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April 13, 2013

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ANDERSON, Ind. — Frischkorn assumes development role

ANDERSON — Michael Frischkorn will succeed Ashley Hopper, who began her role as city attorney this week, as Deputy Director of Economic Development. Frischkorn assumed his duties Monday, March 18.

“As we noted upon the selection of Ashley Hopper for the Deputy Director’s position last May, this is a position that requires significant experience with contract negotiation and preparation with tight timelines,” said Interim Economic Development Director Greg Winkler. “A legal and or a financial background is essential. Michael’s past practice as an attorney in appellate law provides the perfect skill set for this position.

“Michael brings the legal expertise, contractual insight and work ethic required for success in this postion. We hate to lose Ashley, but she is going to make a great city attorney and Michael is a great choice to fill this deputy director’s role.”

Prior to his appointment and  after years of experience serving in the legal field as an associate attorney for Sauce Tardy & Blumenthal and later as a judicial law clerk for the Indiana Court of Appeals, Frischkorn launched Frischkorn Law LLC, a general practice law firm in Fortville, focusing on  appellate litigation.

Frischkorn received his undergraduate degree in 2002 from Anderson University and in 2005 graduated from Indiana University’s McKinney School of Law with his Juris Doctor.

Daugherty Receives DAISY Award

ANDERSON — Ellen Daugherty, MS, RN-BC, CMSRN, has received the March DAISY Award presented by Nursing Services at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.

Daugherty began her career at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital in January 1979 as an LPN.

She went back to school and earned an associate’s and BS degrees in nursing. She also holds a master’s from Excelsior College. She is the nursing educator for Med/Surg Nursing, where she has served since 2008.

During her career, she served as the manager of Five South when it was a surgical and orthopedics unit, and was once a unit manager at the Anderson Center.

A nursing instructor praised Daugherty for being a great resource to nursing students.

The Daisy award was established by the “Daisy Foundation” to honor the compassion and caring of those nurses working at the bedside with patients.

Williams joins United Way as VP

ANDERSON — Kim Williams has recently joined United Way of Madison County as vice president for resource development.

Williams takes on her new position after working closely with many local non-profits in her capacity as director of XL Marketing over the past 15 years.

Williams will oversee the organization’s annual fundraising campaign throughout the county. Additional efforts will be focused on building relationships with individual and corporate donors and promoting the organization’s mission to provide a better life for every individual in Madison County through advancements in education, income and health.

Williams received her Bachelor’s degree in Design and Mass Communications from Anderson University. She worked for 15 years as creative director and then director for XL Marketing, a local marketing agency specializing in non-profits.

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