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News in Brief — 5/11/16

Victorian Tea Saturday at the Highlands

ASHLAND, Ky. ­­— Tickets for the Highlands Museum Victorian Tea and Fashion Show at 2 p.m. Saturday are now on sale at the museum.

This year marks the fourth for the event, which will feature specialty teas by Jean Fraley and the latest spring fashions from Corbie during the fashion show.

Tickets are $25 and are currently available at the museum, located at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, call 606-329-8888.


Apply now for ACTC Summer II

ASHLAND, Ky. — June 6 is the deadline to apply for Summer Session II classes at Ashland Community and Technical College.

Summer classes give recent high school graduates a chance to experience college level work before starting fall courses. Continuing students can complete their college program in a shorter time, and adults seeking new skills and knowledge for work advancement can complete a course in just five weeks.

Classes start June 20 and end July 24. Admission forms and class schedules are on the web at: ashland.kctcs.edu. For more information, call the Admissions Office, 606-326-2000.

In-state tuition is $147 per credit hour, and financial aid is available for summer classes for those who qualify. After filling out the ACTC admission form, new students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available online at: www.fafsa.gov.


St. Mary’s names employees of the year

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — St. Mary’s Medical Center has named its Spirit of St. Mary’s Award Employees of the Year for 2015.

The employees were honored during the annual Employee Recognition Dinner last month.

The winner in the service area was Charlotte Black, environmental aide in the environmental services department. The winner in the patient care area was David Snyder, patient care specialist in the Medical Intensive Care Unit.

The Spirit of St. Mary’s Award recognizes employees who demonstrate exceptional service and care to patients and their families, fellow co-workers and the community by living the values that illustrate the spirit of St. Mary’s Medical Center.