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Submitted photo Jessi West and Kristin Lowe, with Service Wire's human resources, accepts the company’s 'Five-Diamond Employer Award' from the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Service Wire Co. is recognized as five-diamond employer

CULLODEN — Service Wire Co., a wire and cable manufacturer, has received the Five-Diamond Employer Award from the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes companies for their outstanding employee policies, continuing education opportunities and community service participation.

"Our biggest asset is our people," said Louis Weisberg, president of Service Wire. "As a second-generation employee myself, I am proud of the many father-daughter, father-son teams working for the company.

We have employees who have been with us for 10, 20, even over 40 years. It's our policies and investment in our people that have led to our success."

Service Wire also offers its employees company scholarships, internships and tuition reimbursement programs.

The company also provides opportunities for employees to take part in community service projects by donating time and resources to local and national charities, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Toys for Tots, Habitat for Humanity, StandWatch Academy and Operation Gratitude.

"Service Wire believes in supporting the communities where we live and work," said Kristin Lowe, human resource generalist. "This has given our company a chance to make a difference and has provided numerous engagement opportunities for our employees."

Keaton Cutler, a quality and safety coordinator, says employees are the most valuable asset at Service Wire and the company makes strides to ensure a safe work environment.

"Safety is essential to everything we do at Service Wire, and our employees are our primary focus" Cutler said. "We have a process-based safety culture where we believe that all incidents are preventable. Our goal is to proactively prevent injuries and send every employee home safe at the end of the day."

CHH earns chest pain reaccreditation

HUNTINGTON — Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH) has again received chest pain accreditation with Primary PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

This accreditation demonstrates expertise in caring for patients who arrive at the hospital with symptoms of a heart attack. CHH has received this accreditation since 2016.

"Our focus on providing the latest technology and best practice procedures has allowed us to achieve this national cardiac designation for patients," said Kevin Fowler, president and CEO of CHH. "This accreditation symbolizes our commitment to providing the most effective response and treatment for chest pain. I am proud of our entire team who is committed to providing the highest level emergency cardiac care services."

As required to meet the criteria of the accreditation designation, CHH has streamlined systems from admission to evaluation to diagnosis and treatment, all the way to appropriate post-discharge care and recommendations and assistance in patient lifestyle changes. In addition, CHH has formal agreements with other facilities that regularly refer heart attack patients to their facility for primary PCI.

To learn more about Cabell Huntington Hospital's cardiology services, visit CabellHuntington.org.

Ashland Credit Union receives recognition

ASHLAND — Ashland Credit Union (ACU) has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America by DepositAccounts.com, a subsidiary of LendingTree.

Ashland Credit Union is one of five credit unions named in the state of Kentucky and the only one given this distinction in the Tri-State area. ACU placed 113th on this year's list, a jump from last year's rank of 171st. This places ACU in the top 2% of credit unions across the country.

"It is a huge honor to be recognized for this award. Our members continue to make us their institution of choice in record numbers not only due to our financial strength, but also due to our reputation for providing excellent member service and our commitment to helping each member maximize their financial well-being. I am very proud of the job our employees and volunteers do at serving the local community and our partner companies," said Larry Lucas, Ashland Credit Union president.

Learn more about Ashland Credit Union at www.ashlandcu.org.

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