EARNED

Ms. Kristi Pinkney of Greenbrier Nursing & Rehabilitation recently earned the Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional credential, according to the Texas-based Creative Solutions in Healthcare announced.

CDM, CFPPs work together with registered dieticians to provide quality nutritional care for clients in a variety of non-commercial settings and perform a myriad of specialized tasks including an expertise in food protection and sanitation.

 

WINNER

Corinna Ruiz, Sales Manager for 96.7 KOYE "La Invasora," has won Radio Ink magazine's Medallas De. Cortez Sales Manager of the Year at the Hispanic Broadcasting Convention in Dallas. Corinna joined KOYE in 2001.

 

BEST

The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the performance of attorney Tab E. Lawhorn as 2015 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. One of the most significant aspects of the selection process involves attorneys' relationships and reputation among his or her clients. You can contact Tab E. Lawhorn at 903-526-2767 or www.dzwlaw.com.

 

PROMOTIONS

UBS Financial Services announced the promotions of two of its financial advisers — John Mark Rogers to first vice president, Wealth Management and Zachary Sabota vice president, Wealth Management. UBS Financial Services is one of the world's leading wealth managers with a presence in all major financial centers worldwide.

BOOK DRIVE

A book drive benefiting the Literacy Council of Tyler is taking place at United Heritage Credit Union through March 27. Members of the community are encouraged to participate in the book drive by bringing children's books to the UHCU, 522 S. Broadway Ave. Books must be new or gently used children's (birth to 8 years old) books with pages that are intact, clean and unmarked.

 

BUNNY

The Easter Bunny will be available for visits through April 4 at Broadway Square Mall. Additionally, the mall will host a Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28, where kids can participate in various Easter activities and games, and a Caring Bunny Experience from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, for children with special needs and their families to visit with the Easter Bunny.

 

LUNCHEON

The ExxonMobil Retirees Club of Tyler will hold its Quarterly Luncheon Meeting on Tuesday at Hollytree Country Club, beginning at 11 a.m. The program will consist of music by the Earl Farnsworth Combo. For reservations to attend the meeting or for more information about the club, call Robert Cooper at 903-894-8927 or Jim Poepsel at 903-939-0733.

 

SYMPOSIUM

The ETMC Cardiovascular Institute and Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants, P.A., will host a cardiology symposium for primary care physicians and professional healthcare providers on Saturday, April 4, at Hollytree Country Club in Tyler. This educational activity is accredited by the Texas Medical Association and Texas Nurses Association to provide continuing medical education credits. To register, call ETMC at 903-535-6302, or visit etmc.org/cardiac-signup.

 

CHARITY

There will be a Charity Bridal Event & Trunk Sale from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center in Tyler, 3310 Troup Highway. For information and to register, go to bridesagainstbreastcancer.org.

 

MIXER

Altra Federal Credit Union will host a free Home Buying After Hours Mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at One Realtor Center, 2772 SSE Loop 323 in Tyler. Attendees will receive a home buying guide and a coupon worth $300 off closing costs or a $300 Visa Gift card at closing from Altra. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to register for door prizes, including a flat screen TV. Refreshments and appetizers will be provided. Register to attend at www.altra.org.

 

MEETING

Business After Hours will hold its monthly meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Dixie Paper, 3010 E. Front St. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided. For more information, go to www.tylertexas.com

 

ENERGY

The 2015 Tyler Energy Summit is set for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 30 at the Ornelas Activity Center. Global and domestic energy issues and markets will be the topic of the summit. Tickets and more information can be found at www.tylertexas.org

SEMINAR

The Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and Core insights will hold a critical thinking seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday March 31 at the Rose Garden Center Building. The event will cost $85 for chamber members and $100 for non-members. Topics covered will include the role of critical thinking in your business, how to think critically, how to prompt others to think critically and how to build a critical thinking culture.

 

SENIORS

Seniors Celebrating Life 2015 will be at the Harvey Convention Center from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 2. This event includes free, fun, educational and interactive presentations that help seniors be more active and informed. Local vendors will be present, and lunch will be provided. For more information, visit www.tylertexas.com.

EXPO

The East Texas Oilfield Expo is now the Ark-La-Tex Oilfield Expo and will take place April 1-2 at the Shreveport Convention Center. The show consists of 475 booths, including indoor heavy equipment space and will open to oil and gas professionals from 9 a.m. to 6 pm. Wednesday, April 1 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 2. Complimentary admission is available at www.Attend.ArkLaTexOil

 

LEADERCAST

Leadercast 2015 will be broadcast live on May 8 at Green Acres Baptist Church CrossWalk Conference Center. This year's theme is "The Brave Ones." Peyton Manning, Malala Yousafzai, Rudy Giuliani and Cmdr. Rorke Denver will be among the speakers. For more information, a complete list of speakers and tickets, go to leadercast.com/location/tylerarea.