Sequoya Memorial Hospital in Sallisaw was named the Sallisaw Business of the Month at the Chamber's monthly membership meeting, held at the People Inc. Conference Center. Darren Girdner of KXMX, The Mix 105.1, standing in for chamber president Gary Winton who could not attend, presented the hospital with a plaque. Accepting are, from Girdner's left, Ozalena Martinex, RN and CNO, Holly Martens Bormann, the hospital's director of public relations, and Penny Martin, RN, director of the hospital's hospice.
Donna Meek, from Staff One, which provides Human Resources services to businesses and industries, reviewed the new 854 regulations and industries will have to comply with under the Affordable Care Act.
Girdner reminded members of upcoming events which include the chamber's Bassnanza Fishing Tournament to be held Saturday on Kerr Lake; the chamber's fundraiser Evviva!, which will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Roma's Italian Restaurant; and the Take PRIDE in Your Community workshop, which teaches employees quality customer service techniques, to be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the chamber conference room. For information on the events contact the chamber at (918)775-2558. Also, the Boys & Girls Club fundraiser, A Taste of Sallisaw, will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Sallisaw High School commons area. By Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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