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New VP at Suffolk County National

Suffolk County National Bank President and Chief Executive Officer J. Gordon Huszagh recently announced that Sandra K. Novick of Southold has joined the company as senior vice president and director of marketing.

Experienced in financial marketing, Ms. Novick has served in various positions including senior vice president, chief marketing officer and corporate secretary at a local community bank. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, graduating magna cum laude, and is a graduate of both the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing/Management and the ABA Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University.

Also involved in the community, Ms. Novick serves as president of the Board of Directors of East End Arts Council and is a member of the Board of Directors of Peconic Landing, where she also chairs the marketing committee.

In her new role, Ms. Novick will oversee the bank’s advertising and public relations efforts including branding initiatives. Joining forces with Vice President of Marketing Brenda Sujecki, Marketing Specialist Janine Henry and all teams, she will also design and implement research and strategic marketing programs to initiate tactics in order to support the company’s plans for growth.

Maran Counselor Recognized

Thomas J. Crowley, a certified risk manager at Maran Corporate Risk Associates in Southampton has been awarded a certificate of achievement by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.

To obtain the certificate of achievement, an insurance agent must serve five consecutive years of active affiliation with the Society of CIC. Each year, the agent must participate in at least one specialized insurance class to stay current in the industry.

“This accomplishment denotes outstanding achievement within the insurance profession. The high standards maintained by Tom Crowley will reflect positively on clients, associates and the insurance profession as a whole,” the society’s president, Dr. William T. Hold, is quoted as saying in a press release issued by Maran.

The Society of CIC is the founding program of the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, the nation’s leading source of continuing education programs for the insurance and risk management industries. Other members of the organization include the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives, the Certified Risk Manager Program and the National Research Academy.

Maran Corporate Risk Associates is a full-service insurance agency with offices in New York and New Jersey and more than 60 insurance professionals. The company offers a wide array of insurance coverages such as commercial insurance, personal insurance, employee benefits, life insurance and estate planning.

Revamped, Reopened

Broken Colour Works is re-opening its Sag Harbor location at the corner of Route 114 and Bay Street. The revamped space will feature the store’s newly expanded line of outdoor furniture by Fermob.

Broken Colour Works has carried Fermob’s line for the past 10 years, featuring the original Paris Bistro chairs and folding tables available in 24 colors. The expanded line includes many more pieces such as the Dune mesh collection, which includes loungers and dining chairs, the Luxembourg collection, which includes tables, chairs, and benches in the style of the seating found in the Luxembourg gardens, and the 1900 collection with its traditional scroll designs on tables, chairs, benches, and a newly added swing.

The Sag Harbor store will also have many garden inspired pieces of art and accessories.

Customers are welcome to come by to enjoy a complimentary glass of ice tea and lemon squares while testing out the tables and chairs or looking though the catalogs and idea books. New store hours are weekends only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Broken Colour Works’ larger Southampton store, at 27 Hampton Road, is open seven days a week and features a full range of home furnishings and accessories. Decorative painting and design services are also available.

For more information, call (631) 259-3612 or visit us the shop on Facebook or at www.brokencolourworks.com.

Gloria’s Kiosk in Water Mill

Hampton Coffee Company recently announced that Gloria’s Fine Foods & Catering has opened a kiosk inside its Water Mill café.

The catering company already makes all the sandwiches and salads for the café’s Westhampton Beach location.

Customers can order catering, pick up appetizers or order take-out from Gloria’s.

Gloria’s in Water Mill is open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Also, Hampton Coffee Company has introduced a new stainless steel tumbler/travel mug in an effort to encourage patrons to save the environment, and some money. The mug is $15.99 and with the initial purchase, the first coffee or tea in it is free, then each beverage purchased with the travel mug thereafter will be 20 cents off.

For more information, visit Hampton-CoffeeCompany.com.

The Body Hits Southampton

The Body, a 55-minute, high-energy fitness class combining movements from yoga, Pilates and flexibility training, is being offered in Southampton this summer. The class is taught in an intimate setting with 10 to 15 people and is set to the beat of energetic music. The class helps to trim, tone, lengthen, and strengthen.

Director and Head Instructor of The Body, Shawn McCormack, is a veteran of the Lotte Berk method. She worked together with partner Lisa Stone, a physical therapist and fitness entrepreneur, to update the technique and transform it into a modern, hip workout for women at all levels of fitness. Their new method begins with a focus on the upper body, followed by a program on the ballet barre and concludes with an intense core workout.

The program includes five class levels from beginner to advanced, and even a class for teens.

The Body classes are open every Friday through Sunday. Open and private classes can be booked online up to a month in advance. Prices start at $33 per class and packages include five classes for $150, 10 for $275 or 20 for $520. The fitness studio is located at 7 Windmill Lane in Southampton.

For more information, or for class schedules, call (631) 259-8800 or visit TheBodyNYC.com.

Exclusive Distributorship

Riverhead Building Supply Corp. and Heritage Wide Plank Flooring and Renaissance Woodworking have signed a sales and manufacturing agreement for Riverhead Building Supply to be the exclusive manufacture and distributor of Wide Plank Flooring and Renaissance Woodworking.

Through the exclusive distributor of these products, the company will have a complete complement of building materials to offer customers. The expanded production and inventory of these products will be handled in the company’s state-of-the-art facility in Calverton.

Heritage Wide Plank Flooring and Renaissance Woodworking will continue to operate its retail showroom in Riverhead, in addition to being distributed by nine Riverhead Building Supply locations across Long Island, and the three Perimeters designer showrooms in Water Mill, Greenport and Greenvale.

For more information about Riverhead Building Supply, call (800) 378-3650 or visit www.rbscorp.com. For more information on Perimeters showrooms, a designer division of Riverhead Building Supply, call (866) 996-3250 or log on to www.perimetersli.com.

Women’s Business Coalition Meeting

The Suffolk County Women’s Business Enterprise Coalition will hold a breakfast meeting on Thursday, August 13, from 8 to 10 a.m., at the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge. Hosted by Stacy A. Simpson of Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., the topic will be “How to do Business with ConEdison.”

Admission is free and open to all women.

For information, call (631) 853-4738 or visit scwbec.org.

To become a breakfast meeting sponsor, contact Lisa Albinowski at info@SCWBEC.org, and include a subject line of “Breakfast Sponsor.”

New Office, New Options

Peconic Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery has opened a fourth location, at 300 Pantigo Place, Suite 110 in East Hampton, and now offers allergy and asthma care along with the practice’s ear, nose and throat care and audiology and hearing aid services.

Peconic has also added surgical hair restoration to its roster of services, according to a press release issued recently by the practice.

And Peconic has expanded its plastic surgery division with the addition of an esthetician/aromatherapist, who will provide facials and skin care services to patients.

Peconic Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery also has locations in Southampton, Aquebogue and Greenport.

For more information, call (631) 283-1142 or visit www.peconic-faces.com.

New Manager at TD Bank

Renee D. Naclerio was recently named the manager of TD Bank’s Westhampton Beach branch, located at 115 Montauk Highway in Westhampton Beach.

Ms. Naclerio is responsible for new business development, consumer lending, and managing personnel and day-to-day operations at the store. She joined TD Bank in 2002 and has 20 years of banking experience, according to a press release issued by the company this week. In her previous role, Ms. Naclerio served as assistant store manager at TD Bank.

She is a member the Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce.

A Brookhaven resident, Ms. Naclerio is active in her local school Parent-Teacher Association. She is a native of Huntington and is a graduate of Walt Whitman High School.

Cook, Hall & Hyde, Inc. Adds Executive

Cook, Hall & Hyde, Inc. of East Hampton, a leading regional provider of personal and commercial insurance, employee benefits, and risk management services, recently announced that Luisa Masliah has joined the company as an account executive. Ms. Masliah will provide a full range of products and services to meet the personal and business insurance needs of her clients. She brings a strong reputation as a dedicated financial service professional and an active member of Long Island’s East End community.

Directly prior to joining Cook, Hall & Hyde, Ms. Masliah had a successful 10-year career as a mortgage financing consultant and broker with Par East Mortgage Co., Inc. in East Hampton, according to a press release recently issued by Cook, Hall & Hyde.

Ms. Masliah was born, raised and educated in Uruguay. She received her undergraduate degree in clinical psychology from the Universidad do la Republica Oriental del Uruguay (Montevideo, Uruguay). Shortly after graduation, she immigrated to New York and has lived in East Hampton for the past 19 years.

For more information, visit www.chhins.com

Bank Vice President Transferred

Bridgehampton National Bank has announced that Kimberly Cioch, vice president, commercial lending officer, has moved from the bank’s Bridgehampton market to its Wading River/Riverhead market, the company recently announced. Her focus will be to work directly with local businesses to support their growth and development.

“I’m pleased that Kim Cioch will be heading our business efforts in Wading River and Riverhead,” Kevin Santacroce, senior vice president and chief lending officer, stated in a press release issued by the bank. “Ms. Cioch is a veteran banker with a wide range of experience, most recently as the commercial lending officer for the bank’s Bridgehampton market. Her depth of banking knowledge, level of professionalism and knowledge of the market are valuable assets to businesses in the area.”

A Long Island native, Ms. Cioch attended the Southampton Campus of Long Island University before beginning her career at BNB as an intern in 1992. According to the company’s press release, Ms. Cioch went on to work in the audit department and in 1994 was promoted to staff auditor. She later served in the finance department as a staff accountant, and in 1997, was promoted to assistant controller, and later to assistant vice president. In 2003, Ms. Cioch transferred to loan administration serving as loan operations manager and in January of 2006, she became vice president, commercial lending officer in charge of the main office and Bridgehampton market area.

Expanded Balance

In Balance Pilates in Sag Harbor has expanded its studio, adding a mat room sanctuary, and added several new group mat classes to the summer schedule.

Among the new classes being offered are: energize with a power hour and Pilates for a cause, which benefits the nonprofit organization Love, Hope, and Strength to help others in third world countries.

In Balance’s classes provide participants with a full-range of controlled, versatile movement. The Pilates Power Hour small group class help refine technique and improve core strength, muscle tone and balance.

In Balance studio instructors with fine-tuned skills offer exercises and stretches to nurture diverse client needs.

For more information, call (631)725-8282 or visit pilatesofthehamptons.com.

New Law Office

The law firm of Geisler & Gabriele, a full-service law firm for health care professionals, is opening an office on Main Street in Southampton Village.

The firm represents hospitals, health care providers, municipalities and other defendants in cases of alleged professional negligence and complex litigation.

Geisler & Gabriele has offices in Garden City, Port Jefferson and Riverhead and currently represents clients from Montauk to Manhattan.

For more information, visit www.gglawfirm.com.

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