Briefcase

New chiropractor: Chiropractor Jason Winseck of Charles Town has opened an office at 120 Commerce Circle in Kearneysville.

The grand opening for Winseck’s Oasis Health and Wellness is set for May 1 and he will host a Fun Fair and Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 12.

A graduate of New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, N.Y., he also will continue to see patients at his office in Sterling, Va. The Erie, Pa., native has been in private practice since 2002.

For more on his office, go online to www.oasishealth-wellness.com.

Daycare expands: The Noah’s Ark Child Development Center at 310 S. George St. in Ranson has been purchased by Hillside Child Care and Development Center, Hillside owner Michele Gallihugh has announced.

Effective June 1, Hillside will expand its program by offering preschool and daycare for ages 2 to 5 and Summer Camp for children from 5 to 12 years. From Hillside Child Care and Development Center Site No. 2, it also will offer before- and after-school transportation and care for students at Ranson and Page Jackson elementary schools starting in August.

For registration information or other information, contact Gallihugh at gallihugh@citlink.net or 304-535-2234.

VA honors pair: Martinsburg’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center employees Adam Gold and Stacy Moody have been honored by the hospital for outstanding work.

Gold is a clinical pharmacy specialist. Moody is an administrative support assistant for the ambulatory care nursing division.

Each month, the healthcare facility recognizes employees who not only fulfill their duties, but also show cheerfulness, tact, friendliness and understanding to patients and fellow workers.

Help for foundation: Officials with First United Bank & Trust recently presented the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation with a $2,500 corporate support gift. Such contributions are used for the foundation’s day-to-day programs and special events such as Philanthropist of the Year and the biennial Spirit of the Panhandle award.

Recognition for Ranson hospital: The rehabilitation services department at Jefferson Memorial Hospital has been awarded an “excellence” certificate from Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes Inc., a nationwide outcomes database and reporting service for healthcare providers.

FOTO president Al Amato said staff members in the hospital’s rehab services department have “proven the quality of their care by consistently exceeding the average performance data of all the progressive organizations across the country who are part of the FOTO network.”

Said Dr. Joshua Miller, Jefferson Memorial’s rehabilitation services manager: “It is a great honor to be recognized from FOTO for our accomplishments.” The Ranson facility is part of West Virginia University Hospitals-East.

$6,000+ raised: The recent Dining With the Stars two-night fundraiser for the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle brought in $6,685. Miss West Virginia USA Andrea Rogers and other well-known local celebrities volunteered to wait tables at the Yellow Brick Bank in Shepherdstown for the first-ever fundraiser.

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