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Geisinger names COO

Geisinger recently announced the appointment of Matthew Walsh to the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective Oct. 1.

Walsh joined Geisinger in 2017 as COO for clinical enterprise. In his new role, he will continue progress toward a user-friendly experience for everyone in the communities Geisinger serves.

Prior to joining Geisinger, Walsh held several leadership roles over nearly 20 years with the Henry Ford Health System.

Walsh succeeds Lynn Miller, who previously announced her intention to retire in spring 2020 after 30 years at Geisinger.

Giant launches enhanced program

Giant Food Stores announced the launch of its Giant Choice Rewards, which gives customers a way to increase their savings through personalized offers on products they already buy.

Through the rewards program app, customers will be able to earn points through personalized “bonus earn” offers in addition to continuing to earn points on qualifying purchases at the rate of one point for every $1 spent.

When it comes to redeeming points, customers can choose from new offers, such as converting points to dollars, or choosing to redeem points for gas.

Yoga studio opens in Silver Spring

Studio B Power Yoga has expanded to the West Shore, opening a fourth location in the region. The new location is in the Trindle Run Center off the Carlisle Pike in Silver Spring Township, near Pure Barre, Starbucks and Chipotle.

The studio opened for business on Oct. 12.

The yoga studio will offer classes for all levels of experience, seven days a week. Classes take place in a heated room, which encourages sweating and detoxification, helping the muscles stretch deeper.

Aside from these power vinyasa classes, the studio will also offer non-heated Yin classes, donation-based classes, children’s yoga and Project YES (Yoga, Empowerment & Self-Esteem), which is created for teenage girls.

The Sentinel


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