Business briefs Sinchak promoted at Salisbury Bank
LAKEVILLE » Salisbury Bank recently announced the promotion of Julianna Sinchak to Vice President, Marketing and Sales Administration Manager. As Vice President, she will continue in her role to manage the overall responsibilities of all Marketing functions and strategies within the Bank, as well as oversee the sales administration function.
Sinchak started with Salisbury Bank in April 2005, and has held various positions in Retail, Commercial Credit, and Business Development. She is a graduate of the American Bankers Association (ABA) School of Bank Marketing and Management and holds a Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) designation through the Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB).
“Juli has been an integral part of the management team and has worked tirelessly on several key initiatives undertaken by the Bank over the past year, such as our core system enhancement and our expansion into the New Paltz, New York market area. Her promotion is well deserved and I look forward to working with her for many years to come,” said James E. Cotter, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Sinchak resides in Hillsdale, N.Y. with her husband Patrick and their son, Joseph.
Grant promoted as director of behavioral health for CJR
LITCHFIELD » Daniel W. Rezende, MSW, LCSW, Executive Director of the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR), has announced the promotion of Jennifer Grant, LCSW, to the position of Director of Behavioral Health Services for the agency. Grant previously served as the Clinic Director for the Junior Republic’s Wellness Center Program since 2013, and has been employed by the organization since 2002, excelling in increasingly responsible positions since that time.
In her new position, Grant will oversee CJR’s growing Wellness Center Program, which she has played a key role in developing since its initial licensing in the autumn of 2013, as well as all behavioral and mental health services for the organization. Grant’s recent accomplishments include the establishment of CJR’s Wellness Center Program, based in the Michael P. Mortara Family Center on CJR’s Litchfield Campus, and the expansion of outpatient psychiatric services in seven other locations across Connecticut, including Danbury, Manchester, Meriden, New Britain, New Haven, Torrington and Waterbury; the development and implementation of a third-party reimbursement system; oversight of a multi-disciplinary team, which includes three psychiatrists and 20 licensed and license-eligible clinicians; obtaining grants to support and implement clinician training in evidence-based treatment models, including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Modular
Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCHADTC); the development of an intern program for the organization; and the implementation of an Electronic Medical Record system for the Wellness Center Program. Under Grant’s oversight, the number of youth and families served by CJR’s Wellness Center has nearly tripled over the past three years, officials said in a release.
In conjunction with her position at CJR, Grant serves as adjunct faculty and teaches in the Masters of Social Work Programs at Fordham University, the University of Connecticut, St. Joseph University and Simmons College, and in the undergraduate program at Post University.
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Salve Regina University and a Master’s of Social Work from Fordham University. A licensed, clinical social worker, Grant resides in Torrington with her husband and two daughters.
Price Chopper raises funds for American Cancer Society
SCHENECTADY, NY » During the month of May, Price Chopper/Market 32 led another successful Round Up Your Change campaign for the American Cancer Society (ACS) and raised $58,644.21. By rounding up total purchases to the next dollar at checkout, customers and teammates were able to increase donations from last year’s campaign by nearly 45%. A $5,000 corporate donation from The Golub Corporation increased the grand total to $63,644.21
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. ACS focuses is on conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. The organization raises nearly all of its money through individual donations and is deeply committed to reporting to the millions of people who support the cause each year. The donations given to the American Cancer Society are spent on funding program services and supporting services. For more information, visit www.cancer.org.
Local Burger King franchisees support the Jimmy Fund
TORRINGTON » Burger King customers can help fight cancer by contributing $1 or more to the Jimmy Fund through the “A Chance for Kids & Families®” fundraiser at participating Burger King restaurants, through Sept. 3.
Local restaurants participating include the following Burger King location AT 451 East Main Street, Torrington.
With each contribution of $1 or more, Burger King customers will receive a guaranteed-win card as a thank you from the Jimmy Fund, featuring prizes including tropical vacations from Elite Island Resorts, American Airlines AAdvantage® miles, cash prizes, theme park tickets, Lyft rides, Blue Man Group tickets, and Valvoline Instant Oil Change services, as well as food prizes and gift cards from Burger King restaurants. Customers can also enter the unique code found on each promotion card at www.jimmyfund.org/acfkf for a chance to win additional prizes from the Jimmy Fund. Complete promotion details can be found at participating locations.
Since 2000, participating Burger King restaurants have raised more than $13 million for the Jimmy Fund to support patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
For more information about the Jimmy Fund or A Chance for Kids & Families, including official rules and an alternate method of entry, visit a participating BURGER KING restaurant or visit http://www.jimmyfund.org/acfkf.
Juli M. Sinchak