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called “KickinKitchen.TV” (see vimeo.com/ 19064320). She works with global brands, government agencies, professional ath- letes, the Harvard School of Public Health, and other leaders in the fight to curb childhood obesity. Tara lives in Cambridge, MA, with her son and her boyfriend. She loves connecting with Skidmore alumni in the area, including folks interested in the Skidmore Business Network. Ceci Zak McGuire and I traveled to Colorado for February skiing in Aspen and Snowmass. We had a great time to - gether. Ceci is married to Mike McGuire and is stepmom to three wonderful kids: Chris, Brian, and Caitlin. She was recently promoted to VP of business innovation at Sanofi-Aventis. I am recently (and happi- ly) divorced and have three daughters: Callie, 13, Christian, 11, and Cameron, 7. I am president of Julia’s Butterfly Foun - dation, a nonprofit dedicated to improv- ing the lives of terminally and chronically ill children. While in Aspen, we ran into Stacey Gerrish, who was staying at the same hotel. I would love to hear from you as we approach our 25th reunion next year. Many have joined the Skidmore Class of 1987 group on Facebook, a great place to reconnect and find out who plans to attend Reunion. Also visit our class Web page at Skidmore Connect, the College’s social network—log on to skidmorecon- nect.org, click on the Class Pages tab, and select 1987—to find the latest news about Reunion, links to class officer e-mail addresses, and more. To get involved in planning our reunion, contact co-chairs Laura Shippee Hart at RHart39577@ aol.com or Robyn Loring Specthrie at rspec3@aol.com. And mark May 31–June 3 on your calendar now! CHRISTINE CALLAHAN 686 CHARNWOOD DRIVE WYCKOFF, NJ 07481 201-981-9515 CHRISTINECALLAHAN@ME.COM


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Pride Center. Mary is the author of the chapbook To the Husband I Have Not Yet Met; she also freelances in PR and graphic design.


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Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery earlier this year. An art-history major who also taught at Skidmore, she had been director and curator of the Mandeville Gallery at Union College. Rachel has also worked at the National Museum of Amer - ican Art in Washington, DC, directed the Courthouse Gallery at the Lake George (NY) Arts Project, and taught at Adiron - dack Community College and the Col - lege of Saint Rose. She holds a master’s in art history from George Washington University. HEATHER SANTMIRE DENKMIRE 36 NOTT STREET, #101 SACO, ME 04072 HEATHER@GRANTWINNERS.NET


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Beth Rocchio Candow lives


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Mary Jablonski gave a poetry reading for the Capital District


in East Greenwich, RI, with sons Alex, 11, and Nicholas, 8, and manages a medical practice focusing on weight loss (check out bethroc- chiomd.com). She hopes to achieve the ever-elusive balance between family and work and says her husband is a huge sup- port. He works as a hospitalist, provides administrative support for Beth’s practice, maintains a small private practice in fami- ly medicine, and is there for the kids every afternoon. Beth plans to take a break from her hard work and bring the whole family—except for their shih tzu, Popcorn—to Reunion next year! Mity Lenahan Fowler and husband Jeff


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have been back in Charlotte, NC, after three years in London. Mity is a stay-at- home mom to third-grade twins Carson and Morgan and first-grader Jackson. She also volunteers at their elementary school and signed on as VP of fundraising and president-elect of the school’s PTA. Serving the community “at a time when it’s ‘all hands on deck’ in our public schools,” is both exhausting and exhila-


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Rachel Seligman came on board as associate curator of Skidmore’s


rating,” she says. She says her Skidmore class-officer training and her time at Quad/ Graphics (with Joel Quadracci ’91 as her boss) provided very useful experience in management. Mity sees Enzo Marfella, also a former class officer, who lives close- by and is the proud father of baby girl Lucy. Mity also sees Andy Hughes when he’s in town visiting family and says, “It’s always good to see the Big Hurt!” Kristen Zebrowski Stavisky was elected


chair of the Rockland County (NY) Demo - cratic Party in February. She is also VP of the board of trustees at the county’s Holo - caust Museum and Study Center. She has a master’s from Teachers College at Col - umbia University and a law degree from Pace University. Amy-Lynn Fischer and husband Matt welcomed twins Rebekah and Nathaniel on October 29. Amy-Lynn lives in El Cer - rito (in the San Francisco Bay area), where she is associate director of sales for the University of California Press. Sarah Walrand Beer and Josh Beer wel- comed daughter Zoe on June 23, 2010. She joins sister Sophie, 5. Sarah and Josh live and work in NYC; she’s in finance, and he’s an ophthalmologist in private practice. Tris Coburn owns Tristram C. Coburn Literary Management. He lives in the mid-coast of Maine with Karrie, his wife of 10 years, and daughter Harper, 4. Gaby Gold Anderson and husband Steve welcomed son Chase on February 2 in NYC. They love being new parents, and Gaby has especially appreciated the wisdom of Melissa Kotlen Nagin, who’s been Gaby’s lactation consultant. Gaby wrote the book and lyrics for The End of the Line, a 10-minute musical performed during the West Village Musical Theatre Festival in June. In April Ralph Garboushian was mar-


ried in Washington, DC. Brooks Hundley officiated despite a bout of laryngitis. Skidmore guests included Amy O’Leary, Jill Richardson, Jake Jacoby, Dave Wa - ger ’94, and Chris Robinson ’94. Ralph was especially pleased to have the parents of our friend, the late Chris Riggio, in attendance. Dan Barsness reports all is well in Min - nesota with wife Ava and daughters Jenna and Megan. The family enjoyed a summer of fun in the Land of a Thousand Lakes after the snowiest Minnesota winter in recent memory. Gregg Smith lives in NYC with wife


Hilary and their kids Lauren, 10, and Zachary, 7. After 18 years in investment banking, Gregg recently partnered with


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