Should we welcome all? Dear Editor,
Eckberg Lammers, P.C., and its Board of Directors has named four new shareholders of the firm, Tom Lehmann, Shannon Hooley Enright, Andrew Pratt and Kevin Sandstrom. "We're proud to recognize our new shareholders for their dedication to serving our clients," said Mark Vierling, President and CEO. "Their achievements demonstrate that together, our firm will continue to create value and help our clients achieve their business goals. It's been a productive year and we thank our clients for choosing to work with us and allowing us to serve them."
Hudson Hospital has announced the first baby of the new year. Morgan and Jeremy Weeks of Somerset, Wis., welcomed their daughter Tatum Morgan Weeks into the world at 6:23 p.m. Jan. 2, 2017. The New Year's baby arrived 8 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 inches. Big brother Tyson Weeks, 5, helped welcome the new baby. "We have delivered both of our children at Hudson Hospital Birth Center and the staff is friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable," says Morgan Weeks. The family received a gift basket, compliments of Hudson Hospital Birth Center.
Mark your calendar for the 28th annual Hudson Hot Air Affair on Feb. 3-5. This year, with a bow to mother nature, we will celebrate the theme of “Gone with the Windz.” Hot air ballooning is dependent on favorable weather conditions and Mother Nature calls the shots, deciding if the balloons can go up in the air or they stay on the ground.
The Hudson Chamber of Commerce will host its annual meeting and awards banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Kilkarney Hills Golf Course. The event gives the chamber the opportunity to recognize its members and volunteers for all they have done to help it grow. It is also a time to celebrate both the chamber and business accomplishments of the last year.
On Friday, Dec. 9, Hudson Hospital Foundation Board Members and local business partners presented the Children’s Health Literacy Grants to Reach Out & Read as well as Little Free Library – Health Action Book Clubs. These funds were raised at the Annual Hudson Hospital Foundation Wine Event, where over 275 community members joined in efforts to support the Children’s Health Literacy program.
To the editor...
SCORE The 2016 countdown is quickly reaching the end. What will your small-business look like in 2017? Will you grow? Have you thought about what you will need to change? Maybe nothing needs to change? Will “same old, same old” give your business the kind of leadership that it needs for the new year? That is how I started a CEO discussion a couple of days ago.
UW-River Falls alumnus Richard Moldenhauer has been named the 2016 recipient of the National Nyswander/Dole “Marie” Award presented by the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) for his extraordinary service in the opioid treatment community. Moldenhauer was presented the award at the National AATOD Conference in Baltimore, Md., in November.