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The Board of Directors of the Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce today announced that Kathleen Hawkins will be the organization’s new President and CEO. Chamber Board Chair Kori Langford said the Board unanimously voted to hire Mrs. Hawkins, who will officially begin her duties on July 1. The national search for the new Chamber executive required almost two months to complete and considered both local and out-of-state candidates.
“We said throughout the search that we would be done when we found the right person and we have definitely found the right person in Kathleen Hawkins,” said Mike Incorvaia, Chairman of the search Committee.
The Birth Center Director at TriStar Hendersonville Receives Patient Experience Healthcare Hero Award
TriStar Hendersonville underwent an $18.5 million expansion project to move its existing obstetrics services to a newly constructed 22,000-square-foot women’s center in addition to adding Sumner County’s only Level II NICU, and lactation boutique for inpatient and outpatient breastfeeding services. Jan Alexander, RN and Director of the Birth Center at TriStar Hendersonville, was recently recognized for her commitment to patient experience at the Nashville Business Journal’s Healthcare Heroes Award Reception. For more information, visit TriStarHealth.com/Hendersonville.
In 2011, the Gallatin Chamber of Commerce launched a series of Limited Edition Commemorative Christmas Ornaments. The Gallatin Christmas Ornaments are $20 and are available at the Gallatin Chamber of Commerce, located at 118 West Main Street. If you’d like to have the ornaments mailed, contact the chamber office at 615-452-4000. Shipping is available nationwide. The ornaments are produced by ChemArt, the same company which produces the White House Historical Association and the Baldwin Brass ornaments, collected for years by people all over the world.