New COO named for PMC
ROCK HILL Piedmont Medical Center has announced that David Clay has been named its new Chief Operating Officer.
Most recently, Clay served as Chief Operating Officer at Central Carolina Hospital, a 137-bed hospital in Sanford, N.C. He joined PMC parent company Tenet in 2007 as a hospital compliance officer at Park Plaza Hospital in Houston, Texas. He is a registered respiratory therapist.
Clay was born in Dayton, Ohio and attended Wichita State University, where he received a BS and MHA. He joined Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, where he started out in respiratory therapy, then moved to Oklahoma, where he assumed the director of respiratory services role at the 329-bed Muskogee Regional Medical Center.
After seventeen years in Oklahoma, Clay joined Tenet Healthcare System’s Park Plaza Hospital and Plaza Specialty Hospital, serving a three-year stint as a compliance officer before moving to North Carolina to accept the COO position at Central Carolina Hospital.
Family Trust offers scholarship
ROCK HILL Applications are being accepted by Family Trust Federal Credit Union for its Eddie Reeves Volunteerism Scholarship.
The $1,000 scholarship is given to a Family Trust member of any age who is an exemplary volunteer. The award will be announced at the credit union’s annual meeting April 9.
The scholarship is named for Eddie Reeves, a credit union volunteer for more than 30 years who served as board chairman for 25 years. The deadline to apply is March 9. The application can be found online at www.familytrust.org. Click on Scholarships, grants and donations.
Clover chamber plans ‘think local’ campaign
CLOVER The Greater Clover Chamber of Commerce is unveiling a “think local” campaign — a concentrated effort to get the community and surrounding areas to spend their dollars with local businesses.
The chamber will have “think local” stickers for cars and/or storefronts to allow people to show support for the campaign. It also will have dates when residents are encouraged to patronize local businesses.
Inman Farms to open in June
YORK Inman Farms on S.C. 5 west of York plans to open in June as an agri-tourism destination. The farm will also introduce services as a destination for weddings, reunions and special events.
The Market at Inman Farms, a roadside stand, is open and available for local farmers and artisans interested in selling local produce, arts, crafts and other hand-made items. The market will be available through December.
Inman Farms, owned by Roe Inman, and The Market at Inman Farms will make its official debut during the second annual York County Ag + Art Tour June 8 to 9. The farm also plans to host weddings, family gatherings, civic group meetings and other events.
Once a working farm, Inman Farms is home to a vintage 1951 peach packing shed. Plans are in the works for tours to be offered. For details, contact Signa Curry, events coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edward Jones advisor plans coffee club
YORK Robert Winkler, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, will be hosting a coffee club at 9 a.m. on the second Friday of each month at the Edward Jones office at 128 N. Congress St., York.
“The coffee club offers us an opportunity to learn from one another and receive market updates,” Winkler said. “I look forward foward to keeping individual investors informed about the current market and economy, as well as have fun and get to know some of my neighbors.”
Edward Jones provides financial services for investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. The company, which has more than 12,000 financial advisors, is headquartered in St. Louis.
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