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Movers & Shakers December 7, 2010

| December 7, 2010 8:00 PM

Joe Anderson named associate resident director for Merrill Lynch

Merrill Lynch today announced that Joe Anderson of its Coeur d'Alene office has been promoted to associate resident director.

Anderson has been a part of Merrill Lynch's Coeur d'Alene office for 12 years. In his new role, he will be responsible for the office's oversight and strategic development.

"Joe's unwavering commitment to serving as a trusted advisor to our clients, combined with his ability to deliver personalized wealth management solutions and holistic advice and guidance to individuals, families and businesses, prepared Joe for the next stage in his career as a part of the Coeur d'Alene management team," Michael Maroni, Seattle-Denali complex district director, said in a news release.

Anderson, a resident of Hayden Lake, joined Merrill Lynch in 1988. Anderson is a chartered retirement planning counselor and holds the Merrill Lynch internal designation of certified financial manager.

Oxyfresh donates $15,000 to help needy children and families

Network marketing company Oxyfresh of Coeur d'Alene is donating more than $15,000 in toothpaste as part of the annual "Today" show toy drive.

The toy drive is a national effort to collect toys, games, books, clothing and toiletries for children and families facing economic hardships.

Oxyfresh will contribute 1,320 tubes of toothpaste.

"Giving back is always important, but in economic times like these it's even more important," Oxyfresh CEO Richard Brooke said in a news release. "That's especially true when you're talking about oral health, which is something that many people already neglect."

Brooke added, "We're helping families in New York, in California, in Washington, in Idaho. I'm glad that our company is part of something that helps people around the country."

Oxyfresh is a privately owned company with a network of independent distributors.

New BLM state director to appear at open house

Steve Ellis, the new Bureau of Land Management Idaho state director, will be in Coeur d'Alene for an open house on Dec. 15. The public is invited. Members of the Coeur d'Alene district and field office staff will attend.

The open house will be at 3815 Schreiber Way, from 8 a.m. to noon.

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