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January 15, 2013

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Memhard named library board chair

The Sawyer Free Library Board of Directors unanimously elected Scott Memhard as its new chairman at the board’s Jan. 8 meeting.

Memhard, owner of Cape Pond Ice, succeeds Joan Ciolino as the board’s chairman.

SeniorCare’s Valentine breakfast

SeniorCare will host its the 39th annual Meals on Wheels Valentine Breakfast Fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 14, 7 to 9:30 a.m., at the Gloucester House restaurant, Rogers Street, Gloucester.

Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling 978-281-1750.

Rose named vice president

VNA Care Network & Hospice, a home health care, palliative care and hospice agency at 8 Angle St., Gloucester, recently appointed David A. Rose as vice president of human resources.

Rose brings nearly three decades of experience in the field of human resources to his new role at the nonprofit. VNA Care Network & Hospice’s home-based health care helps people of all ages remain at home while dealing with a wide range of illnesses and injuries, including congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes. The agency’s hospice team offers physical, emotional, spiritual and practical support to terminally ill patients and their loved ones.

Rose joined VNA Care Network & Hospice more than 20 years ago and was previously the director of human resources. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society for Human Resources Management. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Boston College in Chestnut Hill and a master’s of business administration and advanced certification in business administration with a concentration in health care administration, both from Anna Maria College in Paxton.

VNA Care Network & Hospice began caring for Cape Ann residents in 1914 as Gloucester’s District Nurses.

Ohana closes

for the season

The Gloucester restaurant Ohana, which serves New American cuisine, will be closing for the season after Jan. 15.

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