December 15, 2008 – Misericordia University recently received an Appalachian
Regional Commission grant to expand its Nursing Learning Resource Laboratory.
Participating in the check presentation, from left, are Sara Hailstone, regional
director, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development;
Representative Karen Boback, Senator Lisa Baker, Michael A. MacDowell,
president, Misericordia University; Vanessa A. Mayorowski, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC,
nursing faculty/nursing lab coordinator; Jeffrey K. Box, president and CEO,
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance; and Paul J. Macknosky, district director,
Congressman Christopher P. Carney's office.
December 10, 2008 – Gouldsboro Ambulance Squad, located in
Wayne County, invited Senator Baker to participate in its annual installation
dinner held at the Station House. From left to right are, row 1: Richard Croak,
Treasurer; Josh Gormley, President; Senator Baker; Dick Batzel, Captain; and row
2: Paul Batzel, EMS A; Rick Filer, EMS D; Kris Cunningham, Vice President.
December 8, 2008 - Senator Baker attended the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors
Association Wreath-Laying Ceremony to show her support and appreciation for
those who serve our country, both past and present. The service was held in
partnership with Wreaths Across America, a national program held to honor fallen
soldiers during the holiday season.
December 8, 2008 – Misericordia University honored Senator
Charles Lemmond for his outstanding leadership and service to the 20th District
with the dedication of the Lemmond Theater. Above, from left representing
Misericordia University are Mike MacDowell, president and Paul "Chip" Siegel,
chair of the board of trustees; joined by Senator Baker, Senator Lemmond,
Barbara Lemmond, Representative Boback and Senator Mellow.