SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Business

July 11, 2012

Business Briefcase

People

Beverly resident Alan Temkin, senior financial planner of Temkin Financial Group, earned membership in the insurance industry’s Million Dollar Round Table. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of sales excellence in the life insurance and financial services business. Temkin is a member of Beverly Rotary, Beverly Chamber of Commerce, North Shore Chamber of Commerce and Beverly Main Streets.

---

Marblehead resident Robert Gurman, a certified financial planner practitioner, was elected president of the Essex County Estate Planning Council, the local affiliate of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils. Gurman will serve on the Board of Directors of the local affiliate. Gurman is also a member of the Financial Planning Association and has worked in the financial services industry for 21 years.

---

Marblehead resident Penny Wigglesworth, founder of the nonprofit Penny Bear Company, was awarded her second Paul Harris Award by the Marblehead Rotary Club. Wigglesworth’s company creates teddy bears that are given to people needing comfort, compassion and friendship. Wigglesworth is the author of “Penny Bear’s Gift of Love” and also started Circles of Hope, a weekly program that offers encouragement to those in need.

---

North Shore Medical Center awarded the following registered nurses and caregivers for their outstanding service and clinical excellence: Broadhead Clinical Excellence Awards to registered nurses Catherine Gallant, Marta Kane and Dorris O’Leary; Broadhead Clinical Nursing Excellence Award for Advanced Practice to registered nurse Carrie Siefken; NSMC Nursing Leadership to registered nurse Melissa Bruning; and the Blodgett Award to caregiver Becky Delande and registered nurse Melissa Kimball .

---

Ellen Gordon

joined Aviv Centers for Living as the new community relations coordinator. Gordon will be responsible for coordinating with the North Suburban JCC and Aviv’s volunteer network, the Friends of Aviv, and for developing community outreach and connection efforts. Aviv Centers for Living has branches in Peabody and Swampscott.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Business

AP Video
Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Trump: DC Hotel Will Be Among World's Best AP Review: Amazon Fire Adds Spark to Smartphones All Aboard! LIRR Strike Averted Microsoft to Cut Up to 18,000 Jobs Time Warner Rejects Murdoch's Takeover Bid Yellen Says Economy Still Needs Fed Support Cleveland Expects Economic Boom From Lebron Justice Dept. Fines Citigroup $7 Billion Justice Dept. Fines Citigroup $7 Billion Downside of Low Mortgage Rates? Less Selling Cupcake Shop Crumbs Shuttering All Its Stores San Francisco Prepares for Soda Battle Dow Breaks Record 17,000
NDN Video
Famous Internet Cats Help Big Cause With Viral Video Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2" Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Orlando Bloom 'Takes a Swing' at Justin Bieber In Ibiza Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob
Comments Trcker