LUMBERTON - Dr. Jonathon Rich was honored on June 23 with a buffet-style farewell luncheon prepared by his Health Department coworkers. He was also presented a plaque engraved with a message of appreciation.
Rich has served as medical firector of the Adult Health Plus Primary Care Clinic for the past four years. He, along with his wife Julie and their two children, will soon be moving to Baltimore, where he plans to join a private practice.
Jones retires after 31 years of service
LUMBERTON - Janice Jones retired on June 30 after a 31-year career in local public health, where she worked in several capacities. Her longest tenure was with Environmental Health Division, where she served as office manager since 1974.
Jones also was an active member of the North Carolina Public Health Association, Eastern District North Carolina Public Health Association, and the North Carolina Local Public Health Management Support Supervisor's Association.
She also held positions on various local, regional and state level public health committees.
Jones plans to work part-time as secretary to the State Board of Registered Sanitarians.
Autism chapter meeting is Monday
LUMBERTON - The Robeson County Chapter of Autism Society of North Carolina will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the O.P. Owens Agriculture Center on Monday.
For information, call Monica Graham at 739-5298.
Jackson elected to society committee
LUMBERTON - Dr. Anita Jackson, a local otolaryngologist, was recently elected to the Executive Committee of the Old North State Medical Society during its 118th annual Scientific Convention.
According to a press release, the committee is an organization of black physicians dedicated to eradicating disparities in health care for all North Carolina residents.