WellStar names board members
by staff and wire reports
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MARIETTA — Shan Cooper, vice president and general manager of the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company’s Marietta facility, and Frank Ros, vice president of Hispanic Strategies for The Coca-Cola Company, have been named to the WellStar Health System Board of Trustees.

Additionally, Tom Phillips, a trustee-emeritus who currently serves as the finance chair, is joining the board for a two-year term. Phillips, owner of the Tom M. Phillips Company in Jasper, was appointed to the WellStar board in 1999. Phillips serves on the Cobb County Kennestone Hospital Authority. He was also instrumental in the development of WellStar’s second hospice facility, Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain.

Additionally, WellStar’s chief cardiology officer, Barry Mangel, M.D., has been named president of the American Heart Association’s Metro Atlanta Division Advisory Board; and Donald Page, M.D., has been named president of the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Mark Quinn, M.D., has joined WellStar Medical Group, Radiation Oncology. Quinn earned a medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and completed his residency in radiation oncology at The Medical College of New York in Westchester, N.Y. He is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology and is board-certified in radiation oncology.

Career expo planned Wed.

COBB GALLERIA — Diversity Hiring will hold a career expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Cobb Galleria Centre, located at Two Galleria Parkway. The expo will feature approximately 60 employers, educational institutions and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers. Applicants should bring resumes and be prepared to fill out applications and interview for available job openings.

Expected participants include: Centers for Disease Control, Charter Communications, Comcast, Consort Institute, Coremark, CVS, DeVry University, Drive Time, Genuine Parts Company, Georgia Army National Guard, Grand Canyon University, HBCUcareers.com, Keller School of Management, NAPA, Primerica, Prudential Insurance Company, University of Phoenix, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

* Chris Bethel, partner with Edwards, Friedewald & Grayson law firm, along with former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes, have created the Lois B. Nesbitt Endowment scholarship at KSU to honor the late Lois B. Nesbitt, the long-time office administrator and senior paralegal with Barnes Law Group. Nesbitt died in 2010 at the age of 71. Both Bethel and Barnes will each give $2,500 to Kennesaw State University annually over the next four years to establish the fund.

* Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna selected Lane Reid, RN as the Second Quarter, 2012 Associate of the Quarter.

* On Sept. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. Kennesaw State University students, faculty and staff who show their KSU IDs will receive special discounts at Town Center at Cobb stores. The first 300 attendees to show their KSU ID will receive goodie bags from Town Center at Cobb stores.

* On Tuesday, all Fred’s Super Dollar stores will be donating all operating profits to local first responders and emergency teams in various cities where the stores are located.

* JD’s Glassworks, Kennesaw-based manufacturer of custom decorative leaded glass windows and doors, is holding a consolidation tent sale Thursday through Saturday at 1427 Londonderry Drive in Woodstock.

* The 2012 Marietta/Cobb Career Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19 at the Cobb Civic Center. Councilman Anthony Coleman, who said he started the event 10 years ago, said last year 92 employers attended the event and more than 200 people were hired. The civic center is located at 584 South Marietta Parkway in Marietta.
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