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Ginger Thomas When her grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Ginger Thomas worked with her family to place her grandmother in a home. Throughout that emotionally difficult process, Thomas discovered her passion for working with seniors. Now, as a Senior Living Advisor at A Plan For Senior Care, she helps families daily find personalized care for their loved ones. Thomas is being honored as the March recipient of Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award. Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary, with locations in Santa Ana and Mission Viejo, created the recognition program in 2012 to pay tribute each month to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional care in their profession, community and the world at large. As a Senior Living Advisor, Thomas works directly with families as a resource in finding the right care for their loved ones. After interviewing a new family, Thomas considers the patient’s finances, current living situation and medical needs in order to provide a complete care plan. In matching seniors with care facilities, her main focus is ensuring each patient’s individual needs, as well as those of his or her family, will be personally addressed. This gives her ample opportunities to place more seniors in the compassionate hands of those who will provide them with the care they genuinely need and deserve. Thomas will be honored at Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Awards banquet in November at Fairhaven’s Mission Viejo location. The banquet honors a year’s worth of achievements among the local community. Additionally, Fairhaven will make a donation to the American Heart Association in Thomas’ honor. About Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award pays tribute to Orange County individuals whose kindness and dedication to serving others is inspirational. These courageous individuals go above and beyond their job descriptions to serve with the utmost care and compassion. Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award winners come from many fields including private care, hospice, social work, counseling, assisted living, nursing, therapy and volunteer work. For more information and to nominate a deserving candidate, visit Fairhaven’s website: http://www.fairhavenmemorial.com/community/oliver-halsell-care-award or email CareAwards@FairhavenMemorial.com.
March 19, 2014

 
David Millett Dr. David Millett is the new director of the Epilepsy Program at Hoag Hospital. An accomplished neurologist who specializes in epileptology, Dr. Millett brings his extensive experience in building the... Read More
July 17, 2014
James Morris James L. Morris, a Partner with Rutan & Tucker, LLP, Orange County’s largest full-service law firm, has been selected as one of California’s top labor and employment lawyers for 2014 by the Daily Jour... Read More
July 16, 2014
Taylor Arnett CapRock Partners, a private commercial real estate investment firm based in Orange County, California, today announced that Taylor Arnett has joined the company. Arnett brings more than a decade of ex... Read More
July 16, 2014
Jeff Santoni Concentrating on expanding its hospitality portfolio, Trigild – a San Diego-based real estate firm specializing in property/asset management and fiduciary services – has appointed Laguna Niguel's Sant... Read More
July 09, 2014
Lindy Herman Lindy M. Herman, senior associate at Fish & Tsang LLP, was named to the prestigious Southern California Super Lawyers® 2014 Rising Stars list. Herman specializes in all aspects of domestic and interna... Read More
July 09, 2014
Allina Hightower Allina Hightower, an associate at Rutan & Tucker, LLP, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s (LOC) Second Annual Hot List. This list recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-ho... Read More
June 30, 2014
Bassam Fawaz OneOC has announced that Bassam Fawaz, Chief Information and Technology Officer at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, has joined the nonprofit's board of directors. OneOC, formerly Voluntee... Read More
June 27, 2014
Kelly Huddleston Union Bank, N.A., today announced that Kelly Huddleston has joined the company as a chief operating officer for the Business Banking group. She is responsible for managing the group’s support team, i... Read More
June 27, 2014
Jill Bertea Pretend City Children’s Museum is pleased to announce Jill Bertea as chairwoman of the board, previously board secretary since 2012. In her new role as chair, Bertea will steer the board toward develo... Read More
June 26, 2014
Travis Boyd Pretend City Children’s Museum is pleased to announce Travis N. Boyd to their board of directors. He is an accomplished commercial real estate broker, currently serving as executive vice president at ... Read More
June 26, 2014
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