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Leslie McSparran Death is not something to fear, according to St. Joseph Hospice volunteer Leslie McSparran. When her father was diagnosed with cancer in 1994, McSparran traveled back to Maryland to care for him. McSparran was impressed by the thorough care the hospital provided patients and their families. The experience inspired her to give back and now volunteers her time with St. Joseph Hospice. McSparran is the August recipient of Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary’s Oliver Halsell Care Award. As a volunteer with hospice, McSparran offers companionship and comfort to the elderly. She explained that she is there mainly to provide social support through activities, talking and just being present for the patient. McSparran also volunteers for the No One Dies Alone program, which offers patients who are actively transitioning a peaceful and reassuring atmosphere during their final hours. Volunteers also provide families with support during this difficult time. After nearly 30 years in aerospace, McSparran changed career paths, admitting that the corporate world didn’t satisfy her need to nurture. A self-described “people person,” McSparran now works for a family-owned catering company called Teak Catering, where she serves as the staffing coordinator. Her job involves organizing staff for each job and providing event support. McSparran will be honored at Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Awards banquet in November at Fairhaven’s Mission Viejo location. The banquet honors a year’s worth of achievements within the local community. Additionally, Fairhaven will make a donation in her honor to her selected charity, St. Joseph Hospital Foundation. For more information and to nominate a deserving candidate, visit Fairhaven’s website: http://www.fairhavenmemorial.com/community/oliver-halsell-care-award or email CareAwards@FairhavenMemorial.com.
August 19, 2014

 
Kevin Twer The First Tee of Orange County, a nonprofit committed to providing youth with translatable life skills through the game of golf, announces the addition of Kevin Twer as its newest board member. Twer,... Read More
September 23, 2014
Fredy Dominguez For Huntington Beach resident Fredy Dominguez, working in the care industry wasn’t initially part of his career goals. With degrees in art and business, Dominguez began his journey as the business dev... Read More
September 22, 2014
Andrew McLean has joined Present Value Properties, Inc. as Vice President. McLean brings over 12 years of retail real estate experience to Present Value Properties and most recently served as a Vice President with ... Read More
September 22, 2014
Daniel Gold Daniel R. Gold, managing partner at prestigious Southern California law firm Tredway Lumsdaine & Doyle LLP, was recently recognized for his expertise on National Advocates’ Matrimony and Family Law sp... Read More
September 15, 2014
John Rodriguez As BIM Manager, John oversees Fuscoe Engineering's BIM and Civil 3D Training Program company-wide as well as its Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) process, a merged approach to 3D BIM model project pl... Read More
September 15, 2014
Jennifer Keller Jennifer Keller has again been named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal's list of "The Top 100 Lawyers in California." This is Keller's seventh appearance on the list. There are over... Read More
September 12, 2014
Sheila Ashrafi HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors is pleased to announce that Sheila Ashrafi, CPA, MSA has been promoted to Partner at the firm. HMWC is one of Orange County’s top 15 accounting firms and the largest in ... Read More
September 12, 2014
Jana Pesek Full-service branding and PR agency, Idea Hall, is adding Jana Pesek to its growing team. As a senior art director, Pesek will provide art direction to graphic designers and account teams, and offer i... Read More
September 08, 2014
Kristen Adams Full-service branding and PR agency, Idea Hall, is hiring Kristen Adams as production artist/graphic designer. In her new role, Adams will support the design studio's designers and ensure quality in f... Read More
September 08, 2014
Korina Kannedy Full-service branding and PR agency, Idea Hall, is expanding its creative team by adding Korina Kannedy. As design studio manager, Kannedy will manage the studio team members and creative quality. Kan... Read More
September 08, 2014
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