Traverse City Record-Eagle

Body & Soul

November 2, 2013

Body&Soul Newsmakers: 11/02/2013

David M. Felger, OD, has joined the Traverse Vision team.

Dr. Felger has a bachelor of science degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and an OD from the Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids. He completed a residency at the Ohio State University College of Optometry.

Traverse Vision is open six days a week. Walk-ins are welcome. For details appointments and location, call 941-5440 or visit


East Bay Medical has moved to 6100 U.S. 31 North, Acme. It offers full-service drug and alcohol testing as well as occupational health services. For details, call 938-7968.


Sue Murchie, programs director at Traverse Health Clinic, was honored for her distinguished service at the Michigan Primary Care Association’s 34th annual awards ceremony. The association represents Michigan Health Centers.

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes commitment, dedication and outstanding service on behalf of the State’s medically underserved and Michigan Health Center patients.


Richard Rizzio of Traverse City was selected as the 2013 American Red Cross Veteran Honoree and was recognized at the chapter’s annual golf outing “Honoring Our Veterans” in September.

Rizzio is a veteran of World War II and served during the Battle of the Bulge. During his service, Rizzio was awarded the Silver Star for bravery during combat and the Purple Heart for being wounded in action.

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