the county news
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 through Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 through Tuesday, June 12, 2018

YMCA of the USA Welcomes Karyn Boston as Executive V.P. and General Counsel

Karyn Boston
Karyn Boston

CHICAGO May 31, 2018 — (Black Pr Wire) YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the national resource office for 850 Y associations (each its own 501(c)(3) organization), has appointed Karyn Boston as the new Executive V.P/General Counsel. Boston will work with Y-USA’s executive team and board to provide guidance and counsel, ensuring legal compliance for the organization.

With over 20 years’ experience, Boston is no stranger to the Y family, having served as the Associate General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer from 2007 to 2014. During this time, she helped usher Y-USA through negotiated partnerships for the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, led the legal strategy for the Y’s brand revitalization and developed YMCA trademark compliance/enforcement policies and procedures. More ↠

Statesville Residents Wanted

Historic Preservation Commission & Planning Board Seeking Applicants to Serve
Citi of Statesville Logo

The Statesville Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) and Statesville Planning Board are seeking interested residents to serve on these important boards.

For the HPC, volunteers who reside within the territorial jurisdiction of Statesville and have expertise and special interest in history, architecture, archeology and related fields are encouraged to submit an application.

The HPC consists of nine members whose mission is to identify, preserve and protect Statesville’s historic resources. The commission also works to educate the public about these historic resources and historic preservation in general. More ↠

Special Training Exercise Held for Firefighters at Statesville Regional Airport
Statesville Fire Dept. Training Photo
Theses photos show the ARRF being used to extinguish a burning plane and fuel fire on the ground; and conduct a rescue of victims (mannequins) in the plane.

Statesville Fire Dept. Training Photo

Statesville Fire Dept. Training Photo

A special training exercise was held Friday at the Statesville Regional Airport as part of the on-going preparation of Statesville City firefighters when responding to any possible airport-related emergencies. The Airport Rescue Firefighter Certification Class was hosted by Mitchell Community College’s Public Safety Continuing Education Program. More ↠