Somers Point People in the News – Edition of Sept. 20, 2012

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Reid is July Employee of the Month

Dory Reid Dory Reid

Dory Reid of Atlantic City was named Employee of the Month at Shore Medical Center for July.

Reid joined Shore in July 2011 as a buyer in the Materials Management Department.

Diane Severino, administrative assistant in Nursing Administration, nominated Reid for the award for how she consistently delivers high-quality performance while exhibiting a can-do attitude and cheerful demeanor.

“A calm, ‘no worries’ attitude in the face of crisis will save the day,” Reid said. “I believe we should ‘be each other’s rock.’ And I certainly appreciate it when my work family serves as ‘the rock’ for me.”

DiLuzio graduates from Virginia Tech

Louis DiLuzio of Somers Point received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech May 11. Approximately 5,000 bachelor's degree, master's degree, and Ph.D. candidates along with their families and friends attended the on-campus ceremony headed by Virginia Tech President Charles W. Steger. First lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, addressed Virginia Tech’s Class of 2012 during commencement exercises.

Scheibein named Guardian Angel

Betsy Scheibein Betsy Scheibein
Shore Medical Center Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse Betsy Scheibein of Somers Point has been named the hospital’s Guardian Angel for the month of August. Scheibein began her Shore career 28 years ago as a registered nurse. In her time at the medical center, she has served in various roles and departments as a staff nurse and nurse manager.

Loefflad joins Ford, Flower, Hasbrouck & King

Robert A. Loefflad
Robert A. Loefflad
of Somers Point, has joined Ford, Flower, Hasbrouck & King, with offices in Linwood and Ocean City, adding his wealth of experience in family law, bankruptcy proceedings, consumer rights and real estate law to the firm.

Prior to joining the firm, Loefflad practiced in Somers Point for 16 years.  He graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor of arts in political science and received his law degree from Villanova University School of Law, where he served as editor of the Villanova Environmental Law Journal.

Loefflad serves on the Board of Directors for the Atlantic/Cape May Counties Chapter of Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the executive board of the Vincent C. Hanneman American Inn of Court.  A past president of the Somers Point Business Association, he volunteered as attorney coach for the Oakcrest High School mock trial team 2000-2010.

Cross named Greate Bay chef

Cross James L. Cross Jr.
Greate Bay Country Club appointed James L. Cross Jr. as its chef to oversee its restaurant. Cross brings more than 20 years of experience in casino hotels and restaurants to his new role, including restaurant chef of the Oaks Steakhouse as well as former owner of the Crossfire Grill in Egg Harbor Township and chef at various restaurants in Atlantic City.

Regina named chairperson of the Right Notes

John Regina has been named the honorary chairperson for the inaugural the Right Notes fundraiser Oct. 11 at Greate Bay Country Club to benefit multiple sclerosis. Regina is the founder and president of the Jerry Regina Legacy Foundation since 2003. The organization has donated $100,000 to families dealing with cancer and who are in financial need. His brother Nick Regine was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1989. As time goes on he has seen first-hand the toll that this disease takes on a loved one. He said he was happy to lend his good name to the cause. The event will begin at 7 p.m. and include a performance by saxophonist Michael Pedicin and his quartet and a wine tasting presented by Passion Vines. 

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