadership Kansas, a program of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in 1979 to identify outstanding potential leaders from various walks of life. The program focuses on the issues facing the state and encourages those selected to become active partners in addressing the issues. Leadership Kansas graduates include state officials, industry leaders and community activists. Beginning in May, the class meets once a month for six months in Johnson County, Hays, Independence/Sedan, Garden City, Wichita and Topeka. Four train to become SHICK volunteers Dorothy Gerdes, Yvonne Larson, Mary Lou Odle and Margie Walstrom have been certified as senior health insurance counselors. Medicare beneficiaries in Saline County who have health insurance questions or problems now can schedule a free, confidential counseling session just by placing a phone call. The four women have completed a four-day course offered by the Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) Program, and are ready to meet with people who have questions on health insurance. They do not sell or recommend any specific insurance company or policy. These volunteers will meet with people at their convenience. Older Kansans in Salina can schedule appointments with Gerdes by calling 823-3444, Larson by calling 827-1778, Odle by calling 823-6645, or Walstrom by calling 825-1084. All four are volunteers for the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging. The NC-FH AAA works in partnership with >• Continued to Page 4 ThePrudental Life Homeowners Health ARCHIE R. RIGGS 645 E. Crawford 8254411 IT'S AS SIMPLE AS... Ai LCOHOL CAN PUT THE c ON 'YOUR ELEBRATION Prom, graduation, holidays.. .life's celebrations often involve alcohol and can end in tragedy when mixed with driving. More than 25,000 people each year are killed by drunk drivers. You can enjoy special celebrations by designating a driver, wearing your seatbelt, and never letting a friend drive while intoxicated. Don't let alcohol put the brakes on life's special moments - never drink and drive. SALINA FIRE DEPARTMENT EMS E3 we're there for life

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