Dr. Terry Wagner received the 2016 Family Physician of the Year Award from the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians. Wagner is partner/president of Hudson Family Practice of Stow, where he has practiced family medicine since 1997.
The Rogues Hollow Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from Doyleston recently performed at the DCI Soundsport stage in Indianapolis. Corps Director Eric Bechter used a unique style of addressing and engaging the audience to start the performance. Moments later, trumpet soloist Steve Pfeiffer squealed out some high notes that electrified the listeners. Drum set player Patrick Brubaker laid down a groove in the last tune that got everyone dancing, including the folks selling souvenirs in the back. Saxophone soloist Danny Crawford and trumpet soloists Derek Zook and Steve Pfeiffer finished out the show. The judges awarded the group a gold rating in music and a silver rating overall.
Dr. Elizabeth Rita Houglan of Tallmadge, recently was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army. The Oath of Commissioned Officers was administered by General Thomas Luczynski and witnessed by Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer Syme.
Raven Bukowski of Akron, has been named to the 2016-17 class of White House Fellows. Bukowski is a major in the United States Army. As an intelligence officer, she has led more than 200 intelligence collectors and analysts over the course of five overseas deployments within the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility.
The 22nd class of the Child & Family Leadership Exchange (CFLE) has been named, with 29 participants from 20 different area organizations taking park in a year-long series of activities designed to promote excellence in leadership among Summit County professionals who serve children and families. Class members include: Renee Baker, Caring for Kids Inc.; Tammy Barnes, Summit County Juvenile Court; Lisa Broerman, Akron Childrenís Hospital; Anna Brown, National Youth Advocate Program; Barbara Cooper, County of Summit DD Board; Heath Cooper, Summit County Department of Job and Family Services; Heidi Day Hall, Summit County Juvenile Court; Beth Endres, Child Guidance & Family Solutions; Jessica Fosnaugh, Akron Childrenís Hospital; Jerry Gachett, Akron Police Department; Ameeca Holmes, Akron Childrenís Hospital; Lisa Karas, Summit County Juvenile Court; Victoria Janeen McGee, Oriana House Inc.; Beth McMinn Sullivan, Summit County Domestic Relations Court; Kimberly Meeker, Summit County Educational Service Center; Jessica Miller, Summit County Children Services; Brittany Paliswat, Battered Womenís Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties; Kimberly Rice, Summit County Department of Job and Family Services; Michelle Richardson, Akron Summit Community Action Inc.; Elizabeth Schmid, Summit County Children Services; Jeffrey Sibley, Goodwill Industries of Akron; Christine Smalley, County of Summit ADM Board; Jill Spillman, Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority; Lucky Tisch, County of Summit ADM Board; Katie Tomko, Summit County Prosecutorís Office; Anntella Wells, County of Summit DD Board; George Wertz, Summit County Probate Court; Keri Wise, Blick Clinic; and Elizabeth Yoder, County of Summit DD Board.
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