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Britney Cabrera has joined Dr. Cara Schroeder Children’s Dentistry in Wenatchee as a hygienist.

Attorney Nicholas Smith has joined the law firm of Lacy Kane, P.S. in East Wenatchee.

Josh Meziere recently opened an independent insurance agency, Meziere Medicare Advisors, at 103 S. Mission St. in Wenatchee. His agency specializes in Medicare health insurance and Part D plans.

Mona Webb has joined Uhrich & Co. CPA, PLLC in Wenatchee as a staff accountant. She has 25 years of bookkeeping experience.

Dr. Cara Schroeder of Children’s Dentistry attended a pediatric dental seminar with members of her office Feb. 13-14 in Las Vegas. The seminar was hosted by Dr. Roger P. Levin of the Levin Group. Other members attending were Misty Oden, financial coordinator, Marjean Gutzwiler, clinical director, Helen Bolstad, marketing director and Jenny Rickel, office consultant.

Debra Benbow, owner of Big River Photo Solutions, recently attended the Association of Personal Photo Organizers conference in Dallas.

Kevin Guinn of Ephrata received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Stewardship at the Society for Management’s 67th annual meeting held in Orlando, Fla.

The Central Washington Hospital Foundation Board recently elected three new members to three-year terms on the Board of Trustees. They are Diana Haglund of Wenatchee Learns, Alice Meyer, first deputy secretary, of Wenatchee Reclamation District and Dr. Makrina Shanbour of Confluence Health. Current board member Jenny Cravens, CFO of Cashmere Valley Bank, was elected secretary.

Okanogan Lands Operations Manager Dale Swedberg of Omak was recently honored by the Okanogan Conservation District with a Sustainability Star award at its annual Conservation Celebration Awards event.

Kevin Heermann has joined Eagle Home Mortgage in Wenatchee as a loan officer. He brings over 13 years of management experience in sales and marketing. Heermann recently returned to the Wenatchee Valley after retiring with 21 years of service in the U.S. Army.

Crystal McNaught, Amber Kilpatrick and Lucero Diaz recently joined Elements Salon & Spa. McNaught, a cosmetologist, can provide all hair services, manicures, pedicures and facial waxing. Kilpatrick recently graduated from Glen Dow Academy as a cosmetologist. Diaz, also a recent cosmetology graduate, joins the team as a hair stylist.

Amy Massey has been hired by the North Central Economic Development District (NCWEDD) as administrative coordinator. Massey, a 15-year resident of Leavenworth, has held a variety of positions with nonprofit organizations throughout the state.

Mark J. Neal of MJ Neal Associates, Architects PLLC in Wenatchee, recently earned his National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) certification.

Dr. Cara Schroeder, Dr. Britt Bovio andhygienist Britney Cabrera of Children’s Dentistry attended a pediatric dentistry lecture March 7 at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Topics included an update on restorative dental care for children and how to equip children for a lifetime of oral health.

Matt McColm, an agent with Farmers Insurance Quincy, was recently appointed to the Outreach Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on the Washington Health Benefits Exchange. Members of the committee provide expertise, experience and professional perspectives related to the development and delivery of Exchange outreach and awareness efforts.

Century 21 Exclusively will recognize its top producers for 2013 during a luncheon at the Golf and Country Club. Those who will receive awards are: Betsy Loomis, Centurion award, the most prestigious award presented to Century 21 Real Estate professionals; Perrin Cornell, Masters Award Diamond Level. The Masters Award Program is an exclusive recognition program for sales associates which honors those top-producing individuals for their efforts on the path to CENTURION. Others receiving Master Awards are: DeAnn Compton, Masters Award Emerald Level; Karen Boghokian, Masters Award Ruby Level.

Jessica Troxler, patient care coordinator at Hometown Hearing in East Wenatchee and Chelan, recently attended the first class of a four-part certification course at the Starkey Laboratories in Minnetonka, Minn. The training was focused on excellence in front desk management and scheduling skills.

ReBecca Peyton has been hired as assistant office manager for the Cashmere Museum. She is a Cashmere native and holds a bachelor’s degree in Family Studies from Central Washington University. Peyton replaces Barbara Tuttle of Peshastin, who has been promoted to museum office manager. Jim Wonn has been elected president of the Cashmere Museum board of Directors. Wonn relocated to Cashmere in 1999 after retiring from the high-tech electronics industry.