“Barbara is the epitome of the Emory-Adventist Hospital’s mission of ‘Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ,’” said Ed Moyer, vice president of Nursing and Operations. “Her integrity and honesty are to be admired. She works hard to make sure each project of educating staff is a success and goes the extra mile to help her peers.”
Katie Pearson, RN, director of emergency and critical care services, was awarded the Nursing Director of the Year award, and Pam Center, RN, emergency department clinical coordinator, was honored with the Heart of Nursing Award.
Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna is a nonprofit facility operated by Adventist Health System as a joint venture with Emory Healthcare. The hospital is located at 3949 South Cobb Drive in Smyrna.
Marietta firm changes name
MARIETTA — Newpoint Thermal is changing its name to GTS Energy.
Owners of previously purchased GTS Energy heating equipment can contact GTS Energy with any parts, maintenance or technical needs.
GTS Energy designs and manufactures standard and customized process heating equipment to clientele nationally and internationally.
For more information, visit www.gtsenergy.com.
* In celebration of Independence Day, Goin’ Postal in Kennesaw is offering free U.S. flags. The flags are 3’ x 5’ or 4’ x 6’ and are limited to one per person while supplies last. Old flags can also be brought in for proper disposal by the Boy Scouts. Goin’ Postal is also serving as a used “Cell Phone for Soldiers” program drop-off partner. Used cell phones in any condition can be donated. Each cellphone donated buys 60 international calling minutes for a member of the military overseas. Goin’ Postal is located at 745 Chastain Road, Ste 1140 in Kennesaw.
* The India China America Institute and Kennesaw State’s Michael J. Coles College of Business will present a forum titled “Financial Inclusion and the Unbanked,” which will examine how government, industry and academia can come up with solutions together to reach those who do not have bank accounts.
Panelists will include K.V. Eapen, former joint secretary of banking for India, and special adviser to the International Monetary Fund; Shahid Charania, managing director for emerging markets for Equifax; and Govind Hariharan, executive director of India China America Institute, and professor of economics at KSU’s Coles College of Business.
The event will be at 6 p.m. June 20 at Prillaman Hall, Room 100, Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road in Kennesaw. Guests should RSVP at www.colescollege.com/ica.