Andrews is celebrating Spring and Earth Day with a Street Fair. Main Street will be closed from the Andrews Library to Cherry Street for craft and food vendors booths.
Music starting at noon and Movie at 8
The Nature Walk hosted by Tony from the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition is Saturday at Heritage Park. sign up at the MountainTrue Booth
The activities start on Friday. The library will have educational events focusing on the earth on Friday during the day for elementary age children.
AND Start the day at the Ball Fields where REACH and MountainTrue will be holding a duckie race. Buy your duckie’s number from REACH or MountainTrue starting in March for $10. Prizes are 1st $250, 2nd $125 and 3rd $50. Last place will get a gift basket.
Awards will be announced for:
- Business/Organization for 2018
- Beautification Project for 2018
- Joe El Khouri Volunteer of 2018
Door prizes and great food. Catered by Granieri’s Italian Restaurant in Andrews.
Mark Kimball, CEO of Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital, will be our guest speaker.
Mark Kimball was appointed chief executive officer of Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital in June 2018.
Kimball is a rural health-care executive with 20 years of leadership experience with several prominent systems throughout the Southeast, including Behavioral Health Center and Select Specialty Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.; Archbold Medical Center in Camilla, Ga.; and Phoebe-Putney Health System in Albany, Ga.
Kimball received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Georgia and earned a master’s degree in business administration. He is board-certified in health-care management, a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives and a licensed nursing home administrator.
Erlanger’s new executive has been actively involved with numerous professional and civic organizations, including the N.C. Hospital Association, Western North Carolina Health Network, American College of Healthcare Executives, Murphy Rotary Club and Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce.
A native of Fitzgerald, Ga., he is married to the former Dottie Little of Albany and has one son, a freshman at Millsap College in Jackson, Miss.