Welcomed aboard


– Photos by John Meiu

PHOTO #1: The annual Fellows Reception for the Oakland County Bar Foundation took place Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham as 23 new members were welcomed into the organization that funds legal aid work and legal education programs in the area. Among the new Fellows are (seated, left to right) Ryan Stearn, Jennifer Lord, and Alex Calderone; along with (standing, left to right) Alexandra Stan, Kristyn Recchia, Rick Braun, Courtney Ciullo, Stephanie Fakih, Kerry Cahill, Jordan Zuppke, Cliff Hammond, Kristen Gross, and Laura Brown. New pledges not pictured include John Below, Michael Blalock, Sabrina Cronin, Elliot Crowder, David Hansma, Cameron Hosner, Erin Klug, Justin Oram, Mark Peyser, and Randall Pitler.

PHOTO #2: Current and emeritus trustees of the OCBF also were on hand for the January 26 event at the Townsend.  Pictured are (seated, left to right) OCBF Secretary Lynn Sirich, Vice President Patrick McCarthy, and Treasurer Veronica Leonard; along with (standing, left to right) Trustees Patrick McCauley, Daniel Quick, Elizabeth Luckenbach, David Plunkett, Lisa Hamameh, and David Jones; Emeritus Trustee Sue Ellen Eisenberg; Trustees Justin Cherfoli and Victoria King; and Emeritus Trustees Michael Sullivan, Cynthia Brazzil, and Michael Schloff.