Seen 'n Heard - Feb,
1999 Issue (page 3).
LOREN JOHNSTON STARTS OWN BUSINESS
(February 23, 1999) Loren Johnston, long time Clinical/Marketing Director for Wilderness Treatment Center in Marion, Montana, announced
as of March 12 he is leaving WTC to form a new consulting and marketing firm called Recovery Alternatives Unlimited. Loren can be
reached after March 12 at 406-257-4695, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAPLE SAP SUGAR AT KING GEORGE SCHOOL
(February 25, 1999) Rebecca Plona, Admissions Counselor at King George School in Sutton, Vermont, 800-218-5122, announced Property
Manager Steve Barrett is working with the students in the collection and distillation of sap from the school’s maple grove. “Using
the campus maple sugaring house, students will receive credit in Biology and Botany.”
CONSTRUCTION AT CROSS CREEK MANOR
(February 26, 1999) Marie Peart, Admissions Director at Cross Creek Manor in LaVerkin, Utah, 435-635-2327, part of the World Wide
Association of Specialty Programs, announced the construction at Cross Creek Manor will likely be finished in April. This will add
much needed space for classrooms, bedrooms and seminar area.
BUILDING BRIDGES SUMMER PROGRAM
(March 1, 1999) Jill Fairbank, Co-Director of Building Bridges Inc., in Thompson Falls, Montana, 406-827-9853, announced they will
be starting a Summer Program in June for youth ages 14 - 18. The program lasts approximately two months.
BOGGEMANN NEW MBA ADMS DIRECTOR
(March 5, 1999) Sarah Persha, who is leaving Mount Bachelor Academy (MBA) as its Admission Director on March 5, 1999 to take a leave
of absence, announced the new Admissions Director for MBA will be Genelle Boggemann. Genelle can be reached at 800-462-3404.
ASPEN’S PARENTING PROGRAM
(March 9, 1999) Aspen Youth Services announced the development of the Aspen Parenting Program offering “education and support to parents
and alumni of Aspen Achievement Academy, Aspen Ranch and other Aspen Youth Services programs.” For information, call 877-540-0308.
ASPEN RANCH CONSTRUCTION
(March 9, 1999) Aspen Ranch Director David Peters, 435-836-2080, announced there are three new buildings and two additions being built
on the Ranch constituting a major face lift. NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR BRIAN CHURCH (March 10, 1999) Brian Church has informed Woodbury
Reports of the closing of his marketing business. ”My services were best suited for newer organizations and although we had many successes,
too many uncertainties exist with new ventures. I have decided to pursue two opportunities which are both exciting and challenging
(and outside of the industry). I wanted to thank you all for the seven years I have spent working with you.”
SUMMER SCHOOL AT LITTLE KESWICK
(March 10, 1999) Terry Columbus, the Director of the Little Keswick School, a therapeutic boarding school and special education school
in Keswick, Virginia, 804-295-0457, announced their Summer School for “30 boys … who are between 7-17 years old who have a history
of learning, emotional or behavioral difficulties, and who have low-average to superior intelligence.” The dates are from July 11,
1999 through August 13, 1999, and high school credits can be earned by the students.
WILDERNESS QUEST STAFF CHANGES
(March 16, 1999) Larry Wells, Director of Wilderness Quest, operating out of southern Utah, 208-522-1080, announced several staff
additions based on recommendations of business consultant Ann Figueredo. Shawn Tuller has been hired as Field Operations Manager and
Michele Forster is now Clinical Director. They are also accepting applications for a second therapist. Linda Newton has been hired
to work in the Admissions office.
NEW LIFESTYLES TO CLOSE
(March 17, 1999) Michael & Carolyn Lovelace, owners of New Lifestyles in Thompson Falls, Montana, 406-827-4126, a Christian program
for young men ages 18-29 years of age, announced that anticipated financing did not come through so they were closing their doors.
REMI VISTA ADDS WILDERNESS PROGRAM
(March 17, 1999) Mike Nunes, Director of the Remi Vista Ranch School, Corning, California, 888- 268-5781, announced they will be starting
a 21 day, low cost wilderness experience operating in northern California. Dan Ward, previously with TREX, is on staff full time as
mentor and Wilderness Director. Mark Sullivan, previously with SUWS, will be helping Dan with the Wilderness program. K. C. Baum,
former vice- president of the American Mountain Guide Association and former TREX climber will to the climbing portion.
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