March 1, 2013 · Updated 9:11 AM
Adams joins company
The Shepherds and the Angels announced Leah Adams will be event coordinator for the company. Her responsibility will be organizing fundraisers and looking for sponsors.
Adams, who has more than 10 years of home care experience, has lived in Kitsap County since 1995 and is married with two daughters.
The Shep-herds and The Angels is a faith based non-profit organization that is dedicated to assisting senior citizens, American veterans and vulnerable adults in maintaining and improving dignity, independence and quality of life by empowering them, their families and caregivers through assistance, education, advocacy, resources and support.
Business supporting food banks
Kitsap Physical Therapy and Sports Clinics is supporting local food banks in each of its seven locations.
The new program helps fund the local food banks by donating 50 cents for each visit each patient receives upon completion of their referred cycle of care.
The following food banks will be recipients of the proceeds from this program: Helpline House, Sharenet Food Bank, North Kitsap Fishline, South Kitsap Helpline, Central Kitsap Food Bank and the Bremerton Foodline. After only two months, more than $1,600 has been donated to date
The business is committed to providing funds on a year-round basis with an annual donation goal of $10,000.
OPKC announces board officers
The Board of Directors of the Olympic Peninsula Kidney Centers (OPKC) announced the recent election of new Board officers and the selection of two new members of the Board of Directors.
At the recent annual meeting of the OPKC Board of Directors, Jill Jean, director of Kitsap Regional Library, was elected to the position of president.
Other officers elected include: Eileen Schock as vice-president, Robert Schneidler as secretary and Robert Schwartz as treasurer.
In addition, two new members were selected to replace retiring members Clint Shinkle, a founding member of the OPKC Board, and David Gitch, another long-term Board member. The new Board members are Terri McKenize of Huddleston, McKenize PLLC and Associates of Silverdale, and Linda Larson, vice President and controller at Watson Furniture Company of Poulsbo.
Since 1980, Olympic Peninsula Kidney Centers have served the needs of individuals who are experiencing chronic kidney disease and require dialysis. OPKC has four facilities located in Bremerton, Port Orchard, Poulsbo and Port Townsend, serving all of Kitsap county and portions of Mason and Jefferson counties.