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Martha Meyer Martha Meyer’s path to working with seniors was an unexpected one. The San Clemente resident spent 23 years as a restaurant executive before owning a successful women’s fashion boutique in Laguna Beach. In 2000, she and her husband moved to a community with a large elderly population. “I always loved helping the people in the neighborhood,” she recalls. “I would help them with their gardening, pick up their groceries, take them to lunch and organize little get-togethers.” When Meyer sold the boutique and was considering her next move, a friend told her about a job opening at Del Obispo Terrace Senior Living. “I never really considered it as a career but realized it would give me an opportunity to do something truly meaningful,” she says. This leap of faith proved to be the best move yet, both for her and the 70-plus residents at Del Obispo Terrace. Meyer is being honored as the April recipient of Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award. Fairhaven, an Orange County mortuary and memorial park with locations in Santa Ana and Mission Viejo, created the recognition program in 2012 to pay tribute to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional care in their profession, community and the world at large. Since taking over as Del Obispo Terrace’s Life Enrichment Director, Meyer has built one of the region’s most unique and extensive social programs, centered on what she calls the “Three E’s:” Engage, Enrich, Empower. She oversees a staggering 190 activities each month, including a Sunshine Club, poetry club, beach exercise program, technology education classes, drama program and even a monthly comedy club, where residents try their hand at stand-up comedy. “You’ll laugh until you cry,” she says. Meyer will be honored at Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Awards banquet in the fall at Fairhaven’s Mission Viejo location. The banquet honors a year’s worth of achievements among the local community. Additionally, Fairhaven will make a donation to the American Cancer Society on behalf of Meyer. 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.
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William Ramsey, AIA, LEED AP National architecture and planning firm KTGY Group recently named William Ramsey, AIA, LEED AP, a shareholder. Ramsey is a principal of residential design for the low density studio for Nevada. Ramsey... Read More
January 22, 2015
Brittany Choisnet National architecture and planning firm KTGY Group recently named Brittany Choisnet as CFO. Choisnet joined KTGY in 2003, and as Chief Financial Officer, Choisnet oversees the accounting, administrati... Read More
January 22, 2015
Alan Scales, AIA National architecture and planning firm KTGY Group recently named Alan Scales, AIA, a shareholder. Scales is a principal of residential design for the low density studio for the Southern California ma... Read More
January 22, 2015
James Pereyra NVISION Eye Centers, one of the leading providers of LASIK and cataract surgery in the U.S., has announced the promotion of James Pereyra to president. Pereyra will lead strategic growth and reinforce... Read More
January 22, 2015
SCOTT SPRINGBORN With more than 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Scott Springborn is excited to join forces with RPM Mortgage, Inc., a company that shares his belief in providing clients with the best ... Read More
January 21, 2015
Todd Hollander Union Bank today announced that Managing Director Todd Hollander, who heads the bank’s Business Banking Group, has been named vice chairman of the Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) Small Business B... Read More
January 14, 2015
Stacie Sheek joined Mesa Water District (Mesa Water®) as Customer Services Manager, an executive management position reporting to the District's General Manager. With over 25 years of experience, Stacie is respon... Read More
January 11, 2015
Christopher Thornberg RMA OC (www.rmaoc.org) will present a 2015 Annual Economic Forecast by Dr. Christopher Thornberg on January 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Pacific Club, Newport Beach. $95 before Jan. 15, $115 aft... Read More
January 07, 2015
Peter Howell Peter Howell has recently been named partner at Rutan & Tucker, LLP, California’s largest full-service business law firm based in Orange County. He is a member of the firm’s Government & Regulatory La... Read More
January 05, 2015
Caroline Djang Caroline Djang has recently been named partner at Rutan & Tucker, LLP, California’s largest full-service business law firm based in Orange County. She is co-chair of the Corporate Restructuring and C... Read More
January 05, 2015
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