Donation for Alaqua

To help lower the number of cats who live in shelters, the Purina Cat Chow “50 Years. 50 Shelters.” program will support 50 cat-focused shelters nationwide by donating $200,000.

The program has donated a $1,000 care package to Alaqua Animal Refuge. You can help Alaqua earn an additional $1,000 by voting once a day at through June 14. The donations will allow Alaqua to purchase necessary items and supplies to help better serve their adoptable cats.

Wolfrom new vice president at CHELCO

Steve Wolfrom, an experienced electric cooperative leader, is the new vice president of member services at CHELCO, Inc. Wolfrom assumed his duties May 14. He will manage CHELCO’s customer care, member services, marketing, communications, economic development and community relations activities.

“I came to CHELCO because it’s a first-rate, nationally prominent cooperative with a reputation for taking care of its members,” he said. “My goal is to enhance that fine tradition. The cooperative has outstanding leadership and I feel privileged to join the team. ”

Richard Ross new vice president at Hilton

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa has announced the appointment of Richard Ross as the resort’s new vice president of sales and marketing. Ross’ responsibilities include shaping and executing all sales and marketing strategies for group and leisure markets; developing new programs to maximize opportunities and exceed revenue goals; management of the public relations and advertising initiatives of the resort and overseeing the performance management, coaching, recruiting and selection of the sales team. 

“With his experience and passion for the job, Richard will make an excellent addition to our executive team,” said Gary Brielmayer, Hilton Sandestin Beach general manager. “He’s been a part of the Hilton family for many years and exemplifies the commitment to outstanding service and hospitality for which the Hilton brand is known.”