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Kenneth Horn is the president and founder  of Alchemy Properties, a New York real-estate development company that specializes in condominiums. Among Alchemy’s recent projects is the 95-unit Griffin Court on 10th Avenue and 53rd Street, which has one of the largest outdoor murals in the city. Kenneth and the mural were the focus of a recent story in The New York Times.

Valerie Sonnenthal writes, “Five years ago I moved to Martha’s Vineyard, where both my sons attend high school. I married documentary photographer Ed Grazda in March 2010. Together with a third partner, we started Errata Editions, now in its third year, a publishing company producing an academic series of books for the study of the history of photography. In fact, we won ‘Photobook of the Year’ from Photo España in 2009. I have also begun serving as editor for a new magazine, Avalon (”

Steffi Aronson Karp organized LimmudBoston, which featured more than 100 presenters leading 120 one-hour sessions on all things Jewish, from parenting to politics to scripture. More than 1,000 people attended the event at Temple Israel in Boston on Oct. 30–31, 2010.

Production designer Steven Saklad worked on the movie “Up in the Air,” which was nominated for six Academy Awards. His designs were nominated by the Art Directors Guild for best contemporary production design of 2009. He writes, “I am currently busy designing the next Muppet movie for Disney, pretending it’s a Broadway musical!”

Richard Gilbert
of Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants presented at Harvard’s ninth annual Quality Colloquium. This was his third time presenting at the colloquium. He spoke on pay for performance, utilizing Southeast’s Quantum Clinical Navigation System. Quantum is a web-based quality measurement system developed to measure patient satisfaction, operating room efficiency, practitioner performance and quality outcomes. The system, which was developed by Southeast physicians, serves more than 100,000 patients every year.

Lillian Gonzalez was one of the recipients of a Women to Watch Award in the “experienced leaders” category from the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. 
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