Business Briefs

Business briefs 3.11.11

BORDEN PHYSICAL THERAPY has added Ruth Edwards, PT, to the staff. Edwards, a graduate of the University of North Carolina, has more than 30 years experience as a manual therapist, with a background in orthopedics, sports medicine and geriatrics. The office, located at 4544 E. Camp Lowell, may be reached at 884-0001.

THE JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona was nominated as one of the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network’s outstanding organizations and received a certificate of appreciation at TIHAN’s annual meeting and volunteer appreciation party on Feb. 22. JCRC’S MAKING A DIFFERENCE EVERY DAY: THE HOMER DAVIS PROJECT recently received a $2,500 grant from National Bank and a $3,500 matching micro-grant from the Jewish Council for Public Affairs. Grant funding will be used to build a community garden at Homer Davis Elementary School, to help provide scholarships for families to grow their own nutritious foods, to provide nutrition classes and create a nutritious food stamp cookbook, and to increase the number of students who receive weekend food packs.

IRENE R. KITZMAN, M.D., has opened an office to practice adult psychiatry and psychopharmacology, specializing in mood disorders, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. Kitzman, who completed her postdoctoral fellowship and residency training in psychiatry at Yale University, was named one of “America’s Top Psychiatrists 2006” by The Consumers Research Council of America. The office, located at 2230 E. Speedway Blvd., Suite 100, may be reached at 203-8500.