Roundup of residents in the news: Charity work, a musical talent, and an app launch

Above: A grandmother and her granddaughter create quilting patterns. The ipad app being used was launched this week by a Southborough inventor. (photo from youtube video)

So much to cover, so little time. Several residents have been in the news recently. Here are their stories….

Southborough resident to receive Heart of Gold Award – from Community Advocate
Southborough resident Elizabeth L.B. Greene, partner at Mirick O’Connell law firm, is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s 2013 Heart of Gold award. . .

“We are thrilled to present this year’s Heart of Gold award to Elizabeth,” said Blair Young, senior director for the American Heart Association. “Elizabeth has played a critical role in helping the American Heart Association carry out its mission of helping to save lives throughout Central Massachusetts and we are honored to get to work with her year after year.” (read more)

ARHS football team raises money for Dana-Farber – from Community Advocate
The football team at Algonquin Regional High School held a fundraiser which began last year to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness. The players raised $1,000 selling t-shirts and presented a check to the Friends of Dana-Farber Oct. 10.  (see captioned photo)

Add a local twist to your Halloween
Samantha Milowsky: While this Southboro-based singer-songwriter has a gothy streak in her, we wouldn’t normally categorize her music that way. Her voice is too sweet and pretty for that moniker, and her music too indie-rock ethereal. But we’ve not yet decided if her recent song, “Idol,” is utterly sincere and sweet or a little stalkerish and creepy. And we’ve listened to it over and over again trying to decide, and still really like the song. So that’s got to count for something, right? (see photo and hear a sample)

Local company launches innovative appfrom press release
Software technology startup Genue, Inc., innovator of design application software announced today Genue Lite, showcasing its pattern making functionality.

First to market and launching on the Apple iPad, Genue Lite is an easy to use App with powerful design capabilities. No need to use multiple Apps -Genue’s software integrates the needed features, such as- create and edit, color palette, drawing, and collage; making it a comprehensive tool. . .

Denise M. Burke, inventor and CEO of Genue, Inc. is a [Southborough] resident and a long-time technology and financial executive serving as a consultant for corporations, small business, and non-profit organizations. (read more or see examples of the app’s use on youtube)

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