Friday, March 12, 1999
Oona Wood Milliken
Aldy Milliken and Gretchen Peterson of Stockholm, Sweden announce the birth of their daughter, Oona Wood Milliken, born on February 23. Grandparents are Arthur and Lee Milliken of Estabrook Road and Sue and Nils Peterson of Swampscott, Massachusetts.
· Marjorie McCormick of Bellows Hill Road was inducted into the Patriots Trail Girl Scouts Court of Honor, February 28. From 1986 to 1988 McCormick was the first town coordinator in Carlisle. She took care of encampment reservations, coordinated town pancake breakfasts, encouraged new troops, supported registration and held leader meetings. These jobs currently are performed by at least 8 different people! McCormick is an inspiration for both Girl Scouts and leaders in our community. Thanks for all you have done for Scouting, Margie.
· Rachel "Pagey" Elliott of River Road, Carlisle's 1998 Most Honored Citizen , was again honored on February 7, this time by the American Kennel Club for her achievements in conformation of pure-bred dogs. Her name is engraved on a silver Tiffany bowl that will be permanently displayed in the AKC library's trophy case. The occasion was the AKC annual open house, held at the new headquarters building in New York City. Over 1,650 dog fanciers from around the world attended the event. At the awards ceremony Pagey also enjoyed a buffet luncheon, classical music and an art exhibition.
· Seth Meixner, former Mosquito reporter, was honored by the Virginia Press Association at their annual awards ceremony this year. He received first place awards for the following: (1) In-depth or Investigative Reporting; (2) General News Writing; (3) Series of News Stories (with staff); and (4) Spot News Writing (with staff). Meixner, now the city editor of the Manassas Journal-Messenger, resides in Culpeper, Virginia with his wife, Megan Schreiner, formerly of Rutland Street.
· Brigitte Senkler of Curve Street and of the Hunneman Concord-Senkler office, achieved the top three Hunneman-Coldwell Banker awards for her sales performance in 1998, an accomplishment that has never before been attained in the company's 69-year history. Surpassing more than 1,700 sales associates, Senkler achieved the No. 1 Sales, Top Listings Taken and Top Listings Sold awards. Senkler was recently honored at the company's annual awards presentation and breakfast held at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.
· Audra Jones of Ember Lane has been named to the honor role for her outstanding academic record during the first semester at St. Mark's School in Southborough.
· Stephanie A. Liteplo of Curve Street was named to the dean's list at Bates College as a result of her scholastic standing during the first semester of the 1998-99 academic year.
· Alexander Luther of Virginia Farme Lane, who attends Minuteman Regional High School in Lexington, was on the honor roll for the second marking period. Principal William Callahan offered his congratulations.
· Jaime E. Wight of Aldershot Lane has been named to the Dean's list at Assumption College in Worcester, for the Fall 1998 semester. Wright is in the class of 1999.
Girl Scouts celebrate beginning
On February 5 Carlisle and Concord Girl Scouts got together to celebrate the founding of Girl Scouts with the founder's great-great niece, Margot Iwanchuk. The girls saw what life was like in the 1920s and how creative Juliette Low, the founder of Girl Scouts, was. Margot Iwanchuk had on display gadgets such as letter scales, glove stretcher, wooden dental floss box and various artwork of Juliette Low's. Marcia Moss, a scout from the first Girl Scout troop in the United States, was on hand to explain the various activities of early scouts, such as hiking and making beds and bandages. A special ceremony was also performed to award Marcia Moss and Helen Gillespie, Juliette Low's grand-nieces, with Girl Scout pins, officially reinvesting them in Girl Scouts.
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