The Coshocton County Beacon September 10, 2020 - Page 9

September 10, 2020 The Beacon • 9 Miller named Baltic State Bank’s new assistant VP Christopher L. Harstine, president of the Baltic State Bank, announced Laura Miller has joined the Baltic State Bank as assistant vice president. Miller has more than 35 years of experience in banking including bank branch management, branch operations, and all types of consumer lending, mortgage lending and commercial lending. Miller will continue to serve the banking needs of the local community with a focus in the lending area. Harstine said, “Laura understands our community and has a great deal of experience helping our local residents achieve their financial goals. Laura also understands the importance of being actively involved within our local community, which is a great fit Laura Miller Submitted with Baltic State Bank’s philosophy and reputation as our area’s local community bank. We are extremely pleased to have her join our team here at the Baltic State Bank.” Miller, a life-long resident of the area, said, “I am excited to join the wonderful team at the Baltic State Bank. I feel it is a privilege to be associated with an organization that sincerely cares for and supports our community, customers and employees. My focus is to maintain a true community bank approach to lending while developing new lasting relationships, servicing current customers and providing the highest level of service to my customers.” Miller will work out of the Baltic office location and can be called at 330-897-6401. The Baltic State Bank has more than $85 million of assets and has been in the community as an independent community bank since 1902. Public invited to virtual Women in Business expo Registration to be a virtual exhibitor for the Women in Business expo has now closed, but event organizers are encouraging members of the public to attend this year’s online event, 2020 Vision — Putting Your Business in Focus. The event will take place Oct. 1-31, and attendees will have the opportunity to virtually network with exhibitors and enhance their business knowledge via four online webinars featuring local experts. These webinars are free and will be available on the WIB Facebook page. WIB commemorative T-shirts are available through Friday, Sept. 18. Those interested in purchasing a shirt will need to visit www.robertsshopping. com and enter code WIB2020. T-shirt proceeds will benefit the Rainbow Connection’s Seeds of Hope campaign. For more information email Pam Sprowls at Elks names essay winners The topic for the 2019- 20 Americanism Essay Contest was “What does freedom of speech mean to me.” There were six winners locally advancing to the district competition. The local competition was sponsored by Coshocton Elks Lodge #376. The Div. I winners (grade 5-6) were Lucy Baylor, Aiden Evans and Graysen Searls from Coshocton Elementary’s sixth grade. Searls and Baylor advanced to districts and finished first and third, respectively. The Div. II winners (grade 7-8) were Lucas Meiser and Sophia Skelton from Coshocton Jr. High’s seventh grade and Ally Fischer from River View Jr. High’s seventh grade. Meiser advanced to districts. He won first place there and second at state. These winners were acknowledged and rewarded for their essays by mail due to the pandemic. Pulmonology Care Right Here at Home! We are dedicated to advancing pulmonology care locally for our community. Coshocton Regional Medical Center WELCOMES BF-00491661 Haval Saadlla, MD Nickolas Fouladpour, MD Haval Saadlla, MD and Nickolas Fouladpour, MD to lead pulmonology services in Coshocton. Where Care Matters Most Member of Prime Healthcare