Indiana University Health is upping the number of people it plans to layoff.Officials said in September they would eliminate 800 positions from six hospitals, but announced Tuesday it would be more than 900.IU Health said in September, it plans on reducing the number of employees at the following locations:IU Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis)IU Health University Hospital (Indianapolis)Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health (Indianapolis)IU Health North Hospital (Carmel)IU Health Saxony Hospital (Fishers)IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital (Muncie)Affected employees are being notified this week.
About Commencement BankCommencement Bank, headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, was formed in 2006 to provide traditional, reliable, and sustainable banking in Pierce County, South King County and the surrounding areas. The team of experienced banking experts focuses on personal attention, flexible service, and building strong relationships with customers through state of the art technology as well as traditional delivery systems. As a local bank, Commencement Bank is deeply committed to the community. For more information, please visit www.commencementbank.com. Facebook2Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Thurston First BankJim Haley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Olympia-based Thurston First Bank (a Division of Commencement Bank), has formally announced his retirement. Prior to his role as president and CEO, Haley served as chief credit officer for Thurston First Bank from 2004 to 2008. Over the past nine years, he successfully led the Bank through the recession and the recent merger with Commencement Bank.In 2014, after relocating Thurston First Bank’s headquarters to 600 Franklin Street, Haley played a pivotal role in the revitalization of Downtown Olympia. Haley served on the boards of various community and civic organizations, including past chairman for the Community Bankers of Washington and current president for The Washington Center for the Performing Arts. In addition to remaining involved in the community, Haley plans to devote more time to his family, especially his two grandchildren.Thurston First Bank has merged with Tacoma-based Commencement Bank. The bank will retain it’s local moniker for at least the first 12 months.“My journey with the Thurston First Bank staff and board of directors has been truly rewarding, and the experiences I’ve gained from my time spent in Olympia are invaluable. It’s been an honor to work in such a diverse and supportive community, and I’m excited to see the benefit that the new combined bank will have on Thurston County and downtown.”Haley’s passion for Olympia and his dedication to the local businesses will continue to be expressed through the Thurston First and Commencement Bank team. Commencement Bank President & CEO Hal Russell will assume Haley’s administrative and leadership responsibilities and is committed to being an active supporter of the Downtown Olympia community. About Thurston First BankThurston First Bank, headquartered in Olympia, Washington, was founded in 2004 and designed to provide businesses and professionals with knowledge and resources of innovative banking solutions that did not previously exist in Thurston County. It has earned an excellent reputation for integrity, personalized service, technology-based solutions, and a highly valued base of exceptional clients and partners. As a local bank, it is committed to promoting social and cultural growth by reinvesting in the community. To learn more about Thurston First Bank, please visit www.thurstonfirstbank.com.
Rookie netminder Josh Bolding face 34 shots as the Leafs coaching staff continues to look for the right parts in goal.Tallon Kramer, stopping 30 of 32 shots, won for the fourth in in the nets for Beaver Valley.The win moved Beaver Valley into a first place tie in the Murdoch Division with Grand Forks.The Border Bruins escaped a test in the East Kootenay against Creston, surviving the Thunder Cats with 5-5 tie.Silas Johnson scored with four minutes remaining in the game to pull the Bruins even.Trey Mason, with a pair, Logan Klatt and Chad Grambo also scored for Grand Forks, undefeated in five games.Sebastien Kilcommons paced the Thunder Cats with four points.Bruins’ netminder Anthony Galliart was the busier of the two goalies, facing 44 shots.In other Murdoch action, Castlegar lost 7-1 to Kimberley.Castlegar returns to action Saturday in Nelson against the Leafs at 7 p.m. in the NDCC Arena.Beaver Valley travels to Spokane while Grand Forks hosts Fernie Ghostriders at 7 p.m. in the Arena. Beaver Valley Nitehawks exploded for three goals in less than two minutes to dump the Nelson Leafs 5-2 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night in Fruitvale.The victory avenges a 3-2 overtime loss to Nelson in a game the Hawks owned a 2-0 advantage.Tyler Hartman and Damon Kramer scored power play goals in span of 27 seconds to snap a 2-2 tie during the wild second period for the Hawks.Devin Ghirardosi complete the scoring just over a minute later for Beaver Valley.Nelson, trailing 2-1 after one period, evened the score at 2-2 on a goal by Jack Karran.Sam Swanson and Dylan Heppler scored in the first period for Beaver Valley, winners to two straight games.Andy Fitzpatrick completed the scoring for Nelson.