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February 26, 2013

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DiResta vice president of state society

Newburyport podiatrist James DiResta is serving as vice president of the Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Society for the 2012-2013 term. The society is the state’s professional group for podiatric physicians and surgeons. In addition to his Newburyport practice, DiResta is affiliated with Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport and Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and Preventative Medicine Committee and chairman of the Podiatric Health of APHA. DiResta lives in Newburyport with his wife, Susan, and their six children.

Edward Jones hosting recruiting event March 14

In an effort to serve the growing number of individual investors who are looking for financial advisors to understand their financial needs and goals, Edward Jones is looking to hire more financial advisors in the northern Massachusetts.

Edward Jones financial advisors Tom Streep and Todd Schell will host a recruiting dinner on Thursday, March 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Edward Jones office at 19 Haverhill Road in Amesbury. The firm offers an extensive training program for new financial advisors and has been recognized for delivering industry-leading training. For more information or to sign up for the dinner, contact Streep at 978-388-1370 or visit the firm’s employment website at

Email marketing seminar March 15

The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced will hold an educational seminar on email marketing on Friday, March 15, at Newburyport Public Library, 94 State St. Check-in is at 7:30 a.m., followed by the presentation from 8 to 10 a.m. The seminar will be presented by Melissa Albano-Davis of Grapevine Marketing. Participants will discover how communicating with their customers and other interested people on a regular basis can help them stay connected and generate increased referrals, repeat sales and unwavering customer loyalty. Best practices and proven strategies on email marketing basics, building a quality email list, creating valuable email content, getting emails delivered and read and learning from the results will be highlighted. Admission is $20 for chamber members, 35 for nonmembers. The event is sponsored by Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank. For reservations or more information, call the chamber at 978-462-6680 or visit

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