Exceptional Home Care owners Deborah A. Tinsley and David E. Tinsley, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their pediatric home care agency.
The ceremony will take place at the corporate offices at 1510 E. Grande Blvd. Exceptional Home Care opened its doors as a small business in November 2002 with one pediatric patient. Today, the home care agency offers a full range of comprehensive nursing and therapy services for medically fragile children living in the privacy of their home in 78 North Central and East Texas counties. The agency is licensed and certified by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services and provides private duty nursing, skilled nursing visits, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and attendant services.
The participating Wingstop restaurants are: 1918 ESE Loop 323, 400 SSW Loop 323 Ste. 100, and 7496 S. Broadway Ave. in Tyler; as well as two locations in Longview and one in Lufkin and Corsicana. For more information, visit www.wingstop.com and Facebook.com/Wingstop.
The local agency is one of four nominees in the Musical Composition/Arrangement category The agency received its nomination for an original jingle conceived, produced and written for a local air conditioning contractor's television commercial.
Agency Principal Michael Smith said much of the credit for the honor belongs to Allen Morris, who recently rejoined the Renard Group, and was instrumental in producing the spot. Morris worked with the agency in the 1980s before embarking on a career in which he earned 12 Emmy Nominations, winning five.
Winners of this year's Emmy Awards will take place at Cowboy Stadium Nov. 10. The Lone Star Chapter of the National Television Academy is 10 years old and this year there are more than 1,200 entries in 105 categories.
Founded in April 1977, The Renard Group Advertising Consultants Ltd. is the oldest and largest full-service advertising agency in East Texas, representatives said.
Accreditation by the commission means that Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review.
Ms. Roberts brings 24 years of professional legal experience to the board. She began her career as an attorney for the city of Tyler, working on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Task Force and the Mayor's Council on Persons with Disabilities, and serving as a statewide speaker on ADA, civil rights, liability and risk issues. She became a municipal judge and is currently a lawyer in private practice, devoting much of her personal time in service to nonprofit humanitarian causes.
The DRTx board of directors is comprised of 16 members from across Texas.
James Tarrant, Jr., of Bullard, owns Consolidated Wood Products in Bullard and has served on the board of Heritage Land Bank since 2009.
Kevin Sampson, of Winona, is the chief engineer for M.P. Industries, Inc. in Tyler, runs a cow-calf operation in Smith County and produces hay, forage, Tifton 85 sprigs and timber. He has been on the board of Heritage Land Bank since 2006.
Jack Pullen, of Rockwall, is a retired agent with the Texas Department of Transportation. Since 1982, he has served on the board of Heritage Land Bank.
Jerry Nelson, of Tyler, is also a member of the board. Members of the 2013 Nominating Committee were also elected and include: Billy J. McCutcheon, Jacksonville; and Scott Greene, Tyler. Heritage Land Bank is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System and is a member-owned lending cooperative providing financing for land, country homes, equipment, livestock and other agricultural-related needs. It is based in Tyler and has branch offices in Athens, Greenville, Palestine, McKinney, Nacogdoches and Tyler.
Residents can submit a photo of their community for a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card for themselves, as well as a $250 donation to the charity or nonprofit organization of their choice. KSA began accepting photos Thursday and will accept entries until Dec. 1. All of the photos will be posted on its Facebook page on Dec. 2, and votes will be cast by “liking” a photo through Dec. 21. KSA will select the top four “liked” images as the winners on Dec. 22. With the contest, KSA seeks to instill pride in its local communities and provide assistance to nonprofit organizations that need the support. For more information, visit www.ksaeng.com.
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