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Van De Water ’79 Publishes First Novel

Ann Van De Water '79 has released her debut novel, "Mommy Memoirs: A Hilarious and Heartwarming Look at the Trials and Triumphs of Being a Mom." Described as a collection of short, read it and run stories, the book contains 83 anecdotes on Van De Water's experience as a stay-at-home mom raising her three sons with husband Wesley Van De Water '78. Originally published as "A Funny Thing Happened on...
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Lilienthal ’88 Makes Congressional Run

Sal Lilienthal '88 has joined the race for Connecticut's 5th Congressional District, hoping to unseat freshman U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-5th District). "When I appeared before the Kent Republican Town Committee they asked me some very pointed questions," he was quoted in a recent article in the Litchfield County Times. "They asked why I thought I could win when Andrew Roraback, who was well-kno...
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Rush ’98 Donates to LGBT Studies

Kelly Rush '98 recently made a donation to the LGBT Studies Department, inspired by what he refers to as "a kind of ‘perfect storm' motivating me to give," including HWS community support of his philanthropic efforts for Boston AIDSWalk, attendance in 2012 at the first official meeting for the LGBT community at Reunion and a desire to help the department continue to grow and meet the needs of stu...
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Lavin ’95 to Retell Cisco Kid

J.P. Lavin '95 and Chad Damiani will write a new script and serve as supervising producers for a retelling of "The Cisco Kid," which will air on CBS. The drama will be produced by Salma Hayek and Lauren Shuler Donner. According to an article in The Hollywood Reporter, "The new take is described as the classic story of a handsome outlaw and his faithful sidekick as a sexy, multicultural, action-pa...
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Alum’s Company Among Fastest Growing

Recently, Wireless Analytics, LLC, of which Erik Eames '82 is founder and chief executive officer, was listed in Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country and the 50th within the telecommunications sector. Wireless Analytics was ranked 2,147 on Inc. magazine's seventh annual "Inc. 500|5000." The list represents the most comprehensive look at America's independen...
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