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January 22, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

APPOINTED: Joy Cronin has been named registrar at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Cronin, a resident of Dresden, Ohio, began her new duties in December.

Her career in higher education began at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio, in 1995, where she served nearly 17 years in various roles. Most recently, she was associate registrar and spent six years in the office of admissions as assistant director. As associate registrar, Cronin worked with transfer students and served as their academic adviser. She also developed and maintained the university's course schedule and evaluated transcripts for transfer students.

She earned her bachelor of arts degree in business in January 2004 and her master of arts degree in education in May 2010, both from Muskingum.

Cronin served as co-chair for the records and registration committee as well as the local arrangements and scholarship committees for the Ohio Association of Registrars and Admission Officers during 2011. A former member of the Ohio Association for Admission Counselors and the National Association for Admission Counselors, she served as a delegate at the 2006 conference in Pittsburgh. She has conducted workshops for support staff and presented at the 17th National Conference for Students in Transition in Houston, Texas.

Cronin is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, former Kids Hope USA mentor and former Dresden UMC Youth Council member..

HONORED: Wintersville's Medi Home Health Agency was recognized at its annual summit recently for being ranked in the top 25 percent of home health agencies in the nation.

Home Care Elite program identifies excellence and recognizes home health care agencies that perform at the highest level. Recognition is based on the quality of care to patients and achieving positive financial outcomes. Outcome Concept Systems and Decision Health announced the winners at the National Association for Home Care and Hospice annual meeting in September in Las Vegas.

Medi Home Health also earned and maintained the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. The Joint Commission, founded in 1951, seeks to continuously improve health care by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care.

Medi, located at 125 Main St., Wintersville, offers a range of assistance ranging from total joint rehabilitation, strengthening exercises, gait trianing and walker/cane assistive device teaching to diabetic education, cardiovascular disorders, neurologic care, surgery/post-op management, COPD and medication/diet changes.

For information, call (740) 346-0210 or (800) 533-5848.

PHOTO FUN: Bill and Marilyn Lamatrice, owners of Picture Perfect Photo Booths, have joined the Blue Ribbon Wedding & Event Center of Wintersville.

Jim Fonow, owner of the Wedding Center, said he was pleased to be affiliated with Picture Perfect. " Photo Booths are one of the hottest wedding and event attractions," he said. "Picture Perfect has state-of-the-art equipment and produces a first-class product."

The booths are available for a range of special occasions, including proms, class reunions, corporate events as well as weddings.

Information on the Picture Perfect Photo Booths can be obtained by calling (740) 936-7757 or in person at the Blue Ribbon Wedding & Event Center, 339 Main St., Wintersville. The center, open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., can be contacted at (740) 266-7215

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