Holiday Inn Eau Claire South was awarded the IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2015 Newcomer Award as one of the best properties to join the IHG system within the last year as a new development property. Holiday Inn Eau Claire South was recognized during the 2015 IHG Americas Investors and Leadership Conference where only four Holiday Inn Hotels in the Americas were selected to receive the award. Award recipients needed to consistently demonstrate the highest standards of quality and customer service as compared to all Holiday Inns in North America. Holiday Inn Eau Claire South is ranked 17th overall out of 758 full-service Holiday Inn Hotels in North America for highest standards and overall guest satisfaction. Holiday Inn South had an overall guest satisfaction rating of 90.97.
Dr. Cheryl Lapp, professor of nursing at UW-Eau Claire, recently received the 2015 Suzanne Van Ort Award for Creativity and Scholarships from the College of Nursing and Health Services. Lapp received the award for her development of a University Honors Program course titled Empathy Enhancement for the Helping Professions, which uses an innovative teaching strategy focusing on theater applications.
Registered nurse Christine Boe has been named inpatient director of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. Boe will be responsible for operations of the Family Birth Center. Boe has worked as nursing supervisor in Surgical Prep & Recovery at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. Previously, she worked at Mayo Clinic and Olmsted Medical Center in OB-GYN, gastroenterology, hepatology and central pharmacy. Boe completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Winona State University in Minnesota. She is working toward her master’s degree in nursing management and organizational leadership at American Sentinel University in Aurora, Colorado.
Eau Claire Chamber
The Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,200 members.