Young wins 2012 ATHENA award
Denise K. Young, executive director of the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization, has been selected as the 2012 ATHENA Award recipient.
The ATHENA Award is an internationally recognized program that was introduced in Jefferson County in 1991. The award celebrates the potential of all women as valued members and leaders of the community and recognizes those who support them, according to a release from the Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce.
The award is presented and sponsored by the Greater-Watertown North Country Chamber of Commerce, Bernier, Carr & Associates, Timeless Frames, Decor and Expressions and WWNY TV7.
Mrs. Young was nominated for the award by Thomas H. Carman, president and CEO of Samaritan Medical Center.
She was hired in 2007 as the first executive director of the FDRHPO. She is also a member of the Watertown Noon Rotary, founder of the Watertown Rotary Interact Leadership Institute, 2010 recipient of the Fort Drum Women of the Mountain Award, board member for the North Country Healthy Heart Network and Northern New York Rural Healthcare Alliance. She is also a black belt martial arts instructor of American Kang Duk Won Karate.
Mrs. Young will be presented with the award on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Ryan’s Lookout restaurant in Henderson Harbor. For reservations to the award dinner, contact the Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce at 788-4400 or email email@example.com.
Art director named at Step One Creative
Oswego-based marketing communications firm Step One Creative recently announced that Mallory Kelly has joined the agency as art director.
Ms. Kelly is a graduate of Emmanuel College, Boston, and an Oswego native. She received a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the college and has previous design experience at Oswego County Weeklies, Clear Channel Boston Radio Station Kiss 108 and Harvard-based Her Campus online magazine.
Step One Creative was founded in 1996 as a division of Step One Communications, 56 W. Third St., Oswego.
Garlock hired as intern
VIP Architectural Associates, Syracuse, has hired Andrew Garlock, Tully, a native of the Thousand Islands, as intern architect for a variety of projects at the firm. Among his projects will be the Pike Block in downtown Syracuse.
Mr. Garlock, a 2007 graduate of Alexandria Central School, Alexandria Bay, recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Syracuse University. He is a former Bernier, Carr and Associates, Watertown, summer intern.
VIP Architectural Associates is affiliated with VIP Structures, a national design-build firm headquartered in Syracuse.
New director at Massena Housing Authority named
The Massena Housing Authority board of commissions has appointed Katherine F. Allott executive director. Ms. Allott was previously assistant director. She succeeds Patrick J. Regan Jr., who died in June. Ms. Allott has been with the Housing Authority for approximately five years and holds a degree in business administration from SUNY Potsdam and a master’s degree in business administration from Clarkson University, Potsdam.
Bernier, Carr hires interns
Nine students from five colleges and universities throughout the state are participating in the 2012 Bernier, Carr and Associates Summer Intern Program. The interns are assisting and being mentored in design and construction management of municipal, health care and K-12 school projects.
They are: Adam C. Bracy, a graduate of Carthage Central School and a junior at Jefferson Community College studying mechanical engineering. He is pursuing a career in research and development.
Joshua L. Eppley, a graduate of Sackets Harbor Central School, is a junior at Clarkson University, Potsdam, and studying electrical engineering. This is his second summer as an intern with Bernier, Carr and Associates. He is pursuing a career in engineering systems.
Robert J. Ingerson, a graduate of Immaculate Heart Central School, Watertown, is a sophomore at Jefferson Community College and will major in physical education. This is his third summer interning with Bernier, Carr. He is pursuing a career in teaching and coaching.
Drew G. Laemmermann, a graduate of Watertown High School, is a junior at SUNY Delhi, where he studies construction management, design-build. He is pursuing a career in building construction.
Payge E. Lehman, a graduate of Beaver River Central School, Beaver Falls, is a junior at SUNY Cortland studying physical education. This is her third summer interning with Bernier, Carr. She is pursuing a career as a teacher.
Alex C. Rhubart, a graduate of Lowville Academy and Central School, is a senior at Syracuse University majoring in communication design. This is his fourth summer interning with Bernier, Carr. He is pursuing a career in advertising design.
Christopher W. Todd, a graduate of General Brown Central School, Dexter, is a senior at Clarkson University, where he studies civil engineering. He is pursuing a career as a civil engineer.
Shane T. Scanlon, a graduate of Beaver River Central School, is a senior at Clarkson University, where he studies mechanical engineering. This is his second summer interning for Bernier, Carr. He is pursuing a career in sustainable design.
Sarah E. Thesier, a graduate of Watertown High School, is a sophomore at Jefferson Community College, where she studies engineering science and liberal arts. This is her fifth summer interning for Bernier, Carr. She is pursuing a career in anthropology.
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