EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP CHANGES AT GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
On Wednesday, December 14th, Morris “Buddy” Bond, Chairman of the Greenville Regional Hospital Board of Directors, announced that Bill Bruce, the hospital’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Sara McPeak, the hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer, would be leaving the hospital effective immediately. Bond, who is acting as the hospital’s Interim President and CEO, stated that the Executive Committee of the Greenville Regional Hospital Board of Directors had recently been studying and reviewing the Executive Leadership Team. The Committee concluded that a change was needed as the hospital moves forward with their plans for the future. Bond stated that “it is the desire of the Board of Directors that the hospital continue to be known regionally as a health care facility that provides excellence in patient care and is recognized as the best place in the region to work.”
GREENVILLE POLICE ASSOCIATION TO HOST ANNUAL SENIOR CHRISTMAS DINNER
The Greenville Police Association annual Senior Christmas Dinner is Christmas Day at the Senior Center. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. and dinner will be served at noon. The dinner is free for area seniors. Sign up at the Senior Center.
PATOKA VILLAGE HALL CLOSING FOR SEVERAL DAYS
The Patoka Village Hall will be closed on Friday, December 23rd, Monday, December 26th, Tuesday, December 27th, and Monday, January 2nd. If there is a water or sewer emergency, residents are urged to call the village hall for the after-hours phone number at 432-5855.
POCAHONTAS STUDENTS CONTINUE IN ACCELERATED READER PROGRAM
Students at the Pocahontas Center continue to advance in the Accelerated Reader Program. Students read books and take tests to earn accumulating points to reach higher point clubs. Ethan Carpenter is in the 300 point club, Kody Sterkis attained membership in the 200 point club, and in the 150 point club we find Allyson Leitschuh, Caleb Crawford, and Kenneth Dowdy. Jarin Weber, Malachi McElvain, and Kelsey Tetreau are in the 100 point club. Many Pocahontas students are actively participating in the Accelerated Reader Program.