November 6, 2012
Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation honored
Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation received the 2012 Bronze Commitment to Quality award for its dedication to improving quality care.
The award is one of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. The program honors facilities across the nation that demonstrated their commitment to the quality improvement journey.
Lisa Stubenrauch, RN administrator at Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation, received one of nine bronze awards given to facilities in Washington for 2012 at the AHCA/NCAL’s 63rd annual convention and Exposition on Oct. 8 in Tampa, Fla.
Local resident honored at Puyallup Fair
Gail Stefani, of Issaquah, received an honorable mention in the Christmas Stocking: Counted Thread category of the Puyallup Fair Home Arts Textile Competition.
Leadership group honors local managers
Milenko Matanovic, founder of the Issaquah-based Pomegranate Center, received the Leadership Eastside Network’s award for Vision for his help to low-income and high-density communities create gathering places, parks and public artwork through a process that builds true community ownership and input.
Sammamish’s Teresa Bretl, executive director of Athletes for Kids, received the Diversity LENi.
The committee also selected finalists for the Community’s Choice Award, including Mayor Ava Frisinger, Rowley Properties, and Bob and Mary Trask, for their supervision of the Sammamish-area Mayor’s Month of Concern for the Hungry.
Eastside Catholic students honored by National Merit
Eastside Catholic students David Hurdle, of Issaquah; and Michael Abraham, Addison Klinke and David Kutas, of Sammamish, have been named Commended Students in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students are recognized for exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the PSAT/NMST last October.