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On October 12 Hamden Hall " ">.ountry Day School presented four alumni with 2012 Alumni "//#adderall_no_prescription">adderall Awards as part of the school’s " ">.entennial Reunion. These included: " ">.arol Nutile Burke (HH " ">.DS " ">.lass of 1947), a longtime professor of pathobiology at the University of " ">.onnecticut; Lindy Lee Gold (’62), a development specialist with the state’s Department of Economic & " ">.ommunity Development and community super-volunteer; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist " ">.harles Shepard (’72) of the " ">.harlotte (N. " ">.) Observer and Washington Post; and Richard Winters, MD (’82), vice chairman of plastic and reconstructive surgery and chief of the " ">.enter for Facial Restoration and reanimation.


WWWescobadoCohen & Wolf litigator Marcia M. Escobedo (pictured) has been named to the board of directors of the Community Capital Fund, an organization that facilitates the flow of capital and expertise into housing and economic developments that benefit low- and moderate-income people in the Bridgeport area. Before joining Cohen & Wolf, Escobedo was a staff attorney for the Connecticut Fair Housing Center. She was graduated from University of Connecticut School of Law in 2006 after earning an undergraduate degree from the George Washington University.


Naugatuck Valley Financial Corp., holding company for Naugatuck Valley Savings & Loan, has named William C. Calderara a director of the company and the bank. Calderara was previously appointed president and CEO of the company and the bank effective September 28. Calderara wa previously chief lending officer for Newtown Savings Bank.


WWWbradyGrace Brady (pictured, left) has been appointed executive director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University. She will be responsible for overseeing the museum, which is home to the world's largest collection of visual art, artifacts and printed materials relating to the Irish Famine. Previously Brady was assistant secretary to the board of trustees and general manager in the office of the senior vice president, secretary and general counsel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She holds a master’s degree in visual arts administration from NYU and a bachelor’s in speech communications and theater arts from the University of Richmond.


The Visiting Nurse Association of South-Central Connecticut has named Lindsay Christiani its community development specialist. Christiani has more than five years of experience in non-profit fundraising and event planning. Before joining VNA/SCC, she was the director of individual gifts as Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah, N.Y. Christiani completed an internship in public relations at the VNA/SCC during her undergraduate studies at Southern Connecticut State University.


WWWkelly-lenzAnne Kelly-Lenz (pictured, right) has been named to the permanent post of finance director for the city of Bridgeport. She had been serving as acting finance director since the departure earlier this year of Dawn Norton. Kelly-Lenz has served Bridgeport as treasurer since 2005 and tax collector since 2006. She served as treasurer and as a consultant in the town of Stratford from 2003-05. Holder of a BS and master’s from Sacred Heart University, Kelly-Lenz is a certified tax collector in the state of Connecticut.


The Madison Beach Hotel has named Susan R. Norz director of sales and catering. Previously Norz was director of sales at the Copper Beech Inn in Ivoryton and at the New York Palace in New York City. From 2005 to 2009 she was director of sales at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa where she developed internal standards operating procedures for catering, restaurant and group markets. Norz is a graduate of Stonehill College.


WWWjones-taylorNew Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. has appointed Myra Jones-Taylor (pictured, left) to the New Haven Board of Education. Jones-Taylor is director of the state’s Office of Early Childhood Planning. She also serves on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s P-20 Council, which supports collaboration among early childhood, K-12, higher education and workforce-training sectors. She earned a doctorate in American studies and anthropology from Yale University.  She also holds two master’s degrees from Yale University: one in African-American studies and the other in American studies. New Haven’s is the only board of education in Connecticut whose members are not elected by the public.


Sylvie T. Hangen of Cheshire has been appointed the first director of financial aid of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Hangen comes to QU from Sacred Heart University, where she was director of student financial assistance systems and programs. She is a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and the Connecticut Association of Professional Financial Aid Administrators. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University.


Naugatuck Savings Bank has named Tony Scafariello branch manager of its new Wallingford branch, scheduled to open during the fourth quarter of 2012. Previously he was employed by Sovereign Bank in Wethersfield as vice president and branch manager and in Wallingford as branch manager of the former Fleet Bank. Scafariello holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Southern Connecticut State University.


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