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  • Y-12 cited as Fit-Friendly Worksite

    For the third year, the B&W Y-12 site in Oak Ridge has been recognized as a Fit-Friendly Worksite.

    The Fit-Friendly Companies program recognizes employers who champion the health of their employees and create a culture of physical activity and health in the workplace.

  • OUT to LUNCH: The Cabin back on list, and the eating there is fantastic

    When the well-known Log Cabin BBQ & Restaurant at Loudon burned in August 2010, I removed it from my list of “Out to Lunch” possible places to visit.

    The location, just off Interstate 75 at 10058 Hwy. 72 heading toward Loudon, is now occupied by The Cabin Restaurant.

    It went back on my list last December, when I was told Wade Morris became owner-operator of the restaurant.

  • Dunn Center job a joy to Butler

    Micheale Butler is passionate about the work at Michael Dunn Center to serve people with intellectual disabilities.

    “I’ve never found so much joy in a job,” she said.

    She is looking forward to sharing and spreading that passion through her new role as vice president of development, public relations and quality assurance.

    “When this position became available, I immediately wanted to work at Michael Dunn Center in this capacity,” Butler said.

  • Vogel to address ORNL Friends

    Friends of Oak Ridge Natioanl Laboratory’s luncheon lecture will begin at 11 a.m. April 8 in the UT Resource Center, Oak Ridge

    Hans Vogel, speaker for the session, will discuss heating, fueling and cooling the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project at ORNL.

    This will be the second in a series of three talks on the U.S. ITER project.

  • Women focus of computer careers gathering

    Pellissippi State Community College is offering a computer careers open house for Knoxville-area women today, April 7.

    The event is from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. in the Goins Building Auditorium on the Hardin Valley campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road.

    The open house is open to female rising eighth-grade and high school students, their parents, Pellissippi State and other college students, and other women in the community interested in learning more about careers in computing.

  • VECustomers Share helps Midway
  • Online wellness toolkit geared for workplace

    The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, through its Healthier Tennessee initiative, has launched

    an online workplace wellness toolkit, “Small Starts @ Work,” to help Tennessee employ-

    ers implement wellness programs.

    The toolkit is available at

    no cost at www.healthiertn.com.

    “A healthy workplace is good for employees, for business, and for Tennessee” Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness CEO Rick Johnson said.

  • Out to Lunch: Have your doughnut with your meal at Wendell’s Diner

    I wrote an “Out To Lunch” article on Wendell’s Market & Deli in Oakdale in February 2009. It was a visit my wife, Carol, and I really enjoyed.

    When I saw the Roane County News article announcing the Feb. 3 opening of Wendell’s Diner in Midtown, I was pleased. It’s now the closest restaurant to my house.

    This second operation for Wendell and Debbie Ruppe is in the former location of Good Ole Days Diner at 2807 Roane State Hwy.

  • Zaxby’s opening restaurant in Midtown

    From staff reports

    Zaxby’s, a restaurant chain known for its unique chicken offerings, should be open in Midtown’s Pinnacle Pointe Shopping complex this summer.

    “Our expected open date is middle July to early August,” said Jonathan Desilets of Avants Management Group.

    The chain is hiring, and Desilets said Zaxby’s will likely hire 35-40 employees in addition to one general manager and four assistant managers.

    A ground breaking will be soon.

  • Career Coach heading to OR

    Looking for work?

    Need help writing a résumé or filling out online applications?

    afind the most recent job listings?

    The Career Coach, sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Employment Security Division, will be at the Oak Ridge Public Library parking lot once a month from April to July.

    The Career Coach will be at the library at 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9, May 14, June 11 and July 9.