NEW HIRES

April Caron and John Lamb joined the American Red Cross – Maine Region.

Caron is the new executive director for the midcoast region, covering Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Waldo counties, as well as the towns of Brunswick and Harpswell. She joins the Red Cross from United Way of Androscoggin County, where she worked as director of development.

Lamb is the new regional director of communications and government relations. He previously worked as a communications manager at Maine Medical Center.

Kristin Melville joined the Salvation Army of Northern New England as a donor relations director.

Melville brings a strong background in fundraising to the position. She will be responsible for identifying, cultivating and stewardship of major donors throughout the division which covers Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Diana Locke joined the management team at Berry Talbot Royer as firm administrator.

Locke recently sold her growing startup business, Paws Applause; Natural Pet Supply, where she was founder and managing partner for nine years. Locke comes to Berry Talbot Royer with more than 15 years of additional small business management experience as manager of finance and administration at Trask Decrow Machinery and as operations manager for Official Fire Equipment.

PROMOTIONS

Wendy Blackwell-Moore was promoted to senior vice president, director of sales effectiveness, systems and support at TD Bank in Falmouth.

Blackwell-Moore, of Portland, joined TD Bank in 2002. Most recently, she served as vice president and assistant director of sales effectiveness, systems and support.

AWARDS

Anne Brennan Belden, MS, PCC, an adoption and infertility coach, was awarded the esteemed credential of PCC by the International Coach Federation.

Belden works with women and couples struggling to conceive, adopt and transition to parenting.

Longtime Appleton selectman Donald Burke received the prestigious Ethel Kelley Memorial Award at Maine Municipal Association’s 77th Annual Convention earlier this month.

Burke has served his community in numerous capacities over a distinguished 26-year career. He has served as chair of the board of selectmen for 19 years. He was also a member of the Burketville Grange and Appleton Historical Society; and a board member of the Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library.

Tilson was featured in the second Inc. Hire Power Awards, which recognize private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years.

Tilson generated net 36 new jobs from Jan. 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013, placing it among the top two private business job creators in Maine.

Tilson is among the 437 private growth companies that are Hire Power Awards honorees, leading the way in creating more American jobs.

GENERAL

The South Portland Bureau of Motor Vehicles, located at the Maine Mall, will be relocating to 200 Expedition Drive, Suite G/H in Scarborough.

The new office in Scarborough will open at 8 a.m. Monday.