Traverse Bay Kids’s Advocacy Middle appointed Travis Kirschner and Tifini McClyde-Blythe to its board of administrators. Kirschner is a Michigan State Police Trooper/Investigator at the moment stationed on the Cadillac publish. Kirschner has been a state trooper since 2012 and is an lively supporter of youth actions, which incorporates serving as a volunteer boys baseball and basketball coach. McClyde-Blythe is an affiliate vice chairman for human sources at Interlochen Middle for the Arts. In line with a launch, McClyde-Blythe has 13 years {of professional} expertise in “a big social service group that served kids and adults with developmental disabilities and difficult behaviors, the place she incessantly partnered with Youngster Protecting Companies and different governmental businesses.” She has a grasp’s diploma in human sources improvement and administration and a bachelor’s in enterprise administration and human sources administration from Indiana College.

Century 21 Northland Realtor Kellie Sergent completed twenty seventh in gross sales quantity in 2020 amongst greater than 1,800 Century 21 brokers in Michigan. Sergent works for Century 21 Northland in Elk Rapids and is beginning her ninth 12 months within the enterprise. Because of her gross sales quantity, Sergent will obtain the Centurion Award, essentially the most prestigious award introduced by Century 21.

Munson Healthcare peer restoration coaches Paul Bock and Kimberly Johnson acquired the 2020 Advocacy Award from Dependancy Remedy Companies. The award from the Traverse Metropolis-based ATS is for “these whose efforts symbolize vital contributions to the restoration group.” Sponsor of The PORCH restoration middle, ATS provides applications like secure syringe entry and Naloxone distribution in addition to referral to social, psychological well being and different companies.

Neighborhood Service Trooper Dave Prichard acquired the Neighborhood Policing Excellent Achievement Award. Prichard is assigned to the Michigan State Police publish in Cadillac. In line with a launch, the award “acknowledges an progressive initiative that makes use of teamwork to unravel a group concern.” Prichard was honored for serving to to ascertain a veterans’ court docket inside the 86th District Courtroom. The ten-member Veterans’ Remedy Staff features a district court docket choose, a prosecutor, a protection lawyer, personnel from the Division of Justice and Veterans Affairs, a probation officer, a therapy coordinator and Prichard. The 86th District Veterans’ Courtroom was chartered in 2020 and the therapy crew evaluated its first case on Jan. 11, 2021.

Karen Bailey will retire Feb. 12 after 42 years at Honor Financial institution. Bailey has served as a teller within the drive-up on the Honor department for many of her profession. In line with a launch, Bailey has a offered “an everyday heat smile and wonderful service” throughout her tenure and Honor Financial institution President Norm Plumstead stated her dedication “has been nothing wanting extraordinary.” Honor Financial institution is encouraging prospects to come back to a “drive-up social gathering” to honk horns and share nicely needs between now and Feb. 12 within the drive-up on the Honor department.

Kuhn Rogers PLC named Dane Carey because the agency’s latest associate. Carey grew up in northern Michigan and has been training regulation in Traverse Metropolis since 2015. In line with a launch, Carey “represents company purchasers and personal people in advanced civil issues … with a concentrate on industrial issues, partnership and shareholder disputes, actual property points, employment claims, zoning and land use, specialised torts and private harm, and probate litigation.”

Habitat for Humanity of Michigan elected Deborah Smith-Olson of Lake-Osceola State Financial institution, Juan Zuniga of LISC Flint, and Marty Spencer of Impartial Financial institution to its board of administrators. The present board of administrators embody board chair Daniel Web page-Wooden, Whirlpool Company; first vice chair Scott Younger, retired from The Dow Chemical Firm; second vice chair Rev. Dr. Oscar King, III, Kelley-Cawthorne; secretary Kristian Hurley, American Coronary heart Affiliation; treasurer Jeffrey Kindinger, Michigan Schooling Affiliation; Byna Elliott, J.P. Morgan Chase Financial institution; Craig Erzen, The Ford Motor Firm; Carolyn Bloodworth, Shoppers Vitality Basis; Fred Fechheimer, retired from Dykema; Daniel Lynch, Affiliate Mortgage Companies; Eric Hanna, Michigan Neighborhood Capital; Rodney Cole, Sr., DTE Vitality; Jamie Whisnant, Auto-Homeowners Insurance coverage Firm; Robert Johnson, Livingston County Habitat for Humanity; Wendy Clow, Better Jackson Habitat for Humanity; Jamie Healy, Habitat for Humanity of Mason County; Barbara Seabolt, Mecosta County Habitat for Humanity and Nancy Pellegrini, Habitat for Humanity Menominee River.