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July 8, 2013

BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL: Month of July marked with new hires, new activities and Cherokee County sensibilities

JACKSONVILLE — New face at Angelina House

Edith Fudge has been hired as the new “Meaningful Pursuits Coordinator” at Angelina House, a senior living community, by parent company Assisted Living Concepts Inc., the company has announced.

In this directorial position, Fudge is charged with developing, implementing, and conducting a “meaningful life enrichment program” focusing on the needs and abilities of residents and of enhancing their way of life.

Fudge also is charged with interacting with the greater community recruiting volunteers, coordinating the volunteer program,  community sales events and facilitating community involvement.

Located near Highway 709 and Phillip Street, Angelica House is designed to promote independence and individuality and also provide seniors with additional assistance in their daily routines. These residents enjoy freedom while surrounded by friends and a caring staff at the the home at 211 Philip Street in Jacksonville.

To inquire, call 903-589-1105.

Rusk's July Business of the Month

On July 2, the Rusk Chamber of Commerce Board Of Directors named the practice of financial advisor Debra Hominy of Edward Jones as the Business of the Month. It happened during a  short presentation  at 148 S. Main Street in Rusk.

To inquire about the honor, contact Dominy at debra.dominy@edwardjones.com. Her webpage is https://www.edwardjones.com/cgi/getHTML/cgi?page=en_US/fa/index.html

There's nothing like Mama's home

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 A ribbon cutting was held in late June by the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce for Momma B's Diner, 401 Larissa.

Momma's is a family oriented restaurant serving made to order home cooked meals at breakfast, lunch and Dinner seven days a week. They are open Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sundays from 6 a.m. - 3 p.m.

“We now have free Wi-Fi,” exclaims Momma's Facebook page. “Come in and have a cup of coffee and search the web!”

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