In Brief

Law firm makes Davis shareholder

MARQUETTE — Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen PC of Marquette recently announced that attorney Patricia E. Davis has been promoted to shareholder.

Davis received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she was editor-in-chief of the “William Mitchell Law Review.” Davis is licensed to practice in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan. Her areas of practice include estate planning, corporate law and nonprofit corporations.

Davis resides in Marquette with her husband, Steve Davis. She is active in numerous community organizations and activities.

Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen PC may be reached at the Marquette office at 906-226-2543, its Houghton County office at 906-482-4288, or on the web at www.kendrickslaw.com.

River Valley earns wellness award

WAUSAU, Wis. — UnitedHeathcare has recognized River Valley Bank, based in Wausau, Wisconsin, with its Wellness Opportunities at Work award.

The WOW award honors businesses for their commitment to employees’ quality of life through a comprehensive worksite health promotion program, a press release states. This is the second time the bank has won the award.

“(Our employees’) health and well-being is paramount to our mission, which is why we’re so dutiful in providing them a workplace where they can maintain their healthy lifestyles, remain physically fit while working and receive a wide variety assistance opportunities whenever they need it. This award recognizes our employees’ commitment to being healthy in mind and body,” the bank’s CEO Todd Nagel said in a prepared statement.

River Valley Bank has employee teams and health ambassadors who further the company’s wellness goals by recommending and promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors. This includes programs such as onsite fitness facilities; reimbursement of memberships in gym and workout facilities; sponsoring physical activity challenges and weight loss programs; offering healthy eating programs and healthy food options for meetings; fresh, locally grown produce delivered to all bank locations; offering an employee assistance program and educational programs on life issues, including alcohol and drug abuse; and a points program to earn rewards and prizes.