Central Maine enterprise briefs: Franklin Memorial Hospital appoints dietitian

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FARMINGTON — Leslie White, MPH, RD, LD, CSOWM, has been appointed medical dietitian at Franklin Memorial Hospital offering evidence-based follow that’s particular to sufferers’ dietary objectives in inpatient and outpatient settings.

White has labored within the area of diet for 15 years with in depth expertise in diet counseling, motivational interviewing and promotion of conduct change. She has further certification as a specialist in weight problems and weight administration by the Fee on Dietetic Registration that acknowledges experience in serving to sufferers with weight problems.

“We’re excited to have Leslie come on board along with her broad dietary experience and newly added credential to deal with weight problems,” mentioned Marcy Lawless, FMH medical diet supervisor, in accordance with a information launch from the hospital. “She will even be accessible throughout non-business hours, an extra profit to our neighborhood members who work day shifts.”

White earned her Bachelor of Science in meals science and human diet from the College of Maine, adopted by a grasp’s diploma in public well being from East Stroudsburg College in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Northern Gentle Podiatry welcomes physician

Northern Gentle Podiatry welcomes Ashley Mychak, DPM, podiatrist. Mychak shall be seeing sufferers and performing surgical procedure at three Northern Gentle member organizations: Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield, Inland Hospital in Waterville and Mayo Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft. Mychak’s providers shall be supplied to its regional communities, permitting sufferers to learn from professional specialty care near residence.

Mychak supplies nonsurgical take care of sprains, strains and every kind of pains, in addition to surgical take care of foot and ankle fractures, limb salvage, diabetic wounds and bone an infection, forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction for deformities similar to bunions, hammertoes and flat ft.

Mychak is fellowship educated from the Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgical Fellowship at Ankle and Foot Care Facilities in Youngstown, Ohio. She did her residency on the Podiatric Drugs and Surgical procedure Residency on the College of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian in Philadelphia and earned her medical diploma from Des Moines College in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Don Plourde named Central Maine Development Council’s 2021 Developer of the 12 months

WATERVILLE — Don Plourde, dealer and co-owner of Coldwell Banker Plourde Actual Property in Waterville, has been awarded Central Maine Development Council’s 2021 Developer of the 12 months award. The award was introduced on the council’s annual assembly, sponsored by Central Maine Motors, Kennebec Financial savings Financial institution, MaineGeneral Well being, New Dimensions Federal Credit score Union and Huhtamaki.

Plourde’s ardour for growing central Maine via industrial actual property has been exemplified by his dedication to rising companies and supporting financial and neighborhood improvement all through the area. Past Don’s day-to-day actual property operations, his investments inside the area, alongside Robert LaFleur Airport Enterprise Park, and, most lately, buying two flagship buildings in downtown Waterville, 36 Most important St. and 70 Most important St., have all made important contributions to the native financial system, in accordance with a information launch.

The Winslow native opened Coldwell Banker Plourde in 1989, rising from a employees of two to greater than 20 in 30 years of operation. He serves on the Maine Actual Property Fee, the place he beforehand served because the group’s board chairman. Plourde has served on a number of boards all through central Maine, together with Waterville Growth Corp., Maine State Housing, Winslow Capital Planning Committee and Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, the place he served because the group’s chairman in 1998. Acknowledging the Plourde’s a few years of neighborhood betterment and repair, Don and Irene have been acknowledged because the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Neighborhood Service winners.

Skowhegan baby care collaborating in USDA meals program

SKOWHEGAN — Horsin’ Round Childcare at 56 Most important St. has introduced its participation within the U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Youngster and Grownup Care Meals Program via June 30, 2022. Meals can be found at no separate cost to all enrolled individuals. For extra data, name 207-474-3411.

For extra enterprise information, go to centralmaine.com.

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