, Kingston, NH

June 27, 2013

People on the Move

Carriage Towne News

---- — Exeter Hospital was recently recognized for donating 10,100 pounds of surplus medical supplies to IMEC Global Green, a program which works with hospitals and health care providers to help them make responsible use of their unused supplies. IMEC Global Green is able to send supplies from Exeter and other participating hospitals to 42 developing countries around the world.

Four Northern Essex Community College faculty and staff members were recently named recipients of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Awards for Excellence, a national honor which recognizes outstanding teachers in the country’s community colleges. Dr. Carolyn Cohen, of Atkinson was among those honored. Dr. Cohen is recognized as an educator who has high standards in the classroom and is committed to helping each student achieve success. Her involvement in the NECC community is exemplary. She chairs the Behavioral Sciences Department. She has served on several committees including Academic Affairs; Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Steering Committee; the Institutional Review Board; and Help for Outcomes Assessment Committee (HOAP). She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UMass-Boston and a PhD in Psychopharmacology from the University of Minnesota.

New Hampshire Business Review hosted its eighth Annual NHBR Outstanding Women in Business Awards reception on February 12 at LaBelle Winery in Amherst. Six winners were honored for their extraordinary accomplishments, proven leadership, mentorship of female colleagues, ability to advocate for women within their workplace and industries, volunteerism, and contributions towards their communities. Justine Vogel, CEO, RiverWoods (Exeter) was among those honored. Vogel was hired for an accounting position at RiverWoods, a nonprofit continuing-care retirement community in Exeter, when it first opened in 1994. She worked her way up the ranks to become its CEO in 2007 when she was just 39 years old. RiverWoods has grown from just one building to a community with three campuses on 200 acres, offering independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing to more than 600 residents. It is the largest taxpayer in the town of Exeter and employs 470 employees about three-quarters of whom are female. For more information, visit

The Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. The Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire was awarded accreditation this February and is one of only six land trusts in New Hampshire and 201 land trusts from across the country that has been awarded accreditation since the fall of 2008.

The Physicians of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics are pleased to announce the addition of Trudi Buckley, APRN to their Raymond location. Trudi is an Adult Nurse Practitioner specializing in Environmental and Occupational Health. For more information, call 603-895-6224 or visit

Brentwood Dental Designs is one of the first 100 dental practices in the world to achieve the Eco-Dentistry Association’s Gold Certification, by successfully completing the EDA’s GreenDOC program. Only dental offices meeting the association’s highest standards of pollution prevention, waste reduction, water and energy conservation, and wellness-based practices qualify as EDA certified offices. The office is located at1 Brickyard Square, Suite 5, Epping. More information can be found at

Tastefully Simple consultant Michelle Arsenault of Kingston enjoyed the sweet taste of success with her independent business last year. As a result, Arsenault was honored at the easy-to-prepare food company’s Tastefully Simple On Tour event in Boston, Massachusetts, receiving the Top 10 Sponsors award. For more information about Tastefully Simple products, tasting parties or the business opportunity, contact Michelle Arsenault at For more information about Tastefully Simple, visit

Wicks and Whimsies, a new store located at 14 Main Street, East Kingston, is now open. The store features Soy Solas Candles as well as other wonderful locally handcrafted gift items. They are open Wed.-Fri., 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Sat-Sun., 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Come see the great things your neighbors are making.


Navy Seaman Colin F. Sullivan, son of Loree and Mark S. Sullivan of Stratham, and other fellow Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) recently got underway, following a four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, Dubai. Sullivan is a 2008 graduate of Exeter High School, and joined the Navy in June 2012.

Marine Corps Pvt. Benjamin R. Ramsay, son of Jennifer L. and Douglas B. Ramsay of Stratham, and Pvt. Tyler J. Pfister, son of Wendy Larossa of Kingston, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Ramsay is a 2012 graduate of Exeter High School. Pfister is a 2012 graduate of Sanborn Regional High School in Kingston.