SUCCESSFUL EVENT: Modern Woodmen of America members of Richmond helped to raise money for the Edison FFA Boosters during the group's classic tractor and car show.
The event, held May 17, raised $2,000. That total includes $1,000 matched by Modern Woodmen through the organization's matching fund program. The money will be used for supplies and projects.
"The community truly came together to support a local need," said Tim Conrad, local Modern Woodmen chapter activities coordinator. "This support is what it's all about."
JOINS MEDICAL TEAM:
C.H.A.N.G.E. Inc. has welcomed Dr. Robert H. Edwards to the Family Medical Care and Women's Health team at its Wintersville location. Edwards received his medical degree in obstetrics and gynecology from Wright State University's Boonshoft School of Medicine. He completed further medical training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Luke's Hospital in Cleveland.
Edwards is now practicing out of the 200 Luray Drive, Wintersville, location during regular office hours, Monday and Wednesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For information or to schedule an appointment, call (304) 748-2828 or visit www.changeinc.org.
LEADS REGISTRARS: Terri Richardson, a 1970 graduate of Toronto High School, is the new president of the National Cancer Registrars Association.
She was installed May 18 during the NCRA's annual educational conference in Nashville, Tenn.
The daughter of Thelma Sines of Toronto and the late Walker Sines, Richardson has a long career in cancer registry management and serves as the manager of cancer data services at DeKalb Medical Center in Decatur, Ga. She has been an active member of the NCRA for 17 years, having served in a varirty of leadership positions including treasurer and junior treasurer and as a director of advocacy and technical practice.
Richardson has been active at the state level, serving as the secretary and education chair for the Georgia Tumor Registrars Association.
She holds a bachelor's of science degree in health science with an emphasis on health information management from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.
Richardson plans to focus her year as president on pursuing a classification code with the Department of Labor for medical registries and finding new ways to promote the use of cancer registry data.
The NCRA is a nonprofit organization that represents more than 5,000 cancer registry professionals. Cancer registrars collect a complete history, diagnosis treatment and health status for every cancer patient in the United States. The information is used to advance treatments and research as well as prevention and screening programs.