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People and Business: Sept. 1

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People and Business: Sept. 1

Winners named at
outdoor arts festival

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association recently hosted the fourth Annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, which featured over 70 artists’ works in a juried fine art and craft exhibit in a variety of mediums.  

Judges awarded over $1,100 in cash prizes and presented first place award ribbons in various artistic categories.

Winners from the 2010 Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival include: Best in Show award: Spindleworks; BDA’s Choice award: Joseph Cousins.

Recipients of first place ribbons are: Mary Alice Treworgy, Marji Greenhut, Jeff Audet, Herman Meisner, Catherine Worthington.

Non-monetary award winners from the Brunswick High School booth include first place: Dory Whynot; second place: Lindsey Ellis; and third place: Gaeton Davis.

Non-monetary award winners from the Merrymeeting Adult Education booth include first place: Marta Shepherd; second place: Peggy Mason; and third place: Ann Nelson.

UNE gets new pharmacy
dean, candidate status

 
PORTLAND — The University of New England College of Pharmacy welcomes a new dean, Gayle A. Brazeau, Ph.D.

Brazeau was most recently the associate dean for academic affairs, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Buffalo, State University of New York, where she was also a professor in the department of pharmacy practice.

Additionally, The College of Pharmacy was granted candidate status for its Doctor of Pharmacy program from the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education.

With the candidate status, students will now have the same rights and privileges as those in a fully-accredited program, which can be obtained after the inaugural class at UNE's College of Pharmacy graduates.


Local nonprofits
awarded grants

LEWISTON — Androscoggin Bank recently named the recipients of its summer Bank on Community ABCommunity grants.

Local grantees include mid-coast nonprofit, Independence Association, which serves adults and children with disabilities; Living with Peace, a Portland-based organization that supports acculturation and assimilation of immigrants into Maine; Catholic Charities of Maine, which will use the grant to support services to homebound seniors and those with disabilities in Androscoggin County; Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, for programming support; LARK Society, to support the production of “3 Session Chamber Music Course – A Guide to Chamber Music;” and Junior Achievement of Maine programs.

New Hires, Promotions

Portland Ovations has hired Gretchen Berg of Portland to fill the newly created position of community outreach coordinator to manage its education and outreach program, Ovations Offstage.

Ed Corley of Westbrook was named director of development for HIV/AIDS service organization, Frannie Peabody Center.

Elizabeth Provost has rejoined Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker wealth management team as a paraprofessional working with clients to set-up and maintain financial and investment accounts.

Morgan Realty, Inc of Portland has hired Marc Cardullo of Saco as a full-time associate broker.

Martin’s Point Health Care has hired Larry Henry as vice president, Medicare; Stu Scheller as vice president, sales, marketing and business development; Richard “Skip” White as general manager, employer and provider partnerships.

Phil Saucier has joined Bernstein Shur's municipal and regulatory practice group, focusing on municipal and health law. Previously, Saucier was the senior policy and legal advisor for health policy at the Augusta office of Governor John E. Baldacci.

Ryan Wing of Scarborough was hired by Legacy Publishing Company as the new operations manager.

The Portland Museum of Art has recently added two staff members to its development team: Annelise Conway, senior major gifts and planned giving officer; and William D. Cary, director of member services.

Appointments

The Morrison Center in Scarborough, a non-profit that supports children and adults with and without disabilities, has added David Bass of Scarborough to its board of directors.

Delta Dental Plan of Maine has elected two new directors, Beverly Altenburg of Cape Elizabeth and Charles Brown, DDS, of Naples.

The Portland-based Chaplaincy Institute of Maine, ChIME, recently ordained 16 students as Interfaith Ministers. Local residents to receive ordination include Karen Francoise of Portland, Pat Gardiner of Brunswick, and D’Vorah Kelley of Portland.

Justin Lamontagne, an associate broker with CBRE/The Boulos Company, was appointed to the board of directors of the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors and to the board of directors of the Portland Community Chamber of Commerce.

The Cancer Community Center in South Portland elected five new members to the board of trustees at its annual meeting. New board members are Andy Beahm, L.L. Bean; Sandra Clark Whiston, retired from Putnam Investments; Carol Edwards, Spectrum Radiology; Eric Blakeman, Blakeman Mavor Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Lori Whynot, Unum.
 
The Maine Center for Enterprise Development has named the following individuals to its 2010 Top Gun program advisory Board: Tony Perkins, Tech Ventures Group, LLC; Christopher Speh, Maine Angels; Ed McKersie, Pro Search, Inc.; John Burns, Small Enterprise Growth Fund; Kerem Durdag, Biovation, LLC; Kip Moore, Little Diamond Enterprises; Mark Kaplan, CEI Ventures, Inc.; Patrick Martin, TD Banknorth; Roger Brooks, Maine Technology Institute.