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June 13, 2013

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---- — Coldwell Banker welcomes associate

LONDONDERRY — Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England recently welcomes Tina Buckley to the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Londonderry.

As a sales associate, Buckley will provide residential real estate services in Londonderry and surrounding towns.

“Tina’s skills, as well as her extensive knowledge of the local community, make her a valuable asset to the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage family,” said Debbie Ball, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Londonderry.

Buckley is a member of the Granite State South Board of Realtors, NH Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. She has a master’s degree in education and is a learning disabilities specialist.

Buckley can be reached at the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Londonderry at 434-1000.

Triangle Credit Union comes to Derry

DERRY — Triangle Credit Union recently announced the purchase of real estate property located at 3 Windham Road.

The property is being renovated and is slated to open and offer complete banking services in the fall.

“Triangle has an existing relationship with Parkland Medical Center and we have many members who are currently employed at the hospital.”

With the addition of this Derry office, Triangle Credit Union will have eight locations including three in Nashua, one in Amherst, and two offices in Manchester with an off-site branch at the Elliot Hospital.

“We are excited about moving to Derry and look forward to serving the community for all of their financial needs,” said Maurice Simard, president and CEO of Triangle.

For additional information, visit trianglecu.org.

Derry resident earns Medal of Merit

Derry resident Jeffrey Katz was honored at an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association international conference held in Virginia Beach, Va.

A resident of Derry for the past 25 years, Katz received the prestigious Medal of Merit in recognition of his extraordinary legacy of dedication and invaluable support to AFCEA and its goals.

Katz was specifically cited for his outstanding performance as organizer, developer and co-chairman for the AFCEA Lexington-Concord Chapter’s signature event, the New Horizons Symposium, where more than $15,000 was raised for the Chapter’s scholarship funds.

Also noteworthy was his outstanding coordination with the local Daedalian Chapter in helping spearhead a special event honoring the Women Airforce Service Pilots during a World War II 60th anniversary dinner, which provided appropriate recognition for those brave men and women pilots of yesteryear.

In the words of Lexington-Concord Chapter President Scott Hardiman, “Jeff’s contributions as a leader and team player have touched almost every aspect of our Chapter’s operations.”

AFCEA is a nonprofit association serving the military, government, industry and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, information technology, intelligence and global security.

Macy’s supports local Boys and Girls Club

Macy’s is partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Derry and invites customers to participate in the store’s eighth annual national campaign “Shop for a Cause” charity shopping spree.

The local club will sell passes for $5 each and shoppers can head to Macy’s on Aug. 24 and purchase items with 100 percent of each shopping pass sold going back to support the club and its programs for youth in the Greater Derry area.

For information call 434-6695 or stop by the Boys and Girls Club at 40 East Derry Road.

Local FedEx drivers take prizes

PEMBROKE – Four drivers representing FedEx Express placed among the top finishers at the 2013 New Hampshire State Truck Driving Championship recently held in Pembroke.

Paul Robichaud, based in Manchester, earned his eighth state title with a first-place finish in the flatbed class.

Ed Gertz, the 2012 National Step Van champion, captured his second state title in the same class this year. He is based in Londonderry.

Charles Putnam, based in Londonderry, finished second in the step van class.

Norman Sullivan, based in Manchester, finished third in the tank truck class.

Robichaud and Gertz will go on to compete at the American Trucking Associations’ 2013 National Truck Driving Championships, known as the “Super Bowl of Safety,” Aug. 20-24 in Salt Lake City.

In addition, each state winner will be recognized by FedEx as part of its safe driving initiative, The Chairman’s Challenge.

“Our company is represented by professional drivers who not only strive daily to ensure shipments are delivered on time, but also that they remain safe on the road. It’s a fundamental priority in our company,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and CEO, FedEx Corp. “The performance of these participants at the New Hampshire state championship demonstrates the dedication to safety of our entire team.”

The New Hampshire State Truck Driving Championship is an opportunity for professional truck drivers to demonstrate their driving skills and safety expertise. The event includes a difficult driving-skills challenge, pre-trip inspection and written examination covering vehicle operation and knowledge of federal safety regulations.