LANCASTER — Springs Memorial Hospital has been recognized with the Patient Safety Award by its owner, Community Health Systems.
Dr. Marvin (Trey) E. Knight, III, vice chief of staff of Springs Memorial Hospital accepted the award on behalf of the hospital.
“As Chief of Staff, I am proud of Springs Memorial Hospital’s on-going efforts and commitment to patient safety. Within all levels of the hospital – employees, administration, medical staff and board, patient safety is always a primary focus” said Dr. Kashyap Patel, chief of staff. “It is an honor for Springs Memorial Hospital to be presented with this award and we will continue to focus on ensuring this hospital is as safe and healing as possible.”
The Patient Safety Award recognizes hospitals that have consistently achieved improvements in quality of care and patient safety.
• Beverly A. Carroll of Rock Hill is the new president of the South Carolina Bar Foundation. A partner at Hamilton Martens Ballou & Carroll, Carroll graduated from Winthrop University and the University of South Carolina School of Law. She is a former member of the S.C. Bar Board of Governors and the House of Delegates. She is a member of the USC Law School Alumni Council..
The Rock Hill/York County Convention and Visitors Bureau along with Y ork County Partners in Tourism is holdings its 2013 Tourism Summit Thursday at the Baxter Hood Center from 8 a.m. to noon.
The program, titled “Building our Bridge to the Future” will feature speaker Berkeley Young of Young Strategies, Inc. Young will share travel trends with summit attendees and focus on the importance of partnerships and unity to help create a thriving travel and tourism industry.
Marion Edmonds, director of communications for state department of parks, recreation and tourism, will discuss ways that York County “hidden gems” can produce jobs and affect economic development. Joe Taylor, president and CEO of Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau, will share the Quad Cities best practices for partnering.
There is no cost to attend. A complimentary breakfast will be served. The last day to register for the conference is Sept. 3.
For information call contact Sonja Burris at 803-329-5200.
USA Water Ski has named Nautique dealers Hall Marine Group and Race City Marine as the presenting sponsors of the 15th USA Wakeboard Nationals to be held at Rock Hill's Ebenezer Park on Lake Wylie.
The host hotel for the event is the Hampton Inn Rock Hill, and Beef ‘O’ Brady’s at Baxter Village will host the event's athlete banquet on Sept. 28.
THURSDAY – DrivewayCars.com will hold a 4:30 p.m. ribbon cutting on at 830 North Anderson Road in Rock Hill. DrivewayCars.com has been in business for over three years but will be celebrating their one year anniversary at this new location.DrivewayCars.com is open Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.