Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 23, 2010

Well-Being Newsmakers: 12/23/2010


---- — Donors who received gallon pins from the American Red Cross at recent blood drives in the Cadillac area include: one gallon — Jeff Kassien of Tustin and Michael Dietz of Cadillac; two gallons — Adam Sobczak and Andy Weaver, both of Cadillac; four gallons — Brian Thurston of Boon; seven gallons — Julie Hoag of Cadillac; 10 gallons — Marty Eckhardt of Cadillac; and 15 gallons — Ed Wright of Cadillac.

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The Northern Michigan Region of the Alzheimer's Association recently announced two Regional Council members, Kelli Sefton of Traverse City, and Aaron Simon, also of Traverse City.

Sefton and her husband, Rick, own the Wendy's restaurant in Petoskey. She recently served on the Swingshift and the Stars committee for the Alzheimer's Association.

Simon and his wife, Erin, own Senior Helpers of Northern Michigan. He is a member of the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Senior Advocates and the Traverse Area Association of Realtors committee on aging in place.