GROVELAND — David Polcari, P.E., of Groveland has been elected president of the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA). Polcari is an associate and New England client-service manager for CDM Smith, an international consulting engineering firm based in Cambridge. He is based at the firm’s Manchester, N.H. office. A member of the New England Water Works Association for 18 years, Polcari previously served as president-elect, and Massachusetts state director. He also chaired the sponsor services committee and served as a member of the executive, planning, site selection, and younger member recognition award committees. He is a former director of the association’s professional development council and administration council. A mentor in NEWWA’s mentor/mentee program, Polcari is also actively involved with the young professionals committee, in the professional growth, development, and guidance of younger members of the water works field. Polcari is a diplomate in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and a member of the American Water Works Association, Massachusetts Water Works Association, New England Water Environment Association, New Hampshire Water Pollution Control Association, New Hampshire Water Works Association, North American Society for Trenchless Technology, and Water Environment Federation.
MANCHESTER — Peter Thurston, owner of the local Fish Window Cleaning, was presented with the Soaring Eagle Award at the annual Fish Window Cleaning Convention in St. Louis, Mo. Thurston received the award for his success in taking over an existing franchise and increasing the franchise’s performance in sales, profitability and operational excellence. Thurston took over the business in 2011, and his office provides service to commercial and residential customers in Manchester, Nashua, Salem, Bedford, Derry, Londonderry, Merrimack, Windham, and Hudson, N.H.
DANVERS — Brian Kelly, president of Kelly Automotive Group, a Nissan, Infiniti, Jeep, Chrysler, Fiat, Honda, Volkswagen and Maserati dealer in Danvers, was nominated for the 2014 TIME Dealer of the Year award. Kelly is one of a select group of 57 dealer nominees from across the country who was honored at the 97th annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Exposition in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 25.
SALEM, N.H. — CruiseOne announces that it is now covering more than 60 percent of the U.S. with personalized support to each individual franchisee. This expansion includes 16 new states and the hiring of a third Field Marketing Specialist, Lisa Kelloway of Salem, N.H. Kelloway will manage the Northeast field marketing territory and support franchise owners located in Delaware, Pa., New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. Her expertise includes product launches, direct marketing, event management, multicultural marketing, regional marketing and market strategy/analysis. With 15 years of marketing experience, Kelloway has worked in the sports, beverage, telecommunications and travel industries. To learn more about owning a CruiseOne franchise and selling dream vacations, visit CruiseOneFranchise.com.
NORTH ANDOVER — The firm of Shimer & Dauksewicz, LLP, Attorneys at Law, has recently opened at 33 Walker Road, Suite 23, in North Andover. Principal areas of practice include Family/Divorce Law, Employment Law, Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, and Landlord and Tenant Law. Their team has over 30 years of legal experience and expertise with Ellen Shimer-Brenes (Masters in Social and Community Psychology, Certified Family Law Mediator, Certified Domestic Violence Counselor, and Certified Rape Crisis Counselor); Taylor Dauksewicz (former personal and commercial debt collector); John (J.J.) Hanrahan (former Massachusetts Assistant District Attorney, Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General, and Canadian Assistant Crown Attorney); and Daniel Ryan Jr. (former human resources manager and educator). Shimer & Dauksewicz, LLP, with offices in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire, are also able to handle cases in Connecticut and Canada. For more information, call 978-225-6197 or visit s-dlegal.com.
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