Lynne Roy appointed director of nursing at Peninsula's Ocean View Convalescent CenterLONG BEACH - Lynne B. Roy was recently named director of nursing at Ocean View Convalescent Center (OVCC), a 60-bed skilled nursing facility operated by Life Care Centers of America.

Roy comes to Ocean View from Ocean Beach Hospital in Ilwaco, where she served as director of education, infection control, employee health and community outreach for nearly nine years. Concurrently, she served as instructor for Grays Harbor College and OVCC for their nursing assistant certification program. Prior to that, she was nursing supervisor at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Portland for 15 years.

A native of Portland, she received both bachelor of science and master of science degrees in nursing from the University of Portland. She is a member of the American and Washington Association of Diabetic Educators, the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidirmiology, the Society of Medical Interpreters as well as Mazamas, an outdoor climbing and conservation organization.

Ocean View Convalescent Center is located at 211 Pioneer Rd., West in Long Beach.

42nd Street Cafe in Seaview offers "Community Fund Night" to support local non-profitsSEAVIEW - The 42nd Street Cafe has committed one evening a month - the third Wednesday of each month October through May - to assist local non-profit organizations raising needed funds. Local organizations need to reserve the date in advance and have a representative in attendance the evening of the event to assist hosting and "passing the hat." The 42nd Street Cafe will then donate 20 percent of the evening's revenues to the sponsoring organization.

"We will donate 20 percent of any purchase that evening: a bowl of soup, a cheeseburger or a four course meal with wine or beer - even dinners to go," said owner Blaine Walker. "The guest just needs to toss their receipt into the "Community Fund" bowl to have their purchase counted toward the charity or organization's benefit."

Remaining dates are limited. Half of the evenings are already reserved. The peninsula's Humane Society has reserved Jan. 19. The Peninsula Visitors' Center has reserved Feb. 16. The World Kite Museum has booked the third Wednesday in April.

Organizations wishing take advantage of this promotion should contact Blaine Walker at the 42nd Street Cafe at 642-2323.

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