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Allison Kupfer Poteet

Island Readers and Writers elects two members to Board

By islandreadersandwriters on May 14, 2015, at 12:33 p.m.
Island Readers & Writers (IRW) has elected Hannah Whalen and Allison Kupfer Poteet to its Board of Directors. Headquartered on Mount Desert Island, IRW’s mission is to inspire a passion for reading and learning among children living on Maine’s coastal islands and mainland communities in Washington County. Whalen has served …
Benjamin Smith, Woodlands Senior Living, receives the Marilyn Paige Award from Laurie Trenholm, Alzheimer's Association

Benjamin Smith of Woodlands Senior Living given award from Alzheimer’s Association

By Pam Smith on May 13, 2015, at 1:18 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Benjamin R. Smith, Executive Director of Woodlands Senior Living of Brewer, has been named the recipient of this year’s Marilyn Paige Founders Leadership Award from the Maine Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. The award is the Chapter’s highest honor for volunteers. Laurie Trenholm, Executive Director Alzheimer’s Association, …
Christina Ferrari

Bernstein Shur Welcomes Litigation Attorney Christina Ferrari

By Broadreach Public Relations on May 13, 2015, at 11:35 a.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Gerrett 207-228-7111 Manchester, N.H. and Portland and Augusta, Maine (May 13, 2015) – Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, welcomes Christina Ferrari to the firm’s Manchester, N.H. office. Ferrari joins the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where she will focus on civil …
Savannah Lawson

Meet Herring Gut’s Summer Camp Counselors!

By Alexandria Brasili on May 13, 2015, at 10:46 a.m.
Port Clyde- Herring Gut Learning Center has recently hired two talented college students to work as counselors for Herring Gut Summer Camp. Both Savannah Lawson and Bailey Black have a background in marine science and environmental education and are excited to spend the summer exploring our marine ecosystems with campers! …
Bryan O’Connor

Good Shepherd appoints O’Connor VP of finance, administration

on May 12, 2015, at 3:27 p.m.
AUBURN, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank announces the appointment of Bryan O’Connor as Vice President, Finance & Administration.  A Certified Management Accountant, O’Connor was previously employed for nine years at the United Way of Greater Portland, most recently as Vice President, Finance.  He lives in Cumberland with his wife, Jill, …
Cristina Morera

Baker Newman Noyes expands international practice with addition of Cristina Morera

By Broadreach Public Relations on May 12, 2015, at 12:51 p.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Price, Director of Marketing Baker Newman Noyes jprice@bnncpa.com 207.791.7109 BOSTON, Mass. (May 12, 2015) – Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) announced that Cristina Morera, EA, has joined the firm as an international tax manager in the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts office. Prior to joining BNN, Morera worked …
Advisory team

Dynasty Financial Partners collaborates with Cribstone Capital Management

on May 12, 2015, at 11:38 a.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — Dynasty Financial Partners has announced its partnership with Cribstone Capital Management, the most recent independent investment advisory firm to leverage Dynasty Financial Partners’ industry-leading platform of integrated wealth management services and technology. Financial adviser Scott Upham co-founded Cribstone Capital Management more than two years ago.  Now, together with Partner and …
Jack McDonald

Jack McDonald is associate VP and director of athletics at UNE

on May 11, 2015, at 4:13 p.m.
BIDDEFORD, Maine — University of New England President Danielle N. Ripich, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Jack McDonald to the position of associate vice president and director of Athletics. President Ripich said, “Jack McDonald is the consummate builder. He brings to UNE, Maine’s largest private university, his experience, enthusiasm and …

Jessica Duffy to serve as clinical services director at Hospice

on May 11, 2015, at 10:10 a.m.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Hospice of Southern Maine has announced that Jessica Duffy, RN, BSN will serve as its Clinical Services Director. Duffy, formerly HSM’s Gosnell Memorial Hospice House Director, will be leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and programs and is responsible for all activities pertaining to clinical programs, volunteer and bereavement …

Hall Internet Marketing Announces Three New Staff Members

By Hall Internet Marketing on May 08, 2015, at 4:15 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Hall Internet Marketing is pleased to announce the addition of three new staff members. Geoff Bell, Eli Dolloff and Megan Cullity will be assisting Hall’s web development and marketing teams as the company continues to grow its client roster and technical services. As the Client Service Technician, Geoff …
J. Bradford Coffey

Coffey named philanthropy leader at St. Joseph Healthcare, Covenant Health

on May 07, 2015, at 12:38 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Covenant Health has announced the appointment of J. Bradford Coffey of Bangor as president of St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation in Bangor, president of St. Mary’s Development Office in Lewiston, and president of Covenant Health Foundation in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Coffey will oversee and coordinate the philanthropic activity at St. Joseph Healthcare and …
Katie Boss

Katie Boss named as GHHI Lewiston Auburn outcome broker

on May 06, 2015, at 11:29 a.m.
The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, a national nonprofit dedicated to breaking the link between unhealthy housing and unhealthy families, has announced that Katie Boss has joined the organization as its first GHHI Lewiston Auburn outcome broker. In this role, Boss will work with organizations, agencies and community leaders to formulate and …
Samuel Riotte

McTeague Higbee adds Attorney Samuel Riotte to firm

By Debra Tenenbaum on May 05, 2015, at 11:55 a.m.
McTeague Higbee, a Maine law firm specializing in workers’ rights, recently announced the addition of a new associate attorney, Samuel Riotte. His practice will focus primarily on employment discrimination, labor law, personal injury, police misconduct and prisoner rights. Riotte comes to Maine from Cleveland, Ohio where he represented plaintiffs as …

Lori Alexander Joins Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty as Vice President

By Dana Whitney on May 04, 2015, at 4:35 p.m.
Camden, Maine (April 28, 2015)—Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that Lori Alexander has joined our Camden real estate brokerage office as a Vice President. With offices in Portland, Brunswick, Kennebunk, Camden and Damariscotta, Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is one of the largest real estate companies …
Tonya Philbrick of the Maine Immunization Program (r) presents the award to Cassie Grantham.

Cassandra Cote Grantham named Childhood Immunization Champion

on May 04, 2015, at 11:17 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Immunization Program has selected Cassandra Cote Grantham, Director of Child Health at MaineHealth, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Childhood Immunization Champion for Maine. The CDC Foundation and CDC hold this annual awards program to honor and acknowledge the outstanding efforts of individuals who …

Longtime CFO/COO Mike Herrmann assumes CEO/President roles

on April 30, 2015, at 11:13 a.m.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine, and ROCHESTER, New York — After more than four decades as a respected fixture in the electrical distribution industry, Horizon Solutions’ CEO/President Jim Newton has announced his retirement. Newton will continue to serve as the Chairman of Horizon’s Board of Directors. Consistent with the company’s long-established succession plan, Mike Herrmann will step into …
Stephanie Eglinton

Eglinton named senior program officer at Community Foundation

on April 29, 2015, at 3:50 p.m.
PORTLAND and ELLSWORTH — Stephanie Eglinton of Portland has been named Senior Program Officer at the Maine Community Foundation. Eglinton will manage the Cumberland and York county committees, undertake various donor services activities, and direct several competitive grant programs. Prior to joining the foundation, Eglinton was a program officer at the Sam …

Norton’s Anna Edgerley named chairwoman of Maine Insurance Agents Association

By Lisa Veregge on April 29, 2015, at 3:10 p.m.
Commits to ‘Project Invest’ and Drawing Young Talent into the Industry Cumberland, ME (April 29, 2015) – Norton Insurance Agency (NIA), specialists in business, professional and personal insurance, today announced that Anna Edgerley, Senior Vice President, NIA, has been named Chairwoman of the Maine Insurance Agents Association (MIAA). Her leadership …
Tinia Graham

Sewall’s Tinia Graham certified as photogrammetrist by ASPRS

on April 28, 2015, at 5:10 p.m.
OLD TOWN, Maine — Sewall is pleased to announce that Senior Digital Imaging Technician Tinia Graham has passed the written examination and all other requirements for initial certification as a Certified Photogrammetrist (CP) through the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).  Mrs. Graham’s achievement will strengthen Sewall’s imaging …
Bill Green

Bill Green, Kirk Cratty, Rob Nesbitt get regional Murrow awards

on April 28, 2015, at 4:17 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Radio Television Digital News Association announced on April 23 this year’s Regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners.  Among them are Bill Green and Kirk Cratty for Feature Reporting and Rob Nesbitt for Writing for his story “Bone Marrow Brothers.” “Blind Hiker” originally aired July 12, 2014.  This inspirational …
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