January 10, 2012
Local truck driver is recognized for safety milestone
Cheryl M. Wilson, of Issaquah, has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for eight years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer.
Wilson has been driving professionally for eight years and currently hauls general freight.
The OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program is sponsored by Shell Rotella and is designed to recognize and reward OOIDA members for their safe, accident-free years while operating a commercial vehicle. Safe driving awards are available to all eligible OOIDA members who qualify based upon the number of years for which the member has operated a commercial vehicle without being involved in a preventable accident.
ArtEAST receives $8,000 grant
ArtEAST recently received an $8,000 grant from 4Culture’s Arts Facilities Capital Program.
ArtEAST plans to use the funds to add to and improve its education space.
The program supports quality projects by organizations and local governments throughout King County, and has invested more than $35 million in the past two decades. The program is offered every 12 to 24 months, and awards have ranged from $8,000 to $100,000 in recent cycles.
Local dentist is selected for Pierre Fauchard Academy board
Dr. Barry A. Feder, of Issaquah, was recently recognized as the new board trustee for the Pierre Fauchard Academy Western USA Region, taking the oath of office Oct. 9 at the academy’s annual meeting in Las Vegas.
Feder received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Washington and his Doctor of dental surgery from the University of Detroit. He served in the United States Army Reserve and retired a lieutenant colonel.
Feder was inducted in 2000 as a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and has served six years as the PFA Washington Section chairman. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Academy of General Dentistry, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity and the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah.