The Sleep Institute of Texas has hired John Moore as director of communications.
Moore oversees marketing and media relations. He previously has worked as director of communications for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Smith County Sheriff’s Office and Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics.
The Sleep Medicine Institute of Texas, 3187 Paluxy Drive in Tyler, diagnoses and treats sleep disorders in adults and children.
Community shred day
Altra Federal Credit Union, 8976 S. Broadway Ave., will host a free community shred day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The credit union is holding the event as part of its Founder’s Week Celebration and International Credit Union Day. It is partnering with Ark-La-Tex Shredding.
Brian Selph, Altra Federal Credit Union's retail manager, said the shredding is free and that participants can register to win a $50 gift card. He is encouraging those who take part to bring nonperishable food items which will be donated to East Texas Food Bank.