Saturday, March 8, 2014
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• Amy Deveau, Ph.D., an associate professor of chemistry at the University of New England, was elected to a three-year term as a councilor in the chemistry division of the Council of Undergraduate Research.
• Maine Mental Health Partners in South Portland welcomed new members to its board of trustees: James Georgitis, M.D., of Kennebunkport; Norton Lamb of New Gloucester; Robert Levine of Portland; David Smith of Falmouth; and David Lakari of South Portland.
The following individuals were named officers of its board of trustees: Cheryl Lee Rust of Wiscasset was named chair. Joseph deKay, D.O., of Hiram was named vice chair; and Anne Pringle of Portland was named secretary.
CERTIFICATIONS and RECOGNITIONS
• Jean Allen, Devra Holmquist, Karen Knights and Margaret O'Connor attained the Administrative Professional and the Organizational Management specialty rating, by the International Association of Administrative Professionals Portland Chapter.
• Fontaine Family -- The Real Estate Leader recently honored its sales team for outstanding results in 2012.
The 2012 top sales leader award went to Clayton Larochelle. The peak performer awards went to Bill Bergeron and Pat Long-Cressey.
Deb Morin and Beth Favreau received outstanding achiever awards.
Other multimillion-dollar producers were Harriet Cummings, Chad Sylvester and Nick Trider.
• Douglas Howell, M.D., was recognized by The Surgeon General of the U.S. Army for his participation in advanced interventional endoscopy fellowship training.
Dr. Howell was also named a master teacher by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
• Simmons Ardell, a design and marketing firm, was engaged by New York City-based Women's World Banking to provide branding and design services.
• A new Meineke Car Care Center opened at 237 Gorham Road in Scarborough.
• The First opened its 16th office at 145 Exchange St. in downtown Bangor.
The location will also house the fourth office of First Advisors, a division of The First that provides investment management, financial and retirement planning, trust and estate administration, and custody safekeeping services to its clientele.
• United Ambulance Service recently earned a full re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services.
To date, United remains the first and only nationally accredited ground ambulance service in Maine.