Core Physicians has been named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s 2012 Physician Group Honor Roll in recognition of outstanding commitment to high quality care by the physicians in the local practice. The recent honor is the fourth time that Core Physicians has been named to the Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll. Core Physicians was previously named to the Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll three years in a row for excellence in preventative and chronic illness care for pediatric patients. In 2008 and 2010, the multi-specialty group practice was honored for its outstanding commitment to high quality care by physicians.
Core Podiatry, a Core Physicians’ practice, is pleased to announce that Kevin J. Murphy, DPM has joined the practice and is now welcoming new patients. Dr. Murphy, a surgical podiatrist, joins the Core Podiatry office located at 21 Hampton Road, Building 1 in Exeter. To schedule an appointment, please call 603-658-0190. For more information about Dr. Murphy or other specialty services provided by Core Physicians visit corephysicians.org.
Hampshire First Bank announces that Joanne Pereira has been promoted to branch manager of the bank’s Nashua Office. Pereira, who has over 24 years of banking experience, joined Hampshire First Bank in August 2012 as assistant branch manager of the bank’s Manchester Office. Pereira is a graduate of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School in Cambridge, MA, and serves on the finance committee at the First Baptist Church in Plaistow.
Marine Corps Pvt. Tyler J. Miller, son of Kymberly A. Miller of Plaistow, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. Miller is a 2012 graduate of Timberlane Regional High School of Plaistow.
Navy Seaman Colin F. Sullivan, son of Loree and Mark S. Sullivan of Stratham, and other fellow Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis watched the rock band “Taking Back Sunday” perform a concert in the ship’s hangar bay while forward deployed to the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). The visit, sponsored by Navy Entertainment, gave band members Eddie Reyes (rhythm guitar), Adam Lazzara (lead vocals), John Nolan (lead guitar), and Mark O’Connell (drums) and chance to experience aircraft carrier operations at sea as well as entertain Sailors and thank them for their sacrifice. Sullivan is a 2008 graduate of Exeter High School of Exeter, and joined the Navy in June 2012.