Balhoff, Craig named Alzheimer’s directors

G eorge Balhoff and Tobie Craig have been named to the Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area Board of Directors.

Balhoff, a CPA, is a director in Postlethwaite & Netterville’s assurance division, concentrating in healthcare and information technology issues. He has been with the firm since 1980 and became a director in 1989.

He supports Alzheimer’s Services due to his personal experience with the organization. His mother-in-law died from Alzheimer’s, and several others who are important to him have been affected by the disease.

Craig is vice president of marketing and workforce development strategies for Turner Industries. She became Turner’s first corporate marketing manager in 2005, charged with helping rebrand the company.

In addition to her work at Turner Industries, Tobie sits on the boards of the Louisiana Chemical Industrial Alliance and the Alliance Safety Council. She has previously served on other Baton Rouge nonprofit boards and is a past chairwoman of the board for Capital Area United Way.

Her interest in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease began when close friends with a family history of Alzheimer’s invited her to participate in the Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s Institute for Dementia Research and Prevention study.

Jordon graduates from Army basic training

U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Garrett T. Jordan has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He is the son of Jay and Rhonda Jordan, of Baton Rouge. He graduated in 2008 from Brighton High School and earned an associate degree in 2010 from Delta College.

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