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Okposo and Hillen assigned to Sound Tigers

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Okposo and Hillen set to play this weekend as Sound Tigers open Calder Cup Playoffs at Nassau Coliseum

The New York Islanders have announced today that forward Kyle Okposo and defenseman Jack Hillen have been reassigned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. Okposo and Hillen are scheduled to dress for the Sound Tigers this weekend when they open up their East Division semifinal series at the Nassau Coliseum versus the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Game One is this Friday night, April 17th at 7:30 p.m. with Game Two scheduled for Saturday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale for both games at www.soundtigers.com.

Zeus Swim Team adds popular coach

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Rob Polley Joins Zeus To Impact Younger Teams

Returning to his swim roots, popular swim instructor and youth coach Rob Polley joins the Zeus Swim Team of Norwalk in a newly created position of coach to its youngest team members. Polley, an original Zeus swimmer under the legendary coach Betty Philcox, brings his very popular teach-kids-to-swim-while-loving-to-swim instruction style to a team that has been exploding at its entry levels. "Rob will provide a great boost to our program," said Head Coach Omar Cruz.

Three community leaders elected to the board of the Fairfield County Community Foundation

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Vicki Craver
The Fairfield County Community Foundation in Norwalk announced that Vicki Craver of Greenwich and Mary-Jane Foster and Bruce Hubler of Bridgeport have joined its board of directors. Each was unanimously elected to serve a three-year term, effective immediately.

Westport Country Playhouse announces new associate artistic director

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Westport Country Playhouse announces the appointment of David Kennedy as associate artistic director. He will join recently appointed Mark Lamos, artistic director, and Michael Ross, managing director, in guiding programming and production for the historic theater now entering its 79th season.

Darien financier named chairman of Investment Advisory Council

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Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced the appointment of Joseph D. Roxe of Darien as chairman of the Investment Advisory Council (IAC), an independent public board that advises the State Treasurer on the investment of the Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds.

Patriot National Bank promotes New Canaan resident to VP, Information Technology

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John A. Festo
Patriot National Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of John A. Festo to Vice President, Information Technology. Mr. Festo was previously Information Technology Manager for the bank. He will be responsible for the design and maintenance of communications between Patriot’s 19 branches as well as serving as an engineer for the bank’s IT network. Prior to joining Patriot in 2006, Mr. Festo was an engineer for LANStatus, a computer consulting firm.

National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter elects new board officers

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Richard Simione
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter, elected a new slate of officers during the Chapter Board of Trustees meeting that was held on March 1. Richard Simione, formerly the board’s treasurer, has been elected as chairperson for the next term. Simione, who is a partner at Rocky Hill and Hamden-based Simione, Macca and Larrow, has served as chairperson of the finance committee and co-chairs the MS Corporate Achievers, New Haven.

Ownership of Teddy’s Transportation System, Inc. passed to next generation

Posted in: Business, Moving On
Ridership up 8% in 2008 at One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies

The ownership baton of privately-held Teddy’s Transportation System, Inc., a global ground transportation company based in Norwalk, CT, has been passed to the next generation. Leading the company will be President and Chief Executive Officer Charles Wisniewski and Vice Presidents Linda Bento and Ted Wisniewski. The trio has been in top management at the firm for decades. Charles, an industry leader and standards watchdog, was named president of Teddy’s in 1990.

New SFTT board well equipped to raise awareness and support for America’s frontline soldiers

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Fred Tanne
Eilhys England, Chairperson of SFTT Foundation, is pleased to announce that Mt. Kisco resident Fred Tanne, P.C., a senior corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, has been elected President of SFTT Foundation, a nonprofit educational foundation based in Greenwich, CT. A senior corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Fred Tanne brings to SFTT the benefit of his extensive experience in supporting and advising major non-profit and charitable organizations.

Neurosurgeon appointed Assistant Clinical Professor, New York University Medical Center

Posted in: Health, Moving On
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Scott P. Sanderson, MD
Scott P. Sanderson, MD, of Redding, a highly regarded neurological surgeon on the Norwalk Hospital Medical Staff, has been appointed Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at New York University Medical Center. "This is a very prestigious teaching appointment and we congratulate Dr. Sanderson on this achievement," said Peter Dodds, MD, chairman, Norwalk Hospital Department of Surgery.

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