A former medical office manager at Kaiser Salmon Creek is the newest employee of Columbia Ridge Senior Living, in Washougal.
Paulette Keller, a registered nurse, worked for Kaiser Permanente for 16 years. She succeeds Cindy Hurst, at Columbia Ridge.
Keller, a Seattle native, received a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from the University of Washington and her master’s degree in education, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
A brisket and beer reception for Keller will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., in the library at Columbia Ridge, 2300 W. Ninth St. Wine, water and sparkling cider will also be available.
The event will be free and open to the public. RSVPs are preferred, but not required. For more information, call 335-1238.