Hoosier Park’s Kase attends Wisconsin event
ANDERSON — Mike Kase of Anderson, and Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s lead sales representative, attended the “Boomers in Groups” BiG Weekend Conference in Milwaukee, Wis., on Sept. 28-30.
Kase, along with four other group travel professionals, gave presentations highlighting their companies or locations for group and tourism travel. Kase and each of the other presenters received awards for their presentations.
McHerron accepting new patients
INDIANAPOLIS — Community Physician Network, the integrated physician practice of Community Health Network, has announced that Dr. Tony McHerron, pediatrician, is currently accepting patients at his office in Anderson.
McHerron completed his medical degree at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., and his residency in pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
His office is at 1210A Medical Arts Boulevard, Suite 206, Anderson.
For more information, call 298-4520.
Bray promoted to WISH news director
INDIANAPOLIS — Steve Bray of WISH TV, Indianapolis, has been promoted to news director of WISH-TV’s 24-Hour News 8.
Bray joined the WISH-TV team in January 1995. He was promoted to chief meteorologist in August 1999, and named news operations manager in April 2009.
The Herald Bulletin and WISH-TV are news gathering partners.
Rockhill joins board of directors
YORKTOWN — Lois Rockhill, former executive director of Second Harvest in Muncie, has joined the board of directors of LifeStream Services. LifeStream is the Aging and Disability Resource Center for East Central Indiana.
In addition, three area residents have joined LifeStream’s Advisory Council.
New council members elected this fall are: Christy Tompkins, administrator, Heritage House, New Castle; Ashley Hopper, deputy director, City of Anderson Economic Development; and Bob Gentry, chairman of the Park Advisory Board for Union City.
Water Pollution Control earns award
ANDERSON — The Water Pollution Control Department has once again been named the recipient of the Laboratory Excellence Award during the 76th Annual conference held Nov. 14-16 at the Westin Hotel in downtown Indianapolis.
Amy Wilson, laboratory supervisor, said the City of Anderson has received the award for 19 years.
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Hoosier Park’s Kase attends Wisconsin event
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