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Local achievements, milestones

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Kris Cameron has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Wenatchee Education Association. She has taught in the Wenatchee School District for 21 years. Fellow board members include Vice President Tamera Detwiler, Secretary Rachael Simmons, Treasurer Erin Coyle, Elementary Representatives Monika Christensen and Patty Cone, Middle School Representative Brenda Hargraves and High School Representative Neil Zobel. The association represents 500 professional educators in the school district.

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)—North Central Washington has new officers and board members for the upcoming fiscal year 2014-2015. The new president is Kathy Z. Smithson of Smithson Insurance Services, Wenatchee; treasurer is Randy Uhrich of Uhrich and Company, Wenatchee; secretary is Gaylen Willett of Gaylen Willett Insurance, Chelan; board members are David A. Solomon of Solomon Financial Group, Wenatchee, Joel R. Frank of Mass Mutual, Wenatchee and Braden Draggoo of New York Life, Wenatchee.

CNC Financial Group LLC, housed in the firm of Cordell, Neher & Company PLLC, was recognized for its outstanding achievements in wealth management at the 1st Global Eagles Executive Forum 2014, held May 5-7 in Napa, Calif. Bradi Dahmen, director of financial services; Kristine Loomis, CPA and Jeffery R. Neher, CPA, wealth management advisors, attended the event.

Greg Henn of Z Engineers PLLC in Wenatchee recently attended Rockwell Automation TechEd in Orlando Florida, where he participated in one week of intensive technical training in the latest control system and automation software technology.”

Britney Cabrera, dental hygienist at Dr. Cara’s Children’s Dentistry in Wenatchee, has been named Employee of the Quarter for second quarter 2014.

Wenatchee Central Lions Club announced award winners for 2013-14 and new club officers for 2014-15 at its annual year-end banquet last month. Award winners included Lion of the Year, Mary Jane Gurnard; Cub of the Year, Linda Riesterer; President’s Award recipient, Marcia Maloney; Apple Cup MVP, Teka Parks; Jack Barclay winner, Jennifer Devereaux; and CARE Fellowship recipient Bob Bradford. New club officers are President Meaghan Vibbert, President-elect Peggi Moxley, Secretary Marcia Maloney, Treasurer Patti Sparks and Vice-Presidents Steve Evitt, Mike Hammer and Lindsey Wehmeyer.

Aaron Griffith is the owner of a new taxi cab business in East Wenatchee, Curt the Cabby. Griffith operates luxury Lincoln Town Cars 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Reservations are recommended for airport pick-up and delivery, by calling 669-3400 or 433-4685.