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People and Business

Community

People and Business

Giving Back

The Consigli Foundation’s Maine Invitational Golf Classic, held July 21 at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth, raised $27,500 for Camp Susan Curtis. More than 50 sponsors from Maine’s architecture, engineering and construction community gathered to play golf and support The Susan L. Curtis Charitable Foundation’s residential camp and educational program for disadvantaged girls and boys.

People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, has awarded $6,000 to Goodwill Industries of Northern New England, as well as a $3,000 grant to Wayside Food Programs. Goodwill, based in Portland, provides job training, housing and other support for individuals with disabilities. Wayside provides more than a million pounds of food each year to over 60 food pantries, soup kitchens and social service agencies throughout Cumberland County.

Snowlion Repertory, a Portland-based theatrical company, has received a $3,600 grant from The Cricket Foundation of Boston to support the 2014-2015 season of PLAYLAB, the company's in-house play development workshop. The workshop will showcase its first member-generated project during Maine Restaurant Week in March 2015, featuring an evening of short plays about food by member writers.

New Hires, Promotions and Appointments

Jodie Chalmers, of Brunswick, has joined Tedford Housing as the supported housing case manager for Brunswick and Bath. Chalmers has worked for several social service agencies including Sweetser, Catholic Charities and CHANS Home Health Care. She is currently enrolled in the social work program at the University of Southern Maine. Tedford provides shelter, housing and services for people in need.

Burgess Advertising & Marketing, based in Portland, recently hired Danielle Robinson as production and workflow manager and Christina Hill as a graphic designer. Robinson brings 10 years of marketing experience to her role, and is a graduate of the University of Maine. Hill earned a bachelor's degree at the Maine College of Art, and has freelanced for organizations throughout Maine.

David Micca has joined Maine Medical Partners Surgical Care as a wound care physician. Previously, he was a podiatric physician and surgeon at the Foot & Ankle Center of Southern Maine. He received his medical degree from Temple University, and has served in the U.S. Navy Medical Services Corps.

Robin Britten has joined Spectrum Medical Group, a South Portland-based health care provider with more than 200 physicians, as a senior practice manager for its pathology division. She has had over 25 years of experience as a medical group practice manager.

The Maine Tourism Association, a nonprofit group with over 1,500 members, has appointed Jean Maginnis to its board of directors. Maginnis is the founder and executive director of the Maine Center for Creativity in Portland.

WinterKids, a Portland-based nonprofit organization that promotes healthy childhood outdoor activities, has named Joe O’Neil and Gines Satchi to its board of directors. O’Neil is the chief operating officer of Portland Pie Company. Satchi is the assistant director at Camp Runoia in Belgrade.

Recognition

Diane Moyer, of RE/MAX Riverside in Topsham, was recently ranked No. 13 among Maine real estate agents in the 2014 REAL Trends "America’s Best Real Estate Agents." More than 9,500 agents were included in the list, which ranks agents by transactions and sales volume in all 50 states.