Joins staff of Phoenix Physical Therapy
Sara Crane has joined the staff of Phoenix Physical Therapy in Danville as a licensed physical therapist's assistant.
She has a Bachelor of Science in counseling and psychology from Toccoa Falls College in Toccoa, Ga., and received her degree as a physical therapist's assistant from Jefferson Community College in Louisville. Crane has experience in orthopedic and sports medicine therapy as well as occupational rehabilitation. She has taken additional courses in joint mobilization, neck and shoulder pain, and neurological disorders.
Because of her experience in classical ballet, she is particularly interested in therapy pertaining to the knees and ankles.
Hilliard Lyons assistant branch manager completes advanced training
Hilliard Lyons Assistant Branch Manager Kathy Fletcher has recently completed advanced training in financial planning.
Fletcher was chosen by Hilliard Lyons for participation in a Chartered Wealth Advisory curriculum, the special training initiative accredited by the Estate and Wealth Strategies Institute of Michigan State University. The advanced courses cover financial planning, estate planning, risk management, asset management and other wealth management strategies.
During her studies, Fletcher learned the most advanced techniques in pinpointing financial vulnerabilities, planning for retirement and transferring wealth to the next generation.
"With Kathy's consummate professionalism, her 30-plus years in the financial services industry and her natural desire to help people, the additional expertise she has gained with the Chartered Wealth Advisor program is a perfect extension of her stellar career," said Mike Perros, Chartered Wealth Advisor and manager of the Danville office of Hilliard Lyons.
Fletcher has been with Hilliard Lyons for 12 years and has served as assistant branch manager since 1997.
Established in 1854, Hilliard Lyons offers one-on-one advice about stocks, bonds, options, retirement plans, money market funds, mutual funds, trust and estate planning and investment management. It also researches the investment potential of various companies and industries and underwrites bonds for public improvements such as schools and highways.
The Danville office of Hilliard Lyons opened in 1921.
Local probation officer honored
James E. Henderson, probation and parole officer, has received the Deputy Commissioner's Employee of the Year Award for District 6 from the Kentucky Department of Corrections. The district includes 13 counties and 45 employees.
Henderson began his employment as a correctional officer at Northpoint Training Center in 1997. He transferred to the Danville Probation and Parole Office in 1999.
He manages an average of 76 offenders and completes an average of six pre-sentence investigations monthly, according to a press release.
"Henderson always goes the extra mile in assisting the offenders, diligently researching and personally contacting prospective employers as well as appropriately referring offenders to self-help treatment and securing employment," according to the release. "He is firm and fair with all of his offenders. His reports are verified and documented thoroughly and his character and integrity are unmatched.
"Henderson always portrays a professional demeanor and has earned the respect of all his peers and officials within the criminal justice system," according to the release. "He brings calmness, rational judgment and good common sense to a potentially volatile and hazardous profession."